The slumping oil price and depreciating rouble will give China more bargaining power in business negotiations with Russia.
In face of Western sanctions and a pariah status, Russia can only be saved by China and India. But in order for that to happen, it needs to take urgent steps.
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A lavish villa owned by former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai has been put up for sale for more than 6.95 million euros ($8.5 million).
The Nidaa Tounes candidate Beji Caid Essebsi won the second round of Tunisia's 2014 presidential elections with 55.68 percent of the votes, the Tunisian Elections Board (ISIE) announced on Monday.
Monkeys at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park have received their Christmas gifts.
The richest Chinese writer reaped 19.5 million yuan ($3.14 million) in royalty gains in 2014.
World champion Chen Long finished 2014 on a high note, winning the BWF World Superseries Finals singles title.