Iran Dumps Dollar in Foreign Oil Sales

Iran has switched to euro in its foreign oil trade, in a bid to cut reliance on the US dollar. After the removal of sanctions, Tehran would also want to recover in euros some of its previously frozen assets. ...

A United Eurasia From Minsk to Manilla

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev built upon President Putin's earlier suggestion and formally proposed a grand multilateral economic partnership during his trip to China. Russia has historically been known for t...

What is Chinese Navy Fleet Doing at Pearl Harbor?

On 13 December, ships from the Chinese navy fleet arrived at the US base of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii for a 5-day goodwill visit. Chinese and US naval officers plan talks aimed at building mutual understanding. A...