Loans taken out under One Belt One Road initiative will force up debt levels in vulnerable countries, says Center for Global Development.
Lower chamber of parliament approves election law amendments that will allow Emomali Rahmon’s still-young son to succeed his father as president.
China was previously thought to have given up on the mega-project when work was temporarily suspended and construction of the Uzbek section was postponed indefinitely.
Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine and Poland make up the top four investment destinations for the development bank, expected to post strong 2017 profits despite taking a hit from currency depreciations.
Joint Iranian and Indian investment triples capacity of Iran's only oceanic port as India looks to bypass Pakistan with new trading routes.