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New Silk Road

Now here's a Chinese puzzle. When is a belt not a belt, and when is a road not a road? Answers coming up. Strangely the road is a sea route from China to Africa and the Mediterranean. The 'belt' is a series of overland corridors connecting China with Europe, via Central Asia and the Middle East. It could link two thirds of the world's population and almost 70 countries. But will China’s project benefit them all? Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

China promotes ‘Belt and Road’ as Africa growth tool

China promotes ‘Belt and Road’ as Africa growth tool

Iron Silk Road: Train connecting China to Europe passes Turkey

Iron Silk Road: Train connecting China to Europe passes Turkey

Italy set to endorse China's Belt and Road plan | Money Talks

Italy set to endorse China's Belt and Road plan | Money Talks

Critics say Beijing is luring Africa into debt | Money Talks

Critics say Beijing is luring Africa into debt | Money Talks

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What Is the Middle Corridor and Why Is It So Important For Türkiye?

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Are Türkiye and Egypt Putting Away Past Differences to Normalise Ties?

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Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

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Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

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Several Countries Say They Have Broken Up Iranian Spy Rings and Hit Squads

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Did China and India Distance Themselves From Russia At the G20 Summit in Bali?

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