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Uncertainty and concerns over UK vote to leave EU

The result of the UK's EU referendum vote came as a shock to many across the world. It's now causing uncertainty and concerns in the EU, and some politicians in other member states have proposed following UK's example.

President Xi urges SCO members to expand cooperation

Xi Jinping attended and delivered a speech at the 16th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in the Uzbekistani capital of Tashkent.

President Xi meets Kyrgyz president Atambayev

President Xi Jinping met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev on the sidelines of the SCO meeting.

Chinese gov't respects choice of UK people

To the 'Brexit referendum'. Voters in the United Kingdom have decided that the country should leave the European Union. In the wake of the news, the UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, who supported staying in the EU, says that he will resign by October. A Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman reacted to the development.

President Xi puts forward five-point proposal

Chinese President Xi Jinping has put forward a five-point proposal at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent. His proposal includes promoting the Shanghai Spirit -- a spirit of mutual trust, mutual benefit, equality, communication, respect for cultural diversity and mutual development.

Kyrgyzstan welcomes China to participate in infrastructure construction

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said here Friday that his country welcomes China to actively participate in its infrastructure construction while meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

President Xi meets regional leaders on sidelines of SCO Summit

China's president Xi Jinping is in the Uzbek capital Tashkent for the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit. On the sidelines, he's held meetings with his counterparts from SCO members and observers.

President Xi: life-saving measures are a priority

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered rescue workers to turn all attention to saving lives after a deadly tornado tore through eastern China's Jiangsu province on Thursday.

Myanmar migrants welcome state counsellor

Hundreds of migrants from Myanmar on Thursday gave Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi a thunderous welcome at the start of her three-day visit. It's her first to Myanmar's neighbor since her National League for Democracy swept to election victory in November.

Background of SCO

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization -- or SCO -- is an intergovernmental organization founded in Shanghai in 2001.

Chinese president meets with Afghan counterpart in Tashkent

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 24, 2016.

Chinese president calls for steady implementation of major cooperation projects with Belarus

Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday that China and Belarus should steadily implement the agreed major cooperation projects and enhance coordination of cooperation between the two sides.

Xi puts forward five-point proposal

Chinese President Xi Jinping has put forward a five-point proposal for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the Uzbek capital Tashkent.

China, Kazakhstan pledge to align development strategies

Chinese and Kazakh leaders vowed here Friday to seek synergy between their respective development strategies amid efforts to boost bilateral cooperation.

At least 98 killed, hundreds more injured in Jiangsu

For more on the aftermath of tornado, CCTV’s Shi Wenjing reports from a village in the worst-hit area.

Xi puts forward five-point proposal to consolidate, deepen SCO cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward a five-point proposal Friday for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to consolidate unity and mutual trust, and deepen comprehensive cooperation.

Sub-anchor: How social media react to Brexit

For more, I'm joined in the studio by my colleague Yang Di.

Crossover: President Xi in Tashkent for annual meeting

Leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization are in Tashkent for the 16th annual summit. We go now live to our reporter Han Peng for the latest.

Asia-Pacific HNWI wealth surpasses N. America

The 2015 High Net Worth Individual, or HNWI, report - global wealth saw only a modest growth of 4 percent, but wealth in the Asia-Pacific grew at an aggressive 10 percent, propelling the region into the lead position, surpassing North America for the first time to become the region with the largest amount of both HNWI wealth and population globally.

Interview with Jaitley: Growth rate sustainable, 'sky is the limit'

CCTV reporter Martina Fuchs spoke in Beijing with India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is taking part in both the Summer Davos and AIIB meeting. One of the topics they discussed was India's pressing needs for joint construction projects with the AIIB.

President Jin: AIIB to benefit global system

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank holds its first annual meeting this weekend in Beijing. CCTV spoke to Jin Liqun, president of the AIIB, prior to the meeting.

SCO welcomes 15th Birthday, highlighting China's diplomacy

On June 23, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) opened its 16th meeting of a two-day Council of Heads of state in Tashkent, Uzbekistan , which coincided with celebration of its 15th anniversary. The SCO continues to mature, while demonstrating outstanding achievements of China's diplomacy.

The row between the EU and its member states

Now that the UK has voted to leave the EU, it's a major blow to the European Union system. The UK is not the only country that has had a problem with the European Union.

Sub-anchor: The consequences of the Brexit referendum

Britain will no longer need to comply to EU budget rules. The British government can run budget deficit beyond 3 percent of GDP without warning from the EU and member countries.

S&P: UK's 'AAA' rating untenable after Brexit vote

Financial Times reported on Friday that ratings agency Standard and Poor's said Britain's top-notch "AAA" credit rating is no longer tenable after voters opted to leave the European Union.

Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave EU

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he will resign after the referendum results showed Britain will leave the European Union.

Backgrounder: Things to know about SCO

Eurasian leaders are now in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent for an annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) whose aim is to facilitate regional and international cooperation.

Cartoon commentary, Xi’s Europe-Asia tour ⑦: Clear direction for Belt and Road

On June 22, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the Uzbek Legislative Chamber in Tashkent, “Create new brilliance of the Silk Road with joint efforts.”

Chief counting officer announces UK quits EU

Britain has voted in its historic referendum to leave the European Union. Jenny Watson, chief counting officer for the referendum, has declared from the count centre in Manchester that "Leave" wins the vote with a 52-48 percent split.

Scholar warns over opinion manipulation behind S China Sea arbitration

British legal expert Tony Carty warns that manipulation of opinion by the United States and its allies lies behind the arbitration by the Philippines against China on the South China Sea.(TAKE VO) Carty and other international legal experts and lawyers signed a legal opinion document this month questioning the tribunal's jurisdiction. He said although the tribunal is registered at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, the court has no particular authority because it depends entirely on consensual proceedings.

Backgrouder: Xi's key remarks at recent SCO summits

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to deliver a speech Friday at the 16th summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent.

Scholar: Tribunal's decision of S China Sea Arbitration will have 'weaknesses'

A UK scholar has published an article in the China -US Focus magazine, challenging the legitimacy of the statements made by the Tribunal that it has jurisdiction over the claims made by the Philippines.

Expert: the South China Sea issue must be solved peacefully

he Philippines’ arbitration case against China has created significant debate in the South China Sea disputes. The Nansha Islands are at the heart of the case. With a ruling from the tribunal to come soon, Chinese experts are clarifying the core meaning of the case from Chinese perspectives. CCTV reporter Han Bin interviewed Wu Shicun, an authority on South China Sea issues. He believes the arbitration is against international law, and the only way for a peaceful resolution is to respect the commitment to negotiations.

The WEF Annual meeting to focus on 4th Industrial Revolution

Hundreds of business leaders, policy makers and academics will descend upon the Chinese port city of Tianjin for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 - also known as Summer Davos

S. Korea says to place consistent sanctions, pressures on DPRK's nuke program

South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday that the country will place consistent sanctions and pressures on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear program to make it give up its nuclear ambitions.

Crossover: UK votes to leave the EU

Crossover: UK votes to leave the EU

Video: UK votes to leave the EU

Video: UK votes to leave the EU

Crossover: Leave votes: 52% vs. remain votes: 48%

For more on the result of the vote, we now cross over to Richard Bestic in London.

Studio interview: UK votes to leave EU and the impact of 'Brexit'

And our studio guest Jiang Shixue joins us for more discussion on Brexit. He's Deputy Director of the Institute of European Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Interview: Russian petrochemical firm hails cooperation with China

Russia's largest gas processing and petrochemical company Sibur has hailed its cooperation with China's top oil refiner Sinopec.

BBC: Britain votes to leave EU

The BBC has declared victory for the "Leave" camp in the UK's referendum on the country's 43-year EU membership, with 52 percent of voters backing a so-called "brexit".

7 militants killed in eastern Afghan airstrikes

Seven armed militants were killed after NATO-led coalition forces launched airstrikes in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar overnight, the provincial government said on Friday.

Interview: Egypt backs peaceful solution to South China Sea issue: Foreign Ministry official

The South China Sea issue should be solved peacefully without actions that would escalate tensions, Ahmed Abu Zaid, spokesperson of Egypt's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Hong Kong stocks plunge over uncertainty of Britain's referendum

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index on Friday fell more than 4 percent, nosediving below the 20,000 mark as early results of Britain's referendum on European Union (EU) membership showed the Leave side winning.

S.Korea's financial markets fall into panic on looming Brexit fears

South Korea's financial markets on Friday fell into panic on looming fears over Brexit, or British exit from the European Union (EU), caused by recent results of the referendum to let Britain leave the EU.

Official result shows Leave camp wins Brexit vote: Sky News

June 24 (Xinhua) -- Sky News says official results showed that the Leave camp won Britain's Brexit referendum, pushing the country out of the the 28-nation European Union.

China reiterates call for innovative ideas on issues related to enlargement of NSG

China has reiterated its call for innovative ideas to forge consensus on the application of non-signatories to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) for membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

South China Sea FAQ 9: What is compulsory arbitration

Despite the consensus reached between China and the Philippines over disputes in the South China Sea, Manila authorities unilaterally filed for compulsory arbitration against China. But is the arbitral tribunal authoritative and impartial? And what is compulsory arbitration?

China makes contributions on entry conditions

The delegation of the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group - or NSG - has gathered on Thursday in Seoul to attend the annual plenary meeting.

British media predicting UK has voted to leave EU

Sky News says official results showed that the Leave camp won Britain's Brexit referendum, pushing the country out of the the 28-nation European Union.

Rescue operation underway in tornado-hit areas

Ministry of Civil Affairs and National Commission for Disaster Reduction have allocated relief goods to the tornado-hit areas.

Putin's visit to China hopefully to bring more cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to China this weekend to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Studio interview: Economic ties strengthened among SCO members

For more on the summit, we are joined by Mr Wang Yiwei, distinguished professor of international studies at the Renmin University of China.

Leaders endorse development plan on economic corridor

The leaders of China, Russia and Mongolia have signed a development plan to build an economic corridor linking the three neighbors. The plan pledges to boost transportation connectivity and economic cooperation in border regions.

Leave in lead after over 500,000 votes declared in EU referendum

The Remain side is now a little bit behind of Leave as more than 500,000 votes from five voting stations have been declared on early Friday.

Shanghai carries out campaign on traffic management

Authorities in Shanghai are carrying out a citywide campaign to decongest major roadways and the target --- drivers who violate road traffic regulations.

Foreign Ministry welcomes Russia's stance on South China Sea

Russia has also said that intervention by countries from outside the region has caused tensions around the South China Sea issue.

Studio interview: Polling underway on EU membership

For more on the Brexit referendum. Joining us now is our Special Contributor James Chau. He's been following developments in the country where he was born.

Sub-anchor: Brexit: A look at how Britain got to this point

The debate about the UK's membership in the European Union has been long-running.

President Xi meets India's PM Narendra Modi

China's president Xi Jinping has met Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, at the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Uzbekistan. India is expected to become a permanent member of the mechanism this year.

Chinese President Xi meets Russian President Putin in Uzbekistan

Chinese president Xi Jinping met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. The meeting came ahead of the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization - or SCO in Uzbekistan.

Pressure to Funing local medical staff as patients flood in

Local hospitals in Funing county have been caught off guard by the tornado. CCTV reporter gives us a look at the condition of one of the hospitals there.

China supports Ethiopia feeding program

China supports Ethiopia feeding program

Man killed after opening fire at cinema in Viernheim

Man killed after opening fire at cinema in Viernheim

Egypt's former leader faces further charges of inciting the judiciary

Egypt's former leader faces further charges of inciting the judiciary

Xi, Putin meet on promoting SCO's regional role

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met here Thursday on enhancing bilateral ties and promoting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)'s role in regional development and security.

China appreciates Russia's position on South China Sea issue

China on Thursday applauded Russian officials' remarks on the South China Sea issue, calling it a just voice from the international community.

China, Russia, Mongolia endorse development plan on economic corridor

China, Russia and Mongolia inked a development plan here on Thursday to build an economic corridor linking the three neighbors, pledging to boost transportation connectivity and economic cooperation in border regions.

India & Pakistan join SCO at Tashkent Summit

India & Pakistan join SCO at Tashkent Summit

U.S. Supreme Court rules on immigration & affimative action

U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a heavy blow to the White House's immigration program by remaining in place a lower court's ruling that blocked the program.

Colombian gov't, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire agreement

The Colombian government and FARC guerrilla group on Thursday signed a historic ceasefire deal, bringing the country's half-century civil war closer to a definitive end.

OAS reviews Venezuela's political & economic chaos

OAS reviews Venezuela's political & economic chaos

US Democrats hold gun control protest

Unprecedented gun control protest started before noon on Wednesday

Polls close in UK referendum on EU membership

Polls have closed in the United Kingdom after millions of Britons cast their votes Thursday to decide whether the country should leave or remain in the European Union.

Thousands rally against Pres Hollande's reform plans

Thousands rally against Pres Hollande's reform plans

Millions head to polls to vote on 'Brexit'

Voters have been going to polling stations Thursday to cast their votes to decide whether Britain will stay in or leave the EU, as downpours hit London and southeast England.

Xi, Putin meet on promoting SCO's regional role

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met here Thursday on enhancing bilateral ties and promoting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)'s role in regional development and security.

Brexit impact on trade between China and Europe

Residents in the United Kingdom are voting Thursday on whether the country should remain in the 28-nation European Union, or leave it. The debate has been intense and has been topping the global headlines for weeks, as it's likely to not only affect the UK and Europe, but much further afield as well. So our reporter Mi Jiayi takes a look here at how a "leave" outcome might affect business ties between China and Europe.

The looming dangers of auto overcapacity

According to a recent survey of 37 automakers in China, many commercial vehicles are not being sold. This survey by the National Development and Reform Commission revealed that 37 automakers in China had a combined capacity of more than 31 million cars at the end of 2015.

African media supports China's peaceful stance

In Beijing, forty-five media experts from 36 African countries have participated in a seminar on the South China Sea. They were briefed by Professor Li Guoqiang from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. And they discussed why China doesn't accept or take part in the arbitration case brought before the International Court of Justice by the Philippines, and the proper way to deal with the issue.

China urges against provocation on Korean Peninsula

China's foreign ministry has reiterated its consistent position on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, and urged the relevant parties against adding to the tension, after Pyongyang conducted two ballistic missile launches on Wednesday.

Studio interview: What to expect from the meeting

For more on the SCO summit, we are now joined by Mr. Teng jianqun, director of the Center of Arms Control at the China Institute of International Studies.

Beijing forum discusses African digital TV migration

Beijing forum discusses African digital TV migration

President Xi meets India's PM Narendra Modi

China's president Xi Jinping has met Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, at the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Uzbekistan. India is expected to become a permanent member of the mechanism this year.

Crossover: Relief dispatched to affected areas

For more details, we are joined on the phone now by our reporter Xing Zheming who is on his way to the scene of the tornado in Yancheng.

President Xi calls for all-out rescue efforts in wake of deadly extreme weather

Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling for all-out rescue efforts for victims of a tornado and hail in East China. So far, 78 people have been killed.

Apple faces sales ban in China, no big impact yet

Apple said its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were still available for sale in China after intellectual property regulators banned sales, saying the designs had infringed a patent held by a local company.

Tajikistan opposes any attempt to internationalize South China Sea issue: president

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon said here Thursday that his country fully understands and firmly supports China's positions on the South China Sea issue, opposing any attempt to internationalize it.

Xi meets Mongolian president to advance cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Mongolian counterpart, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, met here Thursday to discuss how to enrich their comprehensive strategic partnership.

Turkmenistan willing to play active role in Belt and Road construction: president

Turkmenistan is ready to strengthen cooperation with China on various levels and play an active role in the construction of the Belt and Road initiated by China, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow said here Thursday.

51 dead in East China extreme weather

Reports say 51 people have been killed after a tornado hit East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday.

Chinese president meets with Tajik president in Tashkent

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 23, 2016.

British MP murder suspect to be tried in November

The man accused of murdering British MP Jo Cox will go on trial in November.

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President Xi meets Kyrgyz president Atambayev

President Xi Jinping met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev on the sidelines of the SCO meeting.

Uncertainty and concerns over UK vote to leave EU

The result of the UK's EU referendum vote came as a shock to many across the world. It's now causing uncertainty and concerns in the EU, and some politicians in other member states have proposed following UK's example.

Young engineers contribute to China's space program

China's Long March 7 carrier rocket is set to be launched on Saturday. It is one of the country's latest generation and has taken years of preparation and hard work by engineers and experts. CCTV's reporter has visited the Wenchang satellite launch center and talked to some young engineers contributing to the project.

Chinese gov't respects choice of UK people

To the 'Brexit referendum'. Voters in the United Kingdom have decided that the country should leave the European Union. In the wake of the news, the UK's Prime Minister, David Cameron, who supported staying in the EU, says that he will resign by October. A Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman reacted to the development.

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