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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

UK tax cuts package estimated to cost around $45B

UK tax cuts package estimated to cost around $45B

Chinese yuan drops to weakest level since 2008 as growth falters

Chinese yuan drops to weakest level since 2008 as growth falters

Oil prices steady on prospect of balancing supply

Oil prices steady on prospect of balancing supply

British pound hits record low against the US dollar

British pound hits record low against the US dollar

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Major central banks hike interest rates

Major central banks hike interest rates

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

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