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Russia to expand economic cooperation within SCO: Putin

Russia will promote economic cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and take joint measures on issues such as energy security, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

SCO summit may allow India, Pakistan to become regular members

The SCO, a China-dominated security grouping, may open its doors for new members at the summit meet this month paving way for India and Pakistan to become regular members, a senior Chinese official indicated on Friday.

Russia to participate in SCO joint drills in China

Over 800 Russian troops will participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) joint drills, "Peace Mission-2014", in China later this year, the Russian defence ministry said Tuesday.

India keen to deepen security-related cooperation with SCO

India has renewed its pitch for a "larger and wider" role in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, saying it was keen to deepen security-related cooperation with the six-nation grouping.

SCO won`t replace NATO in Afghanistan: Russian diplomat

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has no plans to replace NATO in Afghanistan following planned withdrawal of block`s troops from that country, Russia`s envoy to the SCO Kirill Barsky said.

Zardari, Krishna meet briefly at SCO

S M Krishna exchanged pleasantries with Asif Ali Zardari as they had a brief encounter on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

China to issue $10 bn in loans to SCO members

The SCO is a regional security grouping that comprises Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Krishna, Zardari discuss Afghanistan

This is one of the few occasions when Pakistan has shown willingness to discuss Afghanistan with India.

SCO admits Afghanistan as observer, Turkey as dialogue partner

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization has also decided to accept Turkey as a dialogue partner, Chinese President Hu Jintao said.

Build SCO into effective platform: China President

Chinese President Hu Jintao said the SCO member states have broad consensus on major international and regional affairs.

Vladimir Putin proposes anti-terror centre in SCO

Russian President Vladimir Putin said all Shanghai Cooperation Organization member countries should note the need to fight the drug threat.

SCO summit makes way for Beijing test-takers

The National College Entrance Examinations is regarded as a destiny-shaping event for high schoolers in China.

Pakistan wants full SCO membership

Pakistan, along with India, Iran and Mongolia, are currently observers at Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

SCO against interventionism: Chinese President

Founded in 2001, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation includes China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

China welcomes proposed accession of India in SCO

China is the host of the next Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.

Russia wants India, Pakistan in SCO

Russia wants the process of India and Pakistan`s membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) speeded up, RIA Novosti reported.

SCO pledges support to war-torn Afghanistan

The Shanghai Cooperation
Organisation (SCO) has expressed concern over the security
situation in Afghanistan.

Five-nation firing drill in Kazakhstan

During the drill, participating forces conducted three operations.

India seeks greater role in SCO grouping

Seeking an expansion of the
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, India today said it was
ready to take "greater responsibilities" and play a
"constructive and meaningful role" in the grouping.

India, Pak may be inducted into SCO; Iran`s bid under cloud

India and Pakistan are likely to
be inducted into the SCO while Iran may miss the bus as the country is already under UN sanctions for its nuclear programmes.