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BRICS Opinion

Dr. Flavia Bustreo

The Building BRICS for a Healthier Future

BRICS commitment to improving their people's standard of living make them an important multilateral forum for encouraging global health cooperation.


He Yafei

Re-globalization Heralds an Emerging New World Order

Nations hijacked by domestic politics will become roadblocks in “reglobalization”, warns former Chinese cabinet minister.


Firas Al-Atraqchi

With Fidel Castro gone, the age of revolution ends

It wasn't US policy or presidential threats or the assassin's bullet that brought Fidel down - it was the inescapability of old age.


Subhanil Chowdhury

Demonetisation can permanently damage India’s informal economy

The government's diktat shows authoritarian attitude and a vision of governance tilted against the poor in favour of the rich, argues Subhanil Chowdhury.


Anmol Saxena

Trump Wins: Welcome to the new world

What Americans have done today is historic. They may not have made history by electing the first female president but they have, unintentionally, initiated steps towards a retreat.

BRICS News

Russian, Turkish fighter jets in joint anti-ISIL op

Russian, Turkish fighter jets in joint anti-ISIL op

The joint operation marks a remarkable turnaround in Russo-Turkish ties.

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

International benchmark Brent Crude fell 1.35 per cent on Wednesday to $54.72 a barrel.

Snowden thanks Obama for commuting Manning’s sentence

Snowden thanks Obama for commuting Manning’s sentence

Snowden, who has pleaded for Manning's clemency, thanked Obama in a Tweet early Wednesday.

China, Russia key to multilateralism – Lavrov

China, Russia key to multilateralism – Lavrov

The Russian FM said that Chinese and Russian leaders have an identical position when it comes to North Korea.

Xi: Global growth requires cooperation, joint governance

Xi: Global growth requires cooperation, joint governance

Don't pursue your own interests at the expense of others, Xi said at the Davos World Economic Forum.

BRICS growth steady but Brazil falters – IMF

BRICS growth steady but Brazil falters – IMF

A weaker India and China remain ahead of the pack as global growth forecast at 3.4 per cent in 2017.

In-Depth

Modi: One of Twitter's most followed politicians leads TIME’s Person of the Year Poll

Brazil's Temer and India's Modi are the most frequent Twitter users among BRICS leaders.




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Q&A

UN to increase cooperation with China

Xi is set to attend the World Economic Forum, making him the first Chinese head of state to do so.

Q&A: The Syrian humanitarian crisis

Aleppo is just the place from where we can start the conversation and, hopefully, extend it to every place where civilians are at risk.

Inside Track

Key excerpts from Theresa May Brexit speech

Key excerpts from Theresa May Brexit speech

"Brexit must mean control of the number of people who come to Britain from Europe. And that is what we will deliver."

BRICS Social

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

An increasing number of Chinese are going online for entertainment, gaming and reading, an annual industry report says.

Modi: One of Twitter’s most followed politicians leads TIME’s Person of the Year Poll

Modi: One of Twitter’s most followed politicians leads TIME’s Person of the Year Poll

Brazil's Temer and India's Modi are the most frequent Twitter users among BRICS leaders.

BRICS Business

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

International benchmark Brent Crude fell 1.35 per cent on Wednesday to $54.72 a barrel.

Russia depends on oil, which could slide – experts

Russia depends on oil, which could slide – experts

Russian analysts say GDP growth will improve as long as oil prices are above $40 a barrel.

Chinese foreign investments hit record high in 2016

Chinese foreign investments hit record high in 2016

But the rise in investments is dampened by a drop in exports.

World News

ECB keeps interest rates steady

But inflation has started to become a worry in the Eurozone as it speeds toward the ECB's two per cent goal.

Russian, Turkish fighter jets in joint anti-ISIL op

The joint operation marks a remarkable turnaround in Russo-Turkish ties.

Yellen: Fed nearing its goals

It makes sense to gradually reduce the level of monetary policy support, she said.

Oil to hover around $50 average in 2017 – Saudi Arabia

International benchmark Brent Crude fell 1.35 per cent on Wednesday to $54.72 a barrel.