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Lode Vanoost

EU and Russia: No option but peace and coexistence

Closer EU-Russia relations would create a nightmare scenario for the Washington elite, writes a former Belgian lawmaker.


Ernesto Lozardo

A new economic blueprint for Brazil’s Rousseff

During the President's 2nd term in office she has to manage a painful but realistic reversal in policy, writes a Brazilian economist.


Nikhil Dey

India’s Looming Land Wars

India's future will be determined by the changing relationship between farmers, corporations, and the government, as an amended law is used and abused across India, writes Dey.


Rachit Ranjan

Renaissance of The Indo-US Nuclear Deal

The nuclear deal as being discussed currently will only be a temporary solution to an otherwise complex scenario, writes Ranjan.


Dr. Haifeng HUANG & Di Wu

China’s Economic Transition: The “New Normal” is here to stay

China is witnessing a marked but smooth and controlled slowdown, write two Chinese scholars.

BRICS News

China Central Bank cuts interest rates by 25 bps

China Central Bank cuts interest rates by 25 bps

China Central Bank on Saturday announced a rate cut in interest rates effective March 1. The People’s Bank of China

India Budget 2015-16 presented in Parliament, fiscal prudence highlighted

India Budget 2015-16 presented in Parliament, fiscal prudence highlighted

GDP growth for 2015-16 is seen at between 8 - 8.5 per cent.

Russia FM hails ties with Beijing in “complicated international situation”

Russia FM hails ties with Beijing in “complicated international situation”

Russia foreign policy advocates collective efforts in solving global crises, says Sergei Lavrov.

China harangues US over anti-Russia stance

China harangues US over anti-Russia stance

The West must take the real security concerns of Russia into consideration, said China's envoy to Belgium.

Budget 2015: South African reactions

Budget 2015: South African reactions

First South African income tax hike in 20 years receives muted reaction.

India follows Russia, ratifies $100 bn BRICS Bank

India follows Russia, ratifies $100 bn BRICS Bank

The BRICS combined GDP grew 300 per cent in the last decade as opposed to 60 per cent growth registered

In-Depth

Iraq's minorities face annihilation - rights groups

Minorities in Iraq have been targeted by ISIL in a systematic strategy to remove them permanently from large areas of Iraq, human rights have said.




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Q&A

Grateful for Russia, China support: Iraqi ambassador

Iraq has already received Sukhoi jets from Russia.

SA statistics body to aid policy linkage for provinces

The national statistics agency is aiming to provide sub-national quarterly national accounts.

Inside Track

A worrisome year ahead for the Eurozone

A worrisome year ahead for the Eurozone

A political crisis in Greece coupled with European deflation and recession could force the Central Bank's hand.

BRICS Social

40-day Spring Festival travel season begins in China

40-day Spring Festival travel season begins in China

The official spring festival is known for ancestor worship and family reunion dinners.

Russian drama Leviathan wins best foreign language film at Golden Globes

Russian drama Leviathan wins best foreign language film at Golden Globes

“Leviathan” is a compelling tragic drama of corruption and intimidation set in contemporary Russia.

BRICS Business

China Central Bank cuts interest rates by 25 bps

China Central Bank cuts interest rates by 25 bps

China Central Bank on Saturday announced a rate cut in interest rates effective March 1. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC)

India Budget 2015-16 presented in Parliament, fiscal prudence highlighted

India Budget 2015-16 presented in Parliament, fiscal prudence highlighted

GDP growth for 2015-16 is seen at between 8 - 8.5 per cent.

Budget 2015: South African reactions

Budget 2015: South African reactions

First South African income tax hike in 20 years receives muted reaction.

World News

Iraq’s minorities face annihilation – rights groups

Minorities in Iraq have been targeted by ISIL in a systematic strategy to remove them permanently from large areas of Iraq, human rights have said.

Seoul seeks Kaesong talks with Pyongyang

Earlier this week, North Korea unilaterally increased wages at the shared industrial complex.

Iran, US race to bridge nuclear talks gap

After Sunday's talks, both Kerry and Zarif admitted that differences remain.

African nations launch operations against Boko Haram

The Nigerian military has been slowly regaining the momentum against Boko Haram.

Recent figures show that currencies in India and Brazil have fallen hard against the dollar as economists warn of a flight of foreign investments from emerging markets. Is this a threat to the BRICS's global economic momentum or will they weather it through?