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Jeremy Salt

A turning point in Turkey’s history

The failed coup puts Erdogan in a position of seemingly unassailable power and well placed to complete the building of his "New Turkey" project, writes Salt.


Alok Kumar

Legal logjam: India’s long wait for justice

India has a notoriously slow legal system and multiple stakeholders need to urgently endorse judicial reforms, writes Kumar.


Glenn Greenwald

Did faulty survey questions skew polls in Temer’s favor?

Glenn Greenwald takes a closer look at a new poll that shows an overwhelming number of Brazilians want the interim president to stay on till 2018.


Wang Hanling

Why Doesn’t the US Challenge Japan’s EEZ Claims on Okinotorishima?

The US' freedom of navigation operations are nothing but an exercise of double-standards and selective enforcement, writes Wang.


Yury Barmin

Turkey’s Failed Coup May Have Unexpected Benefits for Putin

Ankara's alienation from Europe and the US could prove highly beneficial for Moscow primarily in terms of relations with Europe, writes Barmin.

BRICS News

Top African Union official meets BRICS UN envoys: AU Fund in focus

Top African Union official meets BRICS UN envoys: AU Fund in focus

The meeting was held ahead of a UNSC open debate on "Peace-building in Africa".

Pay hike demands “ridiculous”, SA’s largest gold miner tells union

Pay hike demands “ridiculous”, SA’s largest gold miner tells union

Talks between unions and the mining companies started this month.

“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

Russia had hoped to send 387 athletes to Rio.

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

Global measles deaths have decreased by 79%, according to WHO, from about 546,800 in 2000 to 114,900 in 2014

Revenue from China drops, India iPhone sales boost for Apple

Revenue from China drops, India iPhone sales boost for Apple

Apple said it sold 40.4 million iPhones in the third quarter, down 15 per cent from the year-ago quarter.

Brazil’s Temer vetoes proposed foreign control of airlines

Brazil’s Temer vetoes proposed foreign control of airlines

Many countries limit foreign ownership in the aviation sector for strategic and security reasons.

In-Depth

2015: The year of blaming China?

Despite slowing growth, China is on the move consolidating its position as a global economic power.




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Q&A

Brazil: Building prospects through trade

Commerzbank's Krieger says making important changes to Brazil's trade approach will boost potential for economic revival.

World played with fire in Syria, scholar says

Author and journalist John Rosenthal says Western media didn't want to hear dissenting narratives on Syria.

Inside Track

Emerging markets dragged down in 2016 – Report

Emerging markets dragged down in 2016 – Report

The worst hit are countries which have relied on oil exports as a major source of income.

BRICS Social

“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

Russia had hoped to send 387 athletes to Rio.

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

Global measles deaths have decreased by 79%, according to WHO, from about 546,800 in 2000 to 114,900 in 2014

BRICS Business

Pay hike demands “ridiculous”, SA’s largest gold miner tells union

Pay hike demands “ridiculous”, SA’s largest gold miner tells union

Talks between unions and the mining companies started this month.

Revenue from China drops, India iPhone sales boost for Apple

Revenue from China drops, India iPhone sales boost for Apple

Apple said it sold 40.4 million iPhones in the third quarter, down 15 per cent from the year-ago quarter.

Huawei’s first-half sales revenue rose 40% year-on-year

Huawei’s first-half sales revenue rose 40% year-on-year

China\s Huawei Technologies Co. is one of the world's largest maker of telecom gear.

World News

Fed holds off from rate increase

But the Fed's latest statement after a two-day meeting indicates they are less worried about risks to economic growth.

Al-Shabaab kill, wound dozens in Mogadishu

The Islamist extremist group regularly targets international troops protecting the government in the capital.

Brexit could bolster UK free trade deals

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet has made it a priority to secure free trade deals outside the EU.

Several killed in Munich mall shootings – police

Police said that a manhunt for armed perpetrators is still ongoing at press time.