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Mohamed Kouta

Vive Le Racisme? Monsieur Macron and Africa’s ‘Civilizational’ Malaise

Macron has made it all the more obvious that Europe has yet to shift away from its imperial tendencies.


Prem Shankar Jha

India-China: Differences, disputes and deadlock

Are India and China on the brink of war, Prem Shankar Jha explains the current standoff.


Simon J. Evenett

Consensus at What Price? The G20 Hamburg text on trade

Simon Evenett explains what was agreed at the Hamburg G20 Summit and at what price.


Mohamed Kouta

Our grief for Egypt’s Copts is not enough

National disunity has created the fertile ground necessary to breed the terrorists responsible for the bombings.


Danielle Ryan

Trump’s short-term popularity boost over Syria could turn into a long-term nightmare

With the Syria airstrikes, Trump has painted himself into a corner, writes Ryan.

BRICS News

Emerging markets grow best in three years

Emerging markets grow best in three years

The MSCI Emerging Markets index comprises 10 per cent of world market capitalization.

China calls for unity of all Syrians

China calls for unity of all Syrians

Chinese Special Envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan reiterated his country's position during his visit to Tehran.

China ready to play constructive role in Qatar peace talks: Wang

China ready to play constructive role in Qatar peace talks: Wang

The Qatari foreign minister was in Beijing to discuss the crisis with Chinese leaders.

China Q2 GDP grows 6.9%, beats forecasts

China Q2 GDP grows 6.9%, beats forecasts

Retail sales rose 11.0 percent in June from a year earlier, the fastest pace since December 2015.

BRIC tourists to South Africa recover in 2016, below 2013 levels

BRIC tourists to South Africa recover in 2016, below 2013 levels

The number of BRIC tourists to South Africa rose by 29.9% in 2016 to 259,444.

22 dead in pre-dawn house fire in eastern China

22 dead in pre-dawn house fire in eastern China

Chinese local media reports said authorities have put out the fire and finished cleaning the scene.

In-Depth

Larger maize harvest will boost South Africa’s economic growth - Agbiz

Agbiz expects the rate of food inflation to decrease significantly, especially from the third quarter onward.




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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

Climate change risks rising for Europe – report

Climate change risks rising for Europe – report

Meanwhile, 2016 was declared the hottest year on record since measurements were taken in 1880.

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

Emerging markets grow best in three years

Emerging markets grow best in three years

The MSCI Emerging Markets index comprises 10 per cent of world market capitalization.

China Q2 GDP grows 6.9%, beats forecasts

China Q2 GDP grows 6.9%, beats forecasts

Retail sales rose 11.0 percent in June from a year earlier, the fastest pace since December 2015.

Brazil’s Senate approves contested labour reform bill

Brazil’s Senate approves contested labour reform bill

The bill allows more temporary work contracts and outsourcing, eliminating mandatory union dues, in effect weakening workers' rights.

World News

Emerging markets grow best in three years

The MSCI Emerging Markets index comprises 10 per cent of world market capitalization.

Vive Le Racisme? Monsieur Macron and Africa’s ‘Civilizational’ Malaise

Macron has made it all the more obvious that Europe has yet to shift away from its imperial tendencies.

China calls for unity of all Syrians

Chinese Special Envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan reiterated his country's position during his visit to Tehran.

Russia, US agree to Syria ceasefire amid Putin-Trump meeting

US Secretary of State Tillerson says both Putin and Trump connected "fairly quickly".