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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

Zuma seeks further clarifications on land reform bill

Zuma seeks further clarifications on land reform bill

The bill will allow the government to make compulsory land purchases from rich whites and redistribute it more fairly to

China asks Asian bloc to guard against chaos of “outside intervention”

China asks Asian bloc to guard against chaos of “outside intervention”

ASEAN nations have refused a US-backed proposal to mention the Hague tribunal ruling in a joint statement released on Monday.

Brexit could bolster UK free trade deals

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.

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.

Russia renews security pledge to Kabul following attack

Russia renews security pledge to Kabul following attack

Explosions tore through a demonstration in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230.

Goldman Sachs to invest $184 mn in Brazil storage company

Goldman Sachs to invest $184 mn in Brazil storage company

Metrofit plans to build up to 10 storage sites a year in different state capitals.

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

China’s working age population to fall 23% by 2050

China’s working age population to fall 23% by 2050

With its working age population declining as the elderly population increases, China scrapped its one-child policy in 2015.

BRICS to bolster joint anti-drug efforts

BRICS to bolster joint anti-drug efforts

The UN estimates that Southeast Asia's trade in heroin and methamphetamine was worth $31 billion in 2013.

BRICS Business

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.

Goldman Sachs to invest $184 mn in Brazil storage company

Goldman Sachs to invest $184 mn in Brazil storage company

Metrofit plans to build up to 10 storage sites a year in different state capitals.

SBI, Brookfield announce India stressed asset JV

SBI, Brookfield announce India stressed asset JV

Canadian asset manager discusses $1 billion investment in a joint venture with India's biggest lender.

World News

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.

European markets mixed as ECB meets

Monetary easing to combat Brexit's impact but how much more can the ECB do?

European markets mixed as ECB meets

Monetary easing to combat Brexit's impact but how much more can the ECB do?