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India’s new government sworn in

India’s new government sworn in

The new Prime Minister needs to rapidly carry out pending labour, fiscal and tax reforms for a faster economic revival.

Trickle down has not worked to lift BRICS poor out of poverty

Trickle down has not worked to lift BRICS poor out of poverty

The 2006 Nobel Prize winner says he worries about social welfare systems that create a culture of dependency or entitlement.

No mediators for Ukraine talks: Russia

No mediators for Ukraine talks: Russia

Moscow has said it is ready for dialogue with new Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.

China yuan hits 8-month low against dollar

China yuan hits 8-month low against dollar

The US Federal Reserve has begun to discuss options to raise interest rates as the economy improves.

Egypt election: El-Sissi likely to win despite dissatisfied, divided youth

Egypt election: El-Sissi likely to win despite dissatisfied, divided youth

Although he won popular support after the January 2011 uprising, his rival Hamdeen Sabahi is expected to lose, say most poll numbers.

Russia-China massive naval drill comes to a close

Russia-China massive naval drill comes to a close

China's Defence ministry said Japanese planes had carried out "dangerous" actions during its joint maritime exercises with Russia.

Chinese Premier says downward pressure on economy

Chinese Premier says downward pressure on economy

China clocked a growth of 7.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2014.

Pope Francis begins Middle East tour

Pope Francis begins Middle East tour

He will be the first Pontiff to cross from Jordan into the West Bank - occupied by Israel since 1967 - where he will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

“The Chinese drank quite a bit of our blood”- Putin

“The Chinese drank quite a bit of our blood”- Putin

Putin called the Chinese “serious negotiators” but “reliable partners” who drove a hard bargain during Putin’s two-day visit to China this week.

Heavy rains affect South China

Heavy rains affect South China

More than 300000 people have been affected, seven killed in the torrential downpour.