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BRICS back against the wall

BRICS back against the wall

The BRICS must usher in structural reforms for the Big 5 to retain their claim of being the economic powers of the future, writes Svendsen.

UN warned of Libya refugee crisis, civil war

UN warned of Libya refugee crisis, civil war

The warnings come as Libyan officials say the spread of "terrorist groups" in the country poses a grave risk.

BRICS on high alert for Ebola

BRICS on high alert for Ebola

There were no reported cases of Ebola in the five nations so far.

Poroshenko: Talks with Putin to ‘decide fate of Europe’

Poroshenko: Talks with Putin to ‘decide fate of Europe’

Russia says its captured troops which appeared on Ukraine TV had crossed the border by mistake.

China, Zimbabwe ink slew of cooperation deals

China, Zimbabwe ink slew of cooperation deals

China has emerged as a major investor in the southern African state and bilateral trade reached $1 billion in 2013.

India must end manual scavenging, aid affected: HRW

India must end manual scavenging, aid affected: HRW

The previous Congress government had brought in the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers in 2013.

Poroshenko, Putin to meet over Ukraine crisis

Poroshenko, Putin to meet over Ukraine crisis

The meeting comes as Moscow denied Kiev's accusations that Russian tanks and soldiers had crossed into Ukrainian territory.

Russia, India troops assemble for joint air drills

Russia, India troops assemble for joint air drills

The exercises will continue for 10 days and would be concluded on September 5.

Cameron may threaten withdrawal from EU – report

Cameron may threaten withdrawal from EU – report

The PM wants decision-making powers on migration, home affairs, and agricultural policy, among others, to be returned to London.

Vietnam envoy on China visit to break deadlock

Vietnam envoy on China visit to break deadlock

Vietnam on Monday has also decided to compensate the victims of the anti-China protests in May.