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With Fidel Castro gone, the age of revolution ends

It wasn't US policy or presidential threats or the assassin's bullet that brought Fidel down - it was the inescapability of old age.

Thousands of Nigerians flee Boko Haram to borders with Cameroon

Thousands of Nigerians flee Boko Haram to borders with Cameroon

Boko Haram, which controls large swathes of northeastern Nigeria, has come under repeated attacks from the Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian armies in recent weeks.

Demonetisation can permanently damage India’s informal economy

Demonetisation can permanently damage India’s informal economy

The government's diktat shows authoritarian attitude and a vision of governance tilted against the poor in favour of the rich, argues Subhanil Chowdhury.

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 leaders mourn death of Cuban icon Fidel Castro

BRICS leaders mourn death of Cuban icon Fidel Castro

Castro led Cuba for decades before handing power to his brother in 2008.

Erdogan threatens to open border to refugees

Erdogan threatens to open border to refugees

The Turkish President says that Europe broke its promises on refugees.

Xi seeks broader ties with Spain

Xi seeks broader ties with Spain

There is room for boosting cooperation in trade, investment and agriculture, Xi said.

Russia to curb oil production in line with OPEC deal

Russia to curb oil production in line with OPEC deal

OPEC agreed in September to cut output to around 33 million bpd.

Emerging market currencies fall ahead of Fed hike

Emerging market currencies fall ahead of Fed hike

India's rupee hits a near-record low as the dollar strengthens against emerging countries' currencies.

Beijing to ban high-emission vehicles to battle smog

Beijing to ban high-emission vehicles to battle smog

Auto exhaust emissions make up over 31 per cent of the city’s air pollution.