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Historic ties at core of China-Egypt relationship

Historic ties at core of China-Egypt relationship

While most of the world since 2008 stepped back from investments due to the global financial crisis, China and Egypt upped the ante.

Has OPEC given up on regulating oil markets?

Has OPEC given up on regulating oil markets?

By the end of early trading on Friday, Brent crude oil was trading at just over $70.15 a barrel. West Texas benchmark (crude) oil fell to $66.

National Security and Economic Diplomacy: Is There Any Room for Trade Litigation?

National Security and Economic Diplomacy: Is There Any Room for Trade Litigation?

Economic belligerency from the Russia-Ukraine crisis should be resolved diplomatically.

Charting a third narrative for the Sri Lankan Civil War

Charting a third narrative for the Sri Lankan Civil War

Jeevan Thiagarajah says there are two sharply contrasting irreconcilable narratives of the last phase of the war against the LTTE and that an alternative must be considered.

Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Consumer confidence is dwindling, some economists say, as industry appears to slow down.

Why Europe can’t avoid the ‘S’ word

Why Europe can’t avoid the ‘S’ word

The pressure is on for the European Central Bank to begin stimulus programs to buoy the eurozone economy.

The Ebola virus: Origins and dangers

The Ebola virus: Origins and dangers

Deforestation, poverty and recession have increased the likelihood of humans coming in contact with Ebola-carrying wildlife.

Kerry looks for ‘transformative’ ties with India

Kerry looks for ‘transformative’ ties with India

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Kerry that Washington's spying on its ally was "unacceptable".

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.

Battleground 2014: South Africa

Battleground 2014: South Africa

South Africa marked two decades of multi-racial democracy in 2014 even as 25.3 million voters cast their ballots on May 7.