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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".

Injuries, ‘tiredness’ ahead of World Cup kickoff

Injuries, ‘tiredness’ ahead of World Cup kickoff

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter blamed the lengthy European round of championships for the large number of injuries.

Lavrov: No plans for BRICS expansion

Lavrov: No plans for BRICS expansion

But Argentina's foreign minister says Buenos Aires is "interested in developing relations with BRICS in international politics".

An Anti-Congress Wave in India Propels the Hindu Right to Power

An Anti-Congress Wave in India Propels the Hindu Right to Power

If Modi does deliver on the campaign rhetoric of good governance, the BJP could be in power for a long time, says Prashad.

Obama to reiterate ‘pivot’ during Asia tour

Beijing has criticised the White House strategy as a bid to contain China's rising economic and political clout.

Youth employment critical to BRICS growth – UNDP

Youth employment critical to BRICS growth – UNDP

A special UN report released this month urges BRICS countries to focus on job creation for youth as a means of meeting development projections.

EXCLUSIVE: Pravin Gordhan says South Africa not headed for recession

EXCLUSIVE: Pravin Gordhan says South Africa not headed for recession

"We have successfully traversed the global economic shocks of the past five years, but have maybe not bounced back as effectively as we could have,” Gordhan said.

China’s yuan continues fall against the dollar

China’s yuan continues fall against the dollar

The drop comes amid a report from Xiamen University that GDP growth will decrease to 7.62 per cent in 2014.