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The common struggle to implement UN sustainable goals

The common struggle to implement UN sustainable goals

Fulfilling the SDGs will not be easier for wealthier countries as data shows the rich nations club OECD still fares poorly on roughly one third of the goals, writes Shank.

India’s growth quandary

India’s growth quandary

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks new ways to accelerate economic growth, a top economist warns that growth must be inclusive and sustainable.

From strength to strength: Trade is vital for the future of India’s economy

From strength to strength: Trade is vital for the future of India’s economy

Broadening its trade and diversifying its export profile will serve the Indian economy well, says Commerzbank's Alexander Rost.

Brexit or Remain, the UK referendum is changing the country

Brexit or Remain, the UK referendum is changing the country

The UK is getting ready to vote on EU membership, but, writes Russell Merryman, whatever the outcome, the damage may already be done.

Digital economy hopes for Brazil overstretched

Digital economy hopes for Brazil overstretched

The world will be more and more divided between countries that use and those that develop digital technologies and business models and standards, argues Professor Arbache.

Unpopular and scandal plagued, what legitimacy does Brazil’s interim government have to impose painful cuts?

Unpopular and scandal plagued, what legitimacy does Brazil’s interim government have to impose painful cuts?

The measures taken by Brazil's interim government to roll back Brazil’s social safety net clearly wouldn’t receive popular support through vote, writes Cowie.

How the media spins today’s South Africa

How the media spins today’s South Africa

Hanief Haider questions why certain sections of SA media are more inclined toward foreign capital than Black economic empowerment.

Modi’s Visit to Iran: Re-Building the Strategic Partnership

Modi’s Visit to Iran: Re-Building the Strategic Partnership

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran has opened a new chapter of cooperation between India and Iran, writes Roy.

Counteracting ‘Daesh’: Lessons from Paris

Counteracting ‘Daesh’: Lessons from Paris

Semantics and social media narratives are crucial battlegrounds in the war against terrorism, says Professor DeVriese.

EU’s refusal to grant China MES would affect ties

EU’s refusal to grant China MES would affect ties

Prof. Lirong argues that the EU must consider lowering of trade defences to Chinese imports.