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Medium Term Budget Policy Statement is crucial for South Africa

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement is crucial for South Africa

Most economists expect the MTBPS to present a “consensus” view on growth and inflation.

Syria peace talks in Astana end of October – sources

Syria peace talks in Astana end of October – sources

The US has been routinely invited to the Astana talks, but has only been represented by low-level delegations.

Russia increases pressure on North Korea

Russia increases pressure on North Korea

President Vladimir Putin has said that "belligerent rhetoric" in dealing with North Korea makes matters worse.

Russia: Islamic State routed in Syria

Russia: Islamic State routed in Syria

The Islamic State now controls less than eight per cent of Syrian territory, Russian commanders say.

BRICS urged to boost parliamentary cooperation

BRICS urged to boost parliamentary cooperation

Russia has been pushing to move bilateral parliamentary exchanges to a more robust mechanism to include all five states.

China, US in dispute over S China Sea ‘incursion’

China, US in dispute over S China Sea ‘incursion’

Beijing has long accused Washington of meddling in the South China Sea.

N Korea defiant in face of US threats, UN sanctions

N Korea defiant in face of US threats, UN sanctions

Kim Jong-un has pledged to go ahead with nuclear and ballistic tests despite punitive measures taken by China.

Decline in Brazil’s inflation rate nears bottom

Decline in Brazil’s inflation rate nears bottom

With the economy improving and exiting from recession, inflation rates fell from near 10 per cent to 2.54 per cent.

India and EU to jointly combat terrorism

India and EU to jointly combat terrorism

India and the EU also pledged to share information and look for measures to combat the online threat of radicalisation.

Analysis: Alliances shift in the Middle East as all roads lead to Moscow

Analysis: Alliances shift in the Middle East as all roads lead to Moscow

The Saudis realize that the US in the interim can no longer be the power broker in the Middle East.