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Rising dollar chips at stellar year for emerging markets

Rising dollar chips at stellar year for emerging markets

According to the MSCI emerging market indices, Brazil's markets gained 21 per cent in the past quarter.

Turkey finalizes purchase of Russian air defense system

Turkey finalizes purchase of Russian air defense system

Putin arrived in Ankara late Thursday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss latest developments in Syria.

China, Russia hold joint naval drills

China, Russia hold joint naval drills

The joint naval exercises will also be conducted in the Sea of Okhotsk, north of Japan.

China, Egypt sign bank loan agreements

China, Egypt sign bank loan agreements

The cooperation comes two weeks after President El-Sisi returned to Egypt following his participation at the 9th annual BRICS Summit.

Analysis: China between a rock and a hard place over N Korea

Analysis: China between a rock and a hard place over N Korea

Beijing insists that only through dialogue and negotiation could “the flame of war be put out”.

Syrian Army declares ceasefire near Lebanon border

Syrian Army declares ceasefire near Lebanon border

The Lebanese army has also been defeating IS forces on its side of the border near the town of Ras Baalbak.

Tensions ease over North Korea

Tensions ease over North Korea

South Korea's President Moon and China seek a return to six-party talks including the North and the US.

The great Japanese bounce-back?

The great Japanese bounce-back?

Japan's economy grew thanks to a lower yen and strong exports but tensions with North Korea could prove a setback.

After Charlottesville: Race, history, and radicalism

After Charlottesville: Race, history, and radicalism

America is in the throes of yet another decisive chapter in race relations, but what kind of nation will emerge?

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

Forbes called Elena Shifrina "the face of the healthy snacks sector in Russia".