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BRICS push back against EU, US on drug patents

BRICS push back against EU, US on drug patents

BRICS want to protect the flexibility in TRIPS and support the UN's High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines.

US begins THAAD deployment despite China, Russia protests

US begins THAAD deployment despite China, Russia protests

Parts of major components of the advanced anti-missile system began arriving in South Korea on Tuesday.

Russia will fight ISIL alone if it has to – Kremlin

Russia will fight ISIL alone if it has to – Kremlin

The current controversy over US Atorrney-General Sessions could hurt ties with Russia, experts say.

South Sudan humanitarian crisis worsens

South Sudan humanitarian crisis worsens

Millions of people are facing starvation, famine and food insecurity in South Sudan due to the ongoing civil war.

BRICS important in Africa’s power supply equation – experts

BRICS important in Africa’s power supply equation – experts

The World Bank study showed that China is a significant player, while India and Russia are just starting.

Amid tensions, China invites N Korean officials for talks

Amid tensions, China invites N Korean officials for talks

The invitation comes a day after China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi met with US President Donald Trump.

China: Smuggled ivory down by 80 per cent

China: Smuggled ivory down by 80 per cent

In October 2016, Chinese authorities renewed the ban on African ivory imports for three years

China becomes Germany’s greatest trade partner

China becomes Germany’s greatest trade partner

Both agree on the importance of free trade and globalization, and strongly oppose protectionist policies.

Churkin funeral to be held in Moscow Friday

Churkin funeral to be held in Moscow Friday

"He recognized the value of closer ties between our two countries," US ambassador Haley said of Churkin.

UN calls for urgent relief funds

UN calls for urgent relief funds

Guterres said that the UN agencies need about $4.4 billion before the end of March.