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Lode Vanoost

Trump jeopardizes global diplomacy

Could Trump's lack of historical insight on Iran push the Middle East into yet more armed conflict?


Hanief Haider

Syria: New proxy battles as Macron cuddles up to Trump

Hanief Haider examines France's growing role in the Middle East crises, from Libya to Syria and back to Washington.


Nervana Mahmoud

Time running out for Egypt, Ethiopia over Nile issue

Are Egypt’s rational diplomatic efforts and new water preservation policies enough to save the country from a looming water crisis?


Ahmed Habib

Everything is fine in Iraq

Despite a country in disarray, Iraqis persevere year after year, creating, living, loving, inspiring and fighting on.


Lode Vanoost

Mainstream media on the Middle East – neither objective nor neutral

The Palestinian struggle for justice and freedom is also a struggle for the right words to be used to describe the reality of occupation.

BRICS News

China fires back at Trump tariffs

China fires back at Trump tariffs

China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25% tariff on more than 600 US products worth $50 billion.

In World Cup Russia 2018, Titans will clash

In World Cup Russia 2018, Titans will clash

Look to Belgium to be the black horse with top notch players like Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, and Romelu

China, Russia praise US-N Korea Summit

China, Russia praise US-N Korea Summit

"It was not easy getting here," Kim told reporters.

Led by Brazil, South Africa EM currencies tumble

Led by Brazil, South Africa EM currencies tumble

The US dollar makes significant gains against the real, rand, Turkish lira and other currencies.

Xi awards Putin highest honor

Xi awards Putin highest honor

It is the first time the Friendship medal is awarded to a foreign dignitary in this category.

US officials in Beijing to avert trade war

US officials in Beijing to avert trade war

There can be negative impact on American businesses in case of a European and Chinese backlash.

In-Depth

The threads of Palestinian identity

The women were academics, activists, lawyers and actors, but all with one thing in common: a memory of Palestine.




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Q&A

Hate & the Holocaust- Q&A with Auschwitz Museum Chief

There is an increase in incitement to hatred and exclusion in many countries of Europe today, says Cywiski.

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

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

Inside Track

Children’s progress in South Africa stalled – report

Children’s progress in South Africa stalled – report

Despite some progress, children face persistent sexual harassment and violence in South Africa.

BRICS Social

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Apart from Russia, China is one of America's biggest rivals in space exploration.

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

An increasing number of Chinese are going online for entertainment, gaming and reading, an annual industry report says.

BRICS Business

China fires back at Trump tariffs

China fires back at Trump tariffs

China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25% tariff on more than 600 US products worth $50 billion.

Led by Brazil, South Africa EM currencies tumble

Led by Brazil, South Africa EM currencies tumble

The US dollar makes significant gains against the real, rand, Turkish lira and other currencies.

China: Imports from Belt and Road countries surge

China: Imports from Belt and Road countries surge

The bulk of growth was in Central Asia, India and Russia, accounting for some 70% of China's Belt and Road trade.

World News

China fires back at Trump tariffs

China retaliated, saying it will impose an additional 25% tariff on more than 600 US products worth $50 billion.

In World Cup Russia 2018, Titans will clash

Look to Belgium to be the black horse with top notch players like Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, and Romelu Lukaku

China, Russia praise US-N Korea Summit

"It was not easy getting here," Kim told reporters.

Led by Brazil, South Africa EM currencies tumble

The US dollar makes significant gains against the real, rand, Turkish lira and other currencies.