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Firas Al-Atraqchi

New Zealand mosque massacre fueled by social media hate speech

The attack which killed at least 49 Muslims could not have happened without support and planning on social media.

Analysis: China’s Silk Road Eyes G7 Nations

Italy could sign an MoU on joining the One Road, One Belt initiative when Xi Jinping visits Rome March 20.


Russell Merryman

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

You cannot build a stable economic future on a foundation of feelings and false promises, says Russell Merryman,


Hanief Haider

Religion as a tool of colonialist power in WWI

Hanief Haider examines Hanief Haider examines how the past 100 years of religious politics have shaped the post-colonial Middle East.


Patricia de Oliveira Dias Barbeyron

Brazilian elections: Two candidates dogged by controversy

Whoever wins the vote will inherit a country of enormous potential almost destroyed by decades of mismanagement.

BRICS News

India launches Moon lander

India launches Moon lander

India wants to be the fourth nation - after the US, Russia, and China - to land on the moon.

Turkey receives Russian S-400 components

Turkey receives Russian S-400 components

The US has tried to block the deal by pressuring Ankara with possible sanctions.

BRICS urge multilateralism at G20

BRICS urge multilateralism at G20

The G20 is sure to discuss the trade war of attrition between the US and China.

Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address underwhelms

Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address underwhelms

Critics said although SONA 2019 was filled with good intentions, it was lackluster in terms of implementation.

South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

Fearing a spillover effect, is it time the central bank cut rates?

New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism

New South African cabinet welcomed with cautious optimism

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the new cabinet by President Ramaphosa.

In-Depth

Analysis: BRICS can defeat Trump's protectionism

BRICS must quickly tear down barriers which could impede free trade within the bloc.




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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

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS must revamp their education and vocational systems to meet challenges of the new technologies.

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

South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

South African economy volatile due to changes in inventories

Fearing a spillover effect, is it time the central bank cut rates?

Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba

Date shift impacts on Africa’s Travel Indaba

This year, the number of exhibitors from 19 other African countries rose to 257 from 229.

Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative

Italy joins China’s Silk Road Initiative

A Washington Post article on March 23 accused Italy of "defying the wishes of the Trump administration".

World News

India launches Moon lander

India wants to be the fourth nation - after the US, Russia, and China - to land on the moon.

Turkey receives Russian S-400 components

The US has tried to block the deal by pressuring Ankara with possible sanctions.

BRICS urge multilateralism at G20

The G20 is sure to discuss the trade war of attrition between the US and China.

Analysis: China to roll out Belt and Road 2.0

Xi must convince Europe and others that his flagship economic vision will be fair, inclusive, transparent.