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    EXCLUSIVE: Pravin Gordhan says South Africa not headed for recession

    EXCLUSIVE: Pravin Gordhan says South Africa not headed for recession

    "We have successfully traversed the global economic shocks of the past five years, but have maybe not bounced back as effectively as we could have,” Gordhan said.

    China’s yuan continues fall against the dollar

    China’s yuan continues fall against the dollar

    The drop comes amid a report from Xiamen University that GDP growth will decrease to 7.62 per cent in 2014.

    Brazil moves to end tension over land disputes

    Brazil moves to end tension over land disputes

    Conservationists say that deforestation dramatically surged since Congress passed a 2012 bill that weakened existing land and forest codes.

    China cracks down on illegal ivory, horn trade

    China cracks down on illegal ivory, horn trade

    Beijing's role is critical, experts say, in raising domestic awareness of the cost of wildlife trafficking, and pursuing smugglers.

    Egypt’s referendum likely to pass – polls

    One analyst voiced the widely held belief that the vote could give the defence minister the mandate to declare his presidential candidacy.

    China to lead recovery in emerging markets – analyst

    China to lead recovery in emerging markets – analyst

    A market-reform strategy announced by China's leadership last week has buoyed stocks in Brazil and India.

    Is Egypt moving toward Russia to fill the US gap?

    Is Egypt moving toward Russia to fill the US gap?

    Russia sees the frayed Egypt-US relationship as an opportunity to expand its influence.

    India – from Soviet ally to Russian trading partner

    India – from Soviet ally to Russian trading partner

    By the end of the 1970s, the USSR had become India's greatest trading partner - a legacy that was to last well into the next century.

    Snowden in Russia: A timeline of events

    Snowden in Russia: A timeline of events

    The National Security Agency contractor who leaked vital US intelligence to the media, finally left Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport after a 38-day ordeal.

    Universal Credit Rating Group to re-rate the world

    Universal Credit Rating Group to re-rate the world

    European and American politicians have repeatedly stressed the need for reform of the existing rating regimen.