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BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

There are fears that policy actions in Europe, Japan and the US could "produce negative spillover effects".

Australia to pull most troops from Afghanistan

Australia's defence minister says the Nato-led command had made the decision to close the Tarin Kowt base.

Bloodbath in Central African Republic’s capital

Bloodbath in Central African Republic’s capital

Rebels advance into capital Bangui amidst heavy fighting.

France confirms killing Al-Qaeda leader

France confirms killing Al-Qaeda leader

The announcement ends weeks of speculation since Chad said that Chadian troops killed Abou Zeid.

Russia asks for Syrian chemical weapon probe

Russia asks for Syrian chemical weapon probe

Both the Syrian government and rebel forces deny using chemical weapons.

Ukraine’s accession to Special Customs Bloc ‘impossible’

Ukraine’s accession to Special Customs Bloc ‘impossible’

For recession-hit Ukraine, the Customs Union is a necessary move to cut gas prices.

UN warns of education funding gap

Providing universal primary education is the second Millennium Development Goal that is meant to be reached in 2015 by developing countries.

Russia and UK “2+2” meeting eyes new ties

Russia and UK “2+2” meeting eyes new ties

The two countries are expected to discuss Iran’s nuclear programme, North Korea and Syria.

Russia-EU visa-free travel on the anvil

Russia-EU visa-free travel on the anvil

Moscow has made visa-free travel with the EU a foreign policy priority.

Russia hopes for success in Iran-P5+1 talks

Russia hopes for success in Iran-P5+1 talks

Moscow has insisted on diplomatic means in solving Tehran’s nuclear disagreement.