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Indian market regulator all set to retain Chairman

Indian market regulator all set to retain Chairman<br>February 12, 2016, 2:39 pm<p>File photo of current chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India, …

Brazil announces partnership to find Zika vaccine within a year

Brazil announces partnership to find Zika vaccine within a year<br>February 12, 2016, 7:02 am<p>Brazil is hosting the Olympics this year and hundreds of …

SONA2016: Zuma vows to remove red-tape that hinders investment

SONA2016: Zuma vows to remove red-tape that hinders investment<br>February 12, 2016, 6:41 am<p>South African President Jacob Zuma (C) deliveres his State of …

Antibiotic resistance growing menace in BRICS: Jim O’Neill

Antibiotic resistance growing menace in BRICS: Jim O’Neill<br>February 11, 2016, 5:42 pm<p>Data released by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) shows that …

South African mining production grew by 3.3% in 2015

South African mining production grew by 3.3% in 2015<br>February 11, 2016, 12:19 pm<p>Despite load shedding, low commodity prices and policy uncertainty, …

Russia hits back at UNSC members pressing for end to its Syrian mission

Russia hits back at UNSC members pressing for end to its Syrian mission<br>February 11, 2016, 6:39 am<p>File photo of Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin …

Yellen cites risky conditions in global economy

Yellen cites risky conditions in global economy<br>February 10, 2016, 2:51 pm<p>Yellen’s remarks weren’t surprising given the volatility in global markets, …

Iran to get delivery of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems

Iran to get delivery of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems<br>February 10, 2016, 10:08 am<p>Moscow and Tehran signed an $800-million deal for the …

China, Russian Foreign Ministers to attend Syria meet in Munich

China, Russian Foreign Ministers to attend Syria meet in Munich<br>February 10, 2016, 7:27 am<p>File photo of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with his …

China records first case of Zika virus

China records first case of Zika virus<br>February 10, 2016, 6:32 am<p>Zika infections in pregnant women have been linked to a condition known as …

Oil drops to $30, emerging markets sink

Oil drops to $30, emerging markets sink<br>February 9, 2016, 4:44 am<p>Are investors missing 2015? Fears of overstocked US inventories and a failure to have …

India’s GDP grew 7.3% in Dec. quarter

India’s GDP grew 7.3% in Dec. quarter<br>February 8, 2016, 1:38 pm<p>India’s economic recovery is losing some steam and there is a likelihood of slowdown in …

With more refugees expected, Europe needs to get a grip

With more refugees expected, Europe needs to get a grip<br>February 7, 2016, 3:40 pm<p>It was like a scene from the film <i>Titanic</i> – the great and the good …

Russia condemns North Korea’s rocket launch

Russia condemns North Korea’s rocket launch<br>February 7, 2016, 8:06 am<p>A resident watches a news report on DPRK’s first hydrogen bomb test in Seoul, …

Zuma stresses on job-creation as new goal of China-SA ties

Zuma stresses on job-creation as new goal of China-SA ties<br>February 6, 2016, 8:09 am<p>File photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping with his South African …

Brazil: Zika found in saliva, urine

Brazil: Zika found in saliva, urine<br>February 6, 2016, 7:39 am<p>Many Latin American countries that have been hardest hit by the Zika disease, such as …

China offers Taiwan aid after deadly quake

China offers Taiwan aid after deadly quake<br>February 6, 2016, 6:37 am<p>At least five buildings were partially collapsed in the early morning 6.4 …

China pledges more aid for Syrian refugees

China pledges more aid for Syrian refugees<br>February 5, 2016, 5:33 am<p>UN and relief agency workers saw starving people, malnourished children in two …

Xi urges economic, military reforms, green development

Xi urges economic, military reforms, green development<br>February 4, 2016, 5:53 am<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist …

China reverts to GDP range forecasting

China reverts to GDP range forecasting<br>February 4, 2016, 5:10 am<p>By using a range forecast, China’s leadership hopes markets will have more room and …

China services activity at 6-month high

China services activity at 6-month high<br>February 3, 2016, 5:19 am<p>The services sector accounts for almost half of the economy and is the biggest …

Concerns Zika could hit Brazil's tourism

Concerns Zika could hit Brazil’s tourism<br>February 3, 2016, 2:55 am<p>At least 300,000 revelers participated in the pre-Carnival street parties in Rio de …

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Venezuela prods OPEC, Russia for oil summit

Venezuela prods OPEC, Russia for oil summit<br>February 2, 2016, 8:10 am<p>File photo shows Venezuela’s Maduro and Russia’s Putin, right, who several times …

Buckle up: China’s economic downturn headed for US

Buckle up: China’s economic downturn headed for US<br>January 18, 2016, 5:25 am<p>There is good reason to believe that China’s economic slump may be heading …

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Chinese President, Premier to attend opening of new China-led Bank

Chinese President, Premier to attend opening of new China-led Bank<br>January 9, 2016, 5:39 am<p>Founding members include the BRICS, half of the European …

Concerned by worsening situation in Libya: Russia

Concerned by worsening situation in Libya: Russia<br>January 10, 2016, 6:26 am<p>File photo: A graffiti “I’m Libyan I’m Free” on a wall of a school in …

Brazil expresses confidence in China’s smooth transition

Brazil expresses confidence in China’s smooth transition<br>January 8, 2016, 8:57 am<p>Trading on Chinese stock markets was halted for the day on Thursday …

China urges Syrian opposition group to attend peace talks without preconditions

China urges Syrian opposition group to attend peace talks without preconditions<br>January 8, 2016, 6:15 am<p>President of Syria’s main opposition National …

China backs India-Pakistan anti-terror cooperation: Ministry

China backs India-Pakistan anti-terror cooperation: Ministry<br>January 8, 2016, 5:42 am<p>Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (R) meeting with Indian …