List of new BRICS+ members will be presented at 2024 summit in Russia

bne IntelliNews October 17, 2023

A list of new BRICS+ candidates will be presented at the next meeting of the group, in the Russian region of Kazan summit in 2024, Pavel Knyazev, Russia's Foreign Ministry ambassador-at-large, told Tass.

Two Israelis killed after Egyptian police officer fires on tourists

bne IntelIiNews October 9, 2023

An Egyptian police officer has shot dead two Israeli tourists as tensions simmer across the Eastern Mediterranean following Hamas' incursion in Israel.

Iran and Egypt agree to revive joint bank after a decade

bne IntelliNews September 25, 2023

Capital of Misr Iran Development Bank to be boosted as relations between Iran and Egypt revive.

G20 underlines that fracturing is becoming a reality

Ben Aris in Berlin September 14, 2023

The G20 summit which concluded yesterday in New Delhi supported our view that the global economy is fracturing into US and China-led blocs, and that India still leans to the former.

As many as 5,000 feared dead in Libya

by Roberta Harrington in Los Angeles September 13, 2023

More than 5,000 people are feared dead and 10,000 missing in Libya after Storm Daniel tore through the north African country on Sunday, according to reports. The situation has been described as “catastrophic”.

G20 statement on Ukraine war fails to impress

Ben Aris in Berlin September 11, 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the G20 members had agreed on a statement on the war in Ukraine, in what should have been a diplomatic coup for Delhi that is hosting and chairing the G20 this year. But Ukraine was less than happy.

UN report: two years left to reduce emissions and avoid global disaster, and we probably won't make it

Ben Aris in Berlin September 11, 2023

We have two years to fix the climate and reach the Paris accord emission targets, according to a UN global stocktake report, and we are not going to make it.

West to back India-Middle East-EU transport corridor

bne IntelliNews September 9, 2023

India and Saudi Arabia have agreed on a deal with the EU and US to build a India-Middle East-EU transport corridor that would tie their economies more closely together and rival China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Putin slams door shut on any quick revival of Black Sea grain deal

bne IntelIiNews September 4, 2023

Meeting with Turkish counterpart Erdogan produces no tangible sign that Moscow is preparing to budge on allowing Ukrainian ships safe passage.