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Quiet revolution of the emerging countries

Quiet revolution of the emerging countries


As the Ukraine crisis heightens, the BRICS countries are becoming less willing to accept US world supremacy. The goal of the emerging countries is clear - to change the global order with the United States as the hegemonic power.
DW


François Hollande : « L'Europe que je veux »
Le 8 mai 1945, au terme de six années d'un conflit sanguinaire et barbare, la paix était proclamée. Cette victoire fut celle de la liberté. Elle a conjuré l'un des plus grands dangers qui aient jamais menacé l'humanité.
Le Monde


Frankfurt issues first bond backed by Chinese currency
China’s currency was once so immovable nobody saw much sense in owning it. But the more Beijing loosens its grip, the more investors want to get their hands on it. The rags-to riches currency now comes to Frankfurt.
DW


China's 'New Silk Road' Vision Revealed
A new series in Xinhua offers the clearest vision yet of China’s ambitious “New Silk Road.” On Thursday, China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency unveiled an ongoing feature entitled “New Silk Road, New Dreams.” The series promises to “dig up the historical and cultural meaning of the Silk Road, and spread awareness of China’s friendly policies towards neighboring countries.”
The Diplomat


Many opportunities for India-China talks on the cards in 2014
In a year that China and India are celebrating as friendship year, their leaders have plenty of opportunities to meet up. That will likely give the next government in New Delhi and Beijing a chance to work towards removing irritants in bilateral ties at a time when economic issues are getting more weight in foreign policy than territorial disputes.
Economic Times


Russia-China: When one door closes, another opens
A highly anticipated visit of Russian President Putin to China later in May will provide further impetus to solid and comprehensive bilateral ties, and strengthen cooperation and show a Russian “Asia pivot”.
RT


Outlook good for Brazil as OECD gives thumbs up to Latin American giant
Brazil is among a group of countries that can expect to see continued high growth in the next two years. The OECD’s latest Economic Outlook report said that the Latin American nation – along with China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa – can expect to see GDP growth of 5.3% this year on average and 5.7% in 2015.
Global Trader


La crise ukrainienne accélère la recomposition du monde
La crise ukrainienne a mis en évidence la magnitude de la manipulation des opinions publiques occidentales par les grands media, les chaines de TV comme CNN, Foxnews, Euronews et tant d’autres ainsi que par l’ensemble de la presse écrite alimentée par les agences de presse occidentales.
Media part


Battleground 2014: South Africa
The ruling African National Congress (ANC) led by Jacob Zuma is facing a strong challenge in the May 7 national and provincial elections as it battles allegations of “tenderpreneurship”, that is tenders awarded to party insiders, and corruption, especially about the so-called multi-million rand security upgrades to Zuma’s rural home at Nkandla, in Kwazulu Natal (KZN), where he will cast his vote.
The BRICS Post


India, Brazil And South Africa Want Argentina To Join The BRICS Club
India, Brazil and South Africa are interested in having Argentina join the BRICS group of emerging economies which also includes Russia and China, said Indian ambassador Amarenda Khatua in an interview with Clarin.
Bernama


China pledges over half its foreign aid to Africa
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged to increase aid for Africa at the World Economic Forumin Nigeria on Thursday. China, Li vowed, will earmark more than half of its foreign aid for Africa “without preconditions”.
The BRICS Post


Sino-Russian trade rises 3.4% in 1st quarter
Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s trip to Shanghai next week, China on Thursday released encouraging new data that said Sino-Russian trade turnover for the January-April 2014 period increased by 3.4 per cent compared with the first four months of 2013 and amounted to $29.05 billion.
The BRICS Post

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