Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Why BRICS ignored India-Pakistan tensions Share Tweet Linkedin Email India BRICS Summit Kashmir question surgical strikes Pakistan-centric rhetoric Narendra Modi Aung San Suu Kyi MENA News Headlines Oct 24 2016 - King holds first follow-up meeting with judicial reform panel, Jordan Times (MENAFN - ... 10/22/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Are the BRICS cracking? Only India has defied the slump to replace China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy. And their economic clout is ... The only common political interest they share is the joint opposition to any sort of Western intervention in their internal ... 10/22/2016 - 1:13 am | View Link
President Xi attends BRICS-BIMSTEC leaders' dialogue Chinese President Xi Jinping attended here Sunday a dialogue between BRICS and BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) leaders on emerging economy ... share common desires in safeguarding world peace and ... 10/17/2016 - 3:22 am | View Link
India's Modi brands Pakistan 'terrorism mothership' at BRICS meet BRICS members represent almost half of the world's population and a quarter of its economy. BRICS was formed in 2011 with ... and radicalization present". We share equally in problems and solutions of interconnected world. In Sunday's meeting, Tobgay ... 10/16/2016 - 3:35 pm | View Link
Slowing economies, divergent outlooks: BRICS needs mortar to be relevant Over the past decade, the share of BRICS countries in world trade has increased ... state-run firms and political parties have thrown Brazil, the world’s seventh biggest economy into political chaos, triggering a regime change earlier this year. 10/15/2016 - 8:08 pm | View Link
BRICS BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally the first four were ... 10/24/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Website
BRIC In economics, BRIC is a grouping acronym that refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, which are all deemed to be at a similar stage of newly ... 10/23/2016 - 11:16 pm | View Website
Bric Definition from Financial Times Lexicon The Bric grouping – Brazil, Russia, India and China – has become a shorthand for the rise of emerging markets in the global economy. And after a rather ... 10/22/2016 - 5:09 am | View Website
beyondbrics By Max J. Zenglein, Mercator Institute for China Studies. China’s leaders place high hopes on the vibrancy of the economy’s service sector, but in reality it has ... 10/21/2016 - 5:35 pm | View Website
BRICS and the Dollar-Denominated World Economy The BRICS don’t like the U.S.-dollar-dominated world economy, but they’re stuck with it 07/20/2014 - 7:54 pm | View Website
MANILA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will sign a contract to purchase Littoral Mission Ships from China when Prime Minister Najib Razak visits Beijing next week, according to a Facebook posting by the country's Ministry of Defence.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups are about to launch an offensive on Islamic State positions west of Mosul, assisting in the military campaign to take back the city, a spokesman said on Friday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels launched Grad rockets at Aleppo's Nairab air base on Friday, part of their preparations for a new offensive aimed at breaking the government siege of insurgent-held areas of the city, a rebel official and a monitoring group said.