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October 16, 2017 9:01 AM Once famine-stricken, Ethiopia has many lessons for a country like India

In my youth, parents chastened their children if they wasted food by reminding them that millions starved in Ethiopia. Ethiopia was the country stricken with famines. According to the World Peace Foundation, between 1870 and 1980, 115 million starved to death in Ethiopia. Guess what? In 2017, Ethiopia will be the fastest-growing economy, projects the World 3

September 5, 2017 4:30 AM China's Xi says global economy improving, urges resistance to protectionism

XIAMEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told an international summit on Tuesday that although the global economy had improved, risk factors had also increased. Addressing the “Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries”, Xi appeared to rebuke the United States’s recent resistance to international agreements - including the Paris 13

September 2, 2017 7:20 AM Putin calls on BRICS to oppose protectionism, show leadership on global issues

Beijing [China], September 2 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin called on leaders of emerging markets and economies i.e. BRICS countries to present a united opposition front against protectionism and new barriers in global trade. Putin also asked BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to show leadership on issues of regional 13

September 2, 2017 6:14 AM Xinhua Insight: Xi's insightful remarks shed light on BRICS

Aerial panoramic photo combined on Aug. 24, 2017 shows a part of Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province. The BRICS summit and the Dialogue of Emerging Markets and Developing Countries are to be held here from Sept. 3 to 5. (Xinhua/Li Xin) XIAMEN, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's actions following the insightful remarks made by President 12

August 20, 2017 12:23 PM Africa can’t leave its development agenda at whims of unpredictable factors – Songwe

African countries have been reminded that they cannot continue to leave their development agenda at the whims of unpredictable factors beyond their control. The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Dr. Vera Songwe told the leaders meeting at the 37th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government 2

August 13, 2017 4:49 PM Elusive Brexit Clarity Meets Sober Economic Reality

But the latest economic snap shots next week of wages, retail sales and inflation will probably underline the economic challenge gradually building up. Economists polled by Reuters expect to see inflation tick up to 2.7 percent when figures for July are released on Tuesday before peaking at 2.9 percent in the last quarter of 2017. By contrast, labour 2

August 3, 2017 12:07 AM In rare bipartisan display, Democrats back Trump on China trade probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three top Democratic senators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stand up to China as he prepares to launch an inquiry into Beijing's intellectual property and trade practices in coming days. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pressed the Republican president to skip the investigation 7

July 4, 2017 8:26 AM Could the G20 summit usher in new globalization order?

This weekend's G20 summit in Hamburg comes at a time of upheaval in the global economy, as national interests gain the upper hand in some regions. DW asks whether the summit may signal the start of a new trading order. The Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the ideal setting for this year's G20 summit as world leaders converge on northern Germany on Friday 31

July 3, 2017 4:51 PM Merkel prepares for G20 summit amid international tension Add to ..

Angela Merkel has a well-earned reputation for being a steady leader who knows how to manage a crisis. The German Chancellor will need all of those skills and more when she greets world leaders for the start of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on Friday. This is expected to be the most contentious G20 summit ever, and some experts believe little, if anything 9

June 30, 2017 11:28 AM Protests, policy rows, volatile leaders — welcome to the Hamburg G20 summit

HAMBURG Summits of world leaders are usually highly choreographed affairs that leave little to chance. They are held in locations that are easily shielded from demonstrators. And policy differences are papered over by envoys behind closed doors well ahead of time. Host German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a high-risk gamble by choosing to hold the summit 4