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Israel-Hamas War: What You Need to Know Right Now

Israel-Hamas war: What you need to know right now(Reuters) – Israel has formed an emergency unity government, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sitting in a war cabinet with centrist former defence minister Benny Gantz. The move came as the Israeli military pounds Gaza to root out the Palestinian militant group Hamas, ahead of a possible […]

Saudi Arabia Invited to Join BRICS

Maybe the Alliance will Actually Achieve Something Now If I walk out into my garden and look towards the north west, I can just see in the distance the location of the BRICS conference, where Saudi Arabia has been invited to join BRICS. It sits smack bang in the middle of the richest square kilometre […]

The Developing Countries Facing a Debt Crisis

The record number of developing nations at risk of a debt crisis will be high on the agenda next week when central bankers, finance ministers and political leaders convene for the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meetings. Ballooning inflation, escalating borrowing costs and a strong dollar have made repaying loans and […]

U.S. Weapons Sales to Get Stricter Human Rights Review Under Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration unveiled on Thursday a long-awaited overhaul of arms export policy with increased emphasis on human rights, backing off a Trump-era policy of giving more weight to commercial concerns. As Reuters reported on Wednesday, the new Commercial Arms Transfer (CAT) policy covers review of security assistance, government-to-government weapons transfers and licensed […]