Iraq military begins operation to retake Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister on Monday announced the start of military operations to liberate the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. The push to retake Mosul will be the biggest military operation in Iraq since American troops left in 2011. The city fell to IS fighters during a lightning[Read More…]

West only interested in bad mouthing BRICS nations: Chinese media

The Chinese media on Saturday denounced the West’s ‘bad mouthing’ of the BRICS nations, saying disagreements among the members are ‘minor’ and cooperation is the norm. “BRICS countries themselves are different in many aspects. China and India have lived with territorial disputes, but the geopolitical contention between them is mostly[Read More…]

16 Indo-Russian agreements on BRICS Summit sidelines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called out to India’s ‘old friend’ Russia in a joint address at the sidelines of the BRICS Summit before holding wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which covered the entire expanse of bilateral engagement. The engagement witnessed 16 agreements being signed between the two countries.[Read More…]

China to give Bangladesh whopping $24 billion

China is set to sign off on loans worth over $24 billion to Bangladesh during President Xi Jinping’s visit on Friday. China plans to finance around 25 projects, including a 1,320 megawatt (MW) power plant, and is also keen to build a deep sea port in Bangladesh. Japan has also offered finance[Read More…]

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