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ICJ Orders Israel To Stop, Punish Genocide

In a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for international law, the International Court of Justice…

US Congress Submissions: Tlhabi and Maroleng are the faces of unpatriotic Africans who are willing to sell their countries for comfort in the West 

The appearance of South African journalist Redi Tlhabi and governance commentator Chris Maroleng before the…

Seminar to Boost China-Africa Exchanges and Cooperation

People-centred governance philosophy is the key for the Communist Party of China (CPC) to lead…

Netanyahu Declares “State of War” After Unprecedented Hamas Attacks Kill 700 Israelis

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) —  Israel’s cabinet declared a “state of war” on Sunday after a…

France To Withdraw Soldiers From Niger Within Days

PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — “This week,” France will begin withdrawing its soldiers deployed in Niger, the French Joint Defense Staff said on Thursday. “We will begin our disengagement operation this week, in good order, safely and in coordination with the Nigeriens,” the French military headquarters was quoted by the French daily Le Figaro as saying. According to the Joint Defense Staff, about 1,000 French soldiers are based in Niamey, Niger’s capital, and 400 others in the northwest of the…

Lula Reveals Brazil G20 Summit Preliminary Plans

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said he will invite Russian leaders Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping to attend the G20 summit in Brazil in 2024, as reported by Toda Palavra, a partner of TV BRICS. At the end of the G20 summit held last weekend in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the group’s chairmanship to the Brazilian president. The Brazilian leader emphasised that his country has all the conditions to host the…

Developing Countries Urge Unity, Cooperation Ahead of UN Annual Debate

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — Ahead of the United Nations (UN) general debate next week, developing countries at the Summit of the Group of 77 (G77) and China urged strengthening solidarity and cooperation to champion multilateralism. In the face of some countries’ practices such as unilateral sanctions, decoupling, and disruptions of industrial and supply chains, developing countries widely expect to enhance solidarity and cooperation and make efforts to make global governance more just and equitable.  After the two-day summit in…

Macron’s Rivalry With Erdoğan Puts Brakes On Grain Deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan failed to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to continue the Black Sea Grain Initiative during their meeting in the Russian city of Sochi on Sept. 4. Russia had suspended the initiative in July after complaining that Western partners had not lifted restrictions on banking and logistics. Erdoğan has strongly supported maintaining the grain agreement negotiated by the United Nations and Turkey in July 2022. Since then, nearly 33 million tons of grain and other food…

This Time For Africa and a Multipolar World

NEW DELHI, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — The African Union (AU) celebrated its founding anniversary Saturday, marking its creation in 1999. This year, the joy was doubled as the AU became a new Group of 20 (G20) member on the same day. “It’s finally Africa’s time,” many Africans said on social media, echoing “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” the official song of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. It’s a dreams-come-true moment for the AU, which has long strived…

Arab League Welcomes African Union’s G20 Membership

CAIRO, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — The Arab League (AL) on Sunday welcomed the admission of the African Union (AU) as a permanent member to the Group of 20 (G20), expressing hope that the pan-Arab organization would enjoy the same status. In a statement, AL Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit welcomed the G20 leaders’ decision on AU’s entry into the group. On Saturday, G20 members agreed to grant permanent membership to the AU in an effort to make the group more representative.  The agreement…

AI Conference Brings Together Leading Industry Experts

Leading AI IN experts and professionals from the country’s leading companies and universities discussed the growing role of AI in medicine, oil and gas, energy, and fintech industries at Innopolis, which organised the event. The discussions were held with the participation of Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov, Andrey Sebrant and Alexander Krainov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Alexey Sidoruk and other well-known AI specialists. TV BRICS became the general media partner of the conference. Iskander Bariev, First Vice-Rector – Deputy Director – of Innopolis…

The G20’s History and Summits

NEW DELHI, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — The 18th Group of 20 (G20) Summit will take place on Saturday and Sunday in New Delhi, India. The summit, themed “One Earth · One Family · One Future,” will focus on inclusive growth, digital innovation, climate resilience, and equitable global health access, among other topics. Here is a brief introduction of the group and its summits. Created in 1999, the G20 is a main forum for international cooperation on financial and economic issues.…

G20: BRICS Nations Are Set To Present Themselves As A New Global Economy, Says Prof Tembe

In a special media project BRICS & G20 2023 ahead of the G20 summit, TV BRICS International Media Network and its partners, major national media outlets of the BRICS countries, interviewed leading experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Among the speakers is Professor Paul Tembe, an international relations expert, who discussed the plans and goals of the BRICS nations for the forthcoming G20 summit in India. Tembe is a Senior Research Fellow at the Thabo Mbeki African…

Xinhua Commentary: Washington Is Hitting Gas On De-Dollarisation

BEIJING, May 31 (Xinhua) — In the wake of World War II, the United States joined many Western countries and built the Bretton Woods system, laying the foundation for the current international monetarysystem and the global supremacy of the U.S. dollar. Almost 80 years later, the greenback is still the world’s dominant currency. Yet the United States, perhaps unintentionally, is accelerating the de-dollarization process because of its kick-the-can-down-the-roadstyle of addressing the destructive cyclical debt crisis, and the almost out-of-control impulse…

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