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Egyptian Minister Calls For Innovative Measures To Tackle Climate Change

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Rania Al-Mashat called on the World Bank at the G20…

South Africa Is Determined To Support Global Efforts To End Plastic Pollution.

South African Minister of Forest Fisheries and Environment Barbara Creecy said South Africa is determined to support…

Some BRICS Countries’ Beaches Make It To The Top 100 Best In The World

The beach rankings were compiled and published by BeachAtlas, a London-based startup, used an algorithm…

Sputnik Roundtable Discusses Russia-African Relations

Sputnik news agency and radio broadcaster held a roundtable Moscow – Johannesburg – Cairo – Addis…

Lavrov: New BRICS Countries Are Already Contributing To The Group’s Work

The countries joining BRICS in 2024 are already contributing to the work of the association in all major areas. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a meeting with representatives of the parliamentary committees on international affairs of the BRICS member states, which was broadcast by the Russian Foreign Ministry.  “Harmonious integration of new participants into the existing BRICS mechanisms is one of the main priorities of the Russian presidency this year. We see from the results of…

International Community Condemns Terrorist Attack At Crocus City Hall Near Moscow

On Friday, 22 March, terrorists opened fire with automatic weapons at the Crocus City Hall concert hall in the Russian city of Krasnogorsk. There was an explosion and a fire started in the building. Emergency services arrived at the scene and people were evacuated. Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked doctors and wished recovery to the injured. They continue to provide medical and psychological assistance. According to the latest official data, 115 people have died. Words of support to the Russians…

First International Conservatory Opens In Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom’s first higher music education institution, first international music academy, the Nahawand Center, has opened in Taif, Saudi Arabia, according to Arab News. The university signed a co-operation agreement with The Gnesin Russian Academy of Music. The head of the Nahawand Center, Abdullah Rashad, said the arrangements aim to improve the competence of those working in the Kingdom’s music sector. “It also aims to support talents and practitioners in the field of music and arts, which is in line with…

BRICS Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Office Opens In UAE

The BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry has opened an office in the UAE, reports ANI, a partner of TV BRICS. “The opening of the UAE chapter is more than just an event. It shows a commitment to unprecedented co-operation and prosperity within the alliance. It is a step for the development of economic diplomacy in the UAE,”  said Ansh Virmani, Director of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry UAE Chapter. BRICS CCI Vice Chairman Sameep Shastri assured of the organisation’s…

Iran Joins TV BRICS: Expanding the Voice of BRICS and Challenging Dominant Narratives

The recent inclusion of Iran’s Mehr Media Group in TV BRICS, a media network consisting of BRICS member states (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), holds great significance in relation to BRICS’ global ambitions and the growing relevance of alternative media. Iran’s recent invitation to join BRICS enhances the platform’s portrayal of the Global South and diversifies its perspectives. This integration allows Iran to directly share its “humanitarian and economic agenda” within the BRICS information space, offering alternative viewpoints…

Iran Introduces Visa-Free Travelling For 32 Countries

“Citizens of more than 30 contries will no longer need visas to travel to Iran from 4 February. Instead, they will be able to simply purchase a ticket to visit the country,” Deputy Foreign Minister Alireza Bigdeli said. These countries include India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Cuba and others. For Russian citizens, visas are waived in case travellers go to Iran in tour groups. Tourism Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami noted that the government intended to open the country to the…

Sergey Lavrov: BRICS Is Capable Of Shaping The Global Agenda

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addressed the participants of the first meeting of BRICS Sherpas and Sous-Sherpas, which is being held in Moscow from 30 January to 1 February in the year of Russia’s chairmanship in the group. The foreign minister noted that the collective approach that the BRICS countries and a huge number of their supporters are pursuing is the dictates of the times. “We see in BRICS a prototype of a multipolar world, the formation of which for…

Russia’s BRICS Sherpa Names Priority Areas Of Cooperation In The Year Of Russia’s Chairmanship

The first day of the BRICS Sherpas and Sous-Sherpas meeting, organised by Russia as the group’s chairman, was held in Moscow. Representatives of the five new members of the association: Egypt, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia and Egypt are taking part in it for the first time. One of the priorities of BRICS activities in 2024, Russia declared harmonious inclusion of the debutants in the common work. Now these plans are being put into practice. Traditionally, the Sherpas gather to reconcile…

‘Vindicated’ Ramaphosa Defends South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel 

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has defended Pretoria’s genocide case against Israel, saying his countrymen would “not be passive bystanders and watch” when a crime against humanity is being perpetrated elsewhere in the world.  In a show of power and assertiveness on the global stage, Ramaphosa hailed the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling against Tel Aviv as a victory for international law and justice. He added that South Africa’s stance that Israel committed genocidal acts in Gaza had been…

ICJ Orders Israel To Stop, Punish Genocide

In a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for international law, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to stop genocide against Palestinians, punish soldiers who commit genocidal acts, and facilitate humanitarian aid in Gaza.  The court sitting in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled in South Africa’s favour on Friday, January 26, and ordered the Zionist state to preserve evidence of genocide and submit monthly progress reports on measures taken.   However, the highest court in the United Nations (UN) system…

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