BRICS renew firm support for Syria’s sovereignty and call for peaceful solution

BRICS countries stressed their firm support for Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and renewed their call for a peaceful solution to its crisis by the Syrian people.

Kazakhstan adds gold for 28th straight month, Ukraine adds first time, Russia trims

The IMF says Kazakhstan boosted its gold holdings to about 193.5 metric tons in January, while Ukraine added to holdings for the first time since August, and Russia trimmed assets for the first time since March.

BRICS Bank: The End of World Bank

The BRICS nations' rebellion against Western-run pillars of the global financial system is more than just a political gesture: The BRICS bank is a threat and a bargaining tool.

Mercosur: S. American states to recall ambassadors from Europe over Snowden-Bolivian plane incident

South American countries belonging to the Mercosur trade bloc have decided to withdraw their ambassadors for consultations from European countries involved in the grounding of the Bolivian president’s plane.

Guyana, Suriname Join South American Trade Bloc Mercosur

Suriname and Guyana signed on Thursday the protocols to become associate members of Mercosur, which is currently holding its mid year summit in Montevideo.

Brazil says will cancel Africa debt worth $900 mln

Brazil will cancel or restructure almost $900 million in debt owed by African countries as part of a plan to increase future funding to the continent.

ICC targets Africans on race basis: African Union chair

The International Criminal Court is targeting Africans on a racial basis, the African Union chairman said Monday, as the continental bloc urged crimes against humanity trials for Kenya's leaders be moved to their home country.

Uganda’s Museveni claims ICC insincere, alleges plot to lock up Kenyatta

May 26, 2013 (TSR) - Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has sensationally claimed that there is a plot to detain President Uhuru Kenyatta at The Hague when his trial begins...

President Rousseff pledges to double Brazilian per capita income by 2022

April 14, 2013 (TSR -MERCOPRESS) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Friday that the government intends to double per capita income by 2022, when Brazil celebrates 200 years...

OFFICIAL Statement by BRICS Leaders on the establishment of the BRICS-Led Development Bank

by Staff Reporter March 27, 2013 (TSR ) - The leaders of five emerging economic powerhouses, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, released a statement this afternoon, local time...

President al-Assad Calls upon BRICS to Contribute to Halting Violence in Syria

by M. Nassr March 27, 2013 (TSR-SANA) - President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday called upon the leaders of the BRIC S countries to join efforts to reach an immediate halt to...

March 26-27, the World Changed: BRICS to launch ‘Fair’ Dev Bank to Challenge ‘Unfair’...

Mar. 26, 2013 (TSR-Agencies) - The Brics grouping of emerging powers on Tuesday reached a deal to establish a development bank that would rival Western-backed institutions, Finance Minister Pravin...