SDS storms fed by sand and dust equal in weight to 350 Great Pyramids of Giza, says UNCCD

bne IntelIiNews November 19, 2023

Sometimes known as the sirocco, haboob, yellow dust, white storm or harmattan, the phenomenon that engulfs everything in its path can be a costly disaster.

Saudi Arabia hosts kingdom's first Africa summit, to boost ties, promote stability

bne IntelliNews November 13, 2023

Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Africa Summit, underscoring Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MbS) growing focus on African affairs.

List of new BRICS+ members will be presented at 2024 summit in Russia

bne IntelliNews October 17, 2023

A list of new BRICS+ candidates will be presented at the next meeting of the group, in the Russian region of Kazan summit in 2024, Pavel Knyazev, Russia's Foreign Ministry ambassador-at-large, told Tass.

G20 underlines that fracturing is becoming a reality

Ben Aris in Berlin September 14, 2023

The G20 summit which concluded yesterday in New Delhi supported our view that the global economy is fracturing into US and China-led blocs, and that India still leans to the former.

G20 statement on Ukraine war fails to impress

Ben Aris in Berlin September 11, 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the G20 members had agreed on a statement on the war in Ukraine, in what should have been a diplomatic coup for Delhi that is hosting and chairing the G20 this year. But Ukraine was less than happy.