Why Egypt chose BRICS over individual bilaterals? Cairo expert explains

NEW DELHI: The BRICS consortium, a vital forum for emerging markets and developing nations, has officially welcomed five new members—Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and the UAE. Their integration into the group took effect on January 1, 2024, marking a significant expansion for the alliance originally formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. […]

Hiroshima’s glitz, Kazan’s substance: A tale of two summits

In midst of media frenzy surrounding Hiroshima, geopolitical implications discussed at low-key KazanForum paints a contrasting picture of global engagement

PM Modi meets President Zelenskyy, offers help but no invite to G20

India did not budge from Ukraine’s pressure tactics; No decision yet on inviting it to G20 Summit

Japanese PM Kishida re-writing mentor Abe’s Russia playbook: Scholar

PM Kishida’s upcoming visit to the US and G-7 summit later this year will mark a significant change in Japan’s foreign and defence policies amid growing threats posed by China, North Korea

Expansion Of G7 Not On Table: German Minister

  NEW DELHI: Germany has ruled out the possibility of expansion of the elite power block G7 at the moment, German Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office, Dr Tobias Lindner said on Thursday. “Honestly, I’m not sure. It’s not the debate at the moment, to be honest. It’s the same like looking, for instance, at […]

Host Germany To Invite India To G7 Summit: Sources

NEW DELHI: Germany will extend a formal invitation to India to attend the G7 summit as a guest, sources in the German embassy confirmed to The New Indian. There were speculations that India may not be part of the summit to be hosted by Germany at Schloss Elmau in the Bavarian Alps in June this year. […]