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Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M. Kadakin welcomed the decision by the Indian government to increase its number of nuclear power plants and praised the strategic partnership between Russia and India.

October 20th, 2014 • 10:38 AM

The head of the German Savings Bank Association (DSGV), Georg Fahrenschon, used his appearance at an Oct. 11 press conference at the annual IMF/World Bank confab in Washington to say things there, which he should in fact be campaigning about in Germany: "We need a better binding of monetary and currency policy to the real economy."

October 13th, 2014 • 9:09 AM

There are two main threads of development among the BRICS nations that we will report on here. The first is the counter-attack, by a consortium of nations, against the system of predatory finance, related to the 'Vulture Funds,' which has recently been waging financial warfare against Argentina. The second thread is the continued progress towards development, including the proposal for a BRICS committee of study, and a tunnel link between Russia and Norway...

October 8th, 2014 • 12:57 PM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that Russia and China will hold their annual prime ministers summit on October 13 in Russia. Xinhua and Reuters, among others, report that some 30 agreements will be signed, including some on finance, energy, and rail.

October 5th, 2014 • 11:32 AM

Wielding a broom, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself launched a "Swachh Bharat," or "Clean India" campaign on Thursday, on the national holiday marking the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. "We reached Mars. No prime minister or minister did it — it was the citizens, the scientists who did it," Modi said.

October 3rd, 2014 • 7:44 AM

Lyndon LaRouche today called for immediate emergency action to reorganize the global financial system to save valid active accounts from wipeout along with the unpayable gambling debts that are set to detonate at any moment. The starting point, LaRouche emphasized, must be to save those valid accounts by reinstating Glass-Steagall right now—before the imminent blowout occurs.

October 17th, 2014 • 8:40 AM

The ongoing IMF/World Bank Fall forum in Washington received a much needed dose of reality when two representatives of EIR challenged the group think which prevailed on several of the forums nominally claiming to deal with the 'world's most pressing issues.' At a World Bank event titled "Jobs, Growth and Shared Prosperity," with a panel that included the World Bank expert on jobs creation (

October 11th, 2014 • 12:34 PM

There are several, further developments from the BRICS nations this week. Beyond the fact that the British failed in their attempt to remove the "B" from the BRICS, with the removal of Brazilian President Rousseff, progress continues in many domains. The BRICS nations are meeting on the AIIB this week in Washington D.C., and Russia is looking to China for help technologically, as it looks to South Africa for the joint development of Nuclear power...

October 7th, 2014 • 12:39 PM

According to Itar-Tass, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced today that the Eurasian Economic Union treaty, which was created on May 29 by the leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, has been officially ratified by Russia. Putin stated:

October 3rd, 2014 • 5:30 PM