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Iranian MPs meet with Brazilian authorities

A high-ranking delegation from Iran-Brazil Parliamentary Friendship Group held talks with Brazilian officials in Brasilia within the framework of promoting and developing parliamentary ties between the two countries as well as expanding bilateral …

Azerbaijani judoka becomes eight-time world champion

Azerbaijani judoka Farhad Rajabli has become eight-time world champion as he claimed gold at 10th IJF veterans World Championships in Cancun, Mexico. Rajabli secured the gold medal in the 90kg weight category, AzerTAC …

Baku hosts international footvolley tournament

Today, the international footvolley tournament kicked off at Dalga Arena in Baku. The organizer of the competition is Azerbaijan Footnet Federation. Teams from Brazil, Russia, Portugal, Azerbaijan, Iran, Austria, Pakistan and the …

Brazil advances into quarters of 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Brazilian national football squad advanced to the quarterfinals stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Mexico 2-0 on Monday. Less than six minutes into the second half Brasilia's Neymar slid across the Mexican box, …

U.S. exempts allies from steel and aluminum tariffs

The United States trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said on Thursday that several American allies would initially be exempt from the steel and aluminum tariffs that are to take effect shortly,  Speaking at a …

BRICS gains economic independence

On Monday, September 4, during the summit in the Chinese city of Xiamen, BRICS countries adopted a joint declaration, in which they agreed to take a number of economic measures. In particular, heads of BRICS states decided to create a bond fund …

BRICS Summit kicks off in Xiamen

The BRICS summit has opened in China’s Xiamen on Monday as leaders of Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa convened for their first plenary session, TASS reports. The heads of states and governments attended an official …

BRICS Bank approves strategy for 2017-2021

The New Development Bank (NDB, BRICS Bank) during the coming five years will focus on financing sustainable development and infrastructure projects, the Bank’s Strategy for 2017-2021 reads. The bank "will mobilize resources …

Iran to build oil refineries in Brazil and Spain

Iran is negotiating with Spain and Brazil for construction of oil refineries in these countries, the managing director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), Abbas Kazemi, said. …