The BRICS member states intend to agree on a list of candidates for the group’s partner countries by its next summit, which is scheduled to be held in 2024 under Russia’s chairmanship in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, according to TASS.
The Romantic philosopher Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744–1803) should be an inspiration for our era of emerging multipolarity. Herder pioneered cultural particularism, teaching us, “No people is the sole God-chosen people.” Translated to present-day parlance: no country or regime represents the universal standard of political and ethical legitimacy.
As Chinese tech companies emerged as worldwide important players in the IT industry, the legal regulation of the sector became a more and more pressing issue for the government as well. China has taken a number of steps over the last few years to develop data protection and IT security regulation, and finally, the topic of AI also got the attention of the state.
There is change in the air: trends have hastened the shift away from a Western-led global order. A sign of this is the recent BRICS summit, which decided to expand further, with Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates joining the organisation from January 2024.
India suffered a setback in its neighboring nation, the Maldives as Mohamed Muizzu, a candidate backed by China, emerged victorious in the presidential runoff held recently, defeating the pro-India incumbent President Ibrahim Solih, the Economic Times reported.
Ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh said on Thursday they were dissolving the breakaway statelet they had defended for three decades, where more than half the population has fled since Azerbaijan launched a lightning offensive last week.