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How Far Can A Putin-Modi Hug Go?

WASHINGTON, US: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi literally embraced Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this week. Not just once, but a number of times, and in front of cameras.
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US Hypocritically Moves To Grab Territory In Arctic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: US claims to new territories in the Arctic are a “grab,” said Bloomberg columnist Liam Denning, commenting on Washington’s decision to announce the expansion of its own part of the continental shelf in the Arctic. 
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A Month Of New Power Flexing

Regional moves to expand power influence and friendshoring efforts have been intensifying
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BRICS Is Not The Same As The Non-Aligned Movement

Recent developments are casting a stark light on the Malaysia-US relationship, threatening to undermine security and diplomatic efforts aimed at maintaining free navigation in the South China Sea, while simultaneously solidifying China's influence over what was once a key US ally in the region.
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Malaysia's Bid For BRICS Membership Signals Major Policy Failure For US

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia: Recent disturbing developments are putting the Malaysia-US relationship in the harshest possible light, undermining security and diplomatic efforts in keeping the South China Sea (SCS) an area of free navigation while solidifying China's control in what was formerly a key US ally in the region.
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Collective West Pushes Zelensky Regime To Strike Civilians To Distract From Battlefield Setbacks

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Against the backdrop of a series of military defeats of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, accompanied by the retreat of Ukrainian troops along almost the entire line of combat contact, the Kyiv authorities, in an effort to change the extremely unfavorable information background for them, resorted to outright terror against civilian Russians.
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Is BRICS Resilient And Powerful Enough?

BRICS is an intergovernmental organization established in 2006 comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, originally slated to foster deeper economic ties and political dialogue among the member countries. It was set up primarily as an alternative bloc as a rival to the Western led order of the then Group of 8 (G8) and the established Western led institutions of IMF and the World Bank, in providing a new movement led by Russia and China. 
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Time To Terminate US Counter-Terrorism Programs In Africa

WASHINGTON, US: Every so often I am reminded of how counter-productive US engagement in the world has become. Of how, after miserable failure after failure, this country’s foreign policy makers keep trying to run the globe and fail again. From the strategic defeats in Iraq and Afghanistan to the feckless effort to sway the excessive Israeli military operation in Gaza, the US has squandered its power, exceeded its capabilities, and just plain failed.
 
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De-dollarisation, Economic Diversification Attract Malaysia to BRICS

NEW DELHI, India: Malaysia would soon begin the process of joining the BRICS grouping, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim told a Chinese publication Guancha this week. Earlier, Thailand also expressed a formal interest in joining the Global South grouping.
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Russia Outlines New National Development Goals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: On May 7, President Putin signed a decree on the national development goals of Russia until 2030 and for the future until 2036. There are seven of them in total, and each goal is designed to “improve the well-being and quality of life of Russian families,” he noted in his inaugural speech.
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Russia Terminates Its Participation in ICAO Council Dispute Regarding MH17

MOSCOW, Russia: In March 2022, Australia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands filed a case against the Russian Federation in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council concerning the 2014 crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. They allege that Russia violated Article 3 bis of the 1944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, which prohibits the use of weapons against civil aircraft in flight.
 
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America's Enemies At Home And Abroad

NEW YORK, US: Who are these people who love America so much, who are so grateful for the freedoms they can have only in America, that they cannot wait to take them away?
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Making Peace The Only Pathway To Preserve Ukraine's Statehood

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Successful actions of the Russian Armed Forces, heavy losses and retreat of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in a number of key areas, delays in the supply of Western weapons and military equipment lead to an increase in pessimism in Ukrainian society.
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