Type: City
Name: Fortaleza
Country: Brazil
Latitude: -3.78
Longitude: -38.59
population: 2,311,911
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 6 reports

Banking on a new global order

Brazil is hanging up its football boots after what has been seen as a hugely successful World Cup - perhaps not for the hosts but for the thousands of fans who came to watch the games here.Brazil's hospitality will now move from the pitch to politics, ... [Published BBC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

PF President Putin arriving in Brazilian capital for talks with President Dilma Rousseff

BRASILIA, July 14, /ITAR-TASS/. The visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Brazil will be continued on Monday in the capital Brasilia that is located almost 1,000 kilometres from Rio de Janeiro (flight time 1 hour and 30 minutes) where on Sunday ... [Published Itar Tass - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Brazil, Germany, Russia leaders lunch before Cup final

President Dilma Rousseff hosted a luncheon today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders before they all attended the World Cup final.Merkel was in Rio de Janeiro to watch Germany take on Argentina at the ... [Published Business Standard India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Vladimir Putin, Cristina Fernandez

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez at Government Palace during a one-day visit, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Putin's next stop is Brazil for a presidential summit ... [Published HighBeam Research - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Analysts optimistic about economic future of the BRICS nations

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhuanet) -- Brazilian analysts are optimistic about the economic future of the BRICS nations.The BRICS countries include Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Analysts said they believe the emerging economies are playing an ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 20 reports

BRICS summit: Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil

Projecting a nuanced foreign policy approach of the new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India will discuss at the BRICS Summit this week efforts to address regional crisis and security threats to restore a climate of peace while ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

PICS: Arjen Robben the Falling Dutchman

Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts after being tackled by Mexico's Miguel Layun during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 29, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP) TOP ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Volkswagen sales

The first common institutions to be set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—the BRICS—are financial and have arisen as a result of reforms to an international system that continues to largely ignore the growing influence of emerging c ... [Published Iran Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Africa: The Brics New Development Bank and Currency Reserve Arrangement At a Glance

Negotiations are underway on both and, while it remains uncertain that they will be officially launched in Fortaleza, substantial progress is expected to be announced at the summit.view more ... [Published - 20 hours ago]
Entities: BRIC, Bank, Fortaleza
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Vladimir Putin meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

The formation of a new international development bank that will be portrayed as an alternative to Western-dominated institutions is expected to be unveiled at the summit in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza. His wooing of Latin America has come as Russia ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 4 reports

Narendra Modi to leave for Brazil tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves here tomorrow for Brazil for attending the five-nation summit of BRICS nations on July 14 and 15 which is expected to finalise the setting up of a development bank and seek reforms of the United Nations and international ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: BRIC, Narendra Modi, Brazil
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports


By Press AssociationPublished: 00:03 EST, 12 July 2014 | Updated: 00:03 EST, 12 July 2014A thrilling World Cup packed full of stunning goals will come to an end on Sunday night when Argentina face Germany in the Maracana.Here, Press Association Sport ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 12 2014]

Quotes would really be thinking about a BRICS development bank," says James Lockhart-Smith, a Latin America risk analyst at Maplecroft in New York. "It would be more focussed on restarting growth in the country."
These two issues will dominate BRICS meet was clear from Modi's pre-departure statement. "We meet at a time of political turmoil, conflict and humanitarian crisis in several parts of the world, and persisting weakness and risks to the global economy...I look at the BRICS Summit as an opportunity to discuss with my BRICS partners how we can contribute to international efforts to address regional crises and restore a climate of peace and stability in the world... In particular, I look forward to the successful conclusion of major BRICS initiatives, like the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement" said the PM in his pre-departure statement on Sunday morning...
No wonder South Africa’s optimistic Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane had this to say about the Summit: "Decisions taken at the summit will, we are confident, ultimately contribute to improved living standards and greater life chances not only in our own country but throughout our continent and in the so-called South generally."
...Modi also tweeted his best wishes to the finalists of the FIFA World Cup - Argentina and Germany. "Best wishes to Argentina & Germany for the FIFA World Cup Final. It is amazing how the tournament brought fans across the world together" he said in another tweet

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