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Tuesday March 28th, 2023 night edition

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But now the BRICS nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa — are setting themselves up as an alternative to existing international financial and political forums.

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are trying to position themselves as representatives of the Global South, providing "an alternative model to the G7.".

Economic growth in China has outpaced that of other BRICS nations Image: Hector Raramal/AFP.

In 2010, South Africa was invited to join the group, adding the "S" to BRICS.

In 2014, with $50 billion (around €46 billion) in seed money, the BRICS nations launched the New Development Bank as an alternative to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Since the start of the Russian war in Ukraine, the BRICS countries have only distanced themselves further from the so-called West.

He said the BRICS alliance is not so much a counter to the West but more a forum for increased sovereign and autonomous thought. »

Three children, 3 adults shot dead by ex-student at Tennessee Christian school

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[1/6] Students from The Covenant School hold hands after getting off a bus to meet their parents at the reunification site following a mass shooting at the school in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., March 27, 2023.

The school serves preschool through sixth graders and held an active shooter training program in 2022, WTVF-TV reported.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper expressed sympathy for the victims and wrote on social media that his city "joined the dreaded, long list of communities to experience a school shooting.". »

Parents stopped teen’s wedding and 60 years later, she finally gets married to the same man

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This woman's parents stopped her from getting married when she was a teenager, but sixty years later, she rekindled her romance with the same man and finally tied the knot.

However, her parents stopped her because she was only 18, and at the time, the legal age of consent was 21.

Jeanette's parents not only stopped her from getting married but also stopped her from moving to Australia with Len. »