News Wire | August 17, 2023 Archive

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Biden to Host Stand-Alone Summit with Japan and South Korea, a First

By By Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post

President Biden will host his Japanese and South Korean counterparts at Camp David in Maryland on Friday, the first time the three nations’ leaders will hold a stand-alone meeting to discuss trilateral issues.

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BRICS Nations to Meet in South Africa Seeking to Blunt Western Dominance

By Tim Cocks | Reuters

BRICS leaders meet in South Africa next week to discuss how to turn a loose club of nations accounting for a quarter of the global economy into a geopolitical force that can challenge the West’s dominance in world affairs.

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