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Xi warns of globalisation backlash at BRICS summit

Modi's peers in BRICS hold off from signing on to his fierce condemnation of India's arch-rival Pakistan

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(From left) Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma posing for a group photo during the BRICS Summit in Goa on Sunday.

Benaulim, India

CHINESE President Xi Jinping said on Sunday a rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation was endangering the world economy's still fragile recovery as BRICS leaders vowed to forge closer business and trade ties.

At a summit in the India tourist hub of Goa,