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Canada blocks bulk exports of some prescription drugs in response to Trump import plan

OTTAWA, Nov 28 Canada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response to outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to allow imports from Canada to lower some drug prices for Americans.

1:14am IST

UPDATE 1-Brexit negotiations restart in person as clock ticks down

* No call due between UK PM and EU Commission head -UK source

1:11am IST

UPDATE 1-Indian govt invites protesting farmers for talks on Thursday

NEW DELHI, Nov 28 India's government on Saturday invited leaders of protesting farmers' unions for talks next week to address concerns about new laws which seek to deregulate the country's large agriculture sector.

28 Nov 2020

Brexit negotiations restart in person as clock ticks down

LONDON, Nov 28 Face-to-face negotiations between Britain and the European Union over a trade deal restarted on Saturday, in a last-ditch attempt to find agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends.

28 Nov 2020

Thousands of protesting Indian farmers and police face-off at New Delhi border

NEW DELHI, Nov 28 India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of farmers from neighbouring states blocked major roads into the capital, in protest against recent agricultural deregulation.

28 Nov 2020
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India's economic contraction slows as vaccines boost recovery hopes

NEW DELHI The contraction of the Indian economy eased off in the three months to September amid signs of a pick up in manufacturing, and economists expect a steady recovery next year if progress on coronavirus vaccines feeds consumer demand.