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  • The head of state's ceremonial approval of the withdrawal legislation allows Britain to leave its closest neighbours and trading partners after years of bickering and three delays. Two top EU officials in Brussels are expected to sign the separation treaty on Friday and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will put his name on it in the coming days.

    The pan-European STOXX 600 index dropped 0.4 per cent at 0806 GMT.

    Speaking at a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit, the Commerce and Industry Minister also said the government will hold discussions with Britain and European Union on free trade agreements.

    The commerce and industry ministry on Thursday amended the export policy for Basmati and non-Basmati rice from ‘free’ to outbound shipments subject to certificates issued by Export Inspection Council (EIC).

    “There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule-taker, we will not be in the single market and we will not be in the customs union — and we will do this by the end of the year," Sajid Javid said, referring to a deadline at the end of 2020 for conclusion of what are expected to be contentious trade talks with the then-27 member EU.

    Obviously, people react to what it is but anticipating something that is going to happen in an election and being sensitive to that is not the typical US culture, says Gopinath.

    Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 per cent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.

    Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

    According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2020, a growth rate of 2.5 per cent is possible in 2020, but a flare up of trade tensions, financial turmoil, or an escalation of geopolitical tensions could derail a recovery.

    Borell acknowledged the fact that the EU is “facing a nationalist and populist comeback” that is threatening the foundations of a “multilateral rules based order” espoused by the EU. To address the rise of such authoritarian regimes, Borell made a call towards taking onus for shaping the future world order.

    Johnson, who was re-elected in the December 12 General Elections said the "first item on his agenda" when he returned to London was delivering on the mandate of the people and taking the UK out of the EU. He vowed to govern "for everyone", not just those who backed him and the Conservative Party at the highly-divisive polls.

    The three countries, which signed the international agreement in 2015 along with the US, Russia and China, informed Borrell, who supervises the pact, in a letter that they are triggering its “dispute mechanism”, ratcheting up pressure on the Islamic Republic.

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