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World faces coronavirus pandemic; markets brace for global recession 12:27am EST

GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) - The world prepared for a coronavirus pandemic on Friday as hopes the disease could be contained to China vanished and investors dumped equities in expectation of a global recession.  Full Article   |  Video

 
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Canada to hold talks with indigenous group in bid to end blockades Thursday, 27 Feb 2020 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Canadian government minister was scheduled to open two days of talks with a major indigenous group on Thursday in a bid to end three weeks of rail and road blockades across the country that are harming the economy.  Full Article  

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Canada hit by new rail, road barricades following arrests of indigenous protesters Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020 

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Protesters in Canada blocked train lines, Vancouver's port entrance and at least one highway on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 10 indigenous activists when police dismantled a rail barricade in southern Ontario a day earlier.  Full Article