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May: U.K. ‘proving doubters wrong’ on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday her government was “proving the doubters wrong” after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations could finally move on to their next phase in the new year.

Macron: Syria will be rid of Daesh by end February

French President Emmanuel Macron Sunday predicted Daesh (ISIS) would be crushed in Syria by February, pushing for the Syrian government and opposition to come together for fresh peace talks early next year.

Zeaiter in Iraq for agriculture trade talks 

Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zeaiter arrived Sunday in Baghdad on a visit during which he will meet with his Iraqi counterpart and which was also intended to celebrate the liberation of Iraq from Daesh (ISIS).

Zeaiter in Iraq for agriculture trade talks 

Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zeaiter arrived Sunday in Baghdad on a visit during which he will meet with his Iraqi counterpart and which was also intended to celebrate the liberation of Iraq from Daesh (ISIS).

Turkey lira falls after modest rate hike

Turkey’s central bank Thursday dashed expectations of a sharp rate hike to combat high inflation and currency weakness, prompting a drop in the value of the lira and fears of political meddling.

Real Madrid hold on to Club World Cup title

Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi Saturday to retain the Club World Cup.

Real Madrid hold on to Club World Cup title

Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 in Abu Dhabi Saturday to retain the Club World Cup.

LeBron James notches up 60th triple-double

LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 109-100 Saturday night.

England pray for rain as Australia sniff win

Australia moved within six wickets of reclaiming the Ashes at the close of a rain-hit Day 4 of the third Ashes test Sunday, with England still 127 runs short of making the hosts bat again.

Matching Fangio’s five would be cool: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton wants to equal Juan Manuel Fangio’s five Formula One world titles but doubts he will have the staying power to try and match Michael Schumacher’s record seven, even if he cannot rule it out entirely.

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