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European Stocks Climb as Markets Track Brexit, Fed

European stock markets jumped Tuesday, while the pound steadied after strong UK jobs data as traders braced for more Brexit chaos and awaited the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

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Brexit Freezing UK Food Suppliers Out of Seasonal Sales

Global fans of a traditional British Christmas could be in for a disappointment when the season comes around this year.

Brexit uncertainty is putting orders for staples such as Cadbury chocolates and British mince pies in doubt.

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Ronaldo Joins Portugal Camp for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo rejoined his Portugal team-mates on Tuesday ahead of the start of Euro 2020 qualifying this week following a nine-month absence from the national team.

The 34-year-old Juventus forward was recalled by Portugal coach Fernando Santos for games at home to Ukraine and Serbia, having not played for his country since the 2018 World Cup.

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FIFA Qatar 2022 Plan would 'Exacerbate' Gulf Tensions

FIFA President Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the Qatar World Cup to 48 teams and increase the number of host countries risks worsening existing Gulf diplomatic tensions, claim analysts.

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Algerian Students, Medics Protest against 'Dinosaur' Bouteflika

Tens of thousands of students again took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Tuesday, just hours after long-time leader President Abdelaziz Bouteflika confirmed he plans to stay in power after his mandate expires next month.

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Letter Points to 'Terror' in Dutch Tram Attack

Dutch authorities said Tuesday they were "seriously" investigating a terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack because of evidence including a letter found in the suspected gunman's getaway car.

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Syrian Businessman Linked to Assad Arrested in Kuwait

A prominent Syrian businessman with close ties to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been arrested in Kuwait, his lawyer said Tuesday.

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Lebanese-Canadain Arrested for Spying for Israel

Lebanese intelligence said Tuesday a Lebanese-Canadian dual national had been arrested on suspicion of spying for Israel.

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Syria's Kurds Criticise Damascus 'Threats'

Syria's Kurds have criticised the "threatening language" of the Damascus regime after it pledged to retake northeastern areas they control by reconciliation or by force.

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UK Unemployment Rate Hits 44-Year Low

The British unemployment rate has struck a 44-year low, official data showed Tuesday, despite a broader economic slowdown as Brexit looms.

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