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Expectations low as Syria's warring sides meet 5:54am EST

ASTANA (Reuters) - Syria's warring sides met for talks in Kazakhstan's capital on Monday, flanked by intermediary nations seeking to engineer steps towards a goal other negotiations have failed to reach: an end to the six-year-old conflict.  Full Article

 
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Socialist rebel and ex-PM Valls head for runoff in presidential primary 4:50am EST 

PARIS (Reuters) - Benoit Hamon, a former Socialist government rebel, won the first round of a primary on Sunday and will meet ex-prime minister Manuel Valls in a runoff to decide who will be the candidate of the beleaguered left in a presidential election in spring.  Full Article  

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Canada's Trudeau, ministers to discuss Trump plans for NAFTA 1:14am EST 

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will begin a two-day retreat with his cabinet on Monday, focused mainly on the best approach to take with new U.S. President Donald Trump, whose vow to renegotiate NAFTA could damage Canada's economy.  Full Article  

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Top surviving seed Raonic into last eight 5:18am EST 

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Third seed Milos Raonic came safely through a potentially tricky match against Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(6) 3-6 6-4 6-1 on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third straight year.  Full Article