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Lewis Hamilton on top of world

 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to clinch the Formula One world championship.— AP

Mercedes man clinches Abu Dhabi GP to become 4th British driver to win crown twice

Lionel Messi breaks Liga goals record with hat-trick

Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina is lifted by his teammates after scoring against Sevilla  (Photo: AP)

Argentine scores hat-trick to become all-time highest scorer in La Liga

Paul Pogba, Carlos Tevez fire Juventus

Ten-man Juventus restored their three-point lead on Roma with a brace of goals in either half from Paul Pogba and a Carlos Tevez strike underlining the champions’ credentials in a 3-0 win at Lazio on

Australia on the top of the ICC one-day rankings.

Australian players celebrate their 4-1 victory over South Africa on Sunday. — AFP

James Faulkner hit the winning boundary with five balls to spare to give Australia a thrilling two-wicket victory over South Africa on Sunday and push them to the top of the ICC one-day rankings.

50 killed in Afghan suicide blast

Afghan children are treated at Paktika hospital after the suicide attack. Bodies of civilians are laid out a hospital — AP

Volleyball game turns to bloodbath in Yahya Khail district of Paktika, which borders Pak

Green light for foreign troops

Afghanistan’s Lower House of Parliament on Sunday approved agreements that will allow about 12,500 Nato-led troops to stay on next year as the national Army and the police struggle to hold back the Ta

Iraqi forces retake 2 towns from ISIS

ISIS has lured 550 Germans; MP claims 2,000 UK Muslims fighting in Ira

Vladimir Putin mulling President bid again in 2018?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering running for a fourth Kremlin term in 2018, which would see him stay in power until 2024, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.

Flood fears rise in snowed-in New York areas

Abandoned cars wait to be recovered at a gas station in the suburb of Blasdell, Buffalo, in New York on Saturday.	 — AFP

Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people posed a major flooding threat on Saturday with temperatures forecast to rise.

Sri Lanka ruling party in purge ahead of snap polls

Sri Lanka’s ruling party was set for a purge on Saturday after a senior minister declared he was challenging President Mahinda Rajapakse in snap elections called for January.

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