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President Macri's Coalition 'Ahead' In Crucial Argentina Mid-Term Election

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri's coalition looks to be on course to make significant gains in the country's congressional elections.

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Nuneaton Bowling Alley Siege: Man Arrested

A suspected gunman was arrested after police ended a four-hour siege at a bowling alley in Nuneaton.

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Italy Referendums: Lombardy And Veneto 'Back Greater Autonomy'

Two of Italy's richest northern regions have voted for more autonomy, according to their leaders.

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Indonesian Military Chief Invited To US, Then Barred From Entering At Last Minute

Chief Gatot Nurmanty.

The US embassy in Jakarta was forced to apologise after the head of the Indonesian armed forces was denied entry into the US at the last minute despite having a valid visa and an invitation by the US chief of staff himself.

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Spain Catalonia: Foreign Minister Denies 'Coup' By Madrid

The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government's move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a "coup".

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Australia Tightens Security Checks On Airport Staff

Workers at Australia's major airports will face additional screening measures as part of a security crackdown.

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Ax-Wielding Teenager Goes On GTA-Style Rampage In Switzerland

A 17-year-old teenager charged passers-by with an ax and attempted to escape in a car before pulling up at a gas station to attack several more people in the eastern Swiss municipality of Flums. Police said the attack was not terrorism-related.

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More Acidic Oceans 'Will Affect All Sea Life'

All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say.

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WHO Scraps Appointment Of Robert Mugabe As Ambassador

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reversed its decision to appoint Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, following widespread criticism.

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Palestinian Hunger Striker's Health 'Deteriorating'

A Palestinian prisoner's health is "rapidly deteriorating" as he enters the 12th day of his hunger strike, according to his father.

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