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Rare north Atlantic hurricane heads for Ireland, UK

Britain and Ireland braced Sunday for a lashing from Ophelia, the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean, after it dumped heavy rains on Portugal’s Azores islands.

Independence decision day looms for Catalan leader

Spain watched nervously Monday as the clock ticked down on a deadline for Catalonia’s separatist president to decide if he wants to push ahead with independence despite international pleas for unity and dire economic warnings.

Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan’s upcoming election, the latest survey suggested Monday, as a new party founded by Tokyo’s popular governor loses momentum.
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