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Risk of eruption of Japanese volcano halts rescue operation
0 | JAPAN VOLCANO
Tokyo, Sep 30 (EFE).- Rescue operations for possible survivors on the peak of Japan's Mount Ontake volcano where at least 36 people died in an eruption were again suspended due to risks of new volcanic explosions, NHK television reported Tuesday.
Classmates of missing Mexican students storm state capitol
0 | MEXICO VIOLENCE
Chilpancingo, Mexico, Sep 29 (EFE).- Classmates of more than 50 college students who went missing over the weekend in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero pelted the state capitol with rocks on Monday and demanded the resignation of Gov. Angel Aguirre.
Constitutional Court freezes Catalonian referendum plans
0 | SPAIN CATALONIA
Madrid, Sep 29 (EFE).- Spain's Constitutional Court on Monday suspended the referendum on Catalonian independence set for Nov. 9 while justices study arguments from the Spanish government, which strongly opposes the poll, and the Catalan regional authority, which is just as strongly determined to make it happen.
"Terrorist" in Brazil frees hostage unharmed
0 | BRAZIL HOSTAGE
Brasilia, Sep 29 (EFE).- A man calling himself a "terrorist" and who took as hostage an employee of the hotel where he was staying in Brasilia, finally set him free and handed himself over to police after seven hours of intense negotiations.