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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for a snap election.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for a snap election.

China's top diplomat urges US restraint

China's senior diplomat Wang Yi has told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that recent US words and actions have harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and that Washington should show restraint, China's foreign ministry says.

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Austria faces snap polls after video sting

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for a snap election, pulling the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video discussing state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece.

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Seven wounded in shooting near US campus

A shooting at an off-campus party in the US state of Indiana has left seven people wounded, three of them critically, police say.

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Biden decries Democratic 'anger' at rally

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency.

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Eurovision grand final begins in Tel Aviv

The reigning Eurovision Song Contest queen Netta Barzilai has opened the grand final in Tel Aviv with a video showing her flying in on an aeroplane before she appeared on stage.

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Australian Associated Press