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Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century turns moon blood red

The reddish appearance of the lunar surface is due to rays of sunlight passing through Earth's atmosphere.

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More than 1,500 people died trying to reach Europe in 2018: UN

On a per capita basis, this is one of the deadliest years yet because fewer people are trying to reach the continent.

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Cristiano Ronaldo fined $3.7m in tax evasion case

The footballer will also be sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve.

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Human Rights Watch sounds alarm for refugees in Greek centres

Officials say they have received no harassment complaints in centres, while refugees allege abuse in new HRW report.

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Former Macron aide admits 'mistake' in hitting protester

Alexandre Benalla admits fault in interview, but says his conduct is used by people who want to 'get at the president'.

Alexandre Benalla

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Serbia proposes territorial swap with Kosovo

Serbian President's proposals could see North Kosovo rejoin Serbia but many warn against such divisions.

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US will 'never recognise Russia's annexation of Crimea'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says " Russia has acted in a manner unworthy of a great nation" by annexing Crimea.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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Swedish activist stops flight from deporting Afghan man to 'hell'

Elin Ersson's refusal to sit down on a plane deporting a 52-year-old to Kabul could see her fined and jailed.

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European Commission offers 6,000 euros to take in a migrant

Italy balks at commission's offer saying it doesn't want 'charity' to accept migrants arriving from the Mediterranean.

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Greece wildfires: Scores killed near Athens, officials say

Three days of mourning declared as death toll from forest fires in several places around the Greek capital hits 74.

Athens metropolitan

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Car crash outside UK's parliament treated as terrorist attack

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Migrant boat on standby as Italy asks the UK to take it in

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UK rolls out strategy to end rough sleeping by 2027

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Five-nation deal paves way for tapping Caspian riches

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Romanians rally against government for second day

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Spain, Germany leaders pledge to work together on migration

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