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#WorldOceansDay: Mediterranean could become a 'sea of plastic'

The WWF calls for measures to clean up one of the world's worst affected bodies of water.

Athens, Greece

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Austria to shut 7 mosques and could expel dozens of imams

Government action is part of its crackdown on 'political Islam' - a move Turkey called 'anti-Islam' and 'racist'.

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NASA robot finds 'building blocks for life' on Mars

The data was collected through drilling into the lowest point of the red planet's gale crater.

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Swedish court sentences Stockholm truck attacker to life

Rakhmat Akilov given life sentence for killing five people using stolen truck last year.

Stockholm

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EU takes step to protect Iran nuclear deal

Updated EU legislation seeks to shield EU companies that continue doing business with Iran from financial harm.

Iran nuclear deal

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Virginia Apgar: Why Google honours her today

Described as a leader in the field of anesthesiology, Virginia Apgar would have been 101 on Thursday.

Virginia Apgar

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Hungary debates anti-migrant 'Stop Soros' bill

Controversial set of laws would impose jail terms on people or NGOs deemed to be aiding illegal migrants seeking asylum.

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Slovenia: Anti-immigration party to make gains as polls open

Slovenia was a key transit point during the European refugee crisis with around half a million passing through in 2015.

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46 migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

As of May 30, 32,080 people reached Europe by sea this year, while 660 died attempting the crossing.

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Police clear two remaining large migrant camps in Paris

Nearly 1,000 refugees and migrants are evacuated from two camps in the French capital.

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Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change

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Greek PM Tsipras survives no confidence vote over Macedonia deal

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UK returns confiscated medical cannabis to epileptic boy

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Court orders Denmark to compensate 18 Iraqis over torture

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Italy, France call for refugee processing centres in Africa

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Suspect arrested over UK 'Punish a Muslim' letters

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Northwestern border crossing with Croatia briefly closed to prevent about 100 people from entering the European Union.

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