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Thousands protest in Russia against proposed retirement age rise

Trade unions have warned that many Russians will not live long enough to claim a state pension.

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Brexit: UK voters back referendum on final deal, poll shows

More than 40 percent of voters support 'final say' vote, YouGov poll reveals, before key UK-EU talks in October.

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Greece's Tsipras takes 'political responsibility' for wildfires

As anger grows over disaster that killed at least 87, prime minister says he is conflicted over authorities' response.

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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'.

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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.

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Audit warns 840 bridges may be at risk of collapse in France

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Cyprus extradites EgyptAir hijacker who took photos with hostages

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Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

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Italy bridge collapse: Three more bodies found under the rubble

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Putin to have talks with Angela Merkel in Germany

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Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekers

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