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Five things to know about the Aquarius refugee ship

Key questions answered as a rescue boat with 629 refugees and migrants heads to Spain after being denied entry in Italy.

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'Europe's moral compass lost': Uncertainty over Aquarius refugees

European policies are criminalising vulnerable people, rights groups say, as hundreds are left stranded for days at sea.

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MSF urges EU states to allow immediate disembarkation of Aquarius

Medical charity says boat packed with 629 people should be allowed access to the nearest port immediately.

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Spain offers to take in Aquarius ship carrying over 600 refugees

Move by new Spanish government comes after Italy and Malta refused to let humanitarian vessel dock at their ports.

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Eugenie Brazier: Why Google honours her today

Hailed for her fresh, simple cuisine, Eugenie Brazier would have been celebrating her birthday on June 12.

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Italy shuts ports to Aquarius ship carrying over 600 refugees

UN refugee agency calls on Italian authorities to allow MV Aquarius to dock after populist government refuses it access.

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Italy 'to shut ports' to boat carrying over 600 refugees

Interior Minister and far-right leader Matteo Salvini denies aid ship to dock and asks Malta to accept it, reports say.

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Austrian Muslims denounce government mosque clampdown

The Austrian government has decided to shut down seven mosques and expel Turkish-funded imams.

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War of words between US and Western allies after G7 fiasco

French, Canadian and German governments criticise Washington after conflict over international trade in G7 summit.

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Pope Francis: Climate change a challenge of epochal proportions

Pope Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel, saying 'energy must not destroy civilisation'.

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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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