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Key takeaways from EU polls: Far-right Marine Le Pen trumps Macron in France; environmentalist parties win big throughout
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Key takeaways from EU polls: Far-right Marine Le Pen trumps Macron in France; environmentalist parties win big throughout

The EU elections have been marked by successes for the far right, a surge by the Greens and setbacks for traditional parties across the continent.

Australia joins US, several European countries in rejecting UN migration pact, says it will risk encouraging illegal entry
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Australia joins US, several European countries in rejecting UN migration pact, says it will risk encouraging illegal entry

Adopting the pact "would risk encouraging illegal entry to Australia and reverse... hard-won successes in combating the people-smuggling trade", Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a joint statement with his home and foreign ministers.

Brexit: EU, UK clash over who should cede ground on deal; Austria chancellor asks for 'step forward' from Theresa May
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Brexit: EU, UK clash over who should cede ground on deal; Austria chancellor asks for 'step forward' from Theresa May

Theresa May said that in order to achieve a successful conclusion to Brexit, just as the UK has evolved its position, the EU will need to evolve its position as well.

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal aced big moments while Dominic Thiem froze as Arthur Ashe witnessed five-set thriller
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US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal aced big moments while Dominic Thiem froze as Arthur Ashe witnessed five-set thriller

For even though Thiem had won more points, been ahead in three of the five sets, powered 74 winners, he froze in the big moments while Nadal flew.

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal recovers from disastrous start against Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller to enter semi-finals
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US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal recovers from disastrous start against Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller to enter semi-finals

Rafael Nadal recovered from his disastrous start and other stumbles along the way to beat No 9 Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5)

Salt of the Alps: Hallstatt, an ancient Austrian mine, reveals Bronze Age secrets
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Salt of the Alps: Hallstatt, an ancient Austrian mine, reveals Bronze Age secrets

The vast deposit of salt inside was left by the ocean that covered the region 250 million years ago.

Afghan teen stabs teenage sister 28 times in Austria 'honour' killing; court sentences him to life imprisonment
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Afghan teen stabs teenage sister 28 times in Austria 'honour' killing; court sentences him to life imprisonment

The motive came from a "wrongheaded sense of honour that is not in line with the values of central European society", judge Stefan Apostol was quoted by Austrian news agency APA as saying. The man, who came to Vienna in 2013, is appealing the sentence.

Vladimir Putin dances at Austrian foreign minister's wedding, raises eyebrows in European Union  critics say invitation undermines EU's stance against Moscow
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Vladimir Putin dances at Austrian foreign minister's wedding, raises eyebrows in European Union critics say invitation undermines EU's stance against Moscow

The invitation surprised many in Vienna and Moscow, particularly at a time when the European Union is at odds with Russia over its annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine, and other issues.

28-year-old woman becomes first person to be fined in Denmark for breaching ban on face veils
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28-year-old woman becomes first person to be fined in Denmark for breaching ban on face veils

A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab became the first person in Denmark to be fined for breaching new controversial law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places

Ministers of 28 European countries to hold talks in Austria today to discuss common plan to stem arrival of migrants
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Ministers of 28 European countries to hold talks in Austria today to discuss common plan to stem arrival of migrants

Interior ministers of 28 European countries will hold discussions in Austria regarding the stemming of inflow of migrants in the continent

EU Summit to focus on reducing Mediterranean immigration, creating disembarkation centres
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EU Summit to focus on reducing Mediterranean immigration, creating disembarkation centres

EU leaders meeting over migration this week will agree to tighten their borders and look at creating “disembarkation” centres outside their territory

Austria to shut seven mosques, expel imams in 'crackdown on political Islam'; Turkey slams move
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Austria to shut seven mosques, expel imams in 'crackdown on political Islam'; Turkey slams move

Austria said that it could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and would shut down seven mosques as part of a crackdown on "political Islam".

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in straight sets to claim unprecedented 11th French Open title
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Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in straight sets to claim unprecedented 11th French Open title

Here are some of the top moments from the French Open final as Rafael Nadal clinched his 11th French Open title with a victory over Dominic Thiem in straight sets

Vladimir Putin set to meet Donald Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready; Vienna could be possible venue for meeting
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Vladimir Putin set to meet Donald Trump 'as soon as' Washington is ready; Vienna could be possible venue for meeting

Vladimir Putin said he was ready to meet Donald Trump as soon as Washington was ready, adding Vienna could be a possible venue for the summit.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil arrive in Russia after beating Austria in friendly; Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal train in Moscow
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil arrive in Russia after beating Austria in friendly; Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal train in Moscow

Neymar and his Brazil teammates landed on Russian soil in the early hours of Monday morning, fresh from beating Austria 3-0 in their final warm-up outing ahead of the World Cup.

French Open 2018: King of Clay Rafael Nadal squares off against heir-apparent Dominic Thiem in Roland Garros title showdown
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French Open 2018: King of Clay Rafael Nadal squares off against heir-apparent Dominic Thiem in Roland Garros title showdown

Yet unlike the other hopefuls who’ve had the misfortune of crossing paths against Rafael Nadal on the red dirt of Roland Garros, Dominic Thiem is no pushover.

French Open 2018: Dominic Thiem slams compulsory military service back home in Austria
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French Open 2018: Dominic Thiem slams compulsory military service back home in Austria

French Open finalist Dominic Thiem on Friday described being forced to complete national service with the Austrian military as "a pain in the arse".

Turkey expresses disapproval over closure of mosques, expulsion of imams, calls the move anti-Islam, racist
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Turkey expresses disapproval over closure of mosques, expulsion of imams, calls the move anti-Islam, racist

Turkey has expressed its disapproval towards Austria for closing seven mosques and expelling the imams. It refers to the actions as 'anti-Islam' and 'rascist'

FIFA World Cup 2018: Manchester United-bound Fred suffers ankle injury during Brazil training
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Manchester United-bound Fred suffers ankle injury during Brazil training

Manchester United's latest high profile signing Fred was injured in a Brazil training session after a tackle by team-mate Casemiro.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil have individual stars but they are yet to gel as a team, says three-time winner Pele
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil have individual stars but they are yet to gel as a team, says three-time winner Pele

Brazil may be five-time winners of the World Cup and joint-favourites to make it six in Russia this year but the South Americans do not yet have the right blend for success, three-time World Cup winner Pele