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As it happened this morning: Monday 18 June

As it happened this morning: Monday 18 June
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Euronews brings you all the breaking news and trending stories for Monday, June 18


Good morning, Europe! Here are the stories we're watching today:

Conservative Iván Duque sweeps to victory in Colombia: Iván Duque, a conservative former lawmaker, will be sworn in as Colombia's president next leader after he beat his leftist rival in the country's second-round election on Sunday.

World Cup: Both Brazil and Germany, 2014's finalists, failed to impress in their first matches. Brazil tied 1-1 with Switzerland and Germany were defeated by Mexico, whose Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the game.

Aquarius drops anchor in Spain: The migrant rescue boat Aquarius has arrived in Spain this morning with 106 migrants on board. Spain swooped to offer safe harbour to a convoy of boats, carrying a total of 629 rescued migrants, after they had been turned away from Italy and Malta.

FYROM name change deal: The Greek and FYR Macedonia prime ministers were joined by EU representatives on the beach of Lake Prespa, on the two countries' borders, on Sunday, to sign a controversial agreement that sees the latter nation become the Republic of Northern Macedonia.

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