Thousands join rally to ‘rejoice’ over Orban’s reforms

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Thousands of Hungarians joined a march in Budapest on Friday led by spoof political party MKKP “to support government policies, Christmas and snowfall” – the latest in a string of demonstrations stoked by controversial reforms. Demonstrators march during a protest against a proposed new labor law, billed as the “slave law”, in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday called for immediate U.S. Senate hearings on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria, which prompted the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., December 4,
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BARCELONA (Reuters) – Police dragged Catalan separatists off roads and arrested 13 during protests on Friday as the Spanish cabinet met in the regional capital of Barcelona in both a show of central power and an attempt at negotiation. Secession supporters used tyres and rubbish to barricade highways from before dawn, and thronged the streets
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GATWICK, England (Reuters) – London’s Gatwick Airport suspended flights on Friday just hours after reopening following a 36-hour closure which stranded more than 100,000 Christmas travelers when a mystery saboteur used drones to play cat-and-mouse with police snipers. Services had resumed at Britain’s second busiest airport early on Friday after suffering its worst disruption since
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Aeroplanes taxi before and after taking-off and landing at Gatwick Airport, after the airport reopened to flights following its forced closure because of drone activity, in Gatwick, Britain, December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Flights at Britain’s second-biggest airport Gatwick have resumed after a brief suspension following unconfirmed reports of another drone sighting
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government said on Friday it wanted more details from the United States on its plan to send migrants to Mexico while their asylum claims are processed, and vowed not to deport people seeking refuge. FILE PHOTO: Clothing hangs to dry as people clean the temporary toilets used by migrants, part
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council on Friday unanimously approved the deployment of a U.N. advance team to monitor a ceasefire in Yemen’s Hodeidah region after days of wrangling that pitted the United States against ally Britain. United Nations Security Council members vote on a resolution about Yemen’s security at UN Headquarters
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KINSHASA (Reuters) – A Congolese cargo plane that went missing after delivering materials for a presidential election has crashed, killing seven crew members, Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral body said on Friday. Air accidents are relatively frequent in Congo due to lax safety standards. The plane had been rented by the national electoral commission (CENI)
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PARIS (Reuters) – Yellow vest protesters, who have blocked roads across France and fought running battles with police since mid-November, will march in the former royal city of Versailles on Saturday in their fight against the government’s reforms. FILE PHOTO: Protesters wearing yellow vests gather as they take part in a demonstration by the “yellow
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FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A310 of Iranian private airline Mahan Air taxis at Sanaa International airport following its first flight to Yemen from Iran, in Sanaa March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is to ban flights in and out of the country by Iran’s Mahan Air, which is under U.S. sanctions over
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