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29th Aug 2016

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Russia to build nuclear units in Hungary

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday while receiving Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that they agreed on the construction of two new blocks at Hungary's only nuclear power plant in Paks, Reuters reports. Russia will cover 80 percent of the financing via a 30-year loan, Hungarian officials said.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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