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26th May 2017

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US museum condemns Hungary award for 'racist' journalist

The US Holocaust Museum Tuesday condemned the Hungarian government for granting a prestigious state award, the Order of Merit, to journalist Zsolt Bayer. Bayer, a member of the ruling Fidesz party "has a long record of racist speech and has written highly provocative anti-Semitic and anti-Roma articles in the Hungarian media", the museum said in a statement. Dozens of previous recipients have returned their award in protest of Bayer's honouring.

Nato head defends 'blunt' US leader

Nato chief Stoltenberg defended Trump’s behaviour at Thursday’s summit. The prime minister of Montenegro also apologised for him.

Trump lukewarm on Nato joint defence

Trump voiced half-hearted support for Nato and reprimanded allies over what he called unpaid debts on his maiden trip to Europe.

Nato to join Trump's anti-IS coalition

Nato will join a US-led coalition against Islamic State and will continue to deter "Russian aggression" its secretary general has said.

News in Brief

  1. Malloch will not be US ambassador to the EU
  2. 'Significant' drop in EU migration to UK
  3. Bomb injures former Greek PM
  4. British PM to speak out on US terrorism leaks
  5. Tusk calls for 'values, not just interests' after Trump meeting
  6. Pressure grows on climate impact of EU timber harvesting
  7. US goes after Fiat Chrysler over emissions cheat
  8. Munich police break up Europe-wide burglar clan

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