Thursday

23rd Mar 2017

Ticker

Orban banks on Trump for closer US relations

US president-elect Donald Trump has invited Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban to Washington after a phone conversation, Hungarian business daily Vilaggazdasag reports. "I think America will now have a president who is not ideologically limited," Orban said, adding he had not been to Washington in a long time because he was considered a "black sheep." Orban says Trump shares the feeling, "he laughed and said that so was he."

Terror attack shuts down UK parliament

[Updated] Westminster, and its surrounding areas, has been sealed off after a car drove into several people and one policeman was stabbed. At least three people have been killed.

News in Brief

  1. EU summons Turkish envoy over threats to Europeans
  2. British police make first arrests in London terror probe
  3. EU commission has received Facebook reply on WhatsApp
  4. Rome expects thousands of protesters at summit
  5. Dijsselbloem says his comments had 'Dutch directness'
  6. Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer
  7. Turkish president Erdogan threatens Europeans
  8. Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea

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