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Hungary's leftwing parties join Jobbik in anti-Orban protest

Hungary's green LMP and liberal Momentum parties will join Jobbik, the far-right party now striving for the centre, in a protest against PM Viktor Orban's rule on Friday. Leftist opposition parties have traditionally avoided helping Jobbik, the second largest party, due to its racist history. Jobbik called for the protest after it was fined €2m for illicit donations, calling the fine politically motivated.

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EU and Japan wave light in Trump's 'darkness'

EU leaders and Japanese prime minister signed a series of agreements, including the EU's biggest trade deal ever, designed as an answer to the disruption of the world order by the US president.

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