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Thousands of Hungarians Protest Against Newly Elected Leader

So when a pro-government magazine, Figyelo, published a list of 200 Orban critics on Thursday, it was viewed as an ominous sign that he intended to make good on his threat. The magazine labeled the people on the list — which included journalists and advocates at nongovernmental organizations — as …

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Thousands attend march for Irish language in Dublin

Thousands of people have attended a march and street festival in Dublin to celebrate the Irish language this afternoon. Language and community groups, schools, college societies, sports clubs and families, as well as groups from Gaeltacht communities are taking part in “Beo, Gaelach agus Bródúil”. The event, which celebrated the …

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Sorrell to end 32-year career at helm of WPP

Sir Martin Sorrell is bringing the curtain down on a 32-year career as chief executive of WPP Group, the ‎marketing services giant, weeks after its board launched a probe into an allegation of improper personal conduct. Sky News has learnt that WPP, which owns a string of international advertising and …

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Thousands gather for funeral of Winnie Mandela

Thousands of mourners gathered in South Africa’s Soweto township to bid farewell to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela this morning, in a funeral ceremony that united the nation as people from various political divides celebrated her life. Ms Madikizela-Mandela’s death on 2 April at the age of 81 after a long illness …

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U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Western powers said on Saturday their missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, but the restrained assault appeared unlikely to halt Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s progress in the 7-year-old civil war. The United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles overnight in retaliation …

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