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(CNN)Members of the European Parliament traded verbal blows with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in a debate Tuesday over democracy and the rule of law in his country.MEPs will decide on Wednesday whether to launch disciplinary action against Hungary in what would be the most significant rebuke of Orban's right-wing government by the bloc. It would also mark the first time Parliament has invoked Article 7, the EU power designed to curb human rights abuses.Orban, who won a third consecutive term in power this year, has previously locked horns with EU leaders over his country's hardline immigration policies and for...


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To Defend U-Turns In Politics, Imran Khan Gives Hitler's Example: Report

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Under crippling sanctions, Iranian leaders discuss economic ties with Iraqi president 

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Kuwait backs Yemen sides in peace talks

NEW YORK, Nov 17, (Agencies): Kuwait expressed readiness to provide logistical support to ensure the participation of Yemeni parties in a round of consultations expected to be held in Stockholm. This came during Kuwait’s speech at a meeting of the Security Council on Yemen on Friday by Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, where he stressed the Kuwaiti support for the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the UN to Yemen Martin Griffith in this regard. Al-Otaibi affirmed Kuwait’s belief that there is no solution to the crisis in Yemen except the political solution, expressing support for...

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Anti-IS coalition raid kills 43 in east Syria – Forces seize DAESH holdout

BEIRUT, Nov 17, (Agencies): USled coalition air strikes Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in an Islamic State group holdout in eastern Syria in the latest deadly raids reported there this month, a monitor said. Elsewhere, regime forces retook the last IS foothold in the country’s south when the jihadists withdrew into the desert after months of fighting, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. More than seven years into Syria’s grinding civil war multiple forces are battling to push IS out of its remaining scraps of territory in the conflict-wracked country. A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab...
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India’s Facebook data requests by Indian Govt rises

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