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100 000 Hungarians protest against PM Orbán's win in election

Around 100 000 Hungarians have joined a rally in Budapest voicing opposition to the governing Fidesz party of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán that won the country's parliamentary election by a landslide.

Ambassador: Moscow «cannot exclude» possibility of war between Russia and USA

On 12 April, Russia’s ambassador in the UN Vassily Nebenzia invited USA and its allies to refrain from a military attack on Syria, adding that Moscow ‘cannot exclude’ the possibility of war between Russia and USA.

April 11 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

Zuckerberg takes blame for user data leak; blames Russia’s manipulations

Testifying before the US Congress, Facebook social network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg took personal responsibility for the leak of personal data of several dozen million users. At the same time, he warned about ‘arms race’ with Russia’s disinformation.

April 10 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

Russian aluminium giant loses half its value because of US sanctions

The value of Russian aluminium giant Rusal declined by nearly 50% at Hong Kong exchange on Monday, 9 April due to the sanctions applied to the company by USA. These sanctions put the company at risk of partial insolvency.

April 9 in pictures

BNN offers you to take a look at topical, interesting and simply beautiful pictures of the day.

ECB asks court to assess restrictions applied to Latvian Central Bank’s governor

On Friday, 6 April, European Central Bank confirmed sending a request to the European Court of Justice to assess measures used by Latvian authorities against the governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmārs Rimšēvičs, who is suspected of bribery.

Russia's push for joint spy poisoning investigation with UK – rejected

Moscow's proposal for a joint Russian-British investigation into the Salisbury poisoning attack has not received the necessary support at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons after more than 150 diplomats have been expelled on both sides.

European sugar makers forced compete after EU quotas lifted

With the market-crippling sugar production quotas lifted, sugar producers in the European Union have found themselves fighting for survival as now they have to compete on the world market with higher production output and lower prices.

Thousands of flights in Europe affected by system fault

The system fault that caused delays to up to half of all flights in Europe has been repaired, according to Eurocontrol, an organisation responsible for co-ordinating European air traffic.

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