April 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies during a US House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies d […]

EU says ‘thanks Mr Zuckerberg’ for highlighting new data rules

The EU thanks Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for highlighting the bloc's new data protection rules after he said the social media giant planned to follow them during grilling by US lawmakers.
Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, gives a speech at the opening of the Ludovika Campus of the National University of Administration. Photo: Attila Volgyi/Xinhua/dpa/archive
Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, […]

Orban victory draws cheers and warnings

Right-wing leaders in France, Italy, Israel, the Netherlands, Austria and Germany congratulate Orban, who will be governing Hungary for a third consecutive term after winning the country's parliamentary election.
(FILE) This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. (ANSA/AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File) [CopyrightNotice: Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.]
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EU: Breach of 1 million European Facebook users’ data is unacceptable

The European Commission criticizes Facebook for the unauthorized use of European users' data.
Viktor Orban appears set to win a third mandate, though 40% of the electorate say they are still undecided. Photo: Attila Kisbenedek / AFP
Viktor Orban appears set to win a third […]

Hungary’s Orban set for third mandate after rocky campaign

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of Europe's most controversial leaders, looks set to win a third consecutive term in office, despite a galvanised opposition tapping into voters' discontent.
Viktor Orban has implemented a root-and-branch reform of Hungarian state institutions since winning a second term as prime minister in 2010. Photo: Attila Kisbenedek / AFP
Viktor Orban has implemented a root-and- […]

Viktor Orban, Hungary’s rebel-turned-patriot premier

Hungary's strongman premier Viktor Orban, running for re-election on Sunday, is a poster boy for nationalists worldwide, the self-styled defender of Christian Europe and scourge of the "globalist elite"