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Hungarian MEP resigns over lockdown party

Hungarian MEP resigns over lockdown party

A conservative Hungarian MEP and close ally of Prime Minister Viktor Orban apologised Tuesday after Belgian police caught him fleeing a lockdown-busting party that local press described as an orgy.Jozsef Szajer, who helped write Hungary's constitution, resign

Kyrgyz protest over proposed constitution empowering president

Kyrgyz protest over proposed constitution empowering president

Hundreds took to the streets in Kyrgyzstan Sunday to protest a proposed constitution that critics say would empower the presidency and damage freedom of speech.Constitutional amendments currently undergoing public discussion would return cabinet-forming powers

Thai MPs to vote on reforms, day after six protesters shot

Thai MPs to vote on reforms, day after six protesters shot

Thai democracy protesters are set to return to the streets of Bangkok on Wednesday a day after six of their number were shot with live rounds, as lawmakers prepared to vote on possible constitutional reforms.A day earlier, in the most violent clashes since the