An increasing number of Hungarians are dissatisfied with Victor Orban's rule. There's been a string of anti-government protests in recent months, although Orban's party is still leading in polls.
Opposition candidate Gergely Karacsony has won Budapest's mayoral election, defeating the Fidesz-backed incumbent. His election is a major blow to nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
The EU has started formal proceedings against Hungary for alleged breaches of the bloc's values and the rule of law. Hungary has strongly rejected the accusations as politically motivated.
Najib Mikati denied charges that he had made illicit gains from subsidized housing loans. The accusations come amidst large-scale anti-corruption protests in the country.
The majority of Germans believe children should not be allowed to skip school to protest the climate crisis, according to a new poll. However, they do believe the government should work to protect the environment.
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