Hungary's 'George Soros university' faces closure

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Students and staff at the Central European University in the Hungarian capital Budapest are protesting against government plans to close it down.

The BBC's Nick Thorpe in Budapest says the new rules would force the CEU to change its name, set up a campus in New York, change its curriculum and become subservient to both the US and Hungarian governments.

It comes at a time of deteriorating relations between US President Donald Trump and Mr Soros, as "an imposter, a [political] conman and a would-be dictator".

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