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Hungarian PM directs political fire at EU during rally

An estimated 20,000 Hungarians have taken part in rallies in central Budapest, upholding the traditional way to commemorate their 1848 revolution against the…

An estimated 20,000 Hungarians have taken part in rallies in central Budapest, upholding the traditional way to commemorate their 1848 revolution against the…

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MSF staff in Serbia detail Hungary police 'abuse' of migrants

The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi

The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi

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Alarm in Brussels over new Hungary asylum law

Hungary’s hardline new asylum law has sent shockwaves through the European Parliament, with some MEPs calling for a plenary session to address it.

Hungary’s hardline new asylum law has sent shockwaves through the European Parliament, with some MEPs calling for a plenary session to address it.

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EU OK's Hungarian nuclear plant extension

The European Commission has given the go-ahead for the extension of a Hungarian nuclear plant, which is being bankrolled by Russia.

The European Commission has given the go-ahead for the extension of a Hungarian nuclear plant, which is being bankrolled by Russia.

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Hungarians don monster masks to scare off winter

Every year during the carnival season, peace in the small Hungarian town Mohács is disturbed by the Busójárás, a local tradition dating back to the 18th century.

Every year during the carnival season, peace in the small Hungarian town Mohács is disturbed by the Busójárás, a local tradition dating back to the 18th century.

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Budapest officially ends its 2024 Olympics bid

People power has put paid to the city of Budapest hosting the 2024 Olympic games, as protesters force a "no" vote in the city council.

People power has put paid to the city of Budapest hosting the 2024 Olympic games, as protesters force a "no" vote in the city council.

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Hungary "scares away" last days of winter

It is festival time in Hungary in the small town of Mohacs where they hold a celebration with attitude.

It is festival time in Hungary in the small town of Mohacs where they hold a celebration with attitude.

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Referendum could force Budapest to drop 2024 Olympic bid

The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…

The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…

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Tisza River frozen in Hungary

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

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Flood alert in Hungary

Parts of Hungary are on flood alert, with melting ice causing mayhem.

Parts of Hungary are on flood alert, with melting ice causing mayhem.

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Hungarian PM: we welcome refugees fleeing Germany, France and Italy

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

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Thousands of visa abuses at Hungarian embassy in Moscow

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

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Hungary's Orban warmly welcomes Russian President Putin

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

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Orban waits to be on right side of new world order

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

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'NOlimpia' referendum initiative grows in Budapest

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

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“My future is in danger if Budapest organises the Olympics"

A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.

A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.

Culture

Marcelo Cake-Baly makes acting debut in 'The Citizen'

Hungarian film “The Citizen” tells of the compelling journey undertaken by an African who yearns to fit into Hungarian society.

Hungarian film “The Citizen” tells of the compelling journey undertaken by an African who yearns to fit into Hungarian society.

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Day of mourning in Hungary for school coach crash victims

The flag flew at half mast over the parliament building in Budapest on Monday, as Hungary observed a day of mourning for the victims of Friday’s school coach…

The flag flew at half mast over the parliament building in Budapest on Monday, as Hungary observed a day of mourning for the victims of Friday’s school coach…