Hungary


Hungary sending up to 150 troops to Iraqi training centre

2015-04-14 15:14

Hungary will send up to 150 troops to help guard a military training centre in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil as part of international efforts against ISIS extremists.

Hungary PM reeling from pipeline set-back

2014-12-07 15:18

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has accused Brussels of sabotaging the Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline project.

Hungary web tax protesters create new opposition

2014-11-07 12:46

Hungarians who united against the prime minister's plan to tax the internet believe they have created a new platform to voice dissent.

Hungary cuts gas to Ukraine

2014-09-27 12:24

Hungary shuts natural gas shipments to Ukraine after Russian assurances about its own supplies.

Hungary aims to be startup hotspot

2014-08-27 09:53

About 200 startups have sprung up in Hungary in recent years as the government is pushing for the nation to become central Europe's startup capital by 2020.

5 hospitalised in Hungary, anthrax suspected

2014-07-04 13:03

Five people have been hospitalised in eastern Hungary, and are suspected of having eaten meat infected with anthrax.

Hungary re-elects maverick prime minister

2014-04-07 10:07

Hungarians have handed Prime Minister Viktor Orban another four years in power, early results from a parliamentary election show.

Hungary pre-trial custody 'anti-constitutional'

2013-10-10 15:37

Murder suspects in Hungary face unlimited pre-trial custody under new proposals criticised by oppositions as unconstitutional.

Budapest WWII bomb find evacuates 1 500

2013-07-17 13:07

Hungarian police have evacuated around 1 500 people in Budapest after a World War II bomb was discovered during construction work at an apartment block near Buda Castle.

Germany: Farmland flooded to save towns

2013-06-09 22:35

Thousands of people have left their homes in eastern Germany as a dam burst on the swollen River Elbe and swathes of farmland were flooded in an attempt to spare towns.

 

China signs Balkan bullet train deal

2014-12-17 18:15

China has signed a huge deal to finance a high-speed bullet train between Budapest and Belgrade, a key link in Beijing's expanding network.

Hungary denies dipping into pensions pot

2014-11-27 09:04

Hungary's government denies it is stealing anyone's pension, but a new proposal is one of a flurry of policies accused of trampling on economic freedoms.

Hungary scraps internet tax plans

2014-11-03 10:20

Hungary's plan to tax internet data traffic has been scrapped, Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said, following mass rallies in Budapest.

Hungary to import more gas from Gazprom

2014-09-26 12:45

Hungary has secured an agreement for increased gas imports from Russia's Gazprom, a day after Hungary's pipeline operator FGSZ stopped shipping gas to Ukraine.

Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran

2014-08-25 19:34

Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies as Hungarian Railways plans a luxury train service.

Baby camel makes debut in Hungary zoo

2014-04-15 17:36

A baby camel of the endangered wild Bactrian or Camelus bactrianus ferus species has made a first appearance at Budapest Zoo, following its birth last week.

Ex Hungary leader charged with war crimes

2013-10-16 18:41

Hungarian prosecutors have filed war crimes charges against Bela Biszku, a former communist leader, for his conduct in the aftermath of the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Budapest.

Hungary: 10 000 evacuated over WWII bomb

2013-07-18 13:01

Hungarian police have begun evacuating around 10 000 people in the central city of Szekesfehervar after a World War II bomb was discovered next to a kindergarten.

Budapest escapes floods, Danube receding

2013-06-10 13:01

The Hungarian capital has escaped damage from the swollen river Danube, which had peaked at record high levels in Budapest before starting to recede slowly, says the city's mayor.

Flood threatens Hungary's capital

2013-06-09 13:16

Hungarian officials say the crest of the flooded Danube River is expected to soon reach Budapest.

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