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2024 Olympics: Budapest to drop bid to host Games

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 19:43
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Budapest is to drop its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, a Hungarian government spokesman says.
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Keep out

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 0:26

Hungary struggles to find suitable candidates for a new 3,000-strong force of "border-hunters".
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Hungary recruiting 'border-hunters'

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 0:23

Hungary are looking for 3,000 new recruits to defend the Hungary-Serbia border fence.
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The European village where Muslims and gays are unwelcome

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 1:29

Muslim dress and “homosexual propaganda” have been banned in a remote village in southern Hungary. The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme reports.
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Italy school bus crash and fire leaves 16 dead

Saturday, January 21st 2017, 10:35
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Verona

One teacher saved many pupils by dragging them from the burning bus, one official says.
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Hungarian camerawoman who kicked migrants sentenced

Friday, January 13th 2017, 1:00
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Video of Petra Laszlo kicking or tripping up migrants near the Hungary-Serbia border went viral.
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Drone captures drifting ice on Danube river

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 20:59
related places: Budapest

A drone has captured the beauty of broken ice being carried on the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary.
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EU commissioner Oettinger under fire over private jet flight

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:06
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Kremlin

Germany's EU commissioner criticised for flying to Hungary in Kremlin-linked lobbyist's plane.
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Migrant crisis: Hungary MPs reject Orban anti-refugee bill

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 12:45

Hungary's parliament rejects an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to rebuff an EU refugee quota.
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Hungary's largest paper Nepszabadsag shuts, alleging pressure

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 16:53

Hungary's largest newspaper Nepszabadsag stops publication suddenly, with journalists and the opposition alleging government pressure.
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Hungary PM claims EU migrant quota referendum victory

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 0:07

Hungary's prime minister declares victory in a referendum on mandatory EU migrant quotas, despite a low turnout that appears to render it invalid.
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Hungarian police targeted by homemade bomb

Sunday, September 25th 2016, 18:42
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Budapest

Hungarian police search for a suspect who set off a homemade bomb in the capital Budapest on Saturday night, injuring two police officers.
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Exclude Hungary from EU, says Luxembourg's Asselborn

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 11:41
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg
related places: Asselborn

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn calls for Hungary to be suspended or expelled from the EU because of its "massive violation" of EU values.
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Poster war

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 1:04

A poster war has broken out in Hungary, within weeks of a referendum on European Commission proposals to redistribute asylum seekers more evenly across the EU.
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Hungarian camerawoman who kicked refugees charged

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 16:01
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A camerawoman who was filmed kicking and tripping up refugees near the Hungary-Serbia border has been charged with breaching the peace.
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Hungary award returned after 'racist' writer honoured

Sunday, September 4th 2016, 20:19
related countries: United States United States

The daughter of a former US politician who survived the Holocaust returns an award to Hungary in protest at its decision to honour a writer accused of anti-semitism.
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Migrant crisis: Hungary police recruit 'border-hunters'

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 15:38
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Hungarian police advert is recruiting for 3,000 "border-hunters" to join guards at a razor-wire fence built to keep migrants out.
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Czechs and Hungarians call for EU army amid security worries

Friday, August 26th 2016, 17:17
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The leaders of the Czech Republic and Hungary say a "joint European army" is needed to bolster security in the EU.
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Migrant crisis: UN criticises Hungary over border controls

Saturday, July 9th 2016, 8:30
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Nearly 1,300 migrants are stuck in dire conditions at the Serbia-Hungary border after Hungary blocked their entry, the UN warns.
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