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Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 17:39

The EU is taking legal action against Hungary over a law tightening control on foreign universities.
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Budapest on the boil

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 0:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Hungary's squeeze on the liberal Central European University is like Russian tactics, critics say.
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EU in threat over Hungary university and asylum moves

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 13:17

The EU's executive says recent conservative moves by Hungary could conflict with EU law and values.
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Large protest in support of Hungary's Soros-backed university

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 22:33
related places: Budapest

It was probably the biggest anti-government protest in Budapest since PM Viktor Orban came to power.
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Hungary CEU: Protesters rally to save university

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 11:01
related places: Budapest

Thousands of people protest in Budapest in solidarity with CEU, founded by George Soros in 1991.
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George Soros' university in Hungary 'is facing closure'

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 13:40

The Hungary-born philanthropist's university says planned new laws will make it impossible to operate.
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Hungary to put migrants in converted shipping containers

Friday, March 17th 2017, 7:51
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Hungary is pressing ahead with the construction of two camps for asylum seekers on its border with Serbia, using converted shipping containers.
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Hungary to detain all asylum seekers in border camps

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 14:45

Rights groups raise concerns as Hungary approves the automatic detention of asylum seekers.
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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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