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Janos Ader made Hungary president

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 13:59
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hungarian MPs elect Janos Ader as president after his predecessor, Pal Schmitt, resigned last month in a plagiarism scandal.
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Hungary breaks EU bailout impasse

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 13:08

Hungary's government agrees to strengthen its central bank's independence, opening the way to an EU bailout package.
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Deadly attack on Hungarian family

Friday, April 6th 2012, 12:58
related places: Budapest

Hungarian police capture a young man suspected of killing four members of his family with a machete in a village south of Budapest.
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Hungary leader quits amid scandal

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 14:02

Hungary's President Pal Schmitt says he is resigning, after being stripped of his doctorate over plagiarism.
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Hungary president loses doctorate

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 23:12

A university in Hungary strips President Pal Schmitt of his doctorate after ruling that large parts of his thesis were plagiarised.
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VIDEO: Hungary's annual water throwing ritual

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 17:53

Buckets of water have been thrown over women in Hungary, as part of an unusual annual ceremony.
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Court boost for Hungarian radio

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 13:51
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An appeals court in Hungary overturns a decision to strip a leading independent radio station, Klub Radio, of its licence to broadcast.
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EU to freeze Hungary aid on debt

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 17:12

The European Union decides to suspend 495m euros ($655m; £417m) of funds due next year to Hungary because of the country's budget deficit.
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Hungary may lose EU aid over debt

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 12:30

The European Commission plans to freeze 495m euros of funding for Hungary, lamenting the country's excessive budget deficit.
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Nokia to carry out 4,000 job cuts

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Finland Finland
related places: Nokia

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia announced the details of 4,000 job losses on Wednesday at plants in Hungary, Mexico and Finland.
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Protests over Hungarian director

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 9:48
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Budapest

An actor known for his far-right views takes up his position as director of a prominent Hungarian theatre amid controversy and protests in the streets of Budapest.
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'EU not stupid': Hungary PM told

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 16:41
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The speaker of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, tells Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban he should not think EU leaders "are stupid".
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Major rally backing Hungary's PM

Saturday, January 21st 2012, 22:54
related places: Budapest

At least 100,000 people rally in Hungary's capital Budapest in a show of support for embattled Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his government.
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Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 22:29

The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, has opened legal proceedings against Hungary over reforms to its central bank, data protection and judiciary.
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Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 15:40

The EU Commission threatens to take Hungary to court over controversial reforms to its central bank, data protection and judiciary.
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Are Hungary's reforms a step too far?

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:42

Hungary's leader beset by an economic and political crisis
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VIDEO: Hungarian democracy 'in question'

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 0:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The EU is considering withholding funds for what it sees as Hungary's failure to get to grips with economic problems, coupled with real fears that the country is sliding away from the rule of law and towards right wing populism.
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EU threatens Hungary over deficit

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 14:56

The European Commission threatens action against Hungary after deciding the country has taken "no effective action" to contain its budget deficit.
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Hungary given third junk rating

Friday, January 6th 2012, 14:28

Fitch becomes the third ratings agency to cut Hungary's credit rating to junk status as deadlock with the IMF continues.
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