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Hungary opposition wins Budapest in blow for PM Orban

Budapest - Hungary's opposition scored a shock win in the Budapest mayoralty election Sunday, the first electoral blow for nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban since he came to power in 2010.

Review: Michael Andrew takes fans to World Cup in Budapest with new vlog Special

Budapest - Professional swimmer Michael Andrew is taking his fans on a virtual trip to Budapest in his latest vlog, where he recently competed in the FINA World Cup.

Review: Michael Andrew victorious at FINA Swimming World Cup in Budapest Special

Budapest - World-class professional swimmer Michael Andrew has a major reason to celebrate. He was victorious at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Budapest.

Review: Michael Andrew sets personal bests at FINA World Cup in Budapest Special

American swimmer Michael Andrew set personal best marks at the FINA World Cup in Budapest, which took place from October 4 to 6.

Review: George Ezra pleasant on radio single 'Budapest' Special

Singer-songwriter George Ezra soars on his radio single "Budapest," which is making its way up the charts in the United States.

VIDEO: Bear turns lifeguard, saves drowning crow

Budapest - Its not often you see a grizzly bear appear to act out a scene from the popular television show Baywatch, but that is exactly what visitors at the Budapest Zoo witnessed recently.

New airline invites the public to 'Take a Wizz'

In what will prove to either be the biggest blooper in marketing — or the most brilliant — "Take a Wizz" is a slogan that will be heard about for a long time.

Anti-Semites hold big rally in Hungary

Budapest - Hundreds of Hungarian anti-Semites gathered in Budapest yesterday to protest at a major international meeting for Jews set for Sunday.

Hungary: A new synagogue for Budapest but anti-Semitism on rise

Budapest - Last Sunday, February 1, the foundation stone for the first new synagogue in Hungary in 80 years was laid in the Csepel district of the Hungarian capital, Budapest against a background of rising anti-Semitism.

Most wanted 97-year-old Nazi war criminal arrested in Hungary

Budapest - Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, sent 15,700 Jews to Auschwitz in 1941, while employed as a police commander in a Slovakian Ghetto. Now he has finally been caught.

First Steve Jobs statue unveiled in Budapest

Budapest - Just two-and-a-half months after Steve Jobs, the visionary founder of Apple, passed away at 56 years of age, the first Steve Jobs statue was erected.

UEFA names five teams suspected of match-fixing in European ties

The governing body of European Football, UEFA, introduced its Betting Fraud Detection System (BFDS) in July 2009. This program has been monitoring all matches in the top two tiers of every European league for irregular betting patterns since that time.

World War II Bomb Discovery Makes For Hasty Evacuation In Budapest

Thousands are being evacuated in Budapest after a bomb was found on a constuction site. The bomb dates back to World War II. The two-tonne bomb is one of the largest to be found in Budapest. During the war the nation was bombed heavily by the Allies.

Police & Far-Right Protestors Battle It Out In Budapest

Far-Right protesters have taken to the streets of Budapest, Hungary on Monday night ahead of the fifty-first anniversary of Hungary’s anti-Soviet uprising. Police have combated the protesters with tear gas and water cannons.

It's Raining Eggs ....

Protesters pelted Budapest's mayor and prime minister with eggs in an anti-government rally earlier this week.

Eastern European Television Confronts The Communist Past

BUDAPEST (dpa) - For generations television viewers in Central and Eastern Europe were fed with official versions of history, news, and the events of daily life.Today, some regional television broadcasters are taking a critical view of past programming...

Hungary Is Shaping Up As A Regional Security Watchdog

BUDAPEST (dpa) - Hungary is poised to take a leading role in regional security issues and become a peacekeeping partner for central Europe.It already takes part in the Security Pact for South Eastern Europe and the campaign for a global ban of landmine...

River Dead, Factory Running A Year After Cyanide Catastrophe

BUDAPEST/BUCHAREST (dpa) - A little over a year ago some 110,000 tons of hydrocyanic acid spilled from a Romanian mine into the Tisza River, instantly killing all organic life in the water.A paradise for fish, white-tailed eagles and otters was destroy...
 

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