'Blackmail': Eastern European govts lash out at EC's quota penalty proposal

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia have lashed out at the European Commission's proposal to fine countries that refuse to implement a quota plan for the distribution of refugees. Brussels says the plan is aimed at easing pressure faced by frontline nations.

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Countries that refuse the compulsory settlement of migrants may have to pay heavy fines - Financial Times

The revision of the Dublin asylum regulation introduces new measures against countries that oppose the compulsory quotas – those countries expected to pay €250,000 per migrant write Financial Times online edition quoting EU sources.

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Swimmer Zsuzsanna Jakabos preparing for her fourth Olympic Games – she must gain a few kilos to increase her winning chances

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Jakabos already qualified for the Rio Games and plans to compete in 200m IM, 400m IM and 200m butterfly; in IM events hers is the second-best time after Katinka Hosszú; in 200m butterfly Liliana Szilágyi has also better times.

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Huge crowd attended Ásotthalom May Day Picnic but half a dozen uninvited guests also showed up

Huge crowd attended Ásotthalom May Day Celebration wrote the Mayor of the Municipality László Toroczkai on Facebook. However, half a dozen uninvited guests also showed up at the picnic site. The newcomers most probably, crossed the border illegally by cutting through the fence, but they didn’t get too far thanks to the vigilant guards that monitoring the border 24 hours a day.

(Toroczkai facebook – hungarianambiance.com)

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The first group of migrants arrived at Körmend temporary reception center

Monday, May 2, 2016

The first group of migrants getting off the bus in a temporary reception center set up in Körmendi Law Enforcement College near the Austrian border. May 2, 2016. Photo by Varga György / MTI

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Russia: Putin, Medvedev attend Orthodox Easter Mass in Moscow

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A spectacular stunt almost ended in tragedy

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Three small planes flew over the Danube and under the Chain bridge in a formation in Budapest as part of the Great Race event on Sunday.

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An increasing number of Gypsies in Bulgaria convert to Islam and learn Turkish

Bulgarian Gypsies in a colony next to Vama - Euro PRESS / AFP

Roma and Muslim ethnic groups are the two least favored minorities in Europe yet, an increasing number of Balkan gypsies convert to Islam, even if their decision is not necessarily inspired by devotion.

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Jobbik 2016 May Day Picnic attracts huge crowed - Day 1

Saturday, April 30, 2016

This year’s traditional National May Day Picnic takes place on Saturday and Sunday in Shipyard Island; the event attracts huge crowds every year. On Day 1, several members of Jobbik party gave a presentation on various topics; among them the newest member of the Jobbik party László Toroczkai who explained the real reasons behind the influx of migrants into Europe.

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Orosz Bál 2016 Budapest, Будапештский Русский Бал, Russian Ball of Budapest

The 8th Russian Ball of Budapest was held in Marriott Hotel Ballroom on March 5, 2016

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Sikeres üzletember Svédországban, mégis Magyarországra költözött. Daniel Friberggel a svéd multikulti paradicsom árnyoldalairól, cenzúráról és öncenczúráról, hatósági segédlettel verekedő antifákról beszélgettünk - és arról, hogy mégis miért fog győzni az "igazi jobboldal".

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Gábor Vona: It is final. After much reluctance László Toroczkai will run for the position of vice-president of the Jobbik party

Jobbik President Gábor Vona announced today that the Mayor of Ózd Dávid Janiczak, the Mayor of Tiszavasvári Erik Fülöp, and the Mayor of Ásotthalom László Toroczkai will run as candidates for the position of vice-president at the upcoming party congress this summer.

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Herding of the Hungarian Gray Cattle to spring pasture in Tarnaszentmiklós

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Bükk National Park Tarnaszentmiklós herding feast on April 28, 2016. The Directorate of the National Park instead of mowing the grass using Hungarian Gray Cattle (aka. Hungarian Steppe Cattle) to graze the field to protect the habitat of Red-footed Falcons in the southern area of Heves county. Photo: Peter Komka / MTI

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US news portal Politico puts PM Viktor Orbán among Europe's top leaders

Power matrix: Ranking Europe’s leaders and ambassadors
Here’s who’s really in charge in Brussels.

By RYAN HEATH 4/28/16, 5:35 AM CET Updated 4/28/16, 2:50 PM CET

Who really sways the room when European Union leaders meet behind the closed doors of a summit?

In the chart below, we’ve plotted which national leaders are effective at combining forces with their ambassadors to the EU, to ensure power and influence.

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Poem: Ithaka

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

I’ve come across with this beautiful ancient Greek poem while watching a debate on internet about the origin of the saying “it's not the destination, but the journey”, which counts.

One commenter linked to the poem ‘Ithaka’ claiming that the central idea of the saying comes from ancient Greece; others disagreed. Whatever is the truth of the claim, the poem is truly beautiful and carries profound wisdom.

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