The Hungarian finswimming team exceeded all expectations at 2016 Eger Finswimming World Cup

Monday, February 29, 2016

Petra Senánszky sets new world record at Eger Finswimming World Cup. The Hungarian team won seven gold four silver and five bronze medals at Sunday's events.

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From Friday to Sunday 311 migrants have been apprehended by Hungarian border guards

Police laid charges against six men for human trafficking - reported police headquarters Monday morning.

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Refugees storm border fence in Macedonia, face tear gassing by police

Macedonian police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of refugees, who tried to storm the fence on the country’s border with Greece.

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The Hungarian Defence Forces conduct aerial surveillance as of Wednesday to assist border protection

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The government of Hungary is committed to protect the borders of the Schengen Area, and is doing its best to safeguard the security of Hungarian citizens. The Hungarian Defence Forces have significantly increased the number of troops serving along the border, and are supporting the execution of patrol tasks by deploying motor and combat vehicles along the threatened border sections.

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Another Nail in the Dollar's Coffin: Russia and India Plan to Trade in National Currencies

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Matthew Allen

Moscow and New Delhi plan to begin trading in their own currencies. The announcement is the latest indicator that BRICS nations are moving away from the dollar

BRICS nations, led by Russia, are beginning to chip away at the dollar.

As we reported earlier this month, Russia and China are now settling oil payments in yuan, a move that western analysts say is responsible for Russia overtaking the Saudis as China's leading oil exporter. Iran (not a BRICS member, but considered a key partner, as well as a potential member) has also sent clear signals that it wants to abandon the dollar: Tehran is now demanding euros for all oil sales.

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According to news agency reports, a dramatic situation emerged in Greece on Saturday after the full closure of the Greek-Macedonian border. Athens newspapers reported this morning that more than 25 thousand refugees and migrants "wandering" in the country.

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New survey by "Századvég": 84 percent of the population reject the mandatory quota system

The result of the survey shows that 84 percent of the adult population rejects the compulsory quota system that would allow the European Union to resettle migrants in Hungary without the consent of the Hungarian parliament; there is hardly any social or age group, where the' yes' votes dominate; even the majority of the left wing parties' core supporters (aka globalists) pledged to vote “no”.

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Picture of the day: A black jaguar cub born in Szeged Zoo

Friday, February 26, 2016

The cub is two months old and now, she is ready to meet the public the first time. She inherited her father's black color. Photo: MTI

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Migration pressure on Ásotthalom increases

Ásotthalom Mayor László Toroczkai: "I do not want to relive the past (when migrants flooded the country without any control); what happens next depends on the government and the EU's decisions. It is clear that the leadership of the European Union supports the invasion of Europe. The influx of migrants could have been stopped long time ago, and even now, it is possible to stop it, in fact it should be stopped now; but if there won't be a consensus on this issue, we face a tough spring ahead..."

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The Russian embargo has caused 4.5 billion dollars in damage to the Hungarian economy

“The Russian embargo has caused some 4.5 billion US Dollars in damage to the Hungarian economy; this is the estimated value of lost exports”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Ministerial Commissioner for external economic measures related to the Russian embargo said at a press conference in Budapest on Friday.

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Germans don't trust the corporate media

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The coverup of sexual assaults in Cologne at New Year's Eve by police was a turning point in German public opinion; the people suddenly realized that the corporate media can't be trusted because the government maintains a strict control over news broadcasts, especially, when the reports deal with ideologically sensitive content like the migration crisis.

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Hungary defends referendum on EU migrant quotas, raps Brussels 'ivory tower'

Migrants walk along Hungary's border fence on the Serbian side of the border near Morahalom, Hungary, February 22, 2016. REUTERS/LASZLO BALOGH

Hungary said on Thursday its planned referendum on EU-mandated migrant resettlement quotas will cover only future proposals, not a separate one-off quota decision, but it rejected criticism of the vote as coming from an "ivory tower" in Brussels.

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The German government expecting close to 4 million migrants until the end of the decade

According to a recent forecast, the German government expecting more than 3.6 million asylum seekers to arrive in the country by the end of the decade - wrote German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung on Thursday.

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Hungary's Orban says EU-Turkey migrant deal an 'illusion'

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban has said the European Union's promise of money and other concessions for Turkey in return for preventing more people leaving its shores for Europe is an "illusion".

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The prime minister announced the news at a press-conference held after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting.

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Direct flight to be launched between Seoul and Budapest

A direct flight between Seoul and Budapest may play a key role in bolstering economic and tourism ties, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said after he had held talks with the president of Air Korea. The Minister is the head of a delegation of experts and business people visiting South Korea, and he also acts as Co-Chairman at the second session of a joint economic committee.

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A typical poultry processing plant - bon appétit

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Picture of the day: Blossoming almond trees

Due to the unusually mild winter, almond trees are blossoming near Villány. February 21, 2016. Photo: Sóki Tamás / MTI

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Hungary doesn't take part in the dissemination of refugees program

It is certain that Hungary doesn't participate in the mandatory quota program, but other central and eastern European countries show some willingness to cooperate said the President of the European Parliament (EP) Martin Schulz on Sunday to ZDF German national public television.

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Resident of Calais speaks. This is the death of civilization (French with English subtitles)

Monday, February 22, 2016

Heart breaking description of how a government can destroy a city and a people. If ever there was an example of why a free people need a 1st and 2nd amendment style protection, this is it. Please watch it all.

The original comes from here one of the most important websites in Europe.

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Taking action against compulsory quotas is the highest priority

In an address before the start of the day’s business in Parliament, in which he gave an account of the EU summit held at the end of last week, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán described prevention of the introduction of compulsory resettlement quotas as the highest priority in the coming period.
The Prime Minister announced that at its meeting on Wednesday the Government will formulate its position on what action should be taken against the Brussels plan for a compulsory resettlement quota system.

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The number of migrants entering Hungary illegally are growing

A surveillance drone monitoring the Hungarian-Serbian border near Mórahalom. February 22, 2016. Photo: Kelemen Zoltán Gergely / MTI

From Friday to Sunday 501 illegal immigrants have been detained by police reported the National Police Headquarters on Monday.

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Important Announcement: Afrikaner Farmer Tour to Hungary

The planned tour of senior members of the Afrikaner farmers of the TAU-SA to Hungary has been postponed following a request by the central Hungarian government.

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Interview with horse-archer Lajos Kassai – We've severed our link to the created world; this is the biggest problem (in Hungarian)

Sunday, February 21, 2016

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Hungary expands its nuclear cooperation with Iran

Hungary and Iran expand their nuclear cooperation said Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Friday's press conference in Budapest.

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The EU follows the Hungarian example: It seals its borders to illegal immigrants on March 1

Friday, February 19, 2016

The European Union may close its borders to illegal immigrants on March 1 reported Serbian Danas news agency by citing EU sources.

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Turkey warned of possible war with Russia

Russia pledged to defend Kurdish militia in Syria in the case of the Turkish invasion. Therefore, Turkey may trigger a big war should the country invade Syria, the head of the Syrian Kurdistan in Moscow, Rodi Osman, said in an interview with Bloomberg.

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Serbia closes Macedonia border to unregistered refugees

Migrants and refugees rest on the ground as they wait to continue their journey towards western Europe from the Macedonia-Serbia border at a transit camp in the village of Presevo, Serbia © Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters

Serbia has closed its border with Macedonia to unregistered refugees, imposing stricter border controls for the purpose of preventing illegal migration, local state TV reported citing officials.

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Afrikaner Farmer-Hungary Tour Update—and Non-Farmer Opportunities

Project Nova Europa is pleased to announce that the president of the TAU-SA (formerly known as the Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa), Louis Meintjies, and Assistant General Manager, Henk van de Graaf, will be going to Hungary during the last week of February.

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Hungary submits proposal to host the 2024 Olympic Games

Thursday, February 18, 2016

15 February 2016

Mr Thomas Bach
President of the International Olympic Committee
Château de Vidy
C.P. 356
CH–1007 Lausanne

Dear Mr President,
It is our sincere pleasure and privilege to present to you the first stage submission of our proposal to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in our beloved Capital City, on behalf of the National Government of Hungary, the Municipality of Budapest, the Hungarian Olympic Committee and the Budapest 2024 Bid Committee.

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PM Viktor Orbán: The European Union must work together with Russia

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The expansion of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant by Russia’s Rosatom is the business of the century said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

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Russian Foreign Minister to visit Budapest this spring

“Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to visit Budapest this spring, in addition to which the next session of the Hungarian-Russian Joint Economic Committee is also due to meet in the Hungarian capital on 22 June”, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told reporters in Novo-Ogaryovo just outside Moscow, following Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Nézőpont: Public support to improve Hungarian-Russian economic relations surging

Public support to improve Hungarian-Russian economic relations increased by one third compared to last year reported Nézőpont Institute survey published today.

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Hungarian PM Orban meets Putin in Moscow, calls for ‘normal’ Europe-Russia relations

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says it is important for Russia’s relations with the EU to return to normal following a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, who in turn described Budapest as an “old and faithful partner.”

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No Syrians are arriving in Hungary

Photo: Toroczkai - Facebook

On Tuesday, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister György Bakondi told public television channel M1 that citizens of various countries are arriving in Hungary, but there are no Syrians, Afghanis of Iraqis among them.

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Russia’s Mirrowcars designed an environmentally friendly small concept car

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The body of the 4 - seater concept car largely made of recycled plastic.

It is 2.7 meters long, 2.05 meters high and 1.98 meters wide - the same length as the Smart Fortwo. It is not yet decided what kind of engine will be installed in the basic model; but the plans include up to a three-cylinder 1.5-liter engine.

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Golden jackal returned to Buda hill forests

The golden jackal returned to the Buda hill forests a couple of years ago. It is certain that the species once again firmly present in the forests around the capital said Pilis Forest Office employees.

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A second line of defence needs to be established

At a press conference following a special summit of Visegrád Four (V4) prime ministers in Prague, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the policy the European Union has so far pursued in handling the migration crisis has failed, the external Schengen borders could not be protected, and therefore a new, second line of defence is needed.

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“Iron Nation Anthem” - a song about Swimmer Katinka Hosszú

Monday, February 15, 2016

A musician from Baja (Swimmer Katinka Hosszú's hometown) Balázs Ossó wrote a song about the Iron Lady. The video clip is illustrated by shots showing Katinka working out in a gym.

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Poet Sándor Agócs and Translator Harada Kijomi received this year's Balassi Bálint Memorial Sword

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Poet Sándor Agócs and Translator Harada Kijomi of Japan received this year's Balassi Bálint Memorial Sword on Sunday in Budapest. The literary prize is awarded each year to a Hungarian poet and a foreign translator.

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Picture of the day: Acrobat couple posing with an elephant after their wedding in front of the St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest

German Acrobat Merrylu Casselly and the Director of the Hungarian National Circus Jr. József Richer posing with an elephant named "Mambo" after their wedding in front of St. Stephen's Basilica on February 14, 2016. Photo: Marjai János / MTI

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Sympathy demonstration at the Russian Embassy

On the eve of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's Moscow visit scheduled for February 17, there will be a sympathy demonstration at the Russian Embassy at 3 pm in Budapest.

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Ancient headache treatment proven effective

Saturday, February 13, 2016

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The American Empire is Turning on Itself: Zsolt Bayer, László Bogár 2016.02.11

This is a short clip from yesterday's episode of Háttér-kép on Echo TV. The topic of discussion is the upcoming US election and what it means to the world.

Subtitled by Kittensinurface

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Illegal immigrants are coming again

Friday, February 12, 2016

After several months of calm thousands of migrants streaming toward the Hungarian border from Serbia and entering the country by cutting through the technical barrier. The government sent significant reinforcement to the region, and Ásotthalom's wildlife officers are also active - they apprehend illegal intruders every day. If the invasion continues we could face once again seriously consequences in the coming months write Ásotthalom Mayor László Toroczkai on Facebook.

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Hungarian Lessons

Thursday, February 11, 2016

By Linh Dinh

I was surprised by how grimy and sooty Budapest was. So many of its buildings, once gorgeous, were in an advanced state of decay. This city looked better before World War II, for sure, and certainly a century ago. Since escaping Communism, Budapest is regaining its glories, though not at the same pace as Prague. There’s a peculiar local fad called ruin pubs, where hip types can drink and dance in these half wrecked buildings. Too creaky to boogie, I only glimpsed them from the outside, but they didn’t look half bad.

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Ukrainian Oligarch Dimitry Firtash: Ukraine is in a state of disintegration

Ukrainian Oligarch Dimitry Firtash who lives in Austria gave an interview to Kurier news portal suggesting that the current situation in Ukraine is the consequence of the US intervention.

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PM Viktor Orbán: Secret Turkish-German pact has been concluded – half a million migrants will be brought to Europe from Turkey

A secret agreement has been concluded between Germany and the Turkish state; as a result, half a million migrants will be shipped to Europe from the territory of Turkey. The migrants will be distributed among the member states on a mandatory basis said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in his opening speech at Fidesz faction meeting on Wednesday in Lillafüred adding that the pact now is in implementation phase.

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PM Viktor Orbán soon becomes grandfather

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

PM Viktor Orbán's eldest daughter, Rachel (27) is 5-month pregnant. The Prime Minister was overjoyed when he learned about her daughter's pregnancy, but only the narrowest circle of friends and relatives were told about the good news learned

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US Ambassador to Hungary Colleen Bell and her husband host luncheon for Hungarian President János Áder and his wife

US Ambassador Colleen Bell, and her husband Bradley Bell host luncheon for President János Áder and his wife Anita Herczegh on February 9, 2016, one year after arriving Hungary. Photo: MTI / US Embassy in Budapest

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Ukrainian troops left their base to complain about poor living conditions

46 Ukrainian soldiers of a mechanized brigade left their base near Sirokij on Monday on foot to complain to the military prosecutor in Nyikolajevsk about their poor living conditions.

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Russia introducing an all-terrain vehicle that can plow through ice, water, snow, and all other conceivable extreme environments

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Putin's successor is in sight

Rumors suggest that 42-year-old Lieutenant-General, and Hero of Russia Alexei Gyjuminy will succeed Vladimir Putin after his mandate ends eight years from now.

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New national airline may be formed with Russian help

The ministry of national development is in talks with Russia's Sukhoi aircraft manufacturer of the formation of a new Hungarian national airline reported M1 News.

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Hundreds of nationalists commemorate the 71st anniversary of the siege of Budapest in Székesfehérvár

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Simon Wiesenthal Center strongly condemns the 71st anniversary of the siege of Budapest commemoration service in Székesfehérvár.

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The alliance between Poland and Hungary is a historic one

Polish-Hungarian bilateral relations represent a historic alliance, said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who, following bilateral negotiations on Monday, assured Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydło that her country can count on Hungary’s solidarity in relation to any double standards being applied to it.

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Over 300 al-Nusra terrorists killed in clashes with Syrian forces

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Syrian government troops have killed over 300 members of the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front group during clashes in the northwestern Aleppo province.

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Picture of the day: Plácido Domingo became honorary doctor of the University of Pécs

Spanish Tenor Plácido Domingo delivers a speech at the University of Pécs (PTE) ceremonial session of the Senate, where he received an honorary doctorate degree. February 7, 2016. Photo: Péter Lendvai / MTI

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