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Eleven US congressmen pen letter urging State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary

Saturday, January 20, 2018


Republican congressman Andy Harris has been joined by ten of his peers in signing a letter urging the State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary.

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More than 1.5 million believers from across the country took part in this year's Epiphany

Friday, January 19, 2018

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A participant of the St. Petersburg's Beauty contest reacts after taking a dip in icy water during traditional Epiphany bathing in Neva River on January 18, 2018.

As Russian Orthodox Christians celebrated one of their most important ancient holidays, hundreds of thousands braved the bitter cold to perform the traditional mass bathing ritual to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ in the waters of the Jordan River.

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Putin braves icy water for traditional Epiphany dip


President Vladimir Putin waded into a frozen lake in a traditional celebration of Epiphany. The annual baptism is a long-running staple of the Orthodox Church, with believers across Russia taking the midwinter dip.

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Romanian Advertising Manager Roxana Tudor's amazing transformation triggered by the voice of a Hungarian singer

Thursday, January 18, 2018


Advertising Manager Roxana Tudor suffered a freak accident several years ago and she was cured by the voice of a Hungarian singer. Ever since, she has been fascinated with Hungarian culture that left her spellbound and as a result, she has decided to declare herself Hungarian.

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Picture of the day: One-month-old Persian leopard cub receives its first examination in Miskolc Zoo

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


The male leopard cub belongs to a highly endangered species and was born in the Miskolc Zoo as part of the European conservation program.

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Women have been banned from driving in Turkmenistan


Turkmenistan has banned women from driving cars. Turkmen police started warning female drivers in December about the new law.

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Illegal aliens are using small aircraft to circumvent the border fence

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


An off-duty officer alerted his colleagues Monday night after observing a low-flying jet near his home police.hu wrote.

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Eastern Europe Has 'Become Hostage to the US and NATO' – Security Analyst


Security analyst Alexander Zhilin says that by agreeing to deploy offensive NATO weapons systems on their territory along Russia's borders, Eastern Europe's leaders have effectively sold out their citizens and turned them into "human shields."

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"Germany and the Visegrád states will be Europe’s determining economic axis" - PM Viktor Orbán

Monday, January 15, 2018

Photo: Balázs Szecsődi

In an interview published in the conservative German Sunday newspaper Welt am Sonntag, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán among others has said: the Government of Hungary wants an EU with a parliament of limited powers, with “a strong Council” of heads of government, and with a “Commission which, rather than making policies, should remain the guardian of the Treaties”.

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Romania needs to decide whether to participate in regional cooperation or not - Zsolt Németh

Sunday, January 14, 2018


Central European cooperation is knocking on the door, and Romania has to decide whether to take part in it or stay out of it said the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament Zsolt Németh on Saturday in Kolozsvár after meeting with the leaders of the Hungarian parties of Romania.

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The Hungarian Defence Force needs 40 new helicopters

Saturday, January 13, 2018


The Hungarian Defense Forces plan to buy 40 new helicopters in the coming years said the Chief of Staff of the Hungarian Defense Forces Tibor Benkő to InfoRádió, adding that the twelve Russian made Mi-24 helicopters currently undergoing comprehensive modernization in Russia will be in service until 2025.

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Romania’s ambassador to Budapest had been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Friday, January 12, 2018


Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has said that the statement by Romanian prime minister Mihai Tudose in relation to Hungarian autonomy aspirations is totally unacceptable, and shows disgraceful disregard for European values and 21st-century norms. Mr. Szijjártó informed reporters that Romania’s ambassador to Budapest had been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Friday morning in relation to the affair.

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Picture of the day: PM Viktor Orbán receives two legendary ethnic Hungarian athletes from the lost territories in parliament

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received two legendary ethnic Hungarian athletes from the lost territories - nine-time Grand Slam Winner Tennis Player Mónika Szeles and four-time Olympic Champion Gymnast Katalin Szabó.

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The year’s best athletes and performances honored at the National Theatre

Katinka Hosszú

Three-time Olympic Champion Swimmer Katinka Hosszú has been honored the sixth times this year with the best female athlete of the year award at the Sporting Event of the Year Gala in the National Theatre.

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Congressman asks U.S. State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary


A Republican congressman has asked U.S. lawmakers to sign onto a letter urging the State Department to axe funding for independent media outlets in Hungary.

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