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Country in Central Europe

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Hungary: Country in Central Europe
Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world. Hungary's capital and its largest city and metropolis is Budapest. Other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

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European legal panel indicates it could lift objections to Hungary court changes

A European panel of constitutional law experts indicated on Monday it could lift objections to a new Hungarian court system, if Hungary passes amendments presented to parliament last week that would..
Reuters - Published

Hungarian PM says his people want new leaders for Europe

hungarian pm says his people want new leaders for europe
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarians want strong new leaders for Europe and a "fresh start" to halt the continent's decline amid Muslim immigration, Hungary's populist prime minister said Friday as he..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Hungary

EU conservatives hand Orban an ultimatum [Video]EU conservatives hand Orban an ultimatum

Hungary's Viktor Orban faces an ultimatum over posters accusing the liberal billionaire, U.S. investor George Soros and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of attempting to corrupt..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Hungary's Fidesz party faces expulsion from European People's Party [Video]Hungary's Fidesz party faces expulsion from European People's Party

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz party faces expulsion from the largest political grouping in the European Union.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published

Parents in Hungary unconvinced by baby boom plan [Video]Parents in Hungary unconvinced by baby boom plan

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has tried to boost the population by providing tax breaks and grants to mothers with at least two children, but some parents are not inspired by the initiative...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

Raw Moment: Jean-Claude Juncker and Viktor Orban in happier times [Video]Raw Moment: Jean-Claude Juncker and Viktor Orban in happier times

In today's Raw Moment, friendlier times between the European Commission president and the Hungarian prime minister from way back when.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:28Published

Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role [Video]Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role

Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel after Israel’s acting foreign minister said on Monday that “many Poles” had collaborated with the Nazis in World War Two and shared responsibility..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:09Published

Watch: ‘Hungarians are not migrants,’ says foreign minister [Video]Watch: ‘Hungarians are not migrants,’ says foreign minister

Péter Szijjártó told Euronews it was “not fair to confuse migration with the free flow of labour within the European Union.”

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:04Published

U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb' [Video]U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb'

Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a "time bomb" and could escape and threaten the West unless countries do more to take them back, the Kurdish-led, U.S.-backed authorities..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Pompeo pressed on Khashoggi murder probe [Video]Pompeo pressed on Khashoggi murder probe

The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Notable no-shows at U.S.-hosted Mid East summit [Video]Notable no-shows at U.S.-hosted Mid East summit

Who's attending the U.S.-hosted summit on the Middle East in Poland? The question, more to the point, may be who isn't. Matthew Larotonda reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

Pompeo says U.S. too absent from central Europe [Video]Pompeo says U.S. too absent from central Europe

The United States should not let Russian President Vladimir Putin 'drive a wedge between friends and NATO', Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday. Lisa Bernhard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

Pompeo meets Hungarian FM during central Europe trip [Video]Pompeo meets Hungarian FM during central Europe trip

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter Szijjarto on Monday, part of a tour of central and eastern European allied states. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:33Published

Pompeo To Address Huawei Situation During Trip To Hungary, Slovakia And Poland [Video]Pompeo To Address Huawei Situation During Trip To Hungary, Slovakia And Poland

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will voice concerns about the growing presence of China’s Huawei Technologies in central Europe when he visits Hungary, Slovakia and Poland next week, a senior..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Staff wanted: pensioners welcome, but anyone, really [Video]Staff wanted: pensioners welcome, but anyone, really

Sixty-five year-old Zsuzsanna Czeizel is one of a growing number of retirees hired by companies in eastern Europe desperate for workers. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Hungary jails heads of company over disastrous toxic spill [Video]Hungary jails heads of company over disastrous toxic spill

The company's directors were sentenced to two and a half years in prison for endangering the public by criminal negligence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:25Published

Robots serve food with a side of fun in Budapest cafe [Video]Robots serve food with a side of fun in Budapest cafe

A cafe in the Hungarian capital is staffed by a team of robots with the aim of familiarizing customers with advances in automation and artificial intelligence.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Unions say support growing for Audi Hungary strike; Audi's German production hit too [Video]Unions say support growing for Audi Hungary strike; Audi's German production hit too

Support for a strike that last week shut Audi’s massive Hungarian plant increased over the weekend, according to unions. As David Pollard reports, the disruption in supplies has also led to a halt in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Threats to EU prompt Franco-German 'unity' treaty [Video]Threats to EU prompt Franco-German 'unity' treaty

German Chancellor and Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron signed a treaty extension on Tuesday in a bid to show unity in the face of challenges to the European Union. David Doyle and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

 

Hungary's Orban hopes EU vote brings strong leaders and nation states

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday that he wanted European Parliament elections in May to give Europe "strong leaders" who would strengthen nation states "so that Europe once again..
Reuters - Published

Hungary's Orban told: Win back trust to stay in EU center-right bloc

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban still needs to do more to avoid the expulsion of his anti-immigration Fidesz party from the main European conservative group, its leader was quoted on Friday as..
Reuters - Published

Hungary's Orban: We need a fresh start for Europe at EP elections

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said that in upcoming European Parliament elections he wanted a new beginning for Europe, "ending the nightmares of a United States of Europe, so Europe..
Reuters - Published

Hungary's Orban asks European conservatives not to expel his party

By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has written letters of apology to European politicians who called for the expulsion of his Fidesz party from the main European..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Hungarian PM Orban apologizes for insulting EU allies

hungarian pm orban apologizes for insulting eu allies
Advertisement BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary's prime minister has apologized for calling some of his allies in the European Parliament "useful idiots," but continues to face demands that he and his..
WorldNews - Published

Hungarian university offered German help to defuse EU conflict

Hungary's Central European University could receive a helping hand from one of Europe's top technical colleges to continue its international degree programs, which may begin to defuse a growing..
Reuters - Published

'Distracted boyfriend' couple star in Hungary pro-family ads

'distracted boyfriend' couple star in hungary pro-family ads
Hungary's family policies are promoted with help from one of the internet's best-known dysfunctional couples.
BBC News - Published

Hungary publishes more anti-EU ads despite pledging halt

Hungary's pro-government media continued to publish anti-EU messages on Wednesday despite a promise by a government official to halt the campaign during talks with a center-right European grouping on..
Reuters - Published

EU conservative leader offers Hungary a pact on Central European University

The leader of the main conservative faction in the European Parliament said he tried to keep Hungary's ruling Fidesz party in the group with an offer to resolve a dispute over a university which says..
Reuters - Published

EPP's Weber says problems with Hungary's Fidesz not solved

A meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has not resolved problems threatening the expulsion from the European People's Party (EPP) of his Fidesz party, a senior EPP leader said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Hungary's Orban faces crunch talks in anti-EU dispute

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban was due to hold crunch talks on Tuesday with the head of the European Parliament's main conservative group which has threatened to expel his party over his anti-EU..
Reuters - Published

Leader of EU conservative bloc seeks talks with Hungary's Orban over party row

The leader of the main center-right party in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, said he aims to talk to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban soon to warn him he is on course to be excluded from..
Reuters - Published

Hungarian scientists fear for academic freedom with new government interference

Staff members of the historic Hungarian Academy of Sciences said their academic freedom has been threatened by a new deal giving the nationalist government influence over its research institutions.
Reuters - Published

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