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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, and among the few non-Indo-European languages to be widely spoken in Europe. Hungary's capital and largest city is Budapest; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

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Captain in fatal Budapest boat crash was sober at the time: police

Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean..
Reuters - Published

Hungarians remember Imre Nagy, hero of '56, as Orban tightens grip

hungarians remember imre nagy, hero of '56, as orban tightens grip
Only a few hundred people were present to commemorate the anniversary of the execution of Imre Nagy on Sunday morning in Budapest, a far cry from 30 years ago when his reburial drew more than 100,000..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Hungary

Scientists say new law will put future of research under threat [Video]Scientists say new law will put future of research under threat

Scientists in Hungary say a 200-year-old institution is under threat. The Academy of Sciences is a prestigious centre of research in the country, but academics are accusing Prime Minister Viktor Orban..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Body removed from boat salvaged from Danube [Video]Body removed from boat salvaged from Danube

Salvage crews have recovered more bodies from the wreckage of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Hungary boat crash: Arrested captain onboard different ship during another accident [Video]Hungary boat crash: Arrested captain onboard different ship during another accident

Hungarian prosecutors say the Ukrainian captain arrested over the fatal sinking of The Mermaid in Budapest last week had been involved in another accident in the Netherlands in April

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:05Published

Rescuers in Hungary find body 100kms from scene of Danube boat accident [Video]Rescuers in Hungary find body 100kms from scene of Danube boat accident

A body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:49Published

Pope Urges Hungarians, Romanians to Put Troubles Behind Them [Video]Pope Urges Hungarians, Romanians to Put Troubles Behind Them

According to Reuters, Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania. More than 80,000 people..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Hungarians pay tribute to South Koreans killed in Danube boat accident [Video]Hungarians pay tribute to South Koreans killed in Danube boat accident

Hungarians gathered outside the South Korean embassy in Bucharest on Friday (May 31) to pay tribute to 28 tourists feared dead after a boat accident on the Danube River.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Hungary boat sinks: 7 South Korean tourists dead, 19 missing [Video]Hungary boat sinks: 7 South Korean tourists dead, 19 missing

The Mermaid was docked when it was involved in a collision with a cruise ship, the Viking.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Hungary Boat Accident: Police Launch Criminal Probe [Video]Hungary Boat Accident: Police Launch Criminal Probe

Reuters reports There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday. Police said that the tourist boat..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Budapest Tourist Boat Capsizes, 7 Dead, 21 Missing [Video]Budapest Tourist Boat Capsizes, 7 Dead, 21 Missing

Reuters reports Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube, killing at least seven people and leaving 21..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Breakfast with Belle in Budapest: Hungarian MEP says Fidesz wants to be in the EPP [Video]Breakfast with Belle in Budapest: Hungarian MEP says Fidesz wants to be in the EPP

In the run-up to the European elections, Good Morning Europe host Belle Donati is travelling across the continent to meet Members of the European Parliament in their own constituencies.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:10Published

BMW strengthens U.S. economy, CEO tells shareholders [Video]BMW strengthens U.S. economy, CEO tells shareholders

German carmaker BMW strengthens the U.S. economy with its almost 70,000 jobs there and the biggest plant worldwide in South Carolina, Chief Executive Harald Krueger told shareholders in Munich on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM [Video]Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM

U.S. President Donald Trump praises Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a White House meeting, brushing off concerns about threats to democratic norms in the central European country. Vanessa..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

Road Trip Europe Day 40: Memories of migration mayhem on the Hungary-Serbia border [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 40: Memories of migration mayhem on the Hungary-Serbia border

Our correspondents Damon Embling and Gabor Tanacs reach the farmland on the border between Hungary and Serbia which was one of the main routes during the migrant crisis in 2015.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:40Published

Road Trip Europe Day 38: Hungarian minority in Romania wants more autonomy [Video]Road Trip Europe Day 38: Hungarian minority in Romania wants more autonomy

Our reporters Damon Embling and Gabor Tanacs reach an area of Romania where Hungarians make up the majority of the population and are pushing for greater autonomy.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:29Published

Hungarian PM withdraws support from Weber for EU's top job [Video]Hungarian PM withdraws support from Weber for EU's top job

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán withdrew his support from Manfred Weber Monday at a press conference with Austrian far-right politician Heinz-Christian Strache.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:37Published

'Europe will become an Islamic caliphate if we don’t take back control,' Salvini tells Hungarian TV [Video]'Europe will become an Islamic caliphate if we don’t take back control,' Salvini tells Hungarian TV

While visiting Hungary on Thursday (May 2), Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini from the far-right League party gave a controversial interview to the Hungarian national television. Euronews has..

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Orban and Salvini inspect Hungary's border fence with Serbia [Video]Orban and Salvini inspect Hungary's border fence with Serbia

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini took a helicopter from Budapest during his visit to Hungary on Thursday (May 2) to visit Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the fence on the country's southern..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Hungary reflects on 15 years of EU membership [Video]Hungary reflects on 15 years of EU membership

Fifteen years ago today, Hungary joined the European Union. But the anniversary of its accession has coincided with strong allegations of misuse of EU funds in the country and the current government..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:09Published

 

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence

The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of..
Reuters - Published

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls

The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets.
Reuters - Published

Cruise ship captain bailed in Hungary after fatal accident

The captain of a cruise liner was released on bail on Wednesday, two weeks after his vessel was involved in a collision with a tourist boat that sank on the River Danube in Budapest with a party of..
Reuters - Published

Reaching Euros will be difficult - Wales boss Giggs after Hungary defeat

Ryan Giggs believes Wales must win most - if not all - of their remaining matches to have a chance of qualifying for Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Wales's Euro 2020 hopes suffer blow with late defeat in Hungary

wales's euro 2020 hopes suffer blow with late defeat in hungary
Wales succumb to a late defeat in Hungary which could prove to be a severe blow to their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident

Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on..
Reuters - Published

Salvage crews begin lifting Hungarian boat sunk in Danube

salvage crews begin lifting hungarian boat sunk in danube
By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST, June 11 (Reuters) - Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Hungary tourist accident: Operation to raise capsized boat begins

hungary tourist accident: operation to raise capsized boat begins
A giant crane begins lifting the boat in Budapest after last month's fatal collision.
BBC News - Published

Salvage crews aim to lift boat sunk in Danube with 28 dead

Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.
Reuters - Published

Orban and Aung San Suu Kyi meet to discuss illegal immigration

orban and aung san suu kyi meet to discuss illegal immigration
The issue of integrating a growing Muslim population is a challenge facing both Europe and Southeast Asia, said Bertalan Havasi, Orban's spokesman. “The two leaders highlighted that one of the..
WorldNews - Published

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