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Swedish-hungarian War Of Words Escalates As Minister Called 'sick Creature'

Sweden and Hungary have been embroiled in a bitter quarrel after a Swedish cabinet minister made a controversial comparison between Budapest's pro-family policy and that of Nazi Germany.
Related topics: Sweden, Hungary, Germany

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School’s Out Forever

My university’s new campus is currently being set up in an old state hospital on the outskirts of Vienna. Budapest-based Central European University bought the old building a few months ago as a fail-safe in case the Hungarian government succeeded...
Related topics: Austria, Vienna, Hungary

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Us Wants Poland To Loosen Ties With China, Iran In Exchange For Bases - Reports

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Budapest on Monday, kicking off a multi-leg tour of Central Europe in a bid to cement US partnerships in the region against other major powers, including Russia and China.
Related topics: Poland, China, Iran, Mike Pompeo, Hungary, Russia

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U.s. Warns Hungary And Other Allies To End Business With Huawei

(BUDAPEST, Hungary) — The United States may be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue to do business with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday...
Related topics: Hungary, Huawei, Mike Pompeo

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Belgian Justice Seeks Access To ‘football Leaks’ Documents

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian justice wants access to documents on alleged corruption in football acquired by Portuguese hacker Rui Pinto who is under arrest in Budapest, the prosecutor’s office said on Monday. “We confirm the interest...
Related topics: Belgium, Brussels, Hackers, Hungary

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Holocaust Museum Stokes Controversy Among Hungary’s Jews

As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Hungarian Jews find themselves divided in a bitter dispute over the long-delayed opening of a new Holocaust museum in Budapest. The “House of Fates”...
Related topics: Museum, Hungary

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Hungarian Firefighters Use An Inflatable Slide To Rescue A Dog Who Was Stranded In Middle Of A...

On the first of January 2019, firefighters from Budapest were called out to the city of Pécs to help rescue a frightened dog from the middle of the frozen Lake Csunya. Two of the firemen very carefully crawled out onto the ice while holding onto an...
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Hungarians Stage Nightly Protests Against New Court System And So-called ‘slavery Law’

Protest in front of the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest on December 13, 2018. Photo by Atlatszo.hu / Márk Tremmel, CC BY-NC-SA 2.5. This article is based on the story “Hungarians protest against the government in front of Parliament every...
Related topics: Protests, Hungary, World Photos

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Thousands Protest ‘slave Law’ In Budapest

Protesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest on Sunday as thousands of people rallied against a new “slave law” passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban. More than 15,000...
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Hungary's Fidesz Party Blames Socialists, Soros For Violent Street Protests

After police arrested dozens of demonstrators who tried to storm the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest earlier this week, the country’s ruling Fidesz Party has blamed socialist lawmakers and liberal billionaire George Soros - whose "Open Society...
Related topics: Hungary, George Soros, Protests, Police

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Hungary Sees Another Day Of Anti-government Protests

Several thousand protesters have marched peacefully through Budapest for a fourth day to oppose laws introduced by the Hungarian government that critics say will restrict workers' rights. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and braved...
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Ukraine Can Create Its Own Nukes, Former Envoy To Nato Claims

On December 5, 1994, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, the US and the UK signed the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances, which obliged Kiev to give up nuclear weapons. It was followed by the process of Ukraine entering...
Related topics: Ukraine, Nato, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, United Kingdom, Hungary, Kiev

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'slave Law' Overtime Rules Send Hungarian Workers Into The Street In Protest

On Saturday, Hungarian trade unions protested a change in the country's labor code in Budapest, increasing a workers’ allowable overtime from 250 to 400 hours a year in a move union leaders have dubbed as a “slave law.”
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How George Soros’s University In Budapest Fell Victim To A Nationalist Bureaucracy

Masha Gessen writes about the closure of George Soros’s Central European University, in Budapest, which will move to Vienna due to the Hungarian government’s refusal to grant it accreditation.
Related topics: George Soros, Hungary, Austria, Vienna

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Soros-founded University Claims Orban's Gov't Has Forced It Out Of Hungary

Hungary’s new law requires foreign-accredited universities to provide education services in their home countries and bans them from awarding Hungarian diplomas without an agreement between Budapest and the country of accreditation. Since the CEU...
Related topics: George Soros, Hungary

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Soros Foundation Turns To Strasbourg Court To Repeal Hungary's Ngo Law

U.S. billionaire George Soros's Open Society Foundations (OSF) said on Monday it would challenge at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg Hungarian laws that make it a crime to help asylum-seekers. But Budapest, which accuses Soros and...
Related topics: George Soros, Hungary, Human Rights

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Eu's Anti-russia Sanctions Need Discussion Rather Than Prolongation – Budapest

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Union should frankly discuss the issue of maintaining or lifting anti-Russia sanctions rather than automatically prolong them, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in an interview with the RT broadcaster.
Related topics: Russia, Hungary, Moscow

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Ukraine's Poroshenko Says Budapest Creates 'parallel Reality' Over Education Law

The remark comes amid deterioration of Kiev-Budapest relations over the Ukrainian education law, which stipulates that children from national minority groups, including the Hungarian minority, will be able to get secondary and post-secondary...
Related topics: Ukraine, Hungary, Kiev

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Viktor's Victory: How Hungarian Pm Orban Sent Soros' Foundation Packing

American billionaire George Soros is in retreat in Hungary. The famous investor and founder of Open Society Foundations network comprising of 40 offices across the world is about to complete the withdrawal of his office from Budapest.
Related topics: George Soros, Hungary

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7 Cities Where You Can Work Less And Save More

If you work remotely, you can get the job done anywhere in the world. From Budapest, Hungary, to Chiang Mai, Thailand, there is a range of cities where you can do less work and let your savings grow.
Related topics: Hungary, Thailand

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