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Icebar Budapest -15% Discount With MINICARDS.

Ice Exhibition, ice walls, ice furniture's, ice sculptures and ice glasses.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Journalist Beaten At KFC.

Index journalist Zoltán Szabó reported on Monday that he had been beaten by the security guard of KFC fast food restaurant on Király utca in the Seventh District in Budapest Sunday evening.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Experts elaborate on nature of Hungary-Ukraine tensions.

Euromaidan Press has provided a roundup of what Ukrainian experts and journalists are saying about the problem of growing tensions between Hungary in Ukraine.

- UNIAN - UA

Hungary needs Ukraine's consent to put education law on agenda of UA-EU Association Council meeting.

Hungary will not be able to address the issue of Ukraine’s news education law at the next meeting of the Ukraine-EU Association Council without Kyiv’s consent because this would only be possible if agreed with the Ukrainian authorities, Ukraine's Mission to the EU reported on Facebook referring to its chief ...

- UNIAN - UA

Unable to move on from Serbia, refugees returning to Greece.

An increasing number of refugees and migrants now in Serbia are trying to return to Greece, Info Park reports Tired of waiting to see any progress in their asylum-seeking process, including the so-called Hungarian list, more and more refugees and migrants in Serbia are trying to return to Greece where they hope to find ...

- B92 - SK

US Worried About Dwindling Independent Media in Hungary.

The top U.S. diplomat in Hungary raised concerns on Tuesday about the dwindling numbers of independent media outlets in Hungary and the growing influence of government allies in the media market. David Kostelancik, the charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy, said that while there is independent media in Hungary, the ...

- Voice of America - US

US worried about dwindling independent media in Hungary.

The top U.S. diplomat in Hungary raised concerns on Tuesday about the dwindling numbers of independent media outlets in Hungary and the growing influence of government allies in the media … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Romania Snubs Push to Honour 1848 Uprising.

A proposal by Romania's ethnic Hungarians to honour March 15 as the anniversary of the 1848 Hungarian uprising against Austria has drawn a cool response from Romanian parliamentarians.  

- Balkan Insight - UK

Matios says 150-kilometer section of Ukraine's border with Hungary is private.

Ukraine's Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoliy Matios has said that a 150-kilometer section of Ukraine's state border with Hungary is private and that border guards do not have full access to this territory. “I once again came across the documents indicating that 150 kilometers of our border with Hungary in Zakarpattia ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Hungary, Iran Sign Research Cooperation Agreement.

Iran and Hungary have signed a cooperation agreement in university research, to be coordinated by Hungary's Szeged University and the University of Yazd in Iran, education state secretary László Palkovics told MTI on Monday. Common research is expected to focus on AI, laser physics, medicine, transport and water ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Trucks Carrying Food Aid Mark UN World Food Day In Budapest.

A record long pool of trucks carrying 30 tonnes of food donated by 19 companies to needy families pulled through Budapest's historical city centre to mark UN's World Food Day on Monday.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

TEK: Honorary Consul Of Jordan Poses National Security Risk

Zaid Naffa, honorary consul of Jordan and business partner of the late Ghaith Pharaon, poses a security risk and may not apply for Hungarian citizenship according to Hungary's Counter-Terrorism Centre , Index.hu reports.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Government Accepts Tourism Development Strategy In Hungary

Hungary's government has accepted the National Tourism Development Strategy 2030, a guideline for all players of the sector until 2030', Zoltán Güller, CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency, told the Tourism Summit 2017 conference in Budapest on Monday.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Tickets Available: Caro Emerald Concert, Budapest Aréna, 26 February 2018

Caro Emerald gives her own show to the Hungarian fans on February 26th, 2018 in Budapest Arena. All began in 2007, when Caro Emerald was called upon to cut a demo. She seized the opportunity, and recorded Back It Up.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

This Is the Scandalous Love Affair That Started World War I

Franz-Stefan Gady Security, General Franz Conrad von Hoetzendorf's romantic obsessions may have fueled the flames of war. After the first five months of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian forces, under the leadership, if that is the right word, of General Conrad von Hoetzendorf, suffered stupefying losses--189,000 dead, ...

- The National Interest - US

Hungary did not bring up issue of revision of UA-EU Association deal - source

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjzrto at a Monday meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council did not raise the issue of revising the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, only stressing the need to address Ukraine’s 'violations' of minority rights by passing the recent education law, a top ...

- UNIAN - UA

Passenger Traffic Hits New Record In Budapest

Liszt Ferenc International airport posted its best September ever with a passenger traffic figure of 1,247,352, Budapest Airport announced. Traffic in the first nine months climbed 14.5% to just below 9.9 million.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Six Opposition Parties To Hold Joint Demonstration On October 23

Hungary's democratic opposition will hold a joint protest at Kossuth square outside Parliament on the October 23 national holiday, reports Index.hu.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

State Secretary Of Education Discusses Science Cooperation In Cambridge

State secretary in charge of education László Palkovics discussed cooperation possibilities in science, including cooperation with Hungarian universities and science parks at talks with Cambridge University heads on Friday.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Hungary Seeks To Restore Low-Capacity Rail Links With Slovakia

Hungary's government is committed to reopening low-capacity rail lines to Slovakia, foreign ministry state secretary Levente Magyar said on Friday. Addressing a free university of ethnic Hungarian mayors and councillors in Slovakia's Velky Meder/Nagymegyer, he said the plan involves six existing railway lines that are ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

New British Embassy Opening By The Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Duncan

The Minister for Europe has officially opened the new British Embassy in Budapest, Hungary. Sir Alan Duncan was joined by Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Péter Szijjártó to unveil the plaque on the new building in Füge utca.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

112.ua: Hungary initiates discussion of education reform at Ukraine-EU Association Council

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Siyarto states that he initiates consideration of the issue of Association Agreement violation by Ukraine because of the law on education. He intends to do this at the next meeting of the Ukraine-EU Association Council. This Siyarto said on Oct.16 in Luxembourg ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Hungary did not bring up issue of revision of UA-EU Association deal

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjzrto at a Oct.16 meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council did not raise the issue of revising the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, only stressing the need to address Ukraine’s “violations” of minority rights by passing the recent education ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Hungary seeks to recognize Ukraine violator of Association Agreement over education law

The passing by the Ukrainian parliament of the latest law on education in terms of language of instruction in schools for national minorities is a brutal violation of human rights, so the issue should be addressed at the next Ukraine-EU Association Council’s meeting, according to the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter ...

- UNIAN - UA

Associated Press: Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

BRUSSELS— Hungary says it will “block and boycott” all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kyiv changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian. The post Associated Press: Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Hungary seeks to recognize Ukraine violator of Association Agreement over education law

The passing by the Ukrainian parliament of the latest law on education in terms of language of instruction in schools for national minorities is a brutal violation of human rights, so the issue should be addressed at the next Ukraine-EU Association Council’s meeting, according to the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Orbán's Cabinet Submits Amendment To Higher Education Law

The government has submitted an amendment to Hungary's higher education law, aimed at extending the deadline for foreign universities to meet the law's criteria, enacted in spring, by one year. Justice Minister László Trócsányi told a press conference on Friday that despite all pressure lacking any legal foundations' ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

PM Orbán To Mark 1956 Anniversary At House Of Terror Museum

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will make an address to mark the anniversary of Hungary's 1956 revolution in front of Budapest's House of Terror Museum at 3pm on October 23, the government spokesman announced. Zoltán Kovács said that commemorations would start on October 22, with a torch-lit demonstration at the Technical ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

112.ua: State Border Guard Service says all border line patrolled by guards

The press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine responded to the claim made by Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios that 150 km of the Ukrainian-Hungarian border is in private property and the border guards are denied full access to the land. “Despite the fact that the plots of land are ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

'Self-determination for Zakarpattia' rally held near Ukraine's embassy in Hungary

A rally titled 'Self-determination for Zakarpattia,' the protest against which was expressed by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, was held near the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest on October 13, 2017, according to Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary Liubov Nepop.

- UNIAN - UA

Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Romania, Russia and Hungary, Romania's foreign minister said Friday, according to the Daily Mail.

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: 'Self-determination for Zakarpattia' rally held near Ukraine's embassy in Hungary

A rally titled “Self-determination for Zakarpattia,” the protest against which was expressed by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, was held near the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest on October 13, 2017, according to Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary Liubov Nepop. “The rally near the Embassy of Ukraine in ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

V4 demands that EU take action on double standards in food quality

The Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group nations, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czechia, urged the European Commission to fight double standards of food quality. After several studies have shown that many of the foods sold by multinational producers in eastern Europe contain cheaper, lower-quality...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Usutu virus is back: Not only in blackbirds but also in humans

Usutu virus, a flavivirus of African origin, was first detected in Austria in 2001, when it caused a severe bird die-off, mainly of blackbirds. The virus was active in the eastern part of Austria until 2005, killing many blackbirds, but also other songbirds. During 10 subsequent years no Usutu virus associated bird ...

- ScienceDaily - US

MSZP Announces Partial Boycott Of Parliament

Bertalan Tóth , the Hungarian Socialist Party's parliamentary group leader, announced on Wednesday that his party would boycott several state institutions and would stop availing itself of certain tools at its disposal as an opposition political party, although its parliamentary delegation will continue to attend ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Hungary's PM Orbán Marks 55th Anniversary Of Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, in a letter marking the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin, wrote that he hoped the peoples of Europe, who share the same values, will never be separated from each other ever again.' The museum standing next to Checkpoint Charlie held a ceremony on ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Fighter Jets Alerted Due To Bomb Threat

Hungarian Gripen fighter jets were alerted by a NATO air command centre in Italy at around 11.30 a.m. Thursday because of a bomb threat affecting a passenger plane flying over Hungary en route from Canada to Dubai, the Defence Ministry announced.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Deutsche Welle: Hungary threatens Ukraine's EU ties over new education law

Ukraine's new education law aims to boost the role of the country's official language. Neighbors say that it threatens minority rights. Hungary is attacking Kyiv – threatening to block its rapprochement with the EU. The post Deutsche Welle: Hungary threatens Ukraine's EU ties over new education law appeared first on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Austria to sue over Hungary nuclear plant expansion

Austria said Friday it would launch a lawsuit against the European Union's approval of the Russian-financed expansion of a nuclear plant in Hungary.

- PhysOrg - NL

Hungary threatens Ukraine's EU ties over new education law

Ukraine's new education law aims to boost the role of the country's official language. Neighbors say that it threatens minority rights. Hungary is attacking Kyiv – threatening to block its rapprochement with the EU.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

EU Council not to review Ukraine-EU deal, Hungary may initiate it – European diplomat

The issue of the review of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union is not on the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union on October 16, but Hungary may add it to the 'Other Items' section, according to a high-ranking European diplomat.

- UNIAN - UA

Hungary gives 'Soros university' year to comply

Hungary's government will give an extra year to foreign universities to comply with its new rules on higher education, including the Central European University founded by US billionaire George Soros, Index news site reported. The EU Commission has launched a probe into the new law, which it says could breach EU rules. ...

- EU Observer - EU

Hungarian photographer gets a fresh look at Hudec heritage

NEARLY a century after Hungarian-Slovak architectLszlHudecstamped his identity on Shanghai, another Hungarian, this time a photographer, collected his impressions of the master builder in a book.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Associated Press: Romanian minister says Ukraine will keep minority schools open

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Romania’s foreign minister says Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has also caused alarm in Russia and Hungary. The post Associated Press: Romanian minister says Ukraine will keep minority schools open appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

Romania's foreign minister says Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has also caused alarm in Russia and Hungary.

- FOX News - US

Staying at the Sofitel Chain Bridge, Budapest

Estelle Sarney and Grant Bradley check into the Sofitel Chain Bridge in Budapest. Location: Hard to beat. On the banks of the River Danube, near the Hungarian Parliament, great spas, shopping and the Castle on the Buda side of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UNIAN: European diplomat says EU Council not to review Ukraine-EU deal, Hungary may initiate it

The issue of the review of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union is not on the agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union on Oct. 16, but Hungary may add it to the “Other Items” section, according to a high-ranking European diplomat. The post UNIAN: European diplomat ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrinform: Klimkin says Ukraine wants the same role for Ukrainian language as Hungarian has in Hungary

The purpose of Ukraine is to ensure the role of Ukrainian as a state language at the same level as it is provided in all European countries, including Hungary, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said. The post Ukrinform: Klimkin says Ukraine wants the same role for Ukrainian language as Hungarian has in Hungary appeared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Sports Centre To Be Built At Déli Railway Station

Plans are under way to build a sports and recreation centre with several facilities next to Budapest's Déli railway station, daily Magyar Hírlap said on Thursday, citing a public procurement announcement for the project.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Gov't Housing Subsidies Target The Wealthy To The Detriment Of Poor Households

While the government has been continuously increasing the rate of housing subsidies aimed at the wealthier segments of society, households most in need are getting left behind according to Habitat for Humanity Hungary's annual report on housing poverty. Habitat for Humanity Hungary's report draws a picture of a housing ...

- The Budapest Sun - HU

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