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Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

The accession of Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary to the Western military alliance NATO 20 years ago was celebrated with a military ceremony in Warsaw on Sunday.

Hungary court jails company officials over 2010 toxic spill

Hungary court jails company officials over 2010 toxic spill

A Hungarian court on Monday sentenced company officials to up to 2.5 years in prison for one of the country's worst environmental disasters that killed ten people and destroyed rivers with toxic waste.

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower'-lawyers

Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower'-lawyers

A Portuguese man arrested in Hungary on suspicion of extortion and secrecy violations hacked football bodies' documents - which later appeared on the Football Leaks website - because he was "outraged" by criminality in the sport, his lawyers said.

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

Hungarian public broadcaster becomes focus of wave of protests

The headquarters of Hungary's public broadcaster became the focus of a wave of anti-government protests Monday, with the opposition galvanised by the reaction to a controversial new labour law ...

Dry Danube reveals hidden treasure in Hungary

Dry Danube reveals hidden treasure in Hungary

A treasure trove of some 2,000 gold and silver coins has been found on the Danube riverbed in Hungary thanks to an exceptionally low water level, archaeologists said Thursday.

Hungary, Poland challenge tighter EU labour rules in court

Hungary, Poland challenge tighter EU labour rules in court

Hungary and Poland said on Thursday they have gone to the European Court of Justice to challenge tighter European Union rules on the employment of workers from low-pay EU states.

Hungarian foreign minister accuses UN rights experts of spreading lies

Hungarian foreign minister accuses UN rights experts of spreading lies

Hungary's foreign minister lashed out at what he called ‘biased, pro-migration’ UN human rights experts on Wednesday, accusing them of spreading lies about his country ...

Silver medal for Qatar parachuting team

Silver medal for Qatar parachuting team

Qatar won the medal in the male formation category.

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

It's not an uncommon fate for a pioneering scientist: languishing unrecognised in his time before dying in obscurity. But as his 200th birthday approaches, the life-saving work of a Hungarian obstetrician is finally getting its due.

PM Orban flags big changes to Hungary's constitution

PM Orban flags big changes to Hungary's constitution

Right-wing nationalist Orban, who was re-elected with a landslide in April elections for a third straight term, did not reveal any further details.

Hungary's Orban sworn in as PM, eyes 20 years in power

Hungary's Orban sworn in as PM, eyes 20 years in power

Fresh from a landslide election win in April, Hungary's combative premier Viktor Orban was formally sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, and hinted at designs on power until at least 2030.

EU budget sets up clash with eastern states

EU budget sets up clash with eastern states

The European Union unveils plans Wednesday for its first post-Brexit multi-year budget facing a looming clash with Poland and Hungary over a proposal to link funds to respect for the rule of law.