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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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Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on..
Reuters - Published

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats

The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said on Thursday, countering the hopes of Warsaw's ruling..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hungary

Pregnant migrant in Hungary 'given 17-guard escort to check-up' [Video]Pregnant migrant in Hungary 'given 17-guard escort to check-up'

A pregnant migrant in Hungary was escorted to a regular check-up by 17 guards, claims a UN report that criticised the "prison-like" migrant transit zones on the country's border with Serbia.

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

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal [Video]EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal

Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Hall cruises to victory to stay alive in Red Bull Air Race title fight [Video]Hall cruises to victory to stay alive in Red Bull Air Race title fight

Australian Matt Hall cruises to victory at the new Red Bull Air Race World Championship stop in Hungary to keep his title hopes alive

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:13Published

New Hungarian MEP brings progressive, pro-European ideas to Brussels [Video]New Hungarian MEP brings progressive, pro-European ideas to Brussels

Katalin Cseh, a newly-elected Hungarian MEP, is coming to Brussels with progressive ideas. She said she's going against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's use of "scare tactics."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 05:11Published

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

 

Hungary should move children from 'prison-like' transit zones: U.N.

A senior U.N. human rights official urged Hungary on Wednesday to move asylum-seeking families held in "prison-like" transit zones on the Serbian border to other facilities in Hungary that he said are..
Reuters - Published

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