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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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Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Hungary

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..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

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

Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine' [Video]Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine'

A Hungarian winemaker in Tokaj, a region known for its golden dessert wine, is selling a vintage for a steep $40,000 a bottle. Lauren Anthony reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Brussels vs. Orban - next round [Video]Brussels vs. Orban - next round

EU Commission investigates former company of Hungary's right-wing PM's son-in-law for price-fixing allegations

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:25Published

Watch: Re-enactors stage key 1849 battle of Hungarian revolution [Video]Watch: Re-enactors stage key 1849 battle of Hungarian revolution

This time round the ammunition was fake and a small audience cheered from the sidelines. The re-enactment is an annual event to commemorate the fight for independence from the Austrian Empire.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Hungarians let off steam in 'silly walk' parade [Video]Hungarians let off steam in 'silly walk' parade

Hundreds marched through central Budapest in a "silly walk" parade on Monday, copying flamboyant moves from British comedy group Monty Python's famous sketch to mark April Fools' Day.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Slovakia Elects First Female President [Video]Slovakia Elects First Female President

(CNN)When Slovakia's newly elected President Zuzana Caputova -- the country's first ever female president -- delivered her acceptance speech on Saturday she immediately set herself apart from the wave..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Despite falling numbers, immigration remains divisive EU issue

Migrant arrivals to Italy have almost dried up, new asylum requests across the European Union have more than halved in three years and at the end of 2018, Hungary's reception centers housed just three..
Reuters - Published

'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban

U.S. President Donald Trump praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday, describing him as "like me, a little controversial," and brushing off concerns about threats to democratic norms in..
Reuters - Published

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’

President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies.
NYTimes.com - Published

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China

President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister.
NYTimes.com - Published

Critics deride Trump's decision to meet with 'authoritarian' prime minister of Hungary

A bi-partisan group of senators urged Trump to pressure Orbán on "Hungary's downward democratic trajectory."
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump meets controversial Hungarian leader -- live stream

Obran is the latest controversial strongman to be welcomed by the president
CBS News - Published

Viktor Orban, Hungary's authoritarian leader, invited to White House

Viktor Orban has drastically altered democratic institutions in Hungary since winning power in 2010
CBS News - Published

Trump Tries to Bring Hungary’s Orban in From the Cold

President Trump’s audience with Prime Minister Viktor Orban will be a meeting of like minds. It’s also an effort to get Mr. Orban to prioritize U.S. interests.
NYTimes.com - Published

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