All posts tagged Hungary

May 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign ministers from four Eastern European countries – Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania – signed a memorandum on cooperation in connecting national gas transmission networks, developing gas interconnections and securing […]

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Orbán and the death penalty: Hanging on to a dream

May 10, 2015, by The Budapest Times

The issue of whether to restore capital punishment should “stay on the agenda”, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has said in Pécs. Hungary ...


Taxis protest Uber in Budapest

March 30, 2015, by The Budapest Times

Uber, for the uninitiated, is an “uber”-successful American tech company that connects users with amateur drivers, usually at a fraction of the co ...


Nine Bulgarians running huge illegal cigarette factory near Budapest held in international operation

February 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nine Bulgarians allegedly running a large-scale illegal cigarette factory near Hungary’s capital Budapest were arrested in a police operation th ...

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    Hungary: Only Jobbik satisfied as Fidesz marches on
    October 17, 2014, by The Budapest Times

    Hungary’s local elections on October 12 delivered few surprises as Fidesz consolidated its power and the left-wing conceded ground to Jobbik. Turnout, at 44 per cent was lower than the 46 […]