All posts tagged Hungary

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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 […]

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US high ranking diplomat renews warning against corruption in Eastern Europe

October 4, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Victoria Nuland, assistant US secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, has again criticised, in a speech held in Washington, leaders in C ...

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Hungary cuts gas supplies to Ukraine, EU proposes deal on Ukraine-Russia gas dispute

September 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Hungary’s natural gas transmission company FGZS suspended gas supplies to Ukraine on the eve of September 26 talks in Berlin between the Europea ...

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Hungary’s municipal elections: Fidesz stranglehold likely to ease

September 14, 2014, by The Budapest Times

The municipal elections across Hungary on October 12 are unlikely to see national conservative governing party Fidesz repeat its landslide victory in ...

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    Hungarians in Romania launch bid for territorial autonomy
    August 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Democratic Union of Magyars in Romania (UDMR), the sole party representing the Hungarian ethnic minority in the Romanian parliament, will soon submit a bill that proposes the creation of […]

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    Uni joins effort to send flood relief to Balkans
    June 13, 2014, by The Budapest Times

    The Balkan flood has slipped out of the media spotlight but the devastation remains. Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia need billions of dollars for reconstruction after the catastrophe that killed […]

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    European elections 2014: Hungary – Fidesz rampant
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    After the landslide victory of prime minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party in Hungary’s parliamentary elections in April 2014, it would be a surprise if the party managed anything but a […]

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    Tusk about Orban’s statement: unfortunate and disturbing
    May 14, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish prime minister Donald Tusk said that the statement by Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban about what sort of autonomy he favours for ethnic Hungarians in neighbouring countries, “is unfortunate […]

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    Hungary sentences 92-year-old for war crimes
    May 14, 2014, by VOANews

    A court in Budapest has sentenced a 92 year-old former top communist official to more than five years in prison for war crimes related to the killing of civilians after […]