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Foreign Affairs

Even With Fence, Hundreds Of Migrants Attempt To Cross Border Every Day, Security Chief Says

“There is noticeably continuous and increasing migrating pressure along the Hungarian-Serbian border”, the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Chief Advisor on Homeland Security György Bakondi told reporters on Monday. Illegal attempts to cross the border, which cause damage to the border security fence, are typical, he said. According to the table shown at the press conference the number of “violent illegal border crossing attempts” […]

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Society

Highway to Air – What A Forced Landing!

On the 30th of May a small plane used the M1-M7 highway as an airstrip-runway in Budapest. The plane landed at Budaörs near by the 10th milestone because of a technical error. The pilot had to carry on an emergency landing after he recognized the power units of the plane did not work well. The police arrived to the “highway-runway” […]

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Domestic Politics

Jobbik Party Congress: Delegates Re-Elect Chairman As Group Seeks To Shed Extremist Past

Incumbent party leader Gábor Vona has been re-elected as the chairman of Hungary’s opposition radical nationalist Jobbik at the party’s congress on Sunday, in what has widely been seen as a confirmation of Mr. Vona’s policy to purge the party of radicals and boost the party’s recognition as a force able to govern and become the popular alternative to the […]

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OtherSport

One Step From The Gold – MVM Veszprém’s Shocking Defeat At Handball Champions League

What a thriller, what a rollercoaster, what an atmosphere in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany. At the Final of the EHF Handball Champions League 2016 KS Vive Tauron Kielce from Poland and the Hungarian MVM Veszprém matched for the European Golden Medal. In the end, in one of the most remarkable EHF Champions League Finals the Polish team took […]

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Culture

Moholy-Nagy’s Future Present – A Comprehensive Retrospective At The Guggenheim In New York

The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of celebrated Hungarian-born photographer and Bauhaus designer László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) to appear in the United States in nearly fifty years, this long overdue presentation will reveal a utopian artist who believed that art could work hand-in-hand with technology for the betterment of humanity. The exhibition will include more than 300 collages, drawings, ephemera, […]

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Culture

Born&Raised: Why Am I Proud To Be Hungarian?

A typical American teenager would not really care about their heritage, nor know much about it. But I am different, and that changes my perspective on the world, and the world’s perspective on me. I was born to Hungarian parents in America, and grew up speaking the language, and travelling back to our home country every summer to visit grandparents. […]

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A Békemenet résztvevői vonulnak a Szent István körúton az 1956-os forradalom és szabadságharc 57. évfordulóján 2013. október 23-án.
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Domestic Politics

Analyst: Hungary’s Governing Parties Enjoy Unmatched Support In Europe

Hungary’s ruling conservative Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance has managed to retain its high approval ratings in the years following the election unlike any other governing party in Europe, analyst Dániel Deák, from Nézőpont Intézet, a centre-right think tank, has said. Dániel Deák told public news channel M1 on Sunday that Hungary’s current governing alliance has kept a firm grip on public […]