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LifestylePhotography

Hungary On Instagram – Photos Of The Week

Did you know people share millions of photos with #Hungary and #Hungarian hashtags on Instagram? We bring you the best 15 pictures every Friday as our weekly selection of the Hungarian-themed Instagram photos continues in the autumn too. Use #hungarytoday hashtag on Instagram to boost your chances of making next week’s selection!   #pollunastairs 💙// Прошел почти месяц с тех пор, как мы вернулись из Будапешта, […]

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CultureHistory

HUNGARIAN ROOTS: MICHAEL KOVATS DE FABRICZY THE FOUNDING FATHER OF THE U.S. CAVALRY

In our weekly series, we write about celebrities – artists, actors, musicians, sport stars and scientists – who have some Hungarian origin, yet only few would consider them as “par excellence Hungarians”. In many cases even the persons concerned know/knew only very little about their Hungarian roots, while others are/were proud of their “Magyar” background despite lacking the ability to speak […]

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Foreign Affairs

Hungary’s Viktor Orbán Aspires To Be The New Donald Tusk, Analysts Suggest In Financial Times

The “Hungarian Prime Minister wants to position himself as a counterpoint to Ms Merkel — and perhaps even a future replacement for European Council president Donald Tusk”, Hungarian analysts told Financial Times in a report published on Thursday. “That would mark a new level of ambition for the leader once described in a leaked diplomatic cable as a >>bare-knuckled political […]

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Foreign Affairs

“Hungary Is The Home Of Freedom And Freedom Fighters” – Péter Szijjártó Said In Washington DC

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó gave a talk about Hungary’s 1956 anti-Soviet uprising at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. “Hungary is the home of freedom and freedom fighters,” he said, arguing that 1956 was a milestone in Hungarian history because it demonstrated that dictatorship had failed to take root in Hungary. And it presaged that Hungarians would rise against […]

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EconomyForeign Affairs

President Of Hungary Urges European Union Member States To Ratify Paris Climate Agreement

The environment is still a very important topic for the President of Hungary as János Áder was deputy chairman of the European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety from January to May 2012. Mr. János Áder has urged European Union member states that have yet to ratify the Paris climate accord to approve the agreement (L’accord de Paris) as […]

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Foreign Affairs

János Áder Sent Condolences To Israel Over The Death Of Shimon Peres

Former Israeli Prime Minister, President and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres has died. The Israeli politician was 93. President János Áder sent condolences to the president and people of Israel over the death of ex-prime minister Shimon Peres. Mr. Áder wrote to Reuven Rivlin that he was deeply saddened by learning about the Israeli politician’s death and conveyed his condolences to the […]

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Music&Movies

“Migrant Tents” Spotted Once Again At Budapest’s Keleti Railway Station – Photos!

Don’t be surprised if you see a migrant camp on your way passing by the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, news portal index.hu warns. No, it’s not that turmoil happening once again what we saw a year ago, it’s only the scenery of a new “refugee movie” made by award-winning Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó. The movie entitled “Unwanted man” is about the migrant […]

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Foreign Affairs

Budapest’s New Southern Brother Was Born – Capitals Of Hungary And Bosnia And Herzegovina Entering Twin City Agreement

The city of Budapest is entering a twin city agreement with the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo after a unanimous decision by the Budapest general assembly. Under the agreement, the two cities plan to cooperate in culture, tourism, youth policy, education, social services, city management and public utilities. Sarajevo wants to make use of Hungary’s experiences in public utilities, […]