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News Topic - Hungary

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Hungary sentences Syrian migrant to five years' jail for border riot A Hungarian court sentenced a Syrian-Cypriot man to five years in prison on Thursday for crossing the border as part of a riot during the migrant crisis, in a case that has drawn criticism from the European Parliament and Amnesty International.
Reuters | Sep 20, 2018 11:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungary to set up new administrative courts system by January 2020: minister Hungary will set up a new system of administrative courts by January 2020 and will pass legislation that sets out the framework for the system this year, Justice Minister Laszlo Trocsanyi said on Thursday.
Reuters | Sep 20, 2018 08:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungary summons Spanish ambassador over xenophobia charge Hungarys foreign ministry has summoned the Spanish ambassador because of comments by the Spanish foreign minister charging Hungary with xenophobia and other criticism
Washington Post | Sep 19, 2018 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bulgaria pledges solidarity with Hungary in rights standoff with EU Bulgaria will support Hungary in its standoff with the European Union over its democratic record, a Bulgarian deputy prime minister said on Wednesday, adding that the countries of eastern Europe had to stand together in their dealings with Brussels.
Reuters | Sep 19, 2018 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Migrant Terror Trial Seen as Test of Fundamental Rights in Hungary A Hungarian appeals court will make its final verdict Thursday in the case of a man convicted of terrorism for throwing stones at police and trying to enter the country illegally, at the height of the migrant crisis in 2015. Amnesty International says his
Voice of America | Sep 19, 2018 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does Hungary's relationship with Russia send a message to the EU? Orban and Putin have announced expanded energy deals. Analysts say they're economically and strategically important.
Al Jazeera | Sep 19, 2018 2:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hungary's Orban calls Moscow a predictable partner, meeting Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin met Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Moscow's Kremlin on Tuesday. (Rough cut. No reporter narration)
Yahoo! News | Sep 18, 2018 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Beefed-Up EU Border Force Divides Members Ahead of Summit Deep divisions between member states threaten to derail a European Union summit on migration, scheduled Wednesday in the Austrian city of Salzburg. Brussels wants to deploy EU border guards across the external borders, but frontline countries like Hungary
Voice of America | Sep 18, 2018 12:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Businessman sells company with indirect control over Hungary's main independent news website Hungarian businessman Zoltan Speder announced on Monday that he had sold all his holdings in media group cemp-X Online Zrt which owns several publications and has indirect control over Hungary's main independent news website Index.hu.
Reuters | Sep 17, 2018 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungary to challenge European parliament's ruling in EU court The Hungarian government will challenge a European parliament ruling that it has violated democratic standards in the European Union's court, national news agency MTI quoted Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff as saying on Monday.
Reuters | Sep 17, 2018 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend