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  • Hungary to open business office in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The Hungarian government has decided to open its business office in Karachi to promote business-to-business contacts, says Ambassador of Hungary IstvanSzabo...

    The envoy disclosed this in a meeting with Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan here on Friday...

  • Once upon a time Hungary was happy to send refugees to Germany

    And don’t think that the Hungarians were just unwilling tools of Germany’s march into Hungary towards the end of the war...

    The Jews to be liquidated — of Hungary’s Jewish population, 565,000 were to be murdered in the Holocaust — came not just from the cities but from the smallest of towns as well, even from the rail junction of Bicske, which was only captured by the advancing Soviet army in early 1945...

  • Record numbers of migrants enter Hungary

    RVSZKE (Hungary): Europe was increasingly divided over its refugee crisis on Thursday as record numbers of migrants streamed through the Balkans into Hungary, forcing Austria to suspend cross-border train services...

    The UN’s refugee agency on Tuesday warned that at least 42,000 migrants were expected to enter Hungary by next week...

  • Pakistani man wanted for 70 murders arrested in Hungary

    A Pakistani man wanted by Interpol for “70 contract murders” has been arrested in Hungary among a group of migrants caught trying to reach Austria, police said on Wednesday...

    The 35-year-old Pakistani man was discovered when the group was apprehended near Hungary's southern borders on Tuesday, police in Bacs-Kiskun county told AFP in a statement...

  • View from abroad: When it comes to Hungary, Europe should practise what it preaches

    But, interestingly, neither the media nor EU policymakers appear to be paying serious attention to a country — Hungary — whose leaders appears intent on defying many of the key values — human rights, democracy and tolerance — that the EU holds so dear...

    This is exactly what has happened with Hungary and some other “new” EU countries which joined the Union earlier this decade...

  • Hungary passes tough anti-foreign NGO law

    BUDAPEST: Hungary’s parliament approved on Tuesday a crackdown on foreign-backed civil society groups despite an international outcry, in a move seen as targeting US billionaire George Soros...

    Several prominent NGOs said they would boycott the law and take the matter to Hungary’s constitutional court and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg...

  • Standoff between refugees on train, police enters second day in Hungary

    BUDAPEST: Refugees who had hoped to move on from Hungary stubbornly remained on a stalled train Friday, refusing to go to a center where authorities are demanding that they register...

    Police remained on watch at Bicske, a town northwest of Budapest that holds one of the country's five camps for asylum seekers — facilities the migrants want to avoid because they don't want to pursue asylum claims in economically depressed Hungary... ...

  • Pakistani migrant dies in Hungary while fleeing arrest

    BUDAPEST: A Pakistani migrant died in Hungary on Friday after collapsing on railway tracks when a group of about 350 migrants escaped from a train station where 800 migrants were being held by authorities, police said...

    Meanwhile, a mass of desperate refugees stranded at Budapest's main rail station for days set off on foot for the Austrian border Friday, despite mounting efforts by Hungary to crack down on a deepening crisis that is...

  • Migrants stream into Austria, swept west by overwhelmed Hungary

    After days of confrontation and chaos, Hungary's right-wing government deployed dozens of buses to take migrants from Budapest and pick up over 1,000 others - many of them refugees from the Syrian war - who had set off doggedly by foot on Friday down the main highway to Vienna...

    Hungary insisted the bus rides were a one-off, even as hundreds more migrants began gathering in Budapest on Saturday, part of seemingly relentless surge...

  • Ronaldo-led Portugal held by Iceland, Hungary down Austria

    PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal was upstaged by a team of Icelanders and Hungary beat Austria on a day of surprises at the European Championship on Tuesday...

    ”Portugal coach Fernando Santos was left to rue the missed chances in a game that followed Hungary's 2-0 victory over 10-man Austria in the other Group F match...

  • Hungary blank 10-man Austria

    BORDEAUX: Two of the noisiest sets of supporters at Euro 2016 witnessed the first surprise result of the finals on Tuesday when Austria lost 2-0 to old rivals Hungary in the opening match of Group ‘F’...

    Hungary were therefore all the more delighted to achieve unexpected success in the 138th meeting between the countries with goals by Adam Szalai and substitute Zoltan Stieber...

  • In EU first, Uber suspends Hungary service

    BUDAPEST: Embattled US ride-hailing service Uber announced Wednesday its first suspension in a European Union (EU) country, saying it will halt operations in Hungary on July 24 because of new legislation making it “impossible” to operate...

    The US company has become one of the world's most valuable startups, worth some $50 billion, as it has expanded to more than 50 countries including 21 EU member countries other than Hungary...

  • Kapas takes fourth gold as Hungary top medals table

    LONDON: Boglarka Kapas won her fourth gold medal of the European Aquatics Championships on Sunday as Hungary topped the final medals table while hosts Britain wrapped up the pool action with a relay double...

    Hungary ended the meeting with 10 golds and a total of 19 medals, fewer than Britain who took their haul for the week to 22 but only seven of them gold...

  • UEFA charges Hungary for fan disorder

    In the Hungary case, UEFA said its disciplinary panel will meet on Tuesday to judge charges of “crowd disturbances,” throwing objects and setting off fireworks...

    Riot police then formed in lines in front a section of Hungary fans, in the same end of Stade Velodrome whe­re Russians attacked Eng­land fans one week earlier...

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