7 dead, 21 missing after SKorean tour boat sinks in Hungary

Europe 05/30/19, 04:25

Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of seconds after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people ...

Update: SKorea mobilizes efforts to help Hungary rescue

Europe 05/29/19, 20:00

The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local):3 a.m. ThursdaySouth Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered officials to mobilize all available efforts to support rescue work in ...

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative

Europe 05/22/19, 09:02

Selling yourself in five minutes can be tough. But that's all Hungary's opposition parties have been given on state media to promote their visions for Sunday's European Parliament election. Undeterred, they've come up with novel and creative ways Two campaign billboards, top left ...

Lyon beats Barcelona 4-1 to win Women’s Champions League

Sports 05/18/19, 12:56

Lyon beat Barcelona 4-1 to win its fourth consecutive Women's Champions League title on Saturday.Ada Hegerberg scored three times in the first half to lead the French squad, which also won its sixth Champions League crown since 2011.Dzsenifer Marosan, also ...

Hungarian leader Orban, Italy’s Salvini meeting in Budapest

Europe 05/02/19, 06:38

Hungary's prime minister will host Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in a meeting between two of Europe's main opponents to immigration.Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Salvini will meet Thursday afternoon at Orban's new office in Buda Castle.In an interview published ...

Lyon, Barca win 1st legs of Women’s Champions League semis

Sports 04/21/19, 14:41

Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0. Watched by a crowd of almost 23,000, Delphine Cascarino opened the scoring for Lyon in the 27th minute and Amandine Henry ...

Hungary’s Orban to host EU group leader over possible ouster

Europe 03/11/19, 07:36

Hungary's prime minister will host the leader of the main center-right faction in the European Parliament to discuss the Hungarian ruling party's possible ouster from the group.Prime Minister Viktor Orban's office said Monday that the meeting with Manfred Weber will ...

Hungarian judge OKs extradition of Portuguese hacker

Soccer 03/05/19, 10:22

A Portuguese man linked to the publication of internal documents that embarrassed top European clubs and soccer officials in the Football Leaks case will be extradited to his home country, a Hungarian court ruled Tuesday.Rui Pinto is wanted in his ...

Poland open to meeting with Israel after Holocaust spat

Europe 02/27/19, 06:58

Poland's foreign minister says his country is open to a meeting with Israel also involving other countries from central Europe, after it pulled out of a similar meeting last week.Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said Wednesday after talks with his Hungarian ...

Scientists in Hungary protest govt takeover of research

Europe 02/12/19, 13:29

Scientists in Hungary on Tuesday protested government efforts to take control of their research funding, a move they say endangers academic freedom.Several thousand people formed a human chain around the headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, urging the academy's ...

Protesters in Hungary reject Orban’s nationalist government

Europe 12/21/18, 15:22

Thousands of people are taking part in anti-government protests in Budapest sparked by labor reforms but also rooted in discontent with the government's limits on academic freedom, corruption and other issues.The satiric Hungarian Two-Tailed Dog Party hosted a downtown march ...

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