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`Yellow Star` Holocaust memorials held in Hungary

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 03:20

Over 1,000 Hungarians took part in some 160 Holocaust memorial events across Budapest, the 70th anniversary of the forced relocation of Jews during World War II into "Yellow Star Houses".

Hungary asks for MEP immunity lifted over Russia spy probe

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 00:50

Hungary asked Brussels on Thursday to lift the immunity of an MEP from the far-right Jobbik party, amid reports he was being investigated on allegations of spying for Russia.

Hungary police oust protesters from WW-II monument site

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 05:30

Police in Hungary forcibly removed protesters from the site of a planned World War-II monument which Jewish critics say glosses over the country`s role in the Holocaust.

Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 00:09

Hungary`s annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust drew a record 25,000 people on Sunday as part of events marking 70 years since the start of mass deportations of Hungarian Jews in World War II.

US vice president calls leaders of Hungary, Czech Republic

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 13:29

Biden called the leaders of Hungary and the Czech Republic to reassure them of US support for NATO`s collective defence agreement, the White House has said.

Hungary opposition challenges election result in court

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 21:33

One of Hungary`s centre-left opposition parties that was thrashed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban in this month`s election challenged the result in the country`s supreme court on Friday.

Hungary`s Orban retains two-thirds legislative majority

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:30

Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban retained his controlling two-thirds majority in parliament following last week`s election, a final ballot count revealed early today, giving him free legislative rein for the next four years.

Viktor Orban party wins Hungary election: Exit polls

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 03:05

Hungary`s strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban looked to have won a clear victory in elections, with exit polls giving his Fidesz party a wide lead over the opposition.

Orban strong favourite as Hungary holds elections

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 10:15

Hungary`s bruiser Prime Minister Viktor Orban was predicted to cruise to victory in elections today after four turbulent years that have seen him labelled both as saviour and autocrat.

Three EU ministers to visit Ukraine Thursday: Hungary

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 23:01

The foreign ministers of Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic will visit Kiev tomorrow where they hope to meet with the new government, Budapest said on Wednesday.

Hungary addresses Holocaust after accusations it "whitewashed" past

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 12:24

Hungarians collaborated with Nazis in sending nearly half a million Jews to their deaths, Hungary`s president said on Sunday in a rare public acknowledgement of a war-time past that Jewish groups say is often glossed over.

US scholar returns Hungary award over Holocaust `whitewash`

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 00:47

An American professor and prominent Holocaust scholar said Sunday he was handing back a Hungarian state award in protest at the government`s "falsification of history".