Protest in Hungary over treatment of NGOs funded by Norway Grants

Several hundred people gathered here Saturday to protest police investigations into Okotars, an environmental organisation appointed by Norway for administering the portion of the Norwegian Grants intended for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Xinhua reported.

Israel envoy urges Hungary probe over effigy `hanging` stunt

Israel`s ambassador to Hungary demanded a government enquiry on Tuesday into a public hanging of effigies of Israeli leaders staged by a town mayor linked to the far-right Jobbik party. 

`Yellow Star` Holocaust memorials held in Hungary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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`

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".

Hungary`s Viktor Orban meets Putin for nuclear talks

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets Russian President Vladimir Putin today for talks touching on Russia`s expansion of the EU nation`s only nuclear power plant.

India, Hungary sign MoUs on defence cooperation, joint research

An agreement for the transfer of knowhow in the field of biological and chemical warfare signed between Hungary and India.

Hungary very important for India: President

India attaches great importance to its relations with Hungary, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.

‘India, Hungary can be each other`s bridge to Asia, Europe’

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said relations between the two countries have remained on a "steady course" over the years and both the countries would be each other`s bridge to Europe and Asia.

India should think itself as world power: Hungary

Orban said Hungary, a country of around 10 million in Central Europe, sees India as playing a "very important role in global affairs.

Ayurveda, other traditional medicines to get Hungarian boost

Hungary, a member of EU that restricts entry of Indian traditional medicines, is likely to sign a pact this week with India to enhance co-operation in this sector.