Hungary is ready to support outgoing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s bid for NATO Secretary General after talks in Brussels earlier this week, where Rutte pledged support to a deal between Hungary and incumbent Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the country staying away from NATO’s activities in Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on X on Tuesday.

EU affairs minister: ‘Make Europe Great Again’

The motto of Hungary's EU presidency will be "Make Europe Great Again", the minister for European Union affairs told a press conference on Tuesday, presenting the official priorities, social media pages and visual presentation of the presidency.

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Hungarian-Turkish cultural season at halfway point

The Hungarian-Turkish cultural season held in celebration of 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries is now halfway through, with more than 70 programmes having taken place in Hungary so far, Gulsen Karanis, Turkey's ambassador, told a press conference in Budapest on ...

Treasury collects HUF 2 billion from Budapest under court order

The municipal court of appeals of Budapest has ruled that the city of Budapest cannot be exempted from certain tax payments, the finance minister said on Facebook on Tuesday, adding that the treasury had already collected 2 billion forints (EUR 5m) in tax arrears ...

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Flood alert issued for Budapest

Based on forecasts by the national water-level service, Gergely Karacsony, the mayor of Budapest, has issued a first-degree (lowest) flood alert along four stretches of the River Danube in Budapest, the mayor's office said on Tuesday.

Splendid Croatian cuisine awaits in Biograd

Biograd na Moru is a delightful Mediterranean seaside town in Croatia whose name is often shortened informally to Biograd, and which Hungarians know as Tengerfehérvár. Both versions roughly translate as “White City Castle by the Sea”, and while Biograd has a similar sound to ...

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Orbán: New EU migration pact could force Hungary to welcome migrants

Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...