Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Kariko and American physician-scientist Drew Weissman have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against Covid-19, the secretary of the Nobel Assembly announced in Stockholm on Monday.

Pope Francis receives Hungarian Catholic leaders in Vatican

A pilgrimage of Hungarians to the Vatican will take place in April next year, Cardinal Peter Erdo, the head of the Hungarian Catholic Church, told MTI, after meeting Pope Francis at a private audience in Vatican City on Monday morning.

Ader hails ‘successful’ Planet Budapest 2023 expo

The Planet Budapest 2023 sustainability expo which ended on Sunday was successful in all aspects, creating a demand to organise some parts of it as a permanent exhibition next time, former president Janos Ader and chief patron of the event said on Monday.

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Hungary trade surplus at EUR 559 million in July

Hungary's trade surplus was 559 million euros in July and its trade balance improved by 1.9 billion euros compared with the same month last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a second reading of data on Monday.

Retvari criticises EU draft crisis regulation

The European Union's draft crisis regulation adopted earlier this week is not about protecting the borders, but about the further settlement of illegal migrants, state secretary of the ministry of interior Bence Retvari told public broadcaster Kossuth radio on Sunday.

Szijjarto congratulates Fico on election win

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto congratulated former Slovak PM Robert Fico whose Smer-Social Democracy won Saturday's general election in Slovakia in a Facebook post on Sunday.

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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, ...