Semmelweis wins best film in Toronto

Semmelweis, a feature directed by Lajos Koltai, has won the main prize, based on the audience's rating, at the 19th Toronto European Film Festival, the National Film Institute (NFI) said.

Potapi addresses Community of Hungarians in Croatia meeting

Thirty years ago Hungarians in Croatia "emerged from the hardest of circumstances", the prime ministerial state secretary for Hungarian communities abroad, said, declaring that "everything can be started anew if there is cooperation".

Heat record broken on Saturday

Southern Hungary experienced a hotter day today than ever on record, with the mercury reaching 18 degrees Celsius in Bekescsaba, the National Meteorological Service said on Facebook on Saturday.

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Tutto tops Socialists’ EP list

Kata Tutto, a Socialist Party politician who is currently a deputy mayor of Budapest, has been chosen to head the party's European Parliament list.

Dobrev calls for ‘strong, honest army’

Klara Dobrev, the shadow prime minister of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), said at a forum in the northern town of Gyongyos that Hungary needed a "strong, well-trained and honest" military, and for that a "strong and honest homeland" was required.

Orbán: ‘Prosperous businesses crucial for prosperous country’

"The private success of Hungarian entrepreneurs is a precondition for the country to be successful, therefore the government is not jealous - on the contrary, it wishes each entrepreneur even more success, even more profit and further increasing assets," Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

Szijjarto: Goal continues to be to avoid escalation in ME

The most important goal continues to be to avoid the escalation of the "worrying" situation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Facebook on Friday, after phone talks with Abdallah Bou Habib, his Lebanese counterpart.

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Szijjarto: Hungary seeking energy cooperation with Venezuela

Hungary wants to make use of the possibility of energy cooperation with Venezuela and is exploring ways to import liquefied natural gas from and export oil extraction technologies to the Latin American country, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Caracas on Friday.

Trade surplus of goods at EUR 1.3 billion in September

The value of export declined by 5.1%, and that of import was 19% lower in EUR terms in September 2023 than in the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office said on Wednesday. The balance of the external trade in goods ...

Szijjarto: Countries represented by elected governments, not NGOs

The international liberal mainstream "is trying to lord it over global politics by treating NGOs as representatives" of certain countries, "which is absurd as the representatives of countries and societies are governments elected by the people," Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said in Guatemala ...

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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, ...