Kariko receives Theodor Boveri Prize in Wurzburg

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Kariko has received the Theodor Boveri Prize, the highest award in life sciences at Julius-Maximilians-University in Wurzburg, Germany, in recognition of her research, the University of Szeged, Kariko's alma mater, said on Monday.

117 Hungarians evacuated from Rhodes so far

So far 117 Hungarian nationals have been evacuated from the Greek island of Rhodes, where a wildfire has been raging for days, while 53 Hungarians have left or will be leaving the island tomorrow, a foreign ministry official said on Wednesday.

Gulyas inaugurates Mindszenty statue in Portugal

The head of the Prime Minister's Office inaugurated a statue of Archbishop Jozsef Mindszenty in Fatima, in central Portugal, on Saturday. He said the cleric's life's work had been "an embodiment of Hungary's Christian past and shows the way to what we should become."

Waclaw Felczak Institute director awarded high state honour

Maciej Szymanowski, director of the Waclaw Felczak Institute of Polish-Hungarian Cooperation, was on Monday awarded the Hungarian Order of Merit, Knight's Cross in recognition of his efforts in promoting bilateral cultural and social ties, the Hungarian embassy in Warsaw said.

Chess grandmaster Andras Adorjan dies at 73

International chess grandmaster, Chess Olympiad winner and writer Andras Adorjan died at age 73 after a long illness, his stepbrother Karoly Jocha said on his official website on Friday.

Nature protection guard: “Frogs are just like babies”

On March 23 – three days after World Frog Day and nearly a year after Hungary’s most severe drought in more than 120 years – Duna-Ipoly National Park nature protection guard András Németh was saving toads near a main road in the village of ...

Budapest hosts St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and parade

On March 19 a series of celebrations and a parade was held in downtown Budapest to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day, a public holiday on March 17 in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and a number of regions in the Americas. The celebration and ...