’The Scream’ and further angst by Edvard Munch at new Oslo museum

Each country has its famous figures, and a proud Norwegian might list for us such internationally known luminaries as playwright and poet Henrik Ibsen, explorers Roald Amundsen and Thor Heyerdahl, composer Edvard Grieg, author Jo Nesbø, footballer Erling Braut Haaland, World Chess Champion Magnus ...

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Head of State delivers his Address to the people of Kazakhstan

Well-being of all citizens is targetted in key initiatives

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan, speaking at a joint session of the chambers of the Parliament, published his Address to the people of the nation, telling them: "The unity of the people and systemic reforms are a solid foundation for the country's prosperity".

Kaunas 2022 will reveal its programme during special Forum

"Kaunas - European Capital of Culture 2022," is preparing for an extraordinary event: in September, the European Capital of Culture year-long program, put together with many partners, will be unveiled. At the international press conference on September 22, the details of the programs of ...

Cardinal Erdo: 1.2 billion Catholics on five continents 'watching us'

52nd Intl Eucharistic Congress opens in Budapest

"The Eucharist is the source for the life and mission of Christians," Cardinal Peter Erdo, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, said addressing opening mass of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest on Sunday.

30th anniversary of closure of Semipalatinsk nuclear test site

Kazakhstan shows way to a safer world by its own example

More than 70 years ago, the first nuclear test was carried out on the land of Kazakhstan, launching an unprecedented arms race. One and a half million people suffered from the consequences of the nuclear tests, which infected a huge territory larger than many ...

Budapest Zoo joins EC biodiversity initiative

The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden has joined the European Commission's Together for biodiversity international coalition set up with the goal of raising awareness of nature protection, the zoo said on Friday.

LMP: Opposition should jointly initiate constitutional review of climate law

President elaborates on issues of water, climate change and Covid in UN conference

Crises related to water, global warming and changes in public health conditions are following one another increasingly fast, Hungarian President Janos Ader said in his address to a UN online conference focusing on sustainability in a post-Covid 19 world, on Friday.

NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan raises spectre of new migration waves, foreign minister says

Orbán: Next decade to bring epidemics, mass migration

NATO and its member states must be prepared to face challenges posed by epidemics and mass migration in the coming decade, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Monday, ahead of a one-day summit of NATO in Brussels. Concerning the summit, Orbán said that participants ...

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Biden, wife stayed at Lake Balaton in 1977

Honeymoon over for Hungary as Democrats return

United States Presidents of the Democratic persuasion and their ambassadors to Hungary have repeatedly accused the right-wing Fidesz/Orbán governments since 2010 of autocratic tendencies, and the incoming Joe Biden has already stirred the pot. Perhaps, though, the new President may also harbour a soft ...

Businesses, embassies combine for carbon-neutral economy in Hungary

How to achieve Net Zero target by 2050?

In a unique collaboration, the embassies of six countries and the Hungarian Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSDH) have teamed up with the support of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology to help accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral economy in Hungary by 2050, ...

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Thirtieth anniversary of freedom for Lithuania

Deadly day of protest remembered

Although each January 13 is a day of celebration in Lithuania, it is also a day of sorrow and remembrance for those who fell on that date in 1991 while seeking independence for their country. Thirty years later in Budapest, Ambassador to Hungary Vytautas ...

US presidential elections: how they work

Winner must secure 270 Electoral College votes

Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wants to see the similarly politically aligned United States President, Donald Trump, re-elected on Tuesday, November 3. Trump came to power four years ago despite recording a popular vote of 62.9 million to Democrat rival Hillary Clinton’s 65.8 ...