Eight charged in Hungary for deaths of 71 migrants in lorry

Hungarian prosecutors said Wednesday that they will charge eight people for the death of 71 migrants who suffocated to death in a lorry last year as they were being smuggled toward Western Europe...

Hungary's Orban shrugs off migration referendum failure

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday shrugged off the failure of an anti-immigration referendum he called, saying that the volume of support pleased him.

Turnout under 50 per cent renders Hungarian EU migrant vote invalid

Hungarian President Victor Orban's crusade against the European Union's migration policy fumbled on a technicality Sunday when a referendum on the EU refugee resettlement quota for the country...

Hungary referendum on EU migrant quota invalid due to low turnout

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant resettlement quotas did not reach the necessary 50-per-cent turnout and is therefore invalid, vice-chair of the governing Fidesz party Gergely Gulyas says.

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant quota

Hungary is voting in a referendum on the European Union's plan to resettle migrants and refugees in the country.

Hungarians vote in referendum on EU migrant resettlement quota

Hungarians were voting Sunday in a referendum on the European Union's plan to settle migrants and refugees in their country according to quotas for the bloc's member countries.

Hungary's Orban seeks boost from anti-immigration, anti-EU vote

As the European Union buckled under the strain of mass migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sowed distrust and deepened the rift within the bloc. Now with a referendum on migrants and...

Two police officers injured in Budapest blast

Two police officers were injured in an explosion in a popular entertainment district in Budapest, Hungarian authorities said Sunday.

Hungary's Orban wants refugees expelled "to an island"

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday suggested that the European Union should expel "to an island" more than 1 million people who arrived during the 2015-16...

Hungary hits back at call for its exclusion from the EU

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Tuesday slammed his Luxembourg counterpart Jean Asselborn as "pompous" and "sermonizing," after he said Hungary should be excluded from the European...

Hungarian Deputy PM: Hungarians, Croats share close historical ties

The Hungarian and Croatian peoples are tied closely by their common history, including 800 years in a common state, Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen said while opening a Croatian...

Hungary hands right-wing extremist 13-year sentence for bombings

Gyorgy Budahazy, a right-wing extremist who terrorized politicians in Hungary over a two-year period with bomb attacks, was sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment in a tumultuous court hearing on...

Hungarian state TV silent about Olympic refugees

Budapest (dpa) - In a flashback to the days of the Cold War, Hungary's state TV has stayed mum about the presence of a refugee team at the Olympics, a fact drawing criticism from opposition media...

Italy arrests four people for smuggling migrants along Balkans route

Four Pakistani men who smuggled into Italy migrants seeking to enter Europe via the Balkans route have been arrested, Italy's Carabinieri police said Saturday.

Hamilton goes top in F1 championship with record Hungary win

Title holder Lewis Hamilton moved top the Formula One championship for the first time this season on Sunday courtesy of a record fifth victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix.