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16 hrs ago | Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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20 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

Slovak wines shine in Paris competition

IN 2014, Slovak winemakers again triumphed in Paris, confirming their place at the top in global competitions.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] The last mansion of Senica

THIS PRETTY postcard of a Senica mansion, also known as "Machatka", dates back to 1910.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Independent.ie

Danube river cruise floods the senses

GLORIOUS: A panoramic view of Budapest, the starting point for the luxurious cruise along the River Danube.

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Slovak Spectator

Bratislava celebrates cultural fusion

FOR A whole week, several venues and streets in downtown Bratislava saw a higher than usual concentration of foreigners, but also Slovaks, many of whom attended a series of unique and sometimes exotic events.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times of Israel

Hungary marks Holocaust anniversary despite protests

Hungary began 70th anniversary commemorations of the Holocaust on Wednesday amid boycotts and protests by Jewish groups which accuse the government of whitewashing the country's role in the mass deportations of Jews in 1944.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Capital integrates public transit system

AFTER a bumpy start, the integrated transportation system of Bratislava Region was finally launched in mid-2013, enabling commuters to travel on one pre-paid ticket via train, bus or any means of Bratislava's city transport.

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The Economist

Central Europe pulls together: Speaking with one voice

Security update: we have secured Economist.com against the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Related Topix: Hungary, Europe, World News, Slovakia, Nuclear Energy,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Hungary's Fidesz Gets a Landslide, Separatists Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party has won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections in which the far-right Jobbik party came in third with enough votes to make it one of Europe's most popular extreme right parties.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

Special Report: From Hungary, far-right party spreads ideology, tactics

In a rented public hall not far from Poland's parliament, about 150 people gathered one afternoon late last year to hear speeches by a collection of far-right leaders from around Europe.

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Transitions Online

The Russia Factor

The weekend elections in Hungary turned out as expected. Fidesz, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party, will rule the country for the next four years with the support of a two-thirds majority in parliament.

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Related Topix: Hungary, Europe, World News, Slovakia, Nuclear Energy,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Canada.com

Tracing the end of communism through the altered monuments of Budapest

The toppling of statues and monuments during times of political upheaval has been a well-documented act in Eastern and Central European history.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Hungary prime minister wins 3rd term

The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service's lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, "Be strong, fear not."

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ABC News

Hungary Prime Minister Wins 3rd Term

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party won parliamentary elections Sunday and narrowly secured a new two-thirds majority, but gains by a far-right party were a cause for concern.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Hungary's Fidesz tipped to win big in Sunday vote

In this March 29, 2014 file picture Hungarian Prime Minister and Chairman of ruling centre right Fidesz party Viktor Orban addresses the election rally of Fidesz in Heroes' Square in Budapest, Hungary.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Newsday

Orban's hold on Hungarian voters

Polls suggest Hungary's governing Fidesz party is set to win another two-thirds majority at Sunday's general election.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Slovak Spectator

US Embassy awards Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova

US Ambassador to Slovakia Theodore Sedgwick gave Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova the Human Rights Defender award April 2. The stance of the embassy is a strong message for the government and its view concerning human rights in Slovakia, the Sme daily wrote.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Third "heroin truck" suspect is sentenced

Hungarian citizen Balasz K. was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his involvement in the trafficking of acetic-acid anhydride.

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