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18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Hungary's opposition asks EU to protect democracy

BUDAPEST, Hungary - An opposition group says it will ask the European Union to step up its oversight of democracy in Hungary after the prime minster said he wants to transform the country from a liberal democracy into an "illiberal state."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BBC News

Vet struck off over animal sex

A vet who was filmed having sex with a horse and a dog has been struck off his profession's register.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Skanska sells Green House office project in Budapest, Hungary, for EUR 36 M, about SEK 323 M

M. The transaction will be recorded in the third quarter of 2014 and the transfer of the property is also scheduled for the third quarter of 2014.

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Nine O'Clock

Hungarian PM accuses Romania of disrespectful statements

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated Saturday at Tusnad Baths that Romanian-Hungarian relations should be respectful and remarked that although he has never made any disrespectful statements about the Romanian nation, the Romanian state has made 'plenty.'

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McClatchy

World War I: How did the unthinkable happen?

World War I broke out 100 years ago this summer. In late June, Gavrilo Princip, a 19-year old terrorist loosely associated with the Greater Serbia secret society "Black Hand," assassinated the heir to the Austrian throne in the Bosnian mountain town of Sarajevo.

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Merced Sun-Star

World War I: How did the unthinkable happen?

World War I broke out 100 years ago this summer. In late June, Gavrilo Princip, a 19-year old terrorist loosely associated with the Greater Serbia secret society "Black Hand," assassinated the heir to the Austrian throne in the Bosnian mountain town of Sarajevo.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Universe Today

Having Fun with the Equation of Time

An analemma of the Sun, taken from Budapest, Hungary over a one year span. . If you're like us, you might've looked at a globe of the Earth in elementary school long before the days of Google Earth and wondered just what that strange looking figure eight thing on its side was.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Romanian-Hungarian accord to conclude 20 road connections

Deputy PM and Minister of Regional Development and Public Administration Liviu Dragnea and Minister of National Development of Hungary Sesztak Miklos signed on Thursday the Agreement between the Romanian Government and the Hungarian Government regarding the road connections over the shared state border.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Super ants are on the march across southern England: Huge colony...

An invasion of Asian super ants is believed to have spread across southern England after a massive nest was found in London.

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Rock Hill Herald

Mercedes chief breaks bones in biking crash

The Formula One team says Wolff has fractures in his shoulder, collarbone, an elbow and a wrist after a crash involving several members of the team during an outing along the Danube.

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EurActiv.com

Controversial monument divides Hungarians, angers Jewish community

Protests in central Budapest remain ongoing since Sunday , after a controversial monument dedicated to "all the victims" of Hungary's German occupation was erected during the night of 20 to 21 July, the Hungarian press reports.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Jamaica Observer

J'ca's ganja takes centrestage at drug policy meeting in Budapest

JAMAICA'S plan to decriminalise small amounts of ganja later this year has impressed delegates at a conference on Drug Policy and Human Rights now underway in Budapest, Hungary.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Islamic State thwarts Assad

Syrian government troops failed on two fronts Monday to reverse gains by fighters loyal to the Islamic State, a sign that the insurgents who have captured half of Iraq are capable of battling Syria's government as well.

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TV Technology

Recording Pretty Pictures From Above

Quick story: So, one fine day I'm sittin' around the studio, polishin' the capacitors and waitin' for the daily drama to begin, when an express package is flung in my general direction.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Flags and Flag Accessories From Corrad Design Limited Now Available Through Updated Website

Budapest, Hungary / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2014 / Corrad Design Limited, recognized as one of Europe's leading producers of national and custom flags, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, which makes searching for, designing, and ordering simple and intuitive.

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Star-Telegram.com

Hungary sets up disputed 1944 memorial

Workers in Budapest have completed the main elements of a disputed memorial to the 1944 occupation of Hungary by Nazi Germany, working in the middle of the night and guarded by police.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

Hungarian Socialists picks Jozsef Tobias to head party

The Hungarian Socialist Party chose Jozsef Tobias, aged 44 and a long-time party stalwart, as its chair in Budapest on Saturday in hopes that the much maligned left-wing party that has been in opposition since 2010 can get back on its feet.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

BBC News

Week in pictures: 12-18 July 2014

A participant crosses a ditch full of muddy water in the Dutch countryside during the prutmarathon, a race around a farmland track near Schermerhorn, Netherlands.

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The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

In memory: Jimmy Quinn, Tommy Ramone

Thanks again to Ray O'Brien and 'Bluegrass in Ireland' for sharing an item published today on the Mohill Bluegrass Festival Facebook page : a three-minute video by Cinny McAdam of Jimmy Quinn , singing lead on 'Carolina Star' in a barroom jam - a reminder of what the scene lost with Jimmy's death in February this year.

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Billboard

Punk's Quiet Visionary: Debbie Harry, Tommy Stinson, Danny Fields and More on Tommy Ramone

The Ramones -- Dee Dee, Tommy Joey and Johnny -- photographed by Chris Stein in 1975, fonr the upcoming Rizzoli book "Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk."

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