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Orbán: Hungary, US Governments To Discuss CEU Issue
The governments of Hungary and the United States will discuss the issue of Budapest’s Central European University, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told reporters in Parliament on Monday, in connection with a recent bill on universities financed from foreign sources. more »
19 Migrants Discovered In Truck
Romanian and Hungarian police found 19 migrants in a truck at the Csanádpalota motorway border crossing early on Friday, Csongrád county police announced.Police examined a Bulgarian truck entering Hungary at 4 a.m. and found 19 migrants in the cargo area. more »
Huge Demonstration For CEU Held In Budapest
A demonstration was held in Budapest on Sunday afternoon to protest against a government bill affecting the Central European University (CEU). The demonstrators gathered at Corvinus University to move under a sign showing “Freedom for Education” in Hungarian and also in English to the CEU headquarters in Nádor street and later to Kossuth Square in front of Parliament. more »

Corvinus University, CEU Sign Cooperation Pact


Corvinus University, CEU Sign Cooperation Pact
Budapest Corvinus University and the Central European University have signed a cooperation agreement, Corvinus University said on Friday. Educational and research relations between the two universities have strengthened recently and after months of preparatory work, the heads of the two institutions signed the cooperation deal on Monday. more »

US State Department Condemns Hungarian Higher Education Bill


US State Department Condemns Hungarian Higher Education Bill
In what will no doubt be perceived by the Hungarian government as a blatant attack on Hungary’s national sovereignty, the United States Department of State issued a statement Friday calling on Hungary to refrain from adopting legislation that could potentially cause the closure of Central European University. more »

Survey: Over 70% Of Hungarians Fear Serious Terror Attack In Europe


Survey: Over 70% Of Hungarians Fear Serious Terror Attack In Europe
Seventy-two percent of Hungarians fear that a serious terrorist attack killing more than 100 people will occur in Europe in the next few years, a fresh survey released by the Nézőpont research institute said on Friday. But only 20 percent of the respondents said it was likely that a terrorist attack of such a scale would be carried out in Hungary, it said. more »



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