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Handball tournament in Serbia called off over Kosovo dispute

BELGRADE, Serbia - The European Handball Federation has suspended a tournament in Serbia after the Balkan host declined to play Kosovo and then prevented its rival from playing any games. EHF said on Saturday that the women's under-20 World Championship qualification tournament was canceled after au

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-24 17:51:00

Scotland boss McLeish to experiment again in Hungary clash

Opinion: NFL teams that could crash and burn in 2018 Alex McLeish vowed to make changes to his starting line-up for Scotland's friendly against Hungary following a 1-0 home defeat to Costa Rica. Marco Urena's first-half goal was enough to condemn Scotland to a disappointing result in the first game

MSN.COM - 2018-03-24 07:46:26

Hungary in no rush to join euro zone, minister says

Reuters. Hungarian Economy Minister Varga talks during a forum of the chamber of industry in Budapest BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary is in no rush to join the euro zone and should adopt the single currency only if its economic output approaches the average of the euro area or Germany, Economy Ministe

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-24 07:31:21

Ronaldo is a goal - Santos hails Portugal star

Portugal coach Fernando Santos praised Cristiano Ronaldo and his team's determination after its dramatic friendly win over Egypt. Ronaldo scored twice in additional time after Mohamed Salah's second-half opener for Egypt to lead the European champions to a 2-1 victory in Zurich Friday. The brace too

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-24 01:50:07

Bellator 196 fight card all shook up ... again

Bellator 196: "Henderson vs. Huerta" goes down at Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary, on April 6, 2018. The original card was supposed to feature James Gallagher (7-0) vs. Adam Borics (6-0), but when Gallagher withdrew with an injury Bellator MMA booked a new main event at Lightweight featur

MMAMANIA.COM - 2018-03-23 22:00:01

Book World: Tilting toward dictatorship in Hungary

Orbn: Hungary's Strongman By Paul Lendvai Oxford. 273 pp. $29.95 --- There is a new verb in Hungarian these days. "To Soros" - sorosozni - is to blame George Soros, the Hungarian-born American financier and philanthropist, for that country's problems. He is accused of having bought off the European

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2018-03-23 18:49:59

Croatia former PM retried for war profiteering

Zagreb (AFP) - Croatia's former prime minister Ivo Sanader pleaded not guilty Friday to accepting a bribe from an Austrian bank during the country's 1990s conflict, at the start of his war profiteering retrial. Sanader, who confidently steered the Balkans country into NATO and to the European Union

YAHOO! - 2018-03-23 18:05:33

Brietta Hague

March 23 2018 10:05 AMThe Shadow of SorosHungary's young opposition leaders are fighting back against an authoritarian government, and being labeled as foreign agents.Brietta Hague March 23 2018 10:05 AMThe Shadow of SorosHungary's young opposition leaders are fighting back against an authoritarian

SLATE - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Northern Regional Police's first K9 officer dies

Updated 8 minutes ago Members of the Northern Regional Police Department are mourning the passing of their very first K9 officer, Dark, on March 14. Dark came with his handler, Michael Dorsch, when he joined the department from the Carnegie Borough Police Department in 2007. Once partnered up, K9

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 16:27:56

Bellator 196 loses one half of planned co-headliner

The Bellator 196 lineup shuffle continues as the event has lost its planned co-headliner. Would-be headliner Adam Borics (10-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA), who was demoted to the co-main event when James Gallagher (7-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) was forced out of their headliner, has now also lost his replacement opponent:

MMAJUNKIE.COM - 2018-03-23 15:47:21

Telenor CEE buyer tipped for aggressive challenge - Mobile World Live

Fresh off its Telenor deal, PPF Group has the potential to shake-up the central and eastern European (CEE) mobile operator market if it follows the same strategy it pursued after making acquisitions in other sectors, Bloomberg said. Earlier this week, the company agreed a 2.8 billion deal for Teleno

MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 12:38:24

CEE MARKETS-Forint falls as Hungary posts smaller current account surplus

* Global trade war fear knocks currencies, stocks lower * Forint leads FX loss as current account surplus disappoints * Banks, energy firms lead decline in stocks * Government bonds retreat slightly, or stay flat BUDAPEST, March 23 (Reuters) - Central European currencies and stocks fell on Friday as

CNBC - 2018-03-23 10:10:00

Hungarian Nightmare: Viktor Orban's War on George Soros

The Hungarian 'populist' has targeted Soros and the great liberal university in Budapest he founded-and which embodies everything Orban and his cronies fear. More than the education of 1,500 students will be interrupted if-as now seems likely-the lights are turned off at Budapest's Central European

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-23 08:31:29

The number of asylum applications in Europe dropped by nearly half last year

The number of first-time asylum applications in Europe dropped by nearly half in 2017. Applications have returned to levels more commonly seen before the civil war in Syria sparked a continent-wide refugee crisis in 2015. Last year, 650,000 migrants (pdf) applied for asylum in the European Union. Th

QUARTZ - 2018-03-23 08:31:33

Young Slovaks Show Extremism in Europe Can Be Defied

Given the sad retreat from democracy in many of their Central European neighbors, it is heartening to witness the determination of so many thousands of Slovaks who have been marching across their country "for a decent Slovakia," as they've dubbed their protests. The protests were prompted by the mur

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-23 07:58:30

Czech Predator Chases Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom in East Europe

To get a picture of how PPF Group NV's arrival might shake up the telecommunications markets in Hungary and the Balkans, look at what it did in the Czech Republic. The private financial group of Petr Kellner, the richest man in the European Union's east with a $12.6 billion fortune, will lock horns

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

China hosts Visegrad group, calls them "dynamic force" in EU

BEIJING (Reuters) - China believes the Visegrad group in the European Union - Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland - is the bloc's most dynamic force, China's top diplomat said, praising a grouping which has had strained ties with Western Europe. The four countries have been at odds with Br

REUTERS UK - 2018-03-23 02:27:21

Hungarian professor speaks to THS students

Tazewell High School students got a unique history lesson March 19. Dr. Bogdan Zavalnij a Fulbright Scholar from Hungary used his country's currency to give a short history of Hungary and talk about its self esteem during various periods of history. While U.S. currency features mainly presidents, Hu


Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. The ban is due to come into effect in May and would bring Austri


Hungary's Jobbik eyes election gains after ditching far-right views

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Jobbik, a party once known for its xenophobic, anti-Semitic views, is gambling that its shift to the center-ground will win over more Hungarian voters in next month's election and allow it to become the main opposition to Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Chairman of the Hungarian r