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Migrants Stuck in Serbia Want to Move On

After traversing several countries en route to the rich West, Najibullah, a former policeman from the Afghan town of Kholm, his pregnant wife and four children, got stuck in Serbia. Now they spend days of relative normalcy in a drab refugee camp in Krnjaca, an industrial area on the outskirts of the

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-01-21 01:34:17

Bottas changed Mercedes' opinion on team-mates

Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in Hungary Valtteri Bottas' working relationship with Lewis Hamilton has caused Mercedes to reconsider its approach to intra-team rivalries, says team boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton and 2016 Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg experienced an increasingly acrimonious r

SPEEDCAFE.COM - 2018-01-21 00:50:52

Hungarian minister: We prefer Trump team over Obama team

Hungary's relationship with the U.S. is in good shape, unlike that with many of its European neighbors, the Hungarian foreign minister said. During a visit to Washington, Peter Szijjrt told POLITICO in an interview that "we have witnessed many reports before about Hungary by the European Parliament,

POLITICO.EU - 2018-01-20 12:05:59

Hungary's Government Strengthens its Anti-NGO Smear Campaign

People protest in Heroes' square against a new law that would undermine Central European University, a liberal graduate school of social sciences founded by U.S. financier George Soros in Budapest, Hungary, April 12, 2017. Hungary's government announced a new draft law ostensibly aimed at curbing "i

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Thousands of students protest in Hungary for education reforms

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of Hungarian schoolchildren and university students protested outside parliament on Friday to demand reform of an education system they say fails to prepare them for life in the 21st century. The students say the system is too rigidly focused on rote-learning and blin

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 17:06:21

Gorka Has an Arrest Warrant in Hungary

Buzzfeed reports that former White House advisor and neo-Nazi sympathizer Sebastian Gorka has an arrest warrant out for him in his native Hungary for some sort of gun charges. The warrant was issued in 2016 and has apparently been in effect ever since, without the means to arrest him. Former Trump W

PATHEOS.COM - 2018-01-19 10:13:58

Telenor tipped for 2B European asset sale |

Telenor entered talks to sell its operations across three markets in southeast Europe to a US investment fund for 2 billion, Bulgarian business newspaper Capital reported. Quoting sources from research company Mergermarket, the publication said the deal would likely comprise Telenor's units in Bulga

MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 12:54:12

Social Product Manager-New year, new adventure

As of January, 2018 I'm a curator of Ferencvros Community Foundation (FCF) which is first of its kind in Hungary-they are the first community foundation that was established in Hungary and their goals are organizing local fundraising and local funds distribution, helping in community building and es

MEDIUM - 2018-01-19 11:44:11

'Stop Soros' - Hungary Will Raise Taxes on Pro-Mass Migration Groups to Fund Border Protection Force

Hungary is crafting legislation aimed at tackling so-called 'civil society' groups which aid and abet mass migration, including a special tax on their operations and restraining orders for bad actors. Dubbed 'Stop Soros' after billionaire financier, mass migration advocate, and convicted insider tra

BREITBART - 2018-01-19 09:01:02

Hungary's anti-Soros campaign now includes anti-immigration bills

Hungary's right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orbn has ramped up his campaign of character assassination against George Soros, unveiling a new bundle of tough anti-immigration laws dedicated to "stopping" the liberal billionaire. Orbn has made attacks on the Hungarian-born American financier, who has

VICE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Vandeweghe hit with $10k fine for obscene outburst

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - CoCo Vandeweghe was fined $10,000 for shouting an obscenity at her opponent in her first round match at the Australian Open on Monday, organizers revealed on Friday. The fine, the highest levied at the tournament so far, was for unsportsmanlike conduct during the American 10th

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 09:14:07

Hungary Wage Growth Accelerates Unexpectedly

(RTTNews) - Hungary's employee wage growth accelerated unexpectedly in November after easing in the previous month, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Friday. Gross earnings surged 13.0 percent year-over-year in November, faster than the 12.8 percent spike in October. Meanw

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-19 09:16:53

Asylum statistics 2017: Shifting patterns, persisting disparities*

Despite reports of asylum applications "dropping off drastically" in the European Union throughout 2017, statistics published by national authorities seem to reveal a more complex picture across the continent. Germany witnessed a dramatic decrease in applications registered last year (222,683) compa

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Turmoil Plays Into the Hands of These Strongmen

People march in front of the Romanian parliament in 2017. It's been a tough week for some governments in eastern Europe. One is struggling to get off the ground, one is about to get its third prime minister in a year and another faces a parliamentary debate on corruption. Rather than exposing the we

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Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to U.S. President Donald Trump. The warrant issued in September 2016 is for unspecified weapons or ammunitions charges. It remained posted Thursday on

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Sebastian Gorka, Immigrant Crime Obsessive, Is Wanted for Committing a Crime in Another Country

Folks, sometimes these things write themselves, don't they? It turns out that Fox News talking head and ex-White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, a far-right nationalist who believes in "extreme vetting" of immigrants and who strongly supported the administration's ban on ostensibly threatening trave

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Sebastian Gorka Was Technically a Fugitive From Hungary While Working in White House

Former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka was apparently an international fugitive from justice for the entire seven months he worked in the White House. The Hungarian website 444 turned up information that police in Budapest have an outstanding arrest warrant against Gorka for "firearm or ammuniti

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Report: Sebastian Gorka Wanted By Hungarian Police During His White House Tenure

Former Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka was wanted by Hungarian police during his entire White House tenure, Buzzfeed reports. An ally of Steve Bannon's and a former editor at Breitbart News, Gorka appears to still be wanted in Hungary on a charge of "firearm or ammunition abuse." A listing on a Hungar

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Ex-Trump aide Sebastian Gorka disputes the veracity of report he's wanted on gun charge in Hungary

Former Trump White House staffer Sebastian Gorka is disputing a report that he's wanted on a gun charge in Hungary, calling the report "more #FAKENWS." There are few details surrounding the warrant, the Hungarian police's website only shows the date the warrant was issued, the charge, and that Budar

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

Hungary has arrest warrant out for ex-Trump aide

Sebastian Gorka, a former aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is the subject of an active arrest warrant in Hungary, according to a Hungarian police website. The site says the warrant is for “firearm or ammunition abuse” but gives few other details. It does, however, mention the date of the warrant

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