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  • Hungarian minister: over 100,000 migrants so far in 2015 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 8:50 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - More than 100,000 migrants have reached Hungary so far this year, nearly all of them entering through its southern border with Serbia, the Hungarian foreign minister said Friday.

  • Hungary says fence to stop migrants will be done by Aug. 31 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 2:25 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The construction of a fence meant to stop the flow of immigrants and refugees entering Hungary through its southern border with Serbia will be completed by Aug. 31, the Hungarian government said Wednesday.

  • Far-right Hungary mayor imposes tough conditions on Gypsies 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 6:10 am

    OZD, Hungary - The workers wake up in the middle of the night and walk miles to get to their jobs by 6 a.m. Taking up hoes and rakes, they toil for hours with little chance of rest. Soon surveillance cameras shaped like eyeglasses will track their every move.

  • Misery for Mercedes with Hamilton 6th and Rosberg 8th story has photos
    Updated: Jul-26-15 2:11 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The crushing dominance of the Mercedes Silver Arrows came to an abrupt halt at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, the first time since the final race of the 2013 season without either Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg on the podium.

  • Vettel has Bianchi on his mind after matching Senna's mark story has photos
    Updated: Jul-26-15 1:11 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - On the day he equaled Brazilian great Ayrton Senna's feat of 41 race wins with a brilliant drive at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel's thoughts went to Jules Bianchi and his family.

  • Minute's silence held for Bianchi at Hungarian GP story has photos
    Updated: Jul-26-15 11:54 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - A poignant minute's silence was held in honor of Jules Bianchi before the start of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, with drivers forming a ring and placing their race helmets on the ground.

  • Hungary's Orban says illegal immigration threatens Europe 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 8:16 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Illegal immigration is a threat to Hungary and all of Europe, with the biggest risk coming from hundreds of millions of people from the "depths of Africa" looking to escape poverty, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday.

  • Sergio Perez relieved after walking away unhurt from crash story has photos
    Updated: Jul-24-15 12:15 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Formula One driver Sergio Perez was relieved to walk away unscathed from a crash at the Hungaroring circuit that left him upside down in his car after it hit a barrier.

  • Defiant Rosberg looking to put heat on Hamilton in Hungary 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 2:08 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Lewis Hamilton's highly impressive record at the Hungarian Grand Prix gives Nico Rosberg extra motivation as he tries to close the gap on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race.

  • Sauber confirms Ericsson and Nasr as next year's drivers 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 1:33 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson and Brazilian Felipe Nasr can build on a promising first season together with both drivers handed new contracts with Sauber for next year.

  • European watchdog: Hungary should tighten anti-graft laws 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 8:28 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Experts from the Council of Europe say Hungary should strengthen its anti-corruption laws, including regulating contacts between lawmakers and lobbyists and limiting the immunity of public officials.

  • Hungary doubles migrant estimate, 300,000 expected in 2015 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 12:26 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The Hungarian government says it expects up to 300,000 migrants to reach the country this year, around twice its earlier estimate.

  • Severe heat wave hits the Balkans 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 12:34 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Authorities in the Balkan countries say people have been collapsing on the streets amid a heat wave that have seen temperatures in the region reach 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).

  • Hungary's tax chief resigns, suspected by US of corruption 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 11:58 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The head of the country's tax office, who has been banned from entering the United States due to corruption allegations, has resigned, Hungary's economy ministry said Monday.

  • Bernd Storck to coach Hungary for Euro 2016 qualifying 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 11:38 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Bernd Storck will coach the national team for its remaining four qualifying matches for the 2016 European Championship, the Hungarian Football Federation said Monday.

  • Hungary puts inmates to work on border fence to bar migrants story has photos
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:35 pm

    MORAHALOM, Hungary - Using materials prepared by inmates in Hungarian prisons, 900 soldiers will build a fence along Hungary's border with Serbia by December to stem the torrent of migrants, officials said Thursday - a project critics are comparing to Communist-era barriers like the Berlin Wall.

  • Fake mechanic who tricked female drivers indicted in Hungary 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 7:37 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Prosecutors in Hungary say they have indicted a fake mechanic who defrauded 29 female drivers by taking money to fix their cars' nonexistent problems.

  • Radicals in Hungary vows series of anti-immigrant protests 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 3:09 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - A right-wing radical group says all refugees entering Hungary illegally should be deported for reasons of national security and says it will hold anti-immigrant protests at refugee camps and along the border with Serbia.

  • Satirical billboards tackle Hungary's anti-immigrant drive story has photos
    Updated: Jul-08-15 12:11 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hundreds of crowd-funded satirical billboards with messages like "Sorry for our prime minister" and "Come to Hungary, we've got jobs in London" have been plastered across the country to counter the Hungarian government's anti-immigration campaign.

  • Budapest announces intention to bid for 2024 Olympics 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 10:29 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The city of Budapest and the Hungarian Olympic Committee have officially announced their intention to bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games.

  • Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 1:12 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being shown for the first time in Europe at the Budapest institution which bears his name.

  • Szabad, Hungary's first post-Soviet parliament chief, dies 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 12:26 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Gyorgy Szabad, a historian who survived forced labor during the Holocaust to become the speaker of Hungary's first post-communist Parliament, has died at age 90.

  • Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 6:10 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being shown for the first time in Europe at the Budapest institution which bears his name.