- Hungarian president warns about migration's security aspect Updated: Oct-09-15 8:59 am
BALATONFURED, Hungary - Solidarity with refugees escaping war must not overshadow concerns about human trafficking and the threat from extremists, Hungary's president said Friday.
- The Latest: Hungarian pres. warns of risks in migrant crisis Updated: Oct-09-15 7:53 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- Portugal, Northern Ireland book Euro 2016 places Updated: Oct-08-15 7:27 pm
BERLIN - Portugal and Northern Ireland booked their places at Euro 2016 on Thursday, while world champion Germany was made to wait after being upset 1-0 by Ireland in Dublin.
- Northern Ireland qualifies for its first Euros Updated: Oct-08-15 5:31 pm
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland qualified for its first European Championship on Thursday following a 3-1 win over Greece.
- Hungary OKs NATO, EU troops to help guard border Updated: Oct-08-15 12:33 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Troops from the European Union or NATO will be allowed to help defend Hungary's borders due to the migrant crisis, the Hungarian government said Thursday.
- The Latest: UN official warns EU on 'hotspot' migrant triage Updated: Oct-06-15 1:55 pm
GENEVA - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- Arpad Goncz, Hungary's 1st post-communist president, dies Updated: Oct-06-15 1:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Arpad Goncz, a much-loved Hungarian writer and translator who survived a communist-era life sentence for taking part in the 1956 anti-Soviet revolt and later become Hungary's first democratically chosen president, died Tuesday at age 93.
- Hungary asylum seeker numbers jump in August Updated: Oct-02-15 7:58 am
BRUSSELS - The number of people seeking asylum in Hungary almost doubled in August as the government was building a razor-wire fence to stop people entering the country from Serbia, the European Union's statistical agency said Friday.
- Media rights group says EU is too soft on Hungary Updated: Sep-29-15 9:21 am
BRUSSELS - An international press freedom group says the European Union has been too lenient in its treatment of media abuses in member state Hungary.
- Central European states fret over fallout of VW scandal Updated: Sep-29-15 8:06 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - As the Volkswagen scandal plays out, Central European countries that host some of the company's factories or have bet a lot on the car industry are beginning to worry about the potential economic impact.
- Nighttime tour boat collision kills 1 in Thailand Updated: Sep-26-15 1:49 am
BANGKOK - A trip to see fireflies has turned into tragedy in Thailand when two boats collided in the night, killing a woman from Hungary and seriously injuring a South Korean along with nearly two dozen other tourists, police said Saturday.
- Hungary says no plans for referendum on 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Sep-25-15 7:47 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary has no plans to hold a referendum on Budapest's bid for the 2024 Summer Games, the country's national Olympic committee said Friday.
- Hungary walks out of book fair in Sweden after protest Updated: Sep-24-15 1:43 pm
STOCKHOLM - Delegates from Hungary have walked out of a Swedish book fair featuring their country's literature after writers objected to their presence.
- Border tensions rise between Croatia and Serbia Updated: Sep-24-15 1:03 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia - Tensions escalated between Serbia and Croatia on Thursday as the longtime rivals struggled to come up with a coherent way to deal with tens of thousands of migrants streaming through the Balkan nations to seek sanctuary in other parts of Europe.
- EU holds more migration talks as calls for answers grow Updated: Sep-22-15 3:09 pm
BRUSSELS - The European Union's two emergency meetings on the migration crisis this week won't provide any quick solutions to ease the plight of tens of thousands of people seeking sanctuary in Europe despite a decision Tuesday to share 120,000 more refugees arriving in Greece and Italy.
- Hungary posts ads in Lebanon, Jordan media warning migrants Updated: Sep-21-15 12:55 pm
BEIRUT - The Hungarian government posted ads in Lebanese and Jordanian papers on Monday, warning migrants not to enter Hungary illegally, saying it is a crime punishable by imprisonment.
- UEFA punishes Hungary for fan racism in Euro 2016 qualifier Updated: Sep-18-15 3:29 pm
NYON, Switzerland - Hungary has been punished for racist behavior by fans and must play its next home European Championship qualifying match in an empty stadium.
- Questions and answers about migrant crisis border issues Updated: Sep-18-15 2:25 pm
BRUSSELS - The movement of tens of thousands of people toward Western Europe is overwhelming border authorities from Greece through the Balkans to Hungary and Slovenia.
- Human rights group demands Hungary stop harassing reporters Updated: Sep-17-15 1:10 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - A leading international human rights monitor demanded Thursday that Hungary stop "threatening and obstructing the work of journalists" after Hungarian police beat and harassed reporters covering Europe's migration crisis. Hungarian police denied having beaten any journalists and said any reporters who were hurt in violence at the border have only themselves to blame.
- Romania to play 1 qualifier in empty stadium for fan racism Updated: Sep-17-15 11:09 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania has been punished for racist and violent behavior by fans with an order to play its final European Championship qualifying home match in an empty stadium.
- Syrian tripped by Hungarian journalist arrives in Madrid Updated: Sep-16-15 8:24 pm
MADRID - The Syrian refugee who was tripped at a border hotspot by a Hungarian journalist in an incident that generated global outrage arrived in Madrid early Thursday with hopes of rebuilding his career and giving his family a new life.
- AP Interview: IRC boss slams anti-migrant tactics in Hungary Updated: Sep-16-15 7:59 pm
NEW YORK - Events on the Serbia-Hungarian border where police tear-gassed crowds of migrants including women and children reveal "a dark side of the European character," the chief of the International Rescue Committee said Wednesday.
- Refugee crisis, money issues in background of 2024 bid race Updated: Sep-16-15 2:08 pm
LONDON - With the race for the 2024 Olympics now officially underway, the five bid cities face a two-year campaign to convince IOC members that they offer the best project.
- Race is on: 5 cities to compete for 2024 Summer Olympics Updated: Sep-16-15 7:17 am
LONDON - The race is on for the 2024 Olympics: A five-city contest pitting four European bids against a two-time host from the United States.
- AP: Hungary police forced journalist to delete footage Updated: Sep-15-15 12:09 pm
ROSZKE, Hungary - The Associated Press is protesting the brief detention of one of its journalists by Hungarian police as he covered migrants crossing the border, saying he was forced to delete footage that included images of a police dog knocking down a refugee. Hungary disputed the account Tuesday.