South Korean President Moon has reportedly been briefed on the situation when 7 South Koreans died. and has called and ordered an emergency response team, in connection with the boat capsizing and sinking on the Danube river in Budapest.
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More than 34 people slipped into the water today, after a boat capsized and sunk this evening on the Danube river in Budapest. Reports of at least seven people dead and at least 11 people missing.
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Boat down in Danube in Budapest tonight. Filthy weather. CEO of Hungarian ambulance service just told me: 35-40 on board, 8 rescued, "several" were unconscious. Resuscitation ongoing. Search continues. Some people found miles downriver due to current.
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Tornado in Debrecen, Hungary today, May 29th. Report: Zsolt Fehér @Időkép
Big victory for Orban's nationalist Fidesz party in European vote, according to opinion poll
The official inauguration ceremony has begun. Ex-Presidents Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Yushchenko and Petro Poroshenko are present. Presidents of Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Hungary, representatives of other countries and international organizations also came
Trump says Hungary's Orban has done a "tremendous job," calling it a "great honor" to have him in the Oval Office.
PM Orban: Europe should adopt the Austrian model where the centre-right and right cooperate; this cooperation appears to be successful: there's stability, there are economic goals, there's tax reduction, and it seems that good things are happening in Austria.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is meeting with Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache today. The meeting comes after Orbán met with Matteo Salvini last week.
: We have proved that open ports mean more deaths on the sea and control means less deaths.
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Deputy Prime Minister @matteosalvinimi and PM Orbán visit the southern border of Hungary, the frontier of EU's Schengen Area
PM Orbán: @matteosalvinimi 's success in this attempt intersects with Hungary's national interests
Naftogaz: Russian Oil transit halted in Ukraine on Thursday over contamination concerns. Slovakia and Hungary did not accept the crude. Operators of Druzhba to hold emergency talks in Minsk tomorrow
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Unknown perpetrators graffitied swastikas and insulting messages calling Hungarians "fascists" on the plaques outside of the consular section of Hungary's Embassy in Serbia. The Belgrade police had been seen in front of the building this morning.
Deputy PM of Hungary on #notredameparis: For France, which has refused its own history and its own Christianity and faith, this burning temple has become a symbol of the apocalyptic lack of values that we are witnessing in the Western world.
Hungarian FM PéterSzijjártó invited to Serbian president @avucic rally in Belgrade
Hungarian PM: EU to take Serbia in as soon as possible
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Hungary's PM Viktor Orban attends the 16+1 China-CEE summit in Dubrovnik, Croatia today and tomorrow. Orban is scheduled to have a one-on-one meeting with Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang too. (Photos: MTI)
Hungary's potential purchase of a stake in the LNG terminal being built on the island of Krk, Croatia
Orban: 'We don't do what Brussels wants, if its not in our interest. '
Orban: We have to preserve Christian culture in Europe, majority of EU population wants this.
Orban: Brussels wants more power over the nations.
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Deputy Sec. Sulivan met with foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group
: "Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto signed a U.S. Hungary Defense Cooperation Agreement"
FM Szijjarto: there are 2 major security threats in the world: mass illegal migration and increased threat of terrorism. As a committed ally of @NATO Hungary is increasing its efforts to protect the country and contributing to Europe's security
Head of PM Orban's office: EU "must stop its scheme of granting prepaid bank cards to migrants without delay", it's worrying that militants can also get the bank cards, it's unacceptable that the EU and the UN financially help their travel and stay in Europe
The EU will act fast if Bucharest goes ahead with plans to pass decrees decriminalising some corruption-related offences, warned @TimmermansEU.
PM Orban held talks with leaders of @EPP's Hungarian member organisations, party leaders discussed European politics, preparations for EP2019 with a view to ensuring the strongest possible showing for HU parties - PM's press chief
The weapon was a gas-alarm gun, two men were put under arrest in Budapest citycentre, nobody injured.
Hungary FM Szijjártó in Jordan: HU opened trade and investment representation in Jerusalem, but embassy is in Tel Aviv, and changing this is not on the agenda.