NEWS WATCH: Heat Wave Causing Misery in Europe

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
picturenowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Central and Eastern Europe is trying to overcome a stubborn heat wave that has overshadowed Europe's largest music festival and caused wild fires in the Balkans.

NEWS WATCH: Extremists Storm Europe’s Largest Music Festival; Politician Detained

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Europe's largest music festivals has been overshadowed by weekend extremist violence. Scores of neo-Nazis and far-right activists attempted to storm the Sziget Festival, which ended Monday, August 15, in the Hungarian capital Budapest. Police detained several demonstrators, including a prominent parliamentarian of the far right Movement for a Better Hungary, Jobbik. The incident has underscored international concerns over rising extremism in Hungary.