NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Right Wins, Socialists Lose Elections

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 8164_copy_2_20100412_2380BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians celebrated in downtown Budapest late Sunday, March 11, as official election results showed that the center right Fidesz party had won Hungary's parliamentary elections with at least 206 of the 386 seats in parliament -- ousting the ruling Socialists -- amid widespread anger over economic difficulties and corruption scandals.

Hungary Detains Britain’s Most Wanted Tax Offender

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest hunterBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Britain's most wanted men has been detained in the Hungarian capital Budapest on suspicion of massive tax fraud, police told BosNewsLife Friday, February 6.

NEWS WATCH: Turkey Demands Hungary’s Help for EU Membership

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary says it supports Turkey's efforts to join the European Union and that it will try to push Turkey's case when it assumes the bloc's rotating presidency next year. The announcement comes despite EU concerns over the treatment of the Christian minority and other controversies in the country.  Turkey's chief negotiator for talks with the European Union, Egemen Bagis, urged Hungary on Wednesday, October 27, to use its influence on Turkey's behalf.

Hungary Buries Ex-Premier Horn, Praised For Fall Communism

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Boshornnow BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary on Monday, July 8, buried its former Prime Minister Gyula Horn, who played a daring role in the collapse of Communism throughout Europe and the reunification of Germany, by allowing thousands of East Germans to leave to the West when his nation was still a Soviet-occupied state

Hungary Observes Liberation Of Jewish Ghetto

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)— Hungary's Jewish community has commemorated the 75th anniversary of the...

NEWS WATCH: East Europe’s Biting Cold Snap Kills 100

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Listen to BosNewsLife's News Report via Vatican Radio BosNewsLifeRadioVati By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos. winter BUDAPEST/KIEV (BosNewsLife)-- Over 100 people have already died this month due to extreme winter weather crippling much of Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Most victims are said to be in Ukraine where officials reported over 60 deaths since early December.

BREAKING NEWS: Hungary Police Raid “Racist” Gathering; American Detained (Update)

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(ADDS COMMENTS JOBBIK, AND SPEAKERS) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifenpi BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian police raided a gathering in Budapest of an extremist U.S.-based group, detaining its leader and interrogating other participants, BosNewsLife learned.

Hungarian Church Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of Iron Curtain Collapse

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest age_07_kozma1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian Catholic Priest Imre Kozma seems a humble man. Yet the priest made world news when his Budapest church and the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service he founded accommodated tens of thousands of East German refugees in 1989, when Germany was still a divided nation.

Holocaust Memorial Day Overshadowed By anti-Semitism

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife europeBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Europe remembered Sunday, January 27, the killings of six million Jews and others the Nazi's didn't like, amid concerns about rising anti-Semitism in Hungary and other countries.

NEWS WATCH: Slovakia, Hungary Agree to Tackle Extremism

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife hungary_210_1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The Prime Ministers of Hungary and Slovakia have agreed to tackle extremism as part of efforts to overcome their countries' worst diplomatic crisis in years. They made the announcement following a meeting at the Hungarian-Slovak border Thursday, September 10. Both nations are at loggerheads over a controversial language law and the treatment of ethnic Hungarians in Slovakia, many of whom are Reformed Christians.

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