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Hungary imposes virus state of emergency and night-time curfew

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday took to social media to announce a new state of emergency and night-time curfew in a bid...
Formula One F1 - Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary - July 18, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas wear face masks during the post qualifying press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Lewis Hamilton wins eighth F1 Hungarian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took his second win of the 2020 Formula 1 season, and also his eighth victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix...
The X8074 China-Europe freight train carrying 86 standard containers of auto parts, departs Yiwu in east China’s Zhejiang province for Minsk, Belarus, Feb. 10, 2020. As the first operational China-Europe freight train after the Chinese New Year holiday, the train marked the resumption of normal operation of freight rail services between China and Europe. Photo by Gong Xianming, People’s Daily Online

COVID-19 updates: New York state to partly extend shutdown order, China-Europe freight train arrives...

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - NEW YORK --...

AIPS Africa is living up to its strategic plan – AIPS Africa President

Mr. Mitchell Obi - President of Africa session of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), has said the continental body is gradually regaining...

Women must earn a place in sports not favours – Watta

Madam Evelyn Watta - Vice President of International Sports Press Association (AIPS), has said women must work hard to break into leadership in...

Sports Journalists want clean sports – AIPS President

Mr. Gianni Merlo - President of International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has said, sports journalists...
FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Africa exports more players but gets little in return – FIFA

Africa has been identified as one of the leading exporters of football players to Europe and elsewhere, but gets little in return. ...

FIFA wants CAF to source US$1 billion from the financial market

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), wants the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to source for one billion dollars in the form...
Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG)

SWAG President and General Secretary in Budapest for 83rd AIPS Congress

The President of the Sports Writers’ Association of Ghana (SWAG) Mr. Kwabena Yeboah and General Secretary, Charles Osei Asibey, are in Budapest, Hungary for...

Oscar-nominated film opens Budapest International Documentary Film Festival

The sixth Budapest International Documentary Film Festival (BIDF) opened here on Monday, featuring the best documentaries around the world, including three Oscar-nominated work. ...

Huawei’s 5G Applications Position Paper Released

Huawei released the "5G Applications Position Paper" here Tuesday at a forum on the sideline of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019,...

Government To Establish Cybersecurity Academy To Fight Against Cybercrime

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, as Ghana is scaling up e-connectivity as part of government’s digitalization agenda, there will certainly be...
President Akufo-Addo welcomes President Macron

France, Ghana commit to eradicate terrorism and instability

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, have committed to collaborate more to eradicate the twin evils of terrorism and...

WEDF Young Entrepreneurs Competition Winner Announced

Ghanaian company AgroCenta has won the Young Entrepreneurs Competition at the World Export Development Forum in Budapest, Hungary, beating off competition from Hungarian and...

WEDF Seeks to Address Global Trade and Small Businesses

The 17th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) was today opened by Hungarian President János Áder, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and...

New train connecting china-Europe starts operating

New freight train linking China and Europe sets off in Xi’an A new freight train connecting China's northwestern city of Xi'an with Budapest, capital...

Iraqi man wanted for raping minor in Germany, caught in Hungary

An Iraqi man suspected of having raped a 13-year-old girl in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, has been caught and held by Hungarian police,...
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Special week dedicated to marriage and family starts in Hungary

The "week of marriage" started on Sunday in Hungary with more than 250 events and cultural programs focusing on marriage and family in a...

Hungarian court orders new trial of 15 people for 2010 red mud spill

A court in Hungary's Gyor ordered a new trial of 15 employees of the MAL alumina plant who were found innocent last year in...
West African Gas Pipelines have received gas from Nigeria over the past 3 years

Hungarian FM calls Russia most reliable energy partner

Russia is Hungary's most reliable partner in guaranteeing energy security, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto told media here on Wednesday...

Hungary declares day of mourning for bus crash victims

Hungary has declared Monday a national day of mourning for the victims of a bus mishap in Italy late Friday, which killed 16 members...
accident or road crash

Hungarian FM confirms death of 16 students in Italy bus crash

Sixteen people were killed after a bus carrying Hungarian students home from a ski camp in France crashed into a bridge pylon and caught...

Hungary pays respects to pianist, conductor Zoltan Kocsis

A special ceremony was held in the afternoon in which the government, the music world, and friends addressed a limited gathering at the Academy...

Hungary supports NATO, EU membership for Macedonia

Orban said he hoped that Macedonia would achieve membership as soon as possible. Gruevski called Hungary one of his country's chief allies...
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Oct. 7 China-related world news summary at 0900 GMT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Thursday said that the Obama administration will continue pushing forward negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty...

Sept. 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

KATHMANDU -- A car carrying seven people slipped off a mountain highway and plunged into Trishuli River at Ghoptebheer area of Chitwan District on...
New York Blast

Sept. 18 world news summary at 1600 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- Russia on Saturday accused the United States of violating their bilateral agreement which called for a cease-fire in Syria, saying the...

July 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Friday she "fully" expected herself to accept recommendation by FBI investigators on whether to bring...
Aerial image of the Zemun-Borca Bridge. (Photo: China Road and Bridge Corporation)

CEE economy on course following Budapest-Belgrade Railway Project

When completed in 2018, the Budapest-Belgrade Railway project will significantly shorten the travel time between Serbia and the central region of Europe, which is...

Hungary’s PM commands heightened terror alert

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has ordered temporarily a heightened terrorism alert in Hungary at the second highest level following the blasts in Brussels,...