Category: World
World 02.06.20 | 09:20

George Floyd’s death was homicide, medical examiner’s report says

A local medical examiner’s report lists the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis last week, as a homicide. The new report released by the Hennepin County medical examiner lists the cause of death as “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating...

World 01.06.20 | 22:15

This is what travelling will look like after the pandemic

Tourist corridor and travel bubble – those who wish to travel have been introduced to these new terms in recent weeks. The pandemic has done quite a number on tourism, like everything else, and now the tourism industry is trying to do anything to revive and recover, which cannot be done without new...

World 31.05.20 | 20:11

Budapest police arrested the lawyer who blackmailed and robbed his own client

The perpetrator acquired hundreds of millions of HUF in assets, diamonds, cash, and real estates. As the Hungarian news portal 24.hu reports, the case started in 2014 when the 43-year-old lawyer was entrusted by an inventive businessman to perform the legal duties of his company that distributed cosmetic...

World 31.05.20 | 15:09

American magazine chose Hungary again among the most popular places to invest!

Hungary is among the most popular places to invest for the third time consecutively. Furthermore, according to the Site Selection, an American economic magazine specialised on investment issues, they chose the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency the best on the field in the region, Daily News Hungary...

World 31.05.20 | 11:48

Protesters break curfew across the US on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd’s killing

Protests over the death of George Floyd raged from coast to coast — with crowds breaking curfew in major cities on another night of fury and frustrations, CNN reported. Fires burned and and tear gas canisters flew in Minneapolis as people threw objects at officers. In Seattle, smoke filled the...

World 29.05.20 | 12:13

Orban expresses gratitude to the nation on his 10th anniversary as Prime Minister

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed his gratitude to the public on the 10th anniversary of assuming the office. Orban shared a video that presents the most important moments of his second, now decade long term in office, including the economic successes, but also the fight against illegal...

World 27.05.20 | 18:14

Merkel: We are still at the start of the pandemic

Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has a better grip on the pandemic but warned that people must remain careful and vigilant. Merkel spoke out after a meeting with the heads of government of eastern German states in Berlin on Wednesday, May 27th. Merkel said that “we are still at the start of...

World 25.05.20 | 18:40

Spain to lift quarantine for foreign tourists from July 1

Spain will lift a requirement for foreign tourists to undergo a two-week quarantine from July 1, the government said on Monday in a statement, Reuters reports. Under current restrictions, visitors from abroad must isolate themselves for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Foreign Minister...

World 23.05.20 | 12:54

French Navy filmed escorting illegal migrants to the British coast

As a sign that Britain’s immigration scandal is intensifying, a French Navy vessel was recently filmed escorting an illegal migrant boat into British waters. The ship’s transponder shows that this was not its first trip away from France and that it has carried out several similar missions,...

World 22.05.20 | 23:07

Britain requires travellers from abroad to enter 14-day quarantine

All travellers entering Britain after June 8 must self isolate for two weeks in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel announced at a press conference on Friday. Travellers entering the country must provide an address and contact details where they...

World 22.05.20 | 22:42

NATO Secretary General: All allies must remain committed to Open Skies Treaty

NATO Allies met today to discuss the Open Skies Treaty. We are firmly committed to the preservation of effective international arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation. We all agree that all states party to the Open Skies Treaty must fully implement their commitments and obligations. All NATO...

World 22.05.20 | 21:52

Russian lab approves coronavirus vaccine after testing on themselves

A Russian state laboratory team has given tentative approval to a potential coronavirus vaccine that they tested on themselves, state media reported on Friday. “There are no side effects,” research director Alexander Ginzburg said in comments carried by state news agency TASS. The Gamaleya National...

World 22.05.20 | 11:50

V4: The threat isn’t over yet, Orban warns

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned the public that the threat of the coronavirus has not pass yet and urged them to remain vigilant. Orban said that the country will continue to relax the precautionary measures, starting with the smaller towns and leaving the densely populated metropolis of...

World 21.05.20 | 17:21

V4: Polish presidential elections possible in late June

Although Poland’s presidential race had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it now seems that the elections can go ahead in the foreseeable future. Given the current situation, the vote is scheduled for the end of June, within the current presidential cycle, the V4 news agency reported. Polish...

World 21.05.20 | 09:47

Brazil records almost 20,000 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours

Brazil has recorded almost 20,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day for the first time, health authorities announced Wednesday. Authorities said 19,951 new cases were detected, bringing the total to 291,579 since the outbreak began. A further 888 people died, bringing the official death...

World 20.05.20 | 18:58

Budapest feels relief after restrictions are lifted on Monday

After two months of tough restrictions and closures, on Monday, Budapest could finally take a breath and at least partially reopen. This meant that parks, terraces, and gardens were flooded, and people as well as restaurants are optimistic, Hungary Today reports. The government announced on Saturday...

World 20.05.20 | 12:02

Macron’s party loses majority in Parliament

The French president faces a difficult situation with 17 members defecting the ruling party and forming a new parliamentary group. Thus, Macron’s party has lost absolute majority in the lower house and will be forced to enter into an alliance if it wants to retain majority, the V4 new agency reported. “Ecology,...

World 18.05.20 | 22:54

Hungary to fund establishment of traditional Chinese medicine department at Semmelweis university in Budapest

The government of Hungary has decided to provide funding for the establishment of a department of traditional Chinese medicine at a university in Budapest, local media reported, Daily News Hungary reports. The government is providing 5.9 billion Hungarian forints (18.16 million U.S. dollars) to expand...

World 18.05.20 | 09:51

WHO warns of a second coronavirus wave in the winter

The World Health Organization fears that a second wave of the coronavirus can hit this winter and warned countries to begin preparing their healthcare systems. In an interview with the Telegraph, doctor Hans Kluge, head of WHO for Europe, drew comparisons with the Spanish flu a century ago which was...

World 17.05.20 | 17:29

Orban: We won the first battle against the epidemic because we made every necessary decision on time

This is the 66th day since the announcement of the coronavirus epidemic threat. I can give you the good news that we have won the first battle, the battle to curb the epidemic, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says in a video message. He says it was a huge win and this is now not only hope or a...

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