Category: World
World 20.01.21 | 08:53

Biden to be sworn in as 46th president of the United States

Joe Biden is to be sworn in as US president, taking the helm of a nation wracked by political division, economic anguish and an unrelenting pandemic, BBC reported. Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will take the oath of office alongside him in Washington DC, which has been fortified amid fears of civil...

World 19.01.21 | 17:15

V4: George Soros builds a global media empire – Part 1

The foundation run by US stock market speculator George Soros is not only involved in the financing of human rights and pro-migration organisations, as it also supports a sizable array of media outlets all across the globe, the V4 news agency reports. George Soros realised many years ago that he would...

World 17.01.21 | 12:41

V4: Viktor Orban congratulates new CDU leader

The president of Fidesz, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, congratulated Armin Laschet on his election as chairman of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Bertalan Havasi, the Hungarian PM’s press officer told Hungarian news agency MTI on Saturday. In his letter of congratulations...

World 16.01.21 | 14:42

Merkel loyalist named as leader of the CDU party

The ruling German CDU party appointed a Merkel loyalist to take over the party from her after 21 years. Armin Laschet will lead the party, and likely the Government, after Angela Merkel eventually retires. He narrowly beat the more conservative challenger Friedrich Merz for the position. Known as a supporter...

World 14.01.21 | 23:14

Daughter of Hungarian coronavirus vaccine scientist is US Olympic gold medalist

In an interview with sports daily Nemzeti Sport, Hungarian-American Olympic gold medalist Zsuzsanna Francia, daughter of BioNTech biochemist Katalin Karikó, discussed her successful sporting career and her mother’s involvement in the creation of the coronavirus vaccine, writes Hungary Today. Zsuzsanna...

World 12.01.21 | 22:27

Trump: My speech was totally appropriate, I want no violence

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said a speech that incited supporters before they stormed the US Capitol was “totally appropriate,” remaining defiant even as he faces an unprecedented second impeachment for his role in the deadly violence. “If you read my speech, and many people have done...

World 10.01.21 | 20:55

Spain mourns four victims of storm Filomena due to record snowfall

Spain mourned the deaths of four people on Sunday after storm Filomena brought record snowfall in the capital, Madrid, and paralysed transport throughout the country. A homeless man froze to death in a park in central Madrid, bringing the death toll to four. The other victims included a man who had been...

World 09.01.21 | 15:36

Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air plane feared to have crashed after taking off from Jakarta

A Sriwijaya Air plane carrying 62 people on board is believed to have crashed shortly after taking off from Jakarta, according to Indonesia’s Head Of National Transportation Safety Committee, Suryanto Cahyono, CNN reported. Sriwijaya Air flight SJY 182 from Jakarta to Pontianak lost contact at...

World 09.01.21 | 10:53

US law enforcement authorities carry out widespread arrests after storming of US Capitol

Federal agents and detectives from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department have launched a broad and multipronged investigation into the mayhem and death Wednesday at the United States Capitol, that sources tell ABC News includes an effort to determine the motives of a paramilitary faction of the mob...

World 08.01.21 | 10:20

Capitol Police say officer has died from riot injuries

A police officer who was injured while responding to pro-Donald Trump protesters storming the US Capitol has died, according to US Capitol Police. The officer was responding to the riots on Wednesday and was injured while “physically engaging” with protesters, US Capitol Police said in a statement. He...

World 07.01.21 | 10:41

US Congress certifies Joe Biden’s election as 46th United States president

Joe Biden was formally recognized by Congress as the next U.S. president early Thursday, ending two months of failed challenges by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that exploded into violence at the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers met to ratify the election result. The Democratic president-elect’s victory...

World 07.01.21 | 10:02

Four deaths, 52 arrests made after storming of the U.S. Capitol

Four people died and 52 were arrested, Washington D.C.’s police chief said, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. In a late night news conference, Metropolitan Police Department...

World 06.01.21 | 22:49

US President Trump calls on the protesters to leave the Capitol

US President Donald Trump called on his supporters to stop the protest inside the Capitol building and go home, hours after a large rally turned unruly and the Congress building was taken over. I know you’re in pain. I know you’re hurt. We had an election that was stolen from us. A landslide...

World 06.01.21 | 22:31

Protesters in control of the US Capitol building

The situation in the DC Capitol remains tense, as hundreds of protesters remain inside the Congress. At least one woman was shot in the riot that broke out after President Donald Trump called on his supporters to come to the US capital, and accused the Democratic Party of rigging the 2020 election against...

World 06.01.21 | 21:35

Trump supporters break into the Capitol building

Groups of Donald Trump supporters pushed through the Capitol police and entered the building of Congress in DC. The protests broke out after President Trump addressed a large crowd in Washington, insisting that the presidential election which is being called in favor of Joe Biden was rigged against him....

World 03.01.21 | 14:51

V4: Hungary already received its second shipment of the Pfizer vaccine

The second delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer arrived in Hungary early Wednesday, according to a report by state news wire MTI. The 70,000 doses of vaccine – enough to inoculate 35,000 people – arrived by air at Liszt Ferenc International in the capital. Hungary...

World 03.01.21 | 10:22

V4: Merkel’s potential successor takes stance against Wilkommenskultur

Friedrich Merz, the favourite for the CDU’s presidency, believes that the migration crisis should not be solved by Germany taking in more refugees. It is in stark contrast with incumbent party president Angela Merkel’s Wilkommenskultur. Citing articles from the Funke media group ZDF wrote...

World 01.01.21 | 11:20

The best fireworks displays in Europe

Despite the epidemic, many European cities rang in the New Year with impressive fireworks displays. Below are some of the best, such as Berlin, Paris and Moscow.

World 31.12.20 | 11:50

Orban: Manfred Weber has joined the elite club of the left

EPP party official Manfred Weber has joined the elite club of the left, where the political right only has extremes and the political left only has a center, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban wrote on Wednesday, responding to the EP group leader of the European People’s Party (EPP). The Prime Minister’s...

World 30.12.20 | 14:00

V4: Hungarian Minister announces extension of home subsidies

The Home Purchase Subsidy Scheme for Families (CSOK) will be available for pensioners who work beside meeting the general conditions of the scheme in the future, Minister for Families Katalin Novak said on her Facebook site on Tuesday, according to a report by state news wire MTI. Under CSOK, launched...

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