Category: World
World 04.11.20 | 08:55

Trump blames Democrats of trying to steal his victory

US President Donald Trump denounced what he said are attempts to deprive him of his victory at the presidential elections, after a messy ending of the election day. Trump is solidly in the lead in a number of key battleground states such as Pennsylvania and Michigan and was able to defend some of the...

World 03.11.20 | 20:38

Orban: Hungary closes bars, imposes night-time curfew to curb coronavirus

Hungary will close bars and entertainment venues and impose a night-time curfew as of midnight on Tuesday to curb a fast spread of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video posted on his Facebook page, Reuters reported. Schools remain open as well as all shops and restaurants...

World 03.11.20 | 08:47

At least five killed in Islamist attacks in Vienna

At least five people were killed in the terrorist attacks in Vienna yesterday, in which suspected Islamists shot at citizens walking down the street, or in restaurants, and targeted the city’s Jewish community. Officers shot dead one attacker as he was preparing to use an explosive device strapped...

World 02.11.20 | 22:31

Several people injured in terror attack in Vienna

Several people including at least one police officer have been seriously injured in central Vienna in what Austria’s interior minister described as a terror attack, Guardian reported. One attacker was arrested and another shot dead in the attack on Monday night, Austrian broadcaster ORF reported. “At...

World 30.10.20 | 15:20

Powerful earthquake off Turkey and Greece strikes in the Aegean Sea

At least four people have been killed in western Turkey after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, sending buildings crashing down in coastal areas, CNN reported. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced the death toll on Twitter, as people in and around...

World 29.10.20 | 23:10

Trump – Orban cooperation elevated relations between Hungary and the US

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban came out with a rare endorsement of US President Donald Trump who faces a re-election battle next week. During a ceremony on which he awarded US Ambassador to Hungary David Cornstein with a medal, Orban said that he is hoping for Trump’s re-election, and also...

World 29.10.20 | 15:19

Three killed in apparent terrorist attack inside Nice church

Three people were killed in a knife attack in a Nice church on Thursday that investigators are treating as an act of terrorism, French Prime Minister Jean Castex confirmed. Mayor Christian Estrosi said that the attacker was shot and injured by local police who were quickly called to the scene at the...

World 29.10.20 | 10:47

Sniffer dogs used to detect coronavirus win Finnish ‘hero dog’ award

Four sniffer dogs deployed at Helsinki Airport to trace potential cases of the coronavirus more rapidly have received Special Hero Dog Awards, the Finnish Kennel Club said on Wednesday. The kennel club’s Hero Dog designation is awarded to dogs that have helped save one or more human lives. “These...

World 26.10.20 | 17:50

V4NA maps organisations that George Soros expects to bring Trump down

US stock market speculator George Soros prefers not to leave the outcome of the US presidential race on 3 November to chance. During this year’s campaign Soros spent over three times as much to overthrow Trump as he did in 2016. The international V4 News Agency has mapped the route of Soros’s...

World 18.10.20 | 11:02

France enters state of emergency as new virus case record shattered

France confirmed a record 32,427 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours on Saturday as the country reimposed a state of emergency due to the pandemic. France has been struggling with rising virus numbers for weeks, with concern growing about intensive care capacity in large cities such as Paris. The...

World 14.10.20 | 18:57

Orban: Central Europe gains in importance, as the nexus of economic activity moves eastwards

The nexus of economic activity in Europe is moving east, toward Central Europe, said Hungarian Prime Minister viktor Orban during his visit to Slovenia today. Orban and his host, Prime Minister Janez Jansa, opened the new powerline connecting the two countries after decades of stalled work. It takes...

World 12.10.20 | 10:42

V4: Orban preserves two-thirds majority in Parliament as his candidate defeats her anti-Semitic challenger

The Hungarian ruling conservative Fidezs party preserved its two thirds majority in Parliament after its candidate won a by-election. Fidesz candidate Zsofia Koncz won the election in north-eastern Hungary for her late father’s seat, against Laszlo Biro, who received the backing of both leftist...

World 09.10.20 | 23:05

WHO: Over 100,000 new infections in one day in Europe for first time

The number of new infections with the coronavirus in Europe has climbed above the 100,000 mark for the first time, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO statistics updated on Friday show an increase compared to the previous day of 109,749 cases, after almost 99,000...

World 08.10.20 | 11:31

V4: George Soros has clout over EU, court ruling shows

The European Court of Justice applied double standards regarding the CEU – commonly referred to as George Soros’s university – when it ruled that the amendment of Hungary’s Higher Education Law was a breach of EU law, according to Hungary’s justice minister. George Soros...

World 07.10.20 | 20:58

Terrorist organization sends message to international V4 News Agency

A member of a group, banned and declared a terrorist organisation by some countries, has criticised Sweden’s recent Quran-burning incidents. He argued that the establishment of a caliphate was the only way to preserve Islam, V4NA writes. In Sweden, supporters of the Danish anti-Islam Hard Line...

World 06.10.20 | 14:08

V4: Poland’s ruling party to recall EP’s VP over “Hungary must be starved out” statement

Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party will submit a motion to dismiss Katarina Barley, one of the Vice Presidents of the European Parliament (EP), over her statement on “starving out” Hungary, Polish MEP Ryszard Legutko said on Monday, the V4 news agency reported. The motion...

World 04.10.20 | 13:59

Orban stimulates doctors with substantial wage increase as the country braces for further rise in Covid-19 cases

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government agreed with the Hungarian Medical Chamber on a substantial wage hike for doctors on Saturday, as the country braces for a further rise in coronavirus cases that could strain its healthcare system. In a video posted after a meeting between government members...

World 02.10.20 | 20:37

Hungary will reintroduce an extra pension in 2021, PM Orban announced

“We will start reintroducing 13th month pensions early next year,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video on Facebook on Thursday on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons. Orban spoke after a meeting of the council for elderly affairs, which had been dedicated to...

World 30.09.20 | 18:58

Hungarian Minister Varga rejects EC report, says it was influenced by organisations linked to Soros

On Wednesday the European Commission issued a report on the rule of law in the EU member states. This year’s document is the first in the subject, and the report will be issued every year on all member states. Reacting to the document on her social media page, Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga...

World 30.09.20 | 17:08

Twitter temporarily banned official Hungarian account ahead of the publication of a crucial report

On Wednesday, Twitter temporarily blocked About Hungary, the official account of the Hungarian government, without any prior explanation, Hungarian State Secretary for International Communication and Relations Zoltan Kovacs announced on his social media page. The ban came at a time as the European Commission...

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