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2011-01-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=7f034d6c-639d-4afc-863b-e55701346d75&lr=ls Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban outlined his priorities for Hungary's six-month Presidency of the Council of Ministers on January 19. He put the economy at the top of the agenda. In this field, his speech ranged over better economic policy coordination, economic growth, sustainable creation of...

2011-01-19 13:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=2abe6373-cfd7-43b0-8d1d-4b0a4bac2480 Following the issue of Hungary's controversial "history" carpet featuring a map of "Greater Hungary", Martin Schulz, President of the S&D Group at the European Parliament, is to meet Viktor Orban, Hungarian Prime Minister. He comments on the fact that Mr. Orban seems to be more concerned about his image at...

2006-04-23 18:08:44

By Balazs Koranyi BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's Socialist-led coalition has won a stronger platform to launch vital economic reforms by becoming the country's first government to retain power at the polls since the fall of communism in 1989. The Socialists and the Alliance of Free Democrats increased their majority from 198 to 210 seats in the 386-member chamber on Sunday in the second round of a general election, projections by the election commission showed. The projections put...

2006-04-12 17:03:54

By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's main right-wing party Fidesz failed to forge an alliance with a smaller party on Wednesday, a major blow to its hopes of overturning the ruling Socialists' success in the first round of a two-stage election. Fidesz leader Viktor Orban had offered to stand down as his party's candidate for prime minister in favor of a former central banker in a bid to win the support of the Democratic Forum in the second round of voting on April 23. But...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.