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Hungary: Country in Central Europe
Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) of the Carpathian Basin, it is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Romania to the east and southeast, Serbia to the south, Croatia and Slovenia to the southwest, and Austria to the west. Hungary has a population of 10 million, mostly ethnic Hungarians and a significant Romani minority. Hungarian, the official language, is the world's most widely spoken Uralic language, and among the few non-Indo-European languages widely spoken in Europe. Budapest is the country's capital and largest city; other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs, and Győr.

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Priya Malik wins gold medal in World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Hungary | Oneindia News [Video]

Priya Malik wins gold medal in World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Hungary | Oneindia News

Amid the congratulatory cheers echoing throughout the country for Mirabai Chanu, one more female athlete has successfully garnered a gold medal at the ongoing World Cadet Wrestling Championships hosted..

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EU to press on with its legal case against Hungary despite referendum announcement [Video]

EU to press on with its legal case against Hungary despite referendum announcement

"We find Hungary has failed to explain why the exposure of children to LGBTIQ content as such would be detrimental to their well-being or not in line with the best interests of the child,"

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Hungary plans referendum on child protection issues, in battle with EU [Video]

Hungary plans referendum on child protection issues, in battle with EU

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Hungary's Viktor Orban will hold referendum on anti-LGBT law [Video]

Hungary's Viktor Orban will hold referendum on anti-LGBT law

Hungary's Viktor Orban will hold referendum on anti-LGBT law.

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Health pass for access to cultural and leisure venues already mandatory in Hungary [Video]

Health pass for access to cultural and leisure venues already mandatory in Hungary

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Judicial independence is a concern in some EU countries, says Brussels [Video]

Judicial independence is a concern in some EU countries, says Brussels

The European Commission again highlighted Poland and Hungary as being of particular concern.

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Hungary foreign minister denies using Pegasus spyware [Video]

Hungary foreign minister denies using Pegasus spyware

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EU executive takes legal action against Poland, Hungary over LGBT rights [Video]

EU executive takes legal action against Poland, Hungary over LGBT rights

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EU begins legal action against Hungary over anti-LGBT law [Video]

EU begins legal action against Hungary over anti-LGBT law

The European Commission is contesting a controversial amendment that prohibits the depiction of homosexuality and gender reassignment to children.

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EU launches legal action against Hungary, Poland over LGBTQ rights [Video]

EU launches legal action against Hungary, Poland over LGBTQ rights

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Hungary's FM: We don't want LGBTQI 'activists' in schools [Video]

Hungary's FM: We don't want LGBTQI 'activists' in schools

Speaking to Bianna Golodryga, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó defends the country’s new law that bans content which “promotes” homosexuality and gender change being used in schools.

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CNN anchor spars with official over controversial LGBTQ law [Video]

CNN anchor spars with official over controversial LGBTQ law

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó defends the country’s new law that bans information which “promotes” homosexuality and gender change being used in schools. The government claims it..

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Hungary left waiting as 12 EU states have spending plans for COVID recovery approved [Video]

Hungary left waiting as 12 EU states have spending plans for COVID recovery approved

A dozen EU countries have had their COVID recovery spending plans approved, paving the way for funds to arrive later this month.

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Activists protest Hungary's discriminatory LGBT law [Video]

Activists protest Hungary's discriminatory LGBT law

Activists protest Hungary's discriminatory LGBT law

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Hungary says EU efforts to overturn its ban on gay content in schools will be in vain [Video]

Hungary says EU efforts to overturn its ban on gay content in schools will be in vain

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Hungary rejects EU demand to ditch 'shameful' anti-LGBT law [Video]

Hungary rejects EU demand to ditch 'shameful' anti-LGBT law

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EU warns Hungary to fix anti-LGBTQ law or face action [Video]

EU warns Hungary to fix anti-LGBTQ law or face action

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Hungary's new anti-LGBTQ law: 'It's a culture war' [Video]

Hungary's new anti-LGBTQ law: 'It's a culture war'

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Hungary's anti-LGBT law comes into effect in face of EU criticism [Video]

Hungary's anti-LGBT law comes into effect in face of EU criticism

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Hungary's anti-LGBTQ+ law casts shadow over drag queen contest [Video]

Hungary's anti-LGBTQ+ law casts shadow over drag queen contest

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Euro 2020: Uefa launch second investigation into Hungary fans

Uefa is investigating "potentially discriminatory incidents" in Germany's 2-2 draw with Hungary at Euro 2020.
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'Extraordinary!' Euro 2020: Germany v Hungary - 90 seconds of chaos

Germany's Kai Havertz scores to equalise but Andrras Schafer retaliates with an attack straight from kick-off scoring to give a 2-1 lead to Hungary, throwing Group F into chaos all within the space of..
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Euro 2020: Germany come back from the brink with late equaliser against Hungary

Germany will face England in the last 16 of Euro 2020 after twice coming from behind to knock battling Hungary out of the tournament.
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Euro 2020: 'They've found a way through!' Leon Goretzka equalises for Germany against Hungary

Leon Goretzka scores a crucial goal for Germany, beating goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi to equalise against Hungary and prevent his country from being knocked out of Euro 2020.
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Germany 2-2 Hungary: Germany to face England in the last 16 at Euro 2020

Germany will face England in the last 16 of Euro 2020 after twice coming from behind to knock battling Hungary out of Euro 20202.
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Euro 2020: 'The captain has stepped up!' Adam Szalai gives Hungary the lead against Germany

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Hungary PM 'scraps Euros visit' amid German LGBT row with Uefa

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Euro 2020: Jurgen Klinsmann on Joachim Low, who is in his final days as Germany manager

Former Germany manager Jurgen Klinsmann hopes Wednesday's Euro 2020 match with Hungary is not Joachim Low's last as national boss.
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England 1-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling strike ensures Three Lions win group

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Euro 2020: Uefa declines request to light up Allianz Arena in rainbow colours

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UEFA reject request to light up Munich stadium in rainbow colours at Euros

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Euro 2020: Highlights as Hungary hold France to earn shock point

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Antoine Griezmann rescues a point for France and denies Hungary one of the big Euros shocks in front of a raucous 60,000 crowd in Budapest.
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Forward Antoine Griezmann equalises against Hungary from a Kylian Mbappe cross to give France a much-needed goal.
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Euro 2020: Attila Fiola scores shock Hungary opener against France and celebrates wildly

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo makes history by becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in the European Championship after scoring a brace versus Hungary in front of a capacity crowd in Budapest.
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Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Ali Daei's world record after scoring twice against Hungary

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo's two goals against Hungary earned him one record, with another one on the horizon.
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Euro 2020: Cristiano Ronaldo converts from spot to make history

Captain Cristiano Ronaldo doubles Portugal's lead to 2-0 against Hungary, converting a penalty after Rafa Silva was brought down in the box, During Euro 2020.
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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the top scorer in men's European Championship history as Portugal beat Hungary in front of more than 60,000 fans in Budapest.
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Cristiano Ronaldo ditches Coca-Cola for water at Euro 2020 press conference

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Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny condemns the spectators who booed his players as they took a knee in Tuesday's 0-0 draw in Hungary.
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European Swimming Championships: Aimee Willmott wins 400m medley silver

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Five medals for Great Britain's canoe team in Hungary

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Champions League: RB Leipzig v Liverpool moved to Budapest because of Germany travel ban

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Hockey Player Smashes Through Glass During Goal Celebration, Whoops!

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Hungary's parliament revokes government's special powers as virus ebbs

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Transgender couple in limbo as Hungary bans changes to identity papers

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Hungary, Croatia to lift border restrictions from Friday

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Laid off Hungarians turn to truck driving, carrot picking

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Czechs drop travel restrictions for Austria, Germany, Hungary from noon on Friday

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Hungary tightens asylum rules as it ends migrant detention zones

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