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Hungarians Vote to Reject Migrant Quotas, but Turnout Too Low to be Valid

By Krisztina Than and Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST, Oct 3  – Almost all Hungarians who voted in Sunday’s referendum rejected the European Union’s migrant quotas but turnout was too low to make the poll valid, frustrating Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s hopes of a clear victory with which to challenge Brussels. Hungary’s maverick right-wing leader, whose hardline

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Blast Rocks Hungary’s Capital, Two Injured

BUDAPEST, Sept 25  – An explosion rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two police officers, Hungarian police said on Sunday. Police have yet to identify the cause of the blast, they said in a statement. “The local and expert examination of the origins of the explosion and the review of the damage is under

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Passenger Jet Lands in Budapest Due to Bomb Threat

BUDAPEST, Dec 7 (Reuters) – A passenger jet heading from Berlin to Hurghada in Egypt landed in Budapest on Monday due to a bomb threat, police said. Hungarian police searched the plane and were unable to find any explosives on the flight, police spokeswoman Viktoria Csiszer-Kovacs said. She added that the threat had been aimed at

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