Hungary Current Affairs - 2019

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Aishwarya Pissay: 1st Indian to claim a World Title in Motorsports

Aishwarya Pissay became first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports by winning FIM World Cup ( Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) in women’s category after the final round of the championship at Varpalota in Hungary. She also finished 2nd in FIM Junior category.  Key Highlights The 23-year old from Bengaluru won the 1st round Read More…

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Zuzana Caputova elected first female President of Slovakia

Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female head of state. Ms Caputova defeated high-profile diplomat Maros Sefcovic, nominated by the governing party. She won 58% of the vote, with Mr Sefcovic trailing on 42%. Mr Sefcovic is the vice president of the European Commission. Slovakia Slovakia is a landlocked Read More…

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Hungary Declares state of Emergency over Refugee Influx

Hungarian Government has declared a state of emergency in its two regions of Csongrad and Bacs-Kiskun to cope with the influx of refugees. It was declared by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This move could pave the way to bringing in Hungary’s military to patrol the frontier bordering Serbia to stop illegal influx. This declaration Read More…

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Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker International Prize 2015

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. He was chosen from a list of 10 contenders from around the world. About Laszlo Krasznahorkai Laszlo Krasznahorkai was born in 1954 Gyula, Hungary. He had gained recognition in 1985 after he had published his debut novel Satantango, which he adapted Read More…

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Hungary: Viktor Orban re-elected to a third term as Prime Minister of Hungary

Viktor Orban reelected to a third term as Prime Minister of Hungary. He declared victory in Hungary’s parliamentary election, winning a second consecutive term. Orban’s Fidesz party won 44.6% of the vote. Political Carrier: –First premiership (1998–2002) –In opposition (2002–2010) –Second premiership (2010-2014) –Third premiership (2014-To Till Date) [icon name=”icon-info-sign”]Hungary (capital and largest city: Budapest) is a landlocked country in Read More…

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Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends civilian and military co-operation with Russia

Following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, NATO suspended all practical civilian and military co-operation with Russia.  Russia’s annexation is being considered as a threat to European security. The 28-member NATO bloc gathered in Brussels (Belgium) for their first meeting since Russia’s annexation of Crimea and stalwartly condemned Russia’s ‘illegal’ annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. NATO is also considering Read More…

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