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Balazs Kaufmann

Hasidic pilgrimage worries Hungarian villagers under COVID strain

Apr 15 2021

BODROGKERESZTUR, Hungary, April 15 About a thousand Hasidic Jews from around the world made a pilgrimage to a small northern Hungarian village on Thursday, but their presence has made some locals nervous as Hungary fights a third, destructive wave of the pandemic.

Thousands hit Hungary's famous hiking trail to beat coronavirus blues

Feb 09 2021

PILISSZENTLASZLO, Hungary Desperate to escape the pandemic lockdown, thousands of Hungarians have flocked to the country's famous National Blue Trail to savour the calm, open air of the woods. | Video

In COVID-19 vaccine race, Hungarian village firm takes global role

Nov 16 2020

(This November 15 story corrects mRNA meaning "messenger RNA" in paragraph 13)

Transgender couple wed in Hungary, land of growing homophobia

Nov 06 2020

POLGARDI, Hungary The wedding of Hungarian transgender couple Tamara Csillag and Elvira Angyal looked just like any other, with the nervous pair dressing up and heading off to the rural Hungarian court room where their marriage would be sealed. | Video

Fans itch to see live action as UEFA allows first spectators

Sep 24 2020

BUDAPEST Football fans began to arrive on Thursday in the Hungarian capital for Europe's first major match open to fans since the COVID-19 pandemic began, just as much of the continent tightens its social restrictions for a second wave of the virus. | Video

REFILE-Soccer-Fans itch to see live action as UEFA allows first spectators

Sep 24 2020

BUDAPEST, Sept 24 Football fans began to arrive on Thursday in the Hungarian capital for Europe's first major match open to fans since the COVID-19 pandemic began, just as much of the continent tightens its social restrictions for a second wave of the virus.

Roll up, roll up: Hungarian circus beats virus by becoming safari park

May 20 2020

SZADA, Hungary Like many business owners, Jozsef Richter has had to shut his circus during Hungary's lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, but he has found another way of entertaining visitors while respecting social distancing rules.

Hungarian Roma feel vindicated by school segregation ruling

May 13 2020

GYONGYOSPATA, Hungary Hungarian minority Roma said on Wednesday they felt vindicated by a court ruling that a school had unlawfully segregated Roma children for years and the award of $310,000 in compensation, but they feared renewed tension.

RPT-Hungary's Roma facing economic disaster as COVID restrictions lifted

May 05 2020

MISKOLC, Hungary, May 4 Robert Filep eyes his prepaid electricity meter anxiously: he has 28.9 kilowatt-hours left. When that runs out, whatever food remains in his fridge will start to rot.

Hungary's Roma facing economic disaster as COVID restrictions lifted

May 04 2020

MISKOLC, Hungary Robert Filep eyes his prepaid electricity meter anxiously: he has 28.9 kilowatt-hours left. When that runs out, whatever food remains in his fridge will start to rot.

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