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The government says it's trying to cure poor Hungarians of a gambling addiction. The gambling industry says that authorities are trying to seize control of a lucrative pastime.
An explosion and blaze triggered by an accidentally dropped hand grenade killed 25 soldiers during a stock check at a Turkish ammunition depot, the government said Thursday.
The world was able to breathe a sigh of relief after last week's elections in Greece, as it looks as if Athens will try to keep the country's membership in the eurozone. But it won't be easy. Once the internal politics are settled and the new government is formed, leaders of the coalition government will inherit an economy in severe recession and the largest debt burden of any country in Europe.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed concern Thursday that Hungary is backsliding on democracy by enacting laws that curb freedom of the press and extend executive power.
Hundreds of Hungarians gathered at Liberty Square on Wednesday to witness the unveiling of a statue of Ronald Reagan and celebrate the man they credit with ending communist rule in their country.
People spied on by Hungary's communist-era secret police will have the right to destroy their surveillance reports under a government proposal historians say would damage the country's ability to acknowledge its past.
The United States added its opposition to Hungary's new media law after massive street protests in Budapest and stinging criticism of the measure from the European Union only weeks after Hungary assumed the presidency of the 27-nation alliance.
Hungarian police have detained the director of the aluminum company responsible for a flood of caustic red sludge that killed eight people when it burst from its reservoir last week, the prime minister said Monday.
The wall of a reservoir filled with caustic red sludge inevitably will collapse and unleash a new deluge of red sludge that could flow about a half-mile to the north, a Hungarian official said Sunday.