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    Hungary Today

  • More Proposals Approved to Speed up Economic Recovery, Péter Szijjártó Says
    The operative board coordinating Hungary’s economic recovery approved eight more measures to help restart the economy, Péter Szijjártó, the minister for foreign affairs and trade, said on Friday. The operative board has approved infrastructure and logistics developments in Komárom, Göd, Dunakeszi and Nyíregyháza, the minister said. The city of Komárom... Read more »
  • Áron Szilágyi Claims Hungary’s First Gold in Tokyo and Writes History
    Áron Szilágyi once again won the Olympic title in the men’s individual sabre claiming Hungary’s first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The victory means Szilágyi has become the first man ever to win three Olympic gold medals in an individual fencing discipline.  As we reported, Áron Szilágyi was optimistic... Read more »
  • Press Roundup: Third Dose of Coronavirus Vaccine Offered from August
    As the government makes a third dose of Covid vaccine available for citizens, a left-wing columnist accuses it of ignoring science. A pro-government commentator defends the government’s early decision to use the Chinese vaccine to speed-up immunization. Hungarian press roundup by Népszava’s Miklós Hargitai finds it complacent of the government to explain... Read more »
  • Being Hungarian ‘Advantage,’ State Secretary Potápi Says
    The government has succeeded in reuniting the Hungarian nation over the past decade, and today being Hungarian is an advantage everywhere in the Carpathian Basin, the state secretary in charge of policies for Hungarian communities abroad said at a roundtable discussion in Sátoraljaújhely on Friday. The Hungarian communities of the... Read more »
  • Coronavirus: Hungary, Netherlands to Set up Pandemic Working Group
    Hungary and the Netherlands have agreed to set up a coronavirus working group comprising doctors and experts to share their experiences concerning the pandemic, the state secretary for communications and international representation said on Friday. Tamás Menczer said in a Facebook post after talks with Dutch Health Minister Hugo de... Read more »

    Human Events

  • Resurgent Communism.
    This ongoing Special Collection features current and historical analysis investigating how communist ideology is making a resurgence in American culture, why this is cause for concern, and what the populist conservative movement can do about it. Read the contributions below, or see the call for submissions to add your voice... Read more »
  • VideoDissidents Desk: Are You Willing to Run on the Rocks Barefoot to Fight for Our Freedom?
    Welcome to From the Dissident’s Desk, a Human Events’ weekly reflection piece wherein various events and goings-on in the news will be examined by embracing the spirit of the Eastern European dissidents who fought so long for freedom from behind the Iron Curtain.  Of late, Americans who hold fast to the... Read more »
  • 49 Vaccinated New Jersey People Have Died from COVID
    According to New Jersey health officials, 49 fully vaccinated individuals in the state have died from COVID-19 through July 12.  Over half the patients who died had at least one underlying medical condition, according to New Jersey Department of Health spokesperson Donna Lausner, per  Of the 27 people who... Read more »
  • Minneapolis City Council Advances Plan to Wipe Out Police
    Despite record-breaking crime spikes, the Minneapolis City Council is advancing a plan to give voters the authority to replace police.  This year, a new political committee called Yes 4 Minneapolis gathered signatures to put a question on the ballot whether to amend the city’s charter, Just the News reports.  The... Read more »
  • Mississippi Attorney General Urges Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade
    Mississippi’s Attorney General asked the Supreme Court Thursday to overturn Roe V. Wade when it comes together next term.  “This Court should overrule Roe and Casey,” Attorney General Lynn Fitch said in a brief, as reported by Just the News. “Roe and Casey are egregiously wrong. They have proven hopelessly... Read more »
  • DeSantis Rejects ‘Coercive’ Mask Guidance for Schools
    In yet another random act of federalism from the Sunshine State, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he won’t require public school children to wear masks.  This comes after health officials suggested that unvaccinated kids and school staff should wear masks in the classroom.  “There’s been talk about potentially people advocating at... Read more »
  • House Dems Shoot Down Bill Requiring Declassification of COVID Origins 
    House democrats blocked legislation that would require the U.S. Director of National Intelligence to declassify information related to the origins of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Origin Act passed in the Senate in May. Rep. Michael Burgess brought the bill to the House floor on Tuesday, when democrats shot it down, per... Read more »

    Global Issues

  • ‘Lack of global solidarity’, slow vaccination rates put Indonesia in COVID glare
    A “lack of global solidarity” including the hoarding of vaccines by richer nations as well as slow vaccination rate has contributed to Indonesia becoming the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak in Asia, according to the UN’s top official in the country. Read the full story, “‘Lack of global solidarity’, slow... Read more »
  • Farmers the ‘lifeblood of our food systems’, deputy UN chief highlights, ahead of key summit
    Farmers, especially women and indigenous people, work tirelessly to put food on our tables. UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed met on Saturday women producers at a farmers’ market in Circo Massimo, Rome, ahead of the Food Systems Pre-Summit taking place next week. Read the full story, “Farmers the ‘lifeblood of our... Read more »
  • Security Council calls for ‘immediate reversal’ of Turkish and Turkish Cypriots decision on Varosha
    The Security Council said in a statement released on Friday that settling any part of the abandoned Cypriot suburb of Varosha, “by people other than its inhabitants, is “inadmissible”.  Read the full story, “Security Council calls for ‘immediate reversal’ of Turkish and Turkish Cypriots decision on Varosha”, on →... Read more »
  • Increased jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso spark record-breaking displacement: UNHCR
    Rising violent attacks by jihadist groups in Burkina Faso are forcing record-breaking numbers of people to flee both inside the country and across international borders, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, reported on Friday.  Read the full story, “Increased jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso spark record-breaking displacement: UNHCR”, on →... Read more »
  • Violence Casts Shadow Over South Africas Post-Apartheid Democratic Gains
    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, Jul 23 (IPS) - Twenty-seven years after South Africa’s first democratic elections, the country finds itself reflecting on the catalysts of a week of looting and destruction of property resulting in more than 200 deaths and US$ 1.3 billion in damage.Read the full story, “Violence Casts Shadow... Read more »
  • New ECOSOC President aims to maximize ‘reach, relevance and impact’
    The role of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in promoting development has become “even more critical” as a way of guiding and informing the COVID-19 pandemic response worldwide, Collen Vixen Kelapile said on Friday, speaking for the first time as the UN body’s president.  Read the full story, “New ECOSOC President aims to maximize ‘reach, relevance and impact’”, on →... Read more »
  • Lebanon: Public water system on the verge of collapse, UNICEF warns
    The public water system in Lebanon is “on life support” and could collapse at any moment, putting 71 per cent of the population, or more than four million people, at immediate risk of losing access to safe supply, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned on Friday.  Read the full story,... Read more »

    Oostenrijk - Metropole Vienna

  • Vienna’s Best Ice Cream Spots
    Austria as a whole may not be known for its gelato, but Vienna more than makes up for it with over a dozen places to indulge in their creamy delights, from classic establishments to newer boutique parlors serving a colorful palette for all tastes. Browse through Metropole’s hand-picked selection and... Read more »

    Spain in English

  • Coronavirus in Spain (23 July) – incidence rate 677, ICUs at 14%
    Report updated in Spain at 19.15h on Fri 23 July  ALSO READ: Current Covid-19 restrictions for all regions of Spain CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 23 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the...... Read more »
  • Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain (23 July)
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (23 July) Up to Friday 23 July, Spain has received a total of 55,930,113 doses of Covid-19 vaccines (37,620,993 from Pfizer-BioNTech, 5,701,770 from Moderna, 10,189,600 from AstraZeneca and 2,417,750 from Janssen). A total of 53,449,255 jabs have now been administered (569,988 more since yesterday), representing 95.6% of total doses received. 30,500,003 people have...... Read more »
  • Germany now declares all of Spain as a Covid ‘high incidence area’
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (23 July) Germany has now declared the whole of Spain as a Covid-19 high incidence risk area, starting from next Tuesday 27 July. The move by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) means that anyone who hasn’t been fully vaccinated or has not recovered from Coronavirus within the...... Read more »
  • UK rejects EU’s proposal on Gibraltar as it ‘seeks to undermine UK sovereignty’
    Talks have continued this week between Spain and the UK around the draft mandate proposed by the European Commission that sets out the future relationship between the EU and Gibraltar. José Manuel Albares, Spain’s new foreign minister, arrived in London on Wednesday to meet with his British counterpart, Dominic Raab,...... Read more »
  • Current Covid-19 restrictions for all regions of Spain
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (23 July) With the Covid-19 incidence rate continuing to rise in Spain – currently at 677 according to the central Health Ministry’s figures released on 23 July – many regions across the country have been imposing new restrictions, or further extending the measures currently in place. ...... Read more »
  • 10 Questions for the Mayor of Sitges, Aurora Carbonell
    Tell us about your family background … I’m a Sitgetan from birth, my parents were born here and my grandparents, too. I have only ever lived a few years away from Sitges, and always returned. I’m the youngest of four children, having two sisters and one brother. I have a daughter,...... Read more »
  • Coronavirus in Spain (22 July) – hospitalisations continue to increase
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (23 July) Please support Spain in English with a donation Click here to get your business or services listed on our DIRECTORY Sign up for the FREE Weekly Newsletter from Spain in English. Report below updated in Spain at 18.45h on Thurs 22 July  CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN –...... Read more »

    The Guardian

  • Olympic men’s street skateboarding: Nyjah Huston goes for gold – live!
    Skateboarding hit the Olympics – but is the sport selling out?Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 4.39am BST Jagger Eaton comes out fast. Just flying. A neat little flip on the lip of the ramp is a nice touch, so he tries it again. This time, the board... Read more »
  • Olympics 2020 day two: swimming, women’s road race, gymnastics, tennis and more – live!
    More gold medals on offer on packed second day in TokyoGames schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverageSign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefingEmail Jonathan with your thoughts or tweet him @JPHowcroft 4.35am BST Tennis: Oh my. Ash Barty is off her game today, and she’s on... Read more »
  • Women’s relay team smash own world record for Australia’s first Tokyo 2020 Olympics gold
    Smith third in men’s 400m IM behind Kalisz, LitherlandMcLoughlin settles for 400m silver after Hafnaoui upsetAustralia’s swimmers have smashed their own world record to win the nation’s first gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with Bronte Campbell, Meg Harris, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell dominating the women’s 4x100m freestyle... Read more »
  • Snow leopard at San Diego zoo catches coronavirus
    Exhibit closed after nine-year-old unvaccinated male named Ramil developed a cough and runny noseSee all our coronavirus coverageAn unvaccinated snow leopard at the San Diego zoo has contracted Covid-19.Caretakers noticed that Ramil, a nine-year-old male snow leopard, had a cough and runny nose on Thursday. Later, two separate tests of... Read more »
  • Philippines floods: thousands flee Manila after days of torrential rain
    One person has died as officials struggle to provide adequate Covid-safe emergency shelter for nearly 15,000 residentsThousands of residents have fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital, Manila, and outlying provinces after days of torrential monsoon rains that left at least one villager dead.Officials say they are... Read more »
  • ‘Very saddened’: Toa, the orphaned baby orca that enthralled New Zealand, is buried
    Orca cared for by hundreds of volunteers and experts in bitter cold after becoming separated from its pod two weeks agoAn orphaned baby orca that captured the hearts of people across New Zealand has been farewelled at a special ceremony and taken away for burial, ending a desperate mission to... Read more »
  • Sajid Javid’s advice to not ‘cower’ from Covid provokes backlash
    Bereaved families, Labour and Lib Dems all condemn health secretary, accusing him of insensitivityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSajid Javid has provoked a wave of anger from families of the victims of Covid after he said people must no longer “cower” from the virus.The health secretary announced on... Read more »