NEWS WATCH: Orban Becomes PM for Recession-Hit Hungary

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest 20100529_2094_600_5300BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Viktor Orban has returned to power as Hungary's prime minister after eight years in opposition, but he inherits a country that is still struggling to overcome a deep recession.

Hungary Buries Ex-Premier Horn, Praised For Fall Communism

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Boshornnow BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary on Monday, July 8, buried its former Prime Minister Gyula Horn, who played a daring role in the collapse of Communism throughout Europe and the reunification of Germany, by allowing thousands of East Germans to leave to the West when his nation was still a Soviet-occupied state

Film Reveals Hungary’s Detention of Iranian Christian and Son

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Listen to this BosNewsLife story via Vatican News     Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Video footage shot by an...

Millions To Pray For “Persecuted Church”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Churches in Britain and Ireland participated Sunday, October 6, in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), ahead of a similar global event next week.

Hungary Commemorates 100th Anniversary of ‘Open Wound’ Treaty

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarians have commemorated the 100th anniversary of the treaty that...

Hungary’s Orbán ‘Secretly’ Helping Christian Asylum Seekers

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's controversial prime minister claims his government is "secretly" helping...

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)

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By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.

Budapest Reopens Oldest Synagogue

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- After some 60 years, the oldest synagogue in Hungary's capital Budapest will reopen for the public Wednesday, September 8, just in time for the Jewish New Year. The synagogue was forced to close its doors following the Holocaust, when Hungary became a Communist nation. Israel has described the event as proof of a revival of Jewish culture and religion in the country, despite concerns about anti-Semitism here.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Prime Minister Urges Anti Hate Speech Legislation Amid Right-Wing Attacks

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest HUNGARY EXTREME RIGHT GUARDBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has urged all political parties to urgently implement strict legislation against hate speech amid concerns over far right groups in the country. He made the comments over the weekend in Budapest at an international conference on combating racism in Hungary and elsewhere in Europe.

‘Sweden’s Jews Rescuer Wallenberg Backed Armed Resistance In Hungary’ (UPDATE)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife RaoulWallenbergBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved as many as 100,000 Hungarian Jews from Nazi death camps, supported the non-Communist armed resistance movement during World War Two, according to new research viewed by BosNewsLife Wednesday June 26.