Hungary

Orban upset by end of Budapest 2024 bid; IOC to ponder adjustments

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday reiterated his regret about the end of his nation's Olympic dream while the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could further revise future bid campaigns in the wake of Budapest's withdrawal.

Croatia-Hungary committee on minorities meets after four-year hiatus

The Croatia-Hungary Intergovernmental Committee for the implementation of the agreement on the protection of the rights of the respective ethnic minorities met in Zagreb on Thursday after a four-year hiatus.

Dalic: INA privatisation law should be seen in context of MOL stake buy decision

Croatian Economy Minister Martina Dalic said on Monday the amendment of the law on the privatisation of the oil and gas company INA, recently requested by the European Commission, should be put in the context of the government's political decision to buy MOL's stake in INA.

Hungary setting up military camps on border with Serbia

Hungary has set up a new military camp near the Kelebia border crossing with Serbia and has announced that it would set up another three camps in Bacsalmas, Madaras and Hercegszanto, with authorities announcing that a second line of fences will be erected, Vojvodina media reported on Thursday.

Szijjarto says business cooperation between Croatia, MOL politically unsustainable

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said that a normal business cooperation in the Croatia-MOL case has become politically unsustainable and that there is no other solution but to end it.

Energy cooperation warms Hungary-Russia relations

Hungary and Russia showed signs of closer economic ties Thursday with their leaders promoting cooperation in natural gas and nuclear power projects.

Hungary slams EU's Russia sanctions amid loss of 6.7 billion dollars

EU member Hungary has lost out on 6.7 billion dollars in exports since the bloc imposed sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, Hungary's top diplomat said Thursday.

PM says Croatia has requested that arbitration ruling in Croatia-MOL case be quashed

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic confirmed on Wednesday that Croatia had asked that the December 23 ruling of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitral Tribunal, which dismissed as unfounded Croatia's claims against the Hungarian oil and gas group MOL regarding the jointly owned oil company INA, be quashed.

Croatia to send warrant for Hernadi directly to Hungarian judiciary

The Zagreb County Court has decided that it will send a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) for Zsolt Tamas Hernadi, which was issued on 15 December 2015 and has not been complied with, directly to the Hungarian judiciary to be executed.

PM: Appeal to arbitration ruling on INA not running late

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic reiterated on Thursday that the deadline to file an appeal against an arbitration ruling in the INA-MOL dispute, delivered by the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in Geneva, is February 1 and that the appeal is not running late and at the same time, activities in the arbitration procedure in Washington are continuing.

Hungarian bus company probed for negligence after Italy crash

Criminal negligence charges are being mulled against the owners of a bus that was in a fatal accident in Italy at the weekend, leaving 16 members of a Hungarian school group returning from a ski vacation dead, Hungarian police said Sunday.

Bus crash survivors tell of 'heroes' who saved their lives

Survivors of a bus crash that claimed 16 lives in northern Italy over the weekend told local media Sunday they were saved thanks to an heroic teacher and his wife, but also by an equally heroic student.

Szijjarto says Hungary must be reimbursed for money invested in INA

The Croatian government must reach an agreement with the Hungarian energy group MOL on a buyout of its stake in Croatia's INA but the money Hungary has invested in INA must be reimbursed, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said, Hungarian media reported on Thursday.

INA and Deloitte to analyse options for sustainable business at Sisak

The INA oil company has chosen the Deloitte consulting firm to identify and analyse options for sustainable business for its Sisak refinery, and the project will be carried out in cooperation with the company's experts and in consultation with the trade unions, INA said in a statement on Thursday.

Petition starts in Budapest with aim for referendum against Olympics

A petition against Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics started on Thursday, with the aim of having a referendum on the issue.

Croatia sets up council for talks with MOL on INA buyout

Croatia's government on Thursday decided to establish an eight-member council for negotiations with Hungary's MOL on the buyout of INA and the council will be chaired by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic.

Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which are increasing the quantity of floating ice and the risk of ice completely covering the river through Croatia, the Hrvatske Vode water authority said.

Migrants shivering in Serbia find no warmth in Hungary, minister says

Hungary will not open its border to refugees and migrants facing bitterly cold conditions in neighbouring Serbia, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a German newspaper.

PM says Croatia will challenge arbitral ruling in INA-MOL case

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said that Zagreb will contest a recent ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), which dismissed as unfounded Croatia's claims against MOL in a case concerning the Croatian oil company INA, jointly owned by Croatia and MOL.

MOL publishes parts of arbitration ruling in INA case

The Hungarian oil and gas group MOL on Thursday evening published a statement on the Budapest Stock Exchange containing parts of a recent ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) which dismissed as unfounded Croatia's claims against MOL in a case concerning the Croatian oil company INA, jointly owned by Croatia and MOL.

Nonparl. party "Smart" against buying out MOL's interest in INA

The non-parliamentary party "Pametno" ("Smart") on Tuesday criticised the announcement made by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic that Croatia should buy out the MOL-held share in INA as "an extremely bad decision for the future of Croatia".

MOL says is open for talks on INA's future

MOL has always been and remains open for any discussion about the future of the Croatian oil and gas company INA and, with regard to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic's statement on Croatia's intention to buy back the whole of MOL's stake in INA, MOL is awaiting Croatia's official notice about this, the Hungarian energy group MOL said on Saturday.

Croatia announces plan to regain ownership of INA

The Croatian government has decided to regain ownership of the INA oil and gas company by buying the entire stake held by the Hungarian energy group MOL, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced at a press conference in Zagreb on Saturday evening.

Hungary's Orban says Berlin attack was aimed at "Christian values"

Hungary's conservative and fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban described the Berlin attack as a strike against "Christian values" on Tuesday.

Minister says buying controlling interest in INA worth the challenge

State property Minister Goran Maric said in an interview with the Jutarnji List daily on Saturday that the INA oil company was strategic company and purchasing a controlling interest in the company was worth the challenge, adding the smaller state-owned stakes in other companies should be sold.

European democracy damaged by migration crisis, says Hungary's Orban

European democracy is "tattered" because leading politicians failed to understand how their own people wanted the migration crisis handled, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.

German court rules against deporting refugee to Hungary

A German court ruled on Tuesday against the nation deporting an asylum seeker to Hungary because of the Central European state's "inhumane and degrading treatment" of refugees.

Parliament speaker meets ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary, China

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Tuesday received the ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary and China with whom he discussed bilateral relations, and the strengthening of both political and economic cooperation.

Despite problems, MOL counting on agreement with Croatian gov't, says CEO

MOL management board chair Zsolt Hernadi has told the German Handelsblatt business magazine that the Hungarian oil company's management is satisfied with the personnel in Croatia's oil company INA and that despite problems with Zagreb, MOL is counting on reaching an agreement with the Croatian government for INA to be part of the new MOL.

Croatian PM: Proceedings against MOL's CEO continue

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that he considered Interpol's decision to reject the Croatian request to renew the arrest warrant for the CEO of the Hungarian energy group MOL, Zsolt Hernadi, as technical information, adding that as far as he knew the Croatian judicial authorities were continuing proceedings against MOL's chief.

Croatian FM arrives in Hungary for talks on SE Europe, migrants

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Davor Ivo Stier arrived in Budapest on Monday for talks with his Hungarian hosts on a series of issues, including the situation in Southeast Europe, migrations and the future of the EU.

Hernadi's lawyer: Interpol's decision cannot be appealed

Interpol's decision to reject Croatia's request to renew the international arrest warrant for the CEO of the Hungarian energy company MOL, Zsolt Hernadi, is final and cannot be appealed, his lawyer told MTI news agency on Monday.  

Orban, Vucic say political relations at high level, economic cooperation could be better

Relations between Serbia and Hungary are at a high level but the two countries' economic cooperation could be much better, Prime Ministers Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Viktor Orban of Hungary said on Monday, calling on investors from both countries to invest and cooperate.

Croatia's request for Red Notice for Hernadi's arrest outvoted

Croatia's request to Interpol to extend a Red Notice for MOL's CEO Zsolt Hernadi was recently outvoted at an Interpol general assembly even though, according to an unofficial source, the commission for warrants had previously given Croatia the green light for an arrest warrant.

EU: Hungary's nuclear deal with Russian firm did not violate rules

Hungary did not break EU public procurement rules when it awarded a nuclear expansion project to a Russian firm in 2014 without seeking other bids, a commission spokeswoman confirmed Friday.

Hungarian police raids neo-Nazis, 11 arrested

Militant neo-Nazi cells were the target of raids across Hungary, with 11 persons arrested and illegal weapons and ammunition confiscated, the country's anti-terrorist police reported Wednesday.

Six European countries confirm bird flu outbreaks

Six European countries have confirmed outbreaks of a dangerous strain of bird flu, which has caused alarm in Germany where the H5N8 virus spread further on Thursday.

Hungary's Orban: Trump's triumph "return of true democracy"

Hungary nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday hailed Donald Trump's victory in US presidential elections as "return to true democracy."

Croatian PM: INA strategic company and priority for gov't

During a meeting with INA CEO Zoltan Aldott, held in Zagreb on Tuesday at the initiative of the government, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic underlined that INA is a strategic national company and that its development is a priority for the government, a government press release said.

Hungary's Orban fails to push through anti-immigration reform

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday failed to push through a constitutional reform rejecting the resettlement of asylum seekers on its soil.

Juncker: EU powerless against authoritarian slide in Poland, Hungary

The European Union is powerless to act against the slide towards authoritarianism being seen in Poland and Hungary, the head of the bloc's executive, the European Commission, admitted in a Saturday interview.

Study: Orban's Hungary is undermining EU's founding values

Hungary's government is undermining democracy in the country as well as the European Union's founding values, according to a new report by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) released on Friday.

MOL knows nothing about investigation into Energopetrol's recapitalisation

The management of Hungary's oil company MOL has dismissed any connection to wrongdoing relating to the privatisation of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Energopetrol and has not been officially notified about an investigation into the matter conducted by the Sarajevo cantonal prosecution, Sarajevo's Dnevni Avaz daily said on Saturday.

Plenkovic says Croatia won't let INA become MOL's subsidiary

Concerning the issue of INA and the latest speculations about its refinery in Sisak, Plenkovic recalled that INA with 11,000 workers on its payroll is the biggest company in Croatia and his cabinet will make sure that the company continues growing.

No decision in INA to close Sisak Refinery

MOL is not planning to supply Croatia from its refineries in Hungary and Slovakia and even Tifon, which is owned by MOL, is supplied from INA, the Hungarian energy group MOL said in a reply to Hina on Wednesday, while Croatia's INA said that it had made no decision to shut down the Sisak Refinery.

Panenic accuses MOL of trying to close Sisak refinery

The Bridge party's lawmaker and a former Economy Minister, Tomislav Panenic, on Wednesday claimed that Hungary's MOL was trying to shut down the Sisak oil refinery before a ruling was made in the arbitration process between the Republic of Croatia and Hungary's oil and gas group over its Croatian peer INA.

HZ Infrastruktura granted EUR 241 mn for railway line leading to Hungarian border

The Croatian railways infrastructure company HZ Infrastruktura and the European Commission have signed an agreement on the co-financing of reconstruction of the existing track and construction of a second one on the railway line running from Krizevci to the Hungarian border, the company said in a press release on Friday.

President says Croatia must take single position in relations with MOL

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Sisak on Tuesday held talks with representatives of trade unions and veterans' associations active in the Sisak Oil Refinery, saying that relations with MOL were a strategic issue important for Croatia's energy security.

Orban calls Hungary country of "European freedom" in Bavarian speech

Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended his anti-immigration stance on Monday, saying his nation is on the side of "European freedom" during a speech held in southern Germany.

Panenic: MOL is shareholder in INA, not majority owner

Caretaker Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic described on Monday as inappropriate the statement by MOL Group CEO Zsolt Hernadi in which he said that the Hungarian energy company could implement its strategy with or without Croatia's INA, saying that Hernadi was speaking as if MOL was the majority owner of INA, and not just one of the shareholders.

Hernadi: MOL will follow its path with or without INA

MOL Group will follow its path with or without the Croatian company INA, CEO Zsolt Hernadi said in an interview with the leading Hungarian news website Origo.hu after the oil and gas group adopted a long-term business strategy last week.

Hungary's Orban to give controversial speech in Bavarian parliament

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is set to speak before the parliament of the southern German state of Bavaria Monday, despite strong resistance to the visit from opposition parties.

Thousands protest diminishing press freedom in Hungary

Several thousand people rallied Sunday in Budapest in protest against what they say is conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s campaign to diminish freedom of the press.

Eight charged in Hungary for deaths of 71 migrants in lorry

Hungarian prosecutors said Wednesday that they will charge eight people for the death of 71 migrants who suffocated to death in a lorry last year as they were being smuggled toward Western Europe.

MOL supports INA's efforts to ensure flexibility of domestic oil processing

MOL supports INA's management in its efforts to ensure the flexibility of domestic oil processing and is strengthening the security of supply in Croatia, the Hungarian company said in a statement on Tuesday in connection with the transport of 600 tonnes of crude oil from Croatian oilfields to the refinery in Rijeka instead of Sisak.

Migrants stranded in Serbia start protest march to Hungary

Around 350 migrants started a 210-kilometre march from Belgrade toward Hungary Tuesday, to protest the border barricade that is keeping them stranded.

Hungary's Orban shrugs off migration referendum failure

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday shrugged off the failure of an anti-immigration referendum he called, saying that the volume of support pleased him.

Plenkovic: Hungarian gov't, EU must take into account voters' referendum message

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president and member of the European Parliament Andrej Plenkovic said on Monday that the Hungarian government, despite a low turnout at Sunday's referendum on migrant quotas, must take into account the message expressed by Hungarian voters, as must the European Union.

Turnout under 50 per cent renders Hungarian EU migrant vote invalid

Hungarian President Victor Orban's crusade against the European Union's migration policy fumbled on a technicality Sunday when a referendum on the EU refugee resettlement quota for the country failed to achieve the required 50-per-cent turnout.

Hungary referendum on EU migrant quota invalid due to low turnout

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant resettlement quotas did not reach the necessary 50-per-cent turnout and is therefore invalid, vice-chair of the governing Fidesz party Gergely Gulyas says.

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant quota

Hungary is voting in a referendum on the European Union's plan to resettle migrants and refugees in the country.

Hungarians vote in referendum on EU migrant resettlement quota

Hungarians were voting Sunday in a referendum on the European Union's plan to settle migrants and refugees in their country according to quotas for the bloc's member countries.

Hungary's Orban seeks boost from anti-immigration, anti-EU vote

As the European Union buckled under the strain of mass migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sowed distrust and deepened the rift within the bloc. Now with a referendum on migrants and the EU, he seeks to cement his rule.

Two police officers injured in Budapest blast

Two police officers were injured in an explosion in a popular entertainment district in Budapest, Hungarian authorities said Sunday.

Hungary's Orban wants refugees expelled "to an island"

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday suggested that the European Union should expel "to an island" more than 1 million people who arrived during the 2015-16 migration crisis.

Orban says EU summit in Bratislava was "unsuccessful" on migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the summit of EU leaders in Bratislava as a failure when it comes to migration policies.

Luxembourg premier plays down calls for Hungary's exclusion from EU

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Friday played down remarks by his foreign minister calling for Hungary's exclusion from the EU due to its treatment of migrants, noting that Jean Asselborn had not been speaking on behalf of the government.

Pressure of illegal migrants on Serbian-Bulgarian border growing, says official

The pressure of illegal migrants trying to enter Serbia across its eastern border from Bulgaria, in the areas of Negotin and Dimitrovgrad, has increased in the last two weeks, a spokesman for joint Serbian army and police forces patrolling the border with Macedonia and Bulgaria said on Thursday.

DIP dismisses objection to Hungarian minority MP's election

DIP dismissed the objection as unfounded, saying that every voter had the right to inspect their data in the voter register and ask for their amendment or correction 10 days before elections at the latest.

Hungary's Orban: EU's future hinges on Bulgaria's border with Turkey

The future of the European Union depends on the bloc providing Bulgaria with adequate border protection assistance in the face of a surge in migrants hoping to reach Europe via the Balkan nation, warned Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungary hits back at call for its exclusion from the EU

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Tuesday slammed his Luxembourg counterpart Jean Asselborn as "pompous" and "sermonizing," after he said Hungary should be excluded from the European Union over its tough stance against migrants.

Hungary should be excluded from the EU, Luxembourg minister says

Hungary should be excluded from the European Union, Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said in an interview published Tuesday, taking issue with the country's migration policies weeks before it holds a controversial referendum on refugee quotas.

Two presidents attend opening of renovated Calvinist school in NE Croatia

Croatian and Hungarian Presidents Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Janos Ader on Wednesday evening visited the village of Karanac, northeast Croatia, to attend the opening of the renovated school of the Protestant Reformed Christian Church.

Grabar-Kitarovic: Croatian-language schools in Hungary important connection

The presidents of Hungary and Croatia, Janos Ader and Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic respectively, visited the Miroslav Krleza Croatian Education Centre in the Hungarian town of Pecs on Wednesday.

450th anniversary of Battle of Szigetvar marked

Croatian Prince Nikola Subic Zrinski gave his life as a Croat and as a Hungarian for values which remain the foundation of Europe, doing his duty to protect Christian civilisation and culture, Hungarian President Janos Ader said in Szigetvar, Hungary at a ceremony for the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Szigetvar.

INA allowed to publish bid for takeover of Energopetrol

The Croatian oil company INA on Tuesday made public a decision by the Securities Commission of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina approving the publication of INA's bid for the takeover of a 33% stake in the Sarajevo-based Energopetrol oil company.

Sarajevo prosecution asks Hungary to interrogate MOL's Hernadi

Former MOL executive Zoltan Varady and a former CEO of Croatia's INA, Tomislav Dragicevic, are also under investigation. The Sarajevo prosecution has already requested the Zagreb County Court to interview Dragicevic

Hungary will not allow anyone to block Serbia on its EU path

This and not integration itself nor whether this is to someone's liking or not, should be a deciding factor, Orban said, adding that Hungary will stand firm in its attitude because it too had gone through similar phases on its path to the EU.

Hungarian Deputy PM: Hungarians, Croats share close historical ties

The Hungarian and Croatian peoples are tied closely by their common history, including 800 years in a common state, Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen said while opening a Croatian kindergarten and school in Budapest on Thursday.

Dragicevic, Hernadi under investigation over Energopetrol privatisation

The charges were pressed against members of Energopetrol's management and supervisory boards appointed after the consortium assumed ownership, but not against Dragicevic and Hernadi. The consortium has a 67% interest in the Bosnian company.

Hungary hands right-wing extremist 13-year sentence for bombings

Gyorgy Budahazy, a right-wing extremist who terrorized politicians in Hungary over a two-year period with bomb attacks, was sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment in a tumultuous court hearing on Monday.

FM says Hungary must protect itself from new refugee tide

A new refugee wave is possible and we must protect ourselves, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Dubrovnik on Friday, explaining why Hungary decided to build a new fence along its border, as announced by Prime Minister Viktor Orban earlier today.

Hungary to build a second fence on border with Serbia

Hungary plans to build a second fence on its southern border with Serbia that would enable it to keep out any major new wave of migrants, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.

The Germans who are fleeing Merkel's refugee policies - for Hungary

A growing number of Germans critical of Merkel's open-door refugee policies are seeking refuge in Hungary - a country that has built a razor-wire fence to keep out mostly Muslim migrants, citing the need to protect Europe's Christian civilization.

Hungary to increase police presence along its southern border

The Hungarian government plans to increase police staff numbers by 3,000 to respond to pressures of illegal migration on the country's southern borders, which is expected to become permanent, the MTI news agency quoted state secretary Bence Tuzson as saying on Wednesday.

Hungarian state TV silent about Olympic refugees

Budapest (dpa) - In a flashback to the days of the Cold War, Hungary's state TV has stayed mum about the presence of a refugee team at the Olympics, a fact drawing criticism from opposition media on Sunday.

Italy arrests four people for smuggling migrants along Balkans route

Four Pakistani men who smuggled into Italy migrants seeking to enter Europe via the Balkans route have been arrested, Italy's Carabinieri police said Saturday.

Refugees rally in Belgrade over deportations from Hungary

Several hundred refugees staged a protest rally in Belgrade on Friday to warn about a shortage of food and their fear of deportation.

Austria prepared to close off eastern border with 30-kilometre fence

Austria has finished preparations for a fence that would cover 30 kilometres of its 300-kilometre border with Hungary, a police spokesman has told dpa.

Hungary shuts reactor in Paks nuclear plant

The operation of Block 1 of the nuclear power plant in Paks, central Hungary, was suspended on Thursday morning due to the malfunction of the IT control system which has however not undermined the block's safety, the Hungarian national atomic energy office (OAH) was quoted by the MTI news agency as saying on its website.

Hungary to hold referendum on EU refugee quotas on October 2

Hungary will hold a referendum on October 2 on a European Union decision that it - along with other member states - accept asylum seekers from the most heavily burdened EU countries under a quota system, Hungarian President Janos Ader said Tuesday.

Hungary sets October 2 for referendum on EU refugee quotas

Hungary will stage a referendum on October 2 on a European Union decision that it - along with other member states - accept asylum seekers from the most heavily burdened EU countries under a quota system, Hungarian President Janos Ader said Tuesday.

Hazard the dance master as Belgium crush Hungary 4-0

Belgium cruised into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 Sunday with an impressive 4-0 destruction of Hungary on goals from Toby Alderweireld, Michy Batshuayi, Eden Hazard and Yannick Carrasco.

Magnificent Ronaldo saves Portugal's Euro 2016 with Hungary draw

Cristiano Ronaldo delivered two goals and an assist to secure the 3-3 draw Portugal needed against already qualified Hungary to ensure progress to the Euro 2016 knock-out stage on Wednesday.

Ronaldo declines to take questions at press conference

Cristiano Ronaldo declines to take questions from the media at his man of the match press conference following Portugal's Euro 2016 draw with Hungary.

Qualified Hungary not focused on Ronaldo as they target top spot

Hungary are guaranteed to reach the knock-out phase of Euro 2016 but are determined to progress as winners of Group F and are not obsessing about Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo when the team's meet Wednesday in Lyon.

Ronaldo refusing to give up as Portugal flirt with elimination

Portugal are relying on their one superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to dig themselves out of a hole at Euro 2016 while Hungary's team ethic has them on the verge of the last 16.

Iceland own goal gives Hungary late equaliser in 1-1 draw

Euro 2016 debutants Iceland conceded a late own goal in securing only one point in a 1-1 draw against Hungary on Saturday.

Hungary defender Fiola out with "serious" injury

Hungary full-back Attila Fiola will miss the rest of the group stage at Euro 2016 through injury, coach Bernd Stock said Friday.

Hungary beat 10-man Austria 2-0 in return to Europe

Back on the continental stage for the first time in 44 years, Hungary defeated 10-man Austria 2-0 in their Euro 2016 opener on Tuesday.