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Analysis: Orban turns foreign catcalls into Hungarian applause

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has converted criticism heaped on him from abroad into a reputation at home as a plucky defender of national sovereignty that should help him to win re-election next year.Full story

Erste Bank says Hungarian ordeal may be over

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's Erste Group Bank <ERST.VI> said it hoped the worst was behind it in Hungary, where the government was taking a more conciliatory tone towards foreign banks to help its economy. Full story

Hungarian PM urges ethnic kin, scattered by history, to unite

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, called on ethnic Hungarians around the world on Saturday to unite to build a strong nation, tapping into nostalgia for a country dismembered when Europe's maps were re-drawn nearly a century ago. Full story

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MST: More DRS at Hungarian Grand Prix

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  Nearly two dozen killed in flooding in Europe

Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary have been hit with severe weather that's killed almost two dozen people. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Hungary braces for floods as Danube swells

Soldiers are building dams and sandbagging areas expected to flood when the Danube River peaks in Hungary. Meanwhile, floods have receded in Germany where residents are cleaning up. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  German town hit by worst flooding in centuries

Flood waters continue to rise in Europe, Austria, Germany and The Czech Republic have been hit hardest with thousands forced to flee their homes. The River Danube is among the rivers that have burst its banks and there are worries of flooding in Hungary and Slovakia. The flooding follows a downpour

  Tornado touches down in Hungary

Powerful storms tore across the north of Hungary dropping hail and spawning a rare tornado. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Santas strip down for a good cause

Annual Santa runs were held in Hungary and Latvia to benefit charitable organizations. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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