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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

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

Hungarian government says to phase out forex loans

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's government, which faces an election next year, wants to phase out foreign currency mortgages, a minister said on Wednesday, but the country's top businessman said drastic action on the loans will hurt banks and scare off investors. Full story

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Hungary says may cut rates to as low as 3 percent

Hungary opposition aims for autumn pact to oust Orban in 2014

Hungary wants to repay IMF loan early and close fund's office

European rights body says Hungary changes threaten courts

Budapest escapes floods, Danube starts to recede

Hungary evacuates 2,000 people as precaution against floods

Hungary proposes legal changes to allay EU's democracy concerns: minister

Germans, Czechs on alert as floods spread north

Outside Hungary's borders, a growing power base for PM Orban

OTP seeks growth abroad, sees consolidation at home

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“The doctor has become the patient this season,” said actor Mark Feuerstein about the fifth season of his new hit show on USA, “Royal Pains.” He told TODAY anchors about his character’s possible drug addiction, baby fever on the set and shooting in Budapest.

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