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Statue honoring mysterious Bitcoin founder unveiled in Budapest
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Statue honoring mysterious Bitcoin founder unveiled in Budapest

Erected in a business park near the Danube River in Budapest, the bust sits atop a stone plinth engraved with the name of Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the mysterious developer of Bitcoin

Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest chess Grandmaster
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Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest chess Grandmaster

The 12-year-old from New Jersey in United States became a GM from International Master, having crossed the required 2500 Elo rating barrier, chess.com website said.

Several UN World Heritage sites in danger of losing status because of damage, development or tourism
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Several UN World Heritage sites in danger of losing status because of damage, development or tourism

The UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization recommended Monday a major revamp of the heritage list.

Euro 2020: Antoine Griezmann's goal rescues draw as France struggle against Hungary
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Euro 2020: Antoine Griezmann's goal rescues draw as France struggle against Hungary

Hungary threatened to blow Group F wide open when Attila Fiola gave the hosts a shock lead in first-half stoppage time after catching out the France defence.

Explained: Why Hungarians are protesting a plan to build China's Fudan University campus in Budapest
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Explained: Why Hungarians are protesting a plan to build China's Fudan University campus in Budapest

Fudan is the latest landmark in Viktor Orban's foreign policy of 'Eastern Opening', which analysts describe as a geopolitical balancing act. Critics call him the 'Trojan horse' inside European Union and NATO

Euro 2020: From Wembley to Johan Cruyff Arena, all you need to know about 11 host stadiums
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Euro 2020: From Wembley to Johan Cruyff Arena, all you need to know about 11 host stadiums

From schedule to capacity, all you need to know about the 11 host stadiums for Euro 2020

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestling qualifiers in Budapest, Sofia postponed due to coronavirus outbreak
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestling qualifiers in Budapest, Sofia postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The international wrestling governing body, United World Wrestling (UWW), said it has postponed the European Olympic qualification and the world 'last chance' Olympic qualification due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B
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Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B

Holders France will face a strong Russia side and hosts Hungary in the group stage of the inaugural version of the $18 million Fed Cup Finals to be held in Budapest from 14 to 19 April.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel bounces back to dominate and top practice; Lewis Hamilton fifth
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Hungarian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel bounces back to dominate and top practice; Lewis Hamilton fifth

Sebastian Vettel said he was relieved to be "back at work" following a difficult few days after he posted the fastest time for Ferrari in second practice for Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hungarian Open: Lucky loser Marco Cecchinato claims maiden ATP title with win over John Millman in final
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Hungarian Open: Lucky loser Marco Cecchinato claims maiden ATP title with win over John Millman in final

Italy’s Marco Cecchinato claimed his maiden ATP Tour title with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over John Millman in the Hungarian Open final on Sunday.

Viktor Orban wins Hungary election: One-time liberal leader is now a formidable right-wing icon
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Viktor Orban wins Hungary election: One-time liberal leader is now a formidable right-wing icon

An anti-Communist hero to many, Hungary’s longest-serving prime minister Viktor Orban has veered far from his formative liberal views to become a staunch opponent of immigration.

Hungary club Ferencvaros ordered to close part of stadium after fan stabbing incident
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Hungary club Ferencvaros ordered to close part of stadium after fan stabbing incident

Hungary's most popular club Ferencvaros was hit on Tuesday with a fine and an order to close part of its stadium after a fan was stabbed in the country's first ever incident of knife violence.

Barcelona terror attacks: Spanish swimmer Fernando Alvarez holds minutes' silence by himself, at cost of medal
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Barcelona terror attacks: Spanish swimmer Fernando Alvarez holds minutes' silence by himself, at cost of medal

Spain's Fernando Alvarez sacrificed his race to hold a minute's silence as a mark of respect to the victims of the Barcelona terror attacks

Flower Festival: Hungary marks Foundation Day with a riot of colours and blooms
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Flower Festival: Hungary marks Foundation Day with a riot of colours and blooms

Flower composition is seen during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary

FINA World Championships 2017: Is Caeleb Dressel the true successor to Michael Phelps' throne?
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FINA World Championships 2017: Is Caeleb Dressel the true successor to Michael Phelps' throne?

With Michael Phelps back in retirement, Caeleb Dressel stepped out of his idol's shadow to match the US legend's tally of seven golds at the world championships in Budapest.

FINA World Championships: US swimmer Lilly King breaks world record to win gold in 50m breaststroke
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FINA World Championships: US swimmer Lilly King breaks world record to win gold in 50m breaststroke

King clocked 29.40 seconds, breaking Ruta Meilutyte's four-year-old record of 29.48, with Russia's Yuliya Efimova taking silver

Hungarian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel could extend lead over Lewis Hamilton after taking pole on tricky circuit
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Hungarian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel could extend lead over Lewis Hamilton after taking pole on tricky circuit

The 70-lap Hungarian GP, where aero and downforce come at a premium, demands driver skill like few other races. But Ferrari wouldn't mind the fact that the new-found pace and balance in their cars gives them quite a head-start on Sunday.

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says keeping Valtteri Bottas for next season is a 'no-brainer'
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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says keeping Valtteri Bottas for next season is a 'no-brainer'

Keeping Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes next season looks an obvious decision but the Formula One champions need to consider their long term options, team boss Toto Wolff said after the Finn shone in Sunday's British Grand Prix.

CEU crisis in Budapest: Attacks on universities are tactics used by regimes in 'illiberal democracies'
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CEU crisis in Budapest: Attacks on universities are tactics used by regimes in 'illiberal democracies'

A huge number of people — estimates range from 50,000 to 80,000 — gathered in Budapest on Sunday, 9 April, to protest against the amendment to the Hungarian National Higher Education Act that targets the Central European University (CEU).

Olympics 2024: Budapest to drop out of bidding race; Paris, Los Angeles only contenders left
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Olympics 2024: Budapest to drop out of bidding race; Paris, Los Angeles only contenders left

Budapest on Wednesday became the latest city to drop out of the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games, after a petition garnered enough signatures to force a referendum on their bid.