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Ukrainian boat captain trial resumes

The trial of the Ukrainian boat captain, charged in connection with the deadly boat collision on the River Danube last May that resulted in the deaths of 27 people, has...

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Viking cruise ship captain to remain in custody

The captain of the Viking cruise ship which collided with a sightseeing boat in central Budapest in May is to remain in custody for at least another three months under a non-binding court ruling.

Oct 28, 2019
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PM Orbán: We can only support EU leaders who respect Central Europe

The Visegrád Group is unified in terms of both personnel- and content-related questions, PM Orbán said in his radio interview this morning, adding that he thinks it’s possible to find the right candidate for European Commission president “within one or two weeks”. In the remainder of the interview, the prime minister touched upon the relationship between Fidesz and the European People’s Party, Hungary’s priorities in the next five years, economic policy and the aftermath of the Hableány boat accident.

Jun 14, 2019 - Zoltán Kovács
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The Hableány taken to Csepel port for further examination

Sources reveal that once the boat arrives at Csepel port in the south of the city, it will undergo further examinations by nautical and technical experts, in collaboration with staff members of the prosecutor’s office.

Jun 12, 2019
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Hableány sightseeing boat brought to the surface

Four victims were trapped inside the wreck and have been removed from the vessel. Salvagers discovered a body on the captain’s bridge. Another body has been identified as that of the only child on board at the time of the collision.

Jun 11, 2019