The BBC's Nick Thorpe is in Kolontar, in Hungary, where caustic sludge broke through a waste reservoir at an alumina plant and appears to be headed toward the Danube River. The event is being called Europe's worst environmental disaster in decades.
Hungary's new prime minister, Viktor Orban, has only been in power for a week, but on Friday, some officials on his team said that their country may be headed toward a Greek-style financial crisis, with credit default looming.
Stop motion animation has been around a long time, but it goes in and out of fashion. But we want go back to the very earliest days of this animation technique. Marco Werman has the story of George Pal, a Hungarian-born pioneer of stop-motion animation.
For some living in what was once the Eastern Bloc, the last twenty years have brought freedom but also hardship especially for the youngest generation who have grown up without Communism. Laura Lynch has the story.
Before the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, Hungary tore down its barbed wire. Hungary's prime minister didn't ask permission in Moscow. He just told Soviet President Gorbachev it was a done deal.The World's Laura Lynch went back to Western Hungary.
For our Geo Quiz, we were looking for a city in Hungary that held a special picnic 20 years ago today, one that helped tear a hole in the Iron Curtain. The answer is Sopran . The World's Carol Hills tells the story.
Bannon is in the process of setting up an umbrella group with a headquarters in Brussels to help support and coordinate these different nationalist parties. One of the people helping him is his friend, Benjamin Harnwell.
"The museum concept clearly avoids addressing the role and responsibility of... Hungarian leaders of that era for the plight of the nation's Jews, and their eventual abandonment to the hands of Nazi Germany," Robert Rozett, Director of the Yad Vashem Libraries, said in a statement last month.
2018 saw populist political movements drive leadership crises in France, Germany and the UK. The World asks Francis Fukuyama, author of "The End of History," to focus on identity politics and ginned up divisions in those countries and here in the US.
In the last nine years, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has created a repressive and increasingly authoritarian state, operating under a pretense of democracy. In recent weeks the political situation has become volatile.
Viktor Orbán rose to power on an anti-migrant platform and has severely limited refugee resettlement in the country. But for refugees who have made it and for the NGOs helping migrants, today's Hungary is an uncomfortable place.
Since Viktor Orbán returned to power in 2010, the media in Hungary has been consolidated by the government and friends of the government. Independent voices that remain are struggling to fund their journalism.