Hungarians are protesting a government draft bill that proposes an overhaul of the financing and management of state-funded theatres.
Turkish President Erdogan said that Turkey will continue hosting the four million refugees currently residing in the country regardless of the EU's help, but will open the doors to Europe if it can no longer handle the issue alone.
Gergely Karacsony, a unity candidate for a wide range of opposition groups, beat the ruling Fidesz candiate in the Hungarian capital.
The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States is ready to welcome Uzbekistan as a new member while Turkmenistan expects to become an observer state.
Campaigners say apartments offered to tourists for short periods of time are to blame for rising rents in the Hungarian capital.
Twenty-six tourists and two crew members died in the worst disaster on the river in half a century. The bodies of all but four of the victims have now been recovered.
Eight South Koreans and a crew member are still missing, while only seven tourists aboard the Hableany (Mermaid) are known to have survived when it sank within seconds of being hit by the Viking Sigyn, a 95-cabin river cruise ship.
Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream.
The Mermaid carrying mainly South Korean tourists collided on Wednesday with a much larger Viking cruise ship on a busy stretch of the Danube in the heart of Budapest.
The boat with 33 South Korean tourists on board capsized on the Danube river in Budapest. Officials are searching for miles downriver from the city amid heavy rain.
Experts says the populist leader continues to use the immigration hot button to make the European parliament 'more conservative.'
Thousands of people joined fresh protests in Budapest against the Prime Minster Victor Orban's "slave law" which allows businesses to impose a massive amount of overtime on workers.
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