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Statue of Atatürk covered with red paint in Budapest

Some days ago I wrote about the debate over a Budapest park which got its name after the Turkish statesmen Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Now, the disagreement can been seen by anybody: the statue of Atatürk, which stands in the park, has been covered with red paint. The police are investigating […]

Commemorating Nándorfehérvár triumph: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Not many people know in the continent, but 1456 is an important date of the history of Europe. Christian forces led by Hungarian general Janos Hunyadi defeated the Turks at Nándorfehérvár (now Belgrade) thus kept back the Muslims to invade Europe. During the siege Pope Callixtus III ordered the bells […]