As last week Europe’s largest nuclear power plant stopped operating, another case of a large-scale nuclear catastrophe loomed in the air. At the time it was avoided, however, the Zaporizhzhia plant is still threatened by bombings and fighting in the area.
The precarious situation created by the war could bring the renaissance of nuclear energy as it appears to be a proper answer to energy security issues while helping governments to meet green energy goals.
This day marks the 25th anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana. Some circumstances of the accident are still unclear, but what is certain is that she is remembered fondly all over the world, including in Hungary.
Hungarian Head of State Katalin Novák was received by Pope Francis on 25 August. During their 40-minute talk, conducted in Spanish, they discussed, among other issues, the successes of the Hungarian government’s family policies.
As Canada’s environmental policies grow increasingly more intrusive, a recent leak shed light on how Trudeau’s government plans to enforce them in the future. The recipe for a climate friendly nation? Armouries, black rooms and state-sponsored terror.
Whether state-financed or partially state-financed, the ultimate question regarding higher education is whether it produces highly qualified individuals with a set of skills and knowledge that are useful and profitable for them and for their communities, or not.
While joint US-Korean military drills were scaled down in the last couple of years, now they have returned in their past size as tens of thousands of soldiers train for a potential invasion of South Korea until 1 September. The drills are a show of force not only to Pyongyang, but to Beijing, too.
Europe’s largest nuclear plant was temporarily cut off from the power grid on Thursday. Although the catastrophe was avoided this time, experts say a nuclear accident at the Zaporizhzhia plant could be as devastating as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
The Operative Board, which was in charge of ensuring that the festivities ran safely, made the decision to postpone the fireworks show in Hungary on August 20 as a result of the National Meteorological Service’s incorrect prognosis.
As Sweden prepares for general elections in September, predictions about who the winner will be fill the media. It is most likely that the deciding factor will be the competing parties’ stance on illegal immigration.
The struggle between a rising China and a hegemonic United States poses the genuine risk of another world war; historical precedence tells us that such conflicts rarely end without bloodshed. An article by security expert and military historian Bálint Somkuti, published on Mandiner.
Cooperation between China and the Central and Eastern European countries (CEE) was established in 2012. While at its peak, the initiative comprised 17 CEE states, that number has shrunk to 14, as a result of disillusionment with Beijing over its silence on the Russian aggression against Ukraine, as well as its unkept investment promises.
One of the most renowned political journalists in Germany, Ralf Schuler, head of the parliamentary editorial section of the daily Bild, resigned in protest of the ideological pressure exerted on the staff by the publisher.
The likelihood of power outages is higher in France than in its neighboring countries as a result of the most serious issues with its nuclear power facilities in decades. They are facing a more serious dilemma than Germany is.
Only a portion of a barge’s capacity can now be carried due to extremely low water levels in Europe. The remaining cargo must be transferred mostly on road, a riskier and more costly mode of transport.