Tens of thousands of protesters on Monday jeered Hungarian leaders outside a glitzy gala to mark the country’s brand new constitution, accusing the government of exerting control over everything from the media, to the economy and religion.
By Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press
, January 03, 2012
The cracking wall of an industrial plant reservoir appeared on the verge of collapse late Saturday, and engineers were working to blunt a possible second wave of the caustic red sludge that has already deluged several towns in western Hungary and killed seven.
KOLONTAR, Hungary — The toxic red sludge that burst out of a Hungarian factory’s reservoir reached the mighty Danube on Thursday after wreaking havoc on smaller rivers and creeks, and downstream nations rushed to test their waters.
The European Union and environmental officials fear an environmental catastrophe affecting half a dozen nations if the red sludge, a waste product of making aluminum, contaminates the Danube, Europe’s second-longest river.
By Pablo Gorondi, The Associated Press
, October 08, 2010
KOLONTAR, Hungary (AP) — The toxic red sludge that burst out of a Hungarian factory's reservoir reached the mighty Danube on Thursday after wreaking havoc on smaller rivers and creeks, and downstream nations rushed to test their waters.
PHILADELPHIA — Two days after a barge crashed into a stalled tourist boat, leaving two Hungarian tourists missing, authorities retrieved two bodies from the Delaware River, including a girl identified as one of the victims.
View your ad here! Cost effective targeted advertising. Contextual advertising starting as low as $79/month. This includes targeted ad delivery and search results! Add your business to the Marketplace »