Police

Two foreign men arrested in Budapest under charges of fraud

The National Investigation Bureau, in cooperation with the US’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, has arrested two foreign nationals under international warrants on charges of fraud, the Hungarian police said.

Nine of ten drug dealers arrested by the police

522 grams of amphetamine, 800 grams of marijuana, 180 pieces of ecstasy tablets, weapons and cash were confiscated by 168 policemen in ten locations in three counties.

Culture

Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal

The actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents.

Visegrad 4, Turkey in focus of PesText literary festival

The literature of the four Visegrad countries and Turkey, as well as Hungarian authors writing in other languages will be in the focus of the first PesText International Literary Festival, organisers told a press conference.

Modern premiere of Baroque Opera to be staged in Hungary

The modern-age premiere of the Baroque opera Les Voyages de l’Amour (Amor’s travels), composed by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier in 1736, will be held in Pécs, in southern Hungary, on Sept. 21, the organisers told MTI.