Hundreds of Hungarian teachers held a nationwide walkout in a growing revolt against the government's tight grip on education
Hungary accused Austria of confusing 'solidarity and stupidity' after Vienna said that nations which do not accept refugees under European Union quotas should face sanctions.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned at the United Nations that Europe will be "destabilized" if the mass flows of migrants and refugees continue unabated.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban aims to meet UN chief Ban Ki-moon in New York this week ahead of a possible closure to thousands of migrants of the EU country's border with Croatia.
Thousands of migrants arrived in Croatia early seeking to open up a new route to northern Europe, after Hungary sealed its border, sparking ferocious clashes with angry refugees.
Hungary plans to build a fence to keep migrants out along part of its border with Romania in addition to the barrier being erected along the frontier with Serbia.
Hungary's populist prime minister called for a massive aid package to be given to countries around war-wracked Syria to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended Hungarian police against accusations of maltreating refugees, saying the migrants had "rebelled" against Hungarian law.
Hundreds of migrants broke through police lines in Hungary near the Serbian border for a third day running, as the army began mobilising for a possible role in guarding the frontier.
Talking about imposing quotas on how many migrants each EU member state should take in is futile as long as Europe's outer borders are not secure.
"According to the Hungarian government, there will be free buses to take you to the last town before the border," shouts a man urgently in Arabic through a megaphone.
Several hundred migrants stormed into Budapest's main international train station early Thursday after police re-opened it following a two-day standoff
Hungary's migrant crisis escalated as police fired tear gas at the EU country's main processing centre.
Record numbers of migrants streaming into EU member state Hungary from Serbia continue to climb, police said.
More than 1,000 migrants and refugees arrived in EU member Hungary late Monday, the first of around 7,000.
Hungary's Sziget music festival, one of Europe's largest outdoor music bonanzas, finished on a high note with record crowds this year.
The European Commission has pledged to send financial aid and experts to Hungary to help it cope with a surge in illegal immigration this year.
Hungary has indefinitely suspended the application of a key EU asylum rule, which requires a migrant's claim to be processed in the EU country they first arrive in.
An 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims this weekend to set a world record by beating 1920s Cuban chess grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca at his own game: simultaneous play.