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    Budapest battles the rising waters of the Danube

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    With the Danube river close to peak level in Budapest, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he would ask parliament to extend the state of emergency on Monday June 10.

    Authorities and volunteers used hundreds of thousands of sandbags to bolster dykes and protect the capital.

    Across Hungary, at least 1,200 people were evacuated and more than 40 roads closed.
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