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Euro in Hungary, Paks II cancelled - Portfolio's list of potential black swans

January 14, 2019, 5:16 pm
Numerous economists have published their estimates and projections for 2019 at the end of 2018 and early this year, and some of the prognoses were quite shocking. We at Portfolio have also given thought... 

Merkel, Orbán talk military, contracts

July 5, 2018, 7:18 pm
A Central European NATO division command "mentored by" Germany could be set up in Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at a joint press conference... 

Hungary needs not to fret about drastic German ideas

February 26, 2018, 3:29 pm
The EU Treaty would not let Hungary and Poland to be denied the payment of structural funds beyond 2020 despite concerns over their rule of law deficiencies and refusal to take in refugees. There are two... 

Hungarian PM Orbán asks Brussels for money for border protection

February 23, 2018, 4:43 pm
Hungary wants the European Union to reimburse at least half of the more than one billion euros the country has spent on border protection, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday. He is in Brussels... 

Hungary's Orbán talks Putin, Merkel, refugees with German paper

January 15, 2018, 2:23 pm
The European Union must help the refugees but you cannot help the world by ruining your own people, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag in an interview published... 

Orbán engages in "political grappling", Merkel "not happy"

December 15, 2017, 9:25 am
EU leaders have agreed at a summit in Brussels about the so-called external issues of migration, i.e. about border protection and the stopping of migrants outside the borders, but there is still no agreement... 

Angela Merkel warns Hungary's Orbán in clash over CEU

April 6, 2017, 8:51 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government warned Hungary against obstructing democracy with a law that threatens to shutter Central European University, founded by George Soros, renewing tension... 

Angela Merkel sends message to Hungary's Orbán

January 27, 2017, 2:06 pm
“The European Union is facing serious internal and external challenges that we can only master by working," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Berlin on Friday after meeting French President... 

German Chancellor Merkel says Hungary's Orbán cannot surprise her

July 5, 2016, 5:11 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the referendum on the EU’s mandatory resettlement quota in Hungary is unlikely to cause any change. It has been known for some time that Hungary will hold... 

We have not come together against Merkel - Hungarian PM Orbán

March 4, 2016, 2:23 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Bavarian State Prime Minister Horst Seehofer had a meeting in Budapest on Friday and held a joint press conference afterwards. The PM kicked off the presser... 

Germany re-imposes border controls to break migrant inflow

September 14, 2015, 8:56 am
Germany re-imposed border controls on Sunday after acknowledging that it could barely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every single day. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere also announced... 

Germany needs to help integration of refugees, Chancellor Merkel says

September 9, 2015, 1:55 pm
The integration of refugees in Europe is of outstanding importance, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday. In her speech before Parliament she has reconfirmed that asylum seekers... 

Merkel pledges support to Hungary

July 9, 2015, 8:12 am
The European Union is going to help Hungary and the West Balkans countries in finding a solution for mass-scale illegal immigration, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel said in Belgrade on Wednesday. ... 

Merkel in Hungary: I cannot get my head around the word 'illiberal'

February 2, 2015, 3:52 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has paid a working visit to Budapest on Monday and held a 20-minute joint press conference with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have talked about the issues... 

Thousands protest in Hungary against PM Orbán's pro-Putin policy ahead of Merkel visit

February 2, 2015, 12:28 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is arriving in Hungary on Monday for a few-hour visit, during which he will also meet Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. On this occasion the Financial Times reported on a demonstration... 

No German minimum wage for Hungarian truckers in Germany

January 30, 2015, 1:14 pm
The German government is suspending legislation obliging also foreign transport companies to pay the German minimum wage to their truck drivers delivering goods to or even across the country. As of... 

Hungarian PM Orbán wants to ink long-term gas deal with Putin

January 30, 2015, 8:10 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister said the country’s gas supply is not ensured beyond this year and so he has to resolve this problem and reach an agreement with Russia on natural gas shipments. He... 

PM Orbán says Hungary will protect itself from immigrants

January 9, 2015, 9:03 am
After taking a break at the end of 2014, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has spoke publically in an interview with public radio MR1 for the first time this year. He has addressed the terrorist... 

Hungary confirms seeking date for Putin visit

January 7, 2015, 1:34 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was on a working visit in Moscow last there therefore the next working visit will be paid by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Budapest. Consultation about... 

Russia's Putin to visit Hungary's PM Orbán in Budapest - paper

January 6, 2015, 8:52 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin is to pay an official visit to Budapest in March, Hungarian daily newspaper Népszava has learned from various independent sources on Tuesday. The exact date of Putin’s... 
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