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Hungary's Orbán no longer has a place in the EPP - Juncker

October 12, 2018, 3:35 pm
Viktor Orbán has no place in the European People’s Party (EPP) any longer, stated Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission told French daily newspaper Le Monde in an interview published... 

Putin and Orbán have plans to further expand relations in various areas

October 12, 2018, 11:38 am
Russia and Hungary have amassed an impressive potential for cooperation, said Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, after 23 newly-arrived ambassadors presented their credentials to him in the Kremlin on... 

Hungarian gov't to spend over EUR 18 mn on anti-Sargentini campaign

September 19, 2018, 4:38 pm
The Hungarian government led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is to launch a “wide-scale information campaign" in order to make it evident for everyone that the Sargentini Report is based on lies and... 

Hungary challenges EP decision on Article 7 proceedings in court

September 18, 2018, 9:27 am
The Hungarian government has challenged a decision by the European Parliament on the Sargentini Report at the European Court of Justice, as - contrary to the Treaty of Lisbon - it did not consider abstentions... 

Hungary could provide for as many as 20 million people - Orbán

September 17, 2018, 2:32 pm
The autumn session of the Hungarian Parliament has kicked off with a speech by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday. Highlights of Orbán’s speech: Hungary is building a work-based economy instead... 

Hungary's Orbán to hold key speech on Monday

September 14, 2018, 1:53 pm
The Hungarian Parliament’s autumn session is going to start with an extraordinary speech by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday, the agenda of that meeting shows. Parliament is going to assemble... 

EPP could expel Fidesz, says Hungarian PM Orbán

September 14, 2018, 9:22 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán thinks there is a 50% chance that his Fidesz party will be expelled from the European People’s Party (EPP) family, atv.hu cited a source that attended... 

EU goes for "nuclear option" against Hungary

September 12, 2018, 3:19 pm
For the first time in its history, the European Parliament has on Wednesday called on the Council of the European Union to act against a member state to prevent a systemic threat to the EU’s founding... 

EPP chief pledges no concession to Hungary's Orbán and his party

September 6, 2018, 12:33 pm
Messages started to fly back and forth like rabid bats between Hungary and leading politicians of the European Union over the last few days about the use of EU funds beyond 2020 . One of the key triggers... 

CEU stops programs for registered refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary

August 29, 2018, 4:01 pm
Central European University (CEU) has announced the immediate suspension of its education programs for registered refugees and asylum seekers, citing legislation that came into effect in Hungary on 24... 

European Public Prosecutor's Office now has 22 members

August 8, 2018, 9:18 am
Despite its initial hesitance Malta has joined the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) as the 22nd member, the European Commission announced on Tuesday. The addition of a new country comes only... 

Days of the European Commission are numbered - Orbán

July 27, 2018, 8:44 am
The days of the European Commission are numbered, its mandate expires next May, said Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in an interview with public radio MR1 on Friday, referring to the current... 

European Commission to fire upon Hungary on two fronts

July 18, 2018, 3:20 pm
The European Commission is to open infringement proceedings against Hungary for the adoption of the so-called ‘Stop Soros’ law, legislation aimed at civil organisations assisting refugees... 

Next Orbán-Putin meeting scheduled for September - portal

July 10, 2018, 8:16 am
The first official meeting this year between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place in Moscow in mid-September, Hungarian news portal index.hu reported... 

Hungary's Orbán on the front page of The Economist

June 15, 2018, 10:50 am
Hungary’s Viktor Orbán is on the front page of The Economist alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia... 

Hungary Orbán to launch constitutional revision in the autumn

June 8, 2018, 10:40 am
“We’d like to launch a constitution revision in the autumn," Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public radio MR1 on Friday morning. Orbán said that starting in the autumn the... 

We may be heading for another major financial crisis - Soros warns

May 29, 2018, 4:11 pm
The European Union is mired in an existential crisis, but with a ‘Marshall Plan for Africa’ the bloc would help reduce the number of political refugees, Hungarian-born financial and philanthropist... 

EU funding for Hungary to be cut significantly, draft document shows

May 29, 2018, 9:10 am
Central and Eastern European countries should expect their EU funding to drop 23% to 24% in the next programming period, the Financial Times reported, citing draft documents prepared for Tuesday’s... 

Merkel ally warns Hungary's Orbán not to cross red lines

May 28, 2018, 4:30 pm
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán risks triggering a crisis in his Fidesz party's relationship with the European Union's centre-right parties over laws they charge infringe civil liberties, an ally... 

Hungary Fidesz needs to meet two conditions if it wants to remain in EPP

May 28, 2018, 10:54 am
Signing an agreement that will ensure the survival of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest and adjusting the so-called ‘Stop Soros’ draft legislative package on NGOs to the upcoming... 
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