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Hungary Fidesz MP wants Pride March banned

June 14, 2019, 12:50 pm
István Boldog, deputy leader of the parliamentary group of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party, asked his fellow MPs to “do everything to prevent the next Pride March from taking place publically."... 

Visegrad Four Premiers to hold extraordinary meeting in Budapest - paper

June 12, 2019, 1:40 pm
The Visegrad Four countries are to hold an extraordinary meeting for the heads of government on Thursday in Budapest. The objective of the informal meeting is to harmonise the positions on the joint candidates... 

Hungary shelves administrative courts not to lose massive EU funds

May 31, 2019, 10:54 am
Hungary’s unexpected decision to delay the creation of administrative courts indefinitely may also have to do with the European Union’s plan to suspend or reduce EU transfers in case of deficiencies... 

European parliamentary election results out

May 27, 2019, 8:54 am
As expected, the European People’s Party (EPP) has grabbed most seats in the European Parliament in the Sunday election, according to the latest provisional results. The EP reported that the EPP... 

LGBT adoption is selfish - PM's chief of staff

May 16, 2019, 4:03 pm
Gergely Gulyás, the minister leading the Prime Minister’s Office, concurred with Speaker of the National Assembly László Kövér who likened paedophiles to gay people trying to fight for the right... 

Normal homosexuals do not consider themselves equal - Kövér

May 16, 2019, 12:34 pm
“Normal homosexuals" try to adapt and do not want equality, and there is no difference between paedophiles and gay people who demanding the right to adopt. These are rather strong statements, wouldn’t... 

U.S. plans no sanctions against Hungary's Mészáros - Ambassador

May 16, 2019, 9:52 am
The United States does not plan sanctions against Lőrinc Mészáros, the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary David Cornstein told local broadcaster ATV late on Wednesday, denying reports by investigative journalism... 

U.S. prepares sanctions against Hungarian PM associates

May 15, 2019, 12:13 pm
The U.S. administration has readied sanctions against close associates of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, on the basis of the Global Magnitsky Act, investigative journalism portal Átlátszó... 

Hungary PM "feeling nostalgic" after visiting Trump in Oval Office

May 14, 2019, 12:36 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called U.S. President Donald Trump a “strong and ambitious leader" in a video uploaded to his Facebook page. Donald Trump is a “clear-headed"... 

Hungarian PM Orbán meets U.S. President Trump in Oval Office

May 14, 2019, 12:06 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump has welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the White House late on Monday. Whereas Orbán was the first foreign leader to endorse Trump in 2016, he was the last leader... 

White House confirms visit by Hungarian PM Orbán

May 8, 2019, 8:01 am
U.S. President Donald Trump will welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the White House on 13 May, the White House confirmed on Tuesday. The parties will discuss trade, energy, and national... 

It's official: Hungarian PM Orbán is expected in Washington

May 2, 2019, 9:21 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on 13 May, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Thursday, confirming... 

Donald Trump to welcome Hungary's Orbán shortly

May 2, 2019, 8:10 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House in mid-May, whistle blower website Átlátszó has learned from two independent overseas sources. The... 

Hungary Constitutional Court overrules objection to 'slave law'

April 9, 2019, 12:28 pm
Hungary’s Constitutional Court has announced on Tuesday it has found no factor that would render the so-called ‘slave law’ null and void. Parliament adopted an amendment of the Labour... 

EPP suspends membership of Orbán's Fidesz party

March 21, 2019, 8:44 am
Following a vote in the European People’s Party (EPP) Political Assembly, the membership of Hungarian party Fidesz has been suspended with immediate effect (190 in favour, 3 against) after a joint... 

Orbán's Fidesz party will leave EPP at once if it is suspended

March 20, 2019, 4:37 pm
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party will remain in the European People’s Party (EPP) only if the political assembly of the centre-right political group, the largest in the European Parliament, does... 

Hungary's Orbán apologises for calling pro-expulsion parties "useful idiots"

March 14, 2019, 4:47 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has apologised for calling parties that requested the expulsion of his ruling Fidesz party from the European People’s Party (EPP) family “useful... 

EPP's Weber says not all problems with Hungary's Orbán solved

March 14, 2019, 2:38 pm
Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission President, said his meeting with Hungarian Prime Minster Viktor Orbán in Budapest on Tuesday was constructive. That... 

Putin to pay Budapest a visit

March 14, 2019, 11:59 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to visit Budapest sometime in the second half of 2019, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade told mfor.hu in an interview published on Thursday.... 

Manfred Weber to meet Hungarian PM Orbán in Budapest

March 11, 2019, 11:12 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is receiving Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission President, in Budapest on Tuesday, said Bertalan Havasi... 
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