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1 month ago
Europe politics

Hungarian TV broadcasts first political debate in 18 years

Opposition to debate hosted by Hungary's public broadcaster [ more ]
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London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary will not take part 'in the war' as the 'threat of a world war is getting closer' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed opposition to Hungary's participation in the war in Ukraine while remaining a NATO member. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Russian troops enter US base in Niger

Hungary may need to increase defense spending due to ongoing Ukraine war, potentially impacting other expenditure. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Orban Endangers Hungary's Status in NATO, U.S. Diplomat Says

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban jeopardizes trust within NATO by aligning closely with Russia and spreading anti-American messages.
US ambassador David Pressman criticizes Orban's stance on Ukraine, indicating a collapse in trust among NATO allies towards Hungary. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Sweden in NATO, Hungary in isolation DW 02/27/2024

Hungary gave its approval for Sweden to join NATO after 18 months, with an overwhelming majority of lawmakers in parliament voting in favor.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban initially opposed Sweden's NATO membership but changed his tune, calling it important for Hungary's security. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Tuesday Briefing: Hungary Approved Sweden's NATO Bid

Hungary's Parliament approved Sweden as a new NATO member after over a year of delay.
Sweden's approval came with the promise of Gripen fighter jets and an A.I. research center in Hungary. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's parliament ratifies Sweden's NATO bid, clearing the final obstacle to membership

Hungary's parliament ratifies Sweden's NATO membership after 18 months of delays.
Unanimous support from all NATO members required for new country admissions. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary will not take part 'in the war' as the 'threat of a world war is getting closer' - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed opposition to Hungary's participation in the war in Ukraine while remaining a NATO member. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Russian troops enter US base in Niger

Hungary may need to increase defense spending due to ongoing Ukraine war, potentially impacting other expenditure. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Orban Endangers Hungary's Status in NATO, U.S. Diplomat Says

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban jeopardizes trust within NATO by aligning closely with Russia and spreading anti-American messages.
US ambassador David Pressman criticizes Orban's stance on Ukraine, indicating a collapse in trust among NATO allies towards Hungary. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Sweden in NATO, Hungary in isolation DW 02/27/2024

Hungary gave its approval for Sweden to join NATO after 18 months, with an overwhelming majority of lawmakers in parliament voting in favor.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban initially opposed Sweden's NATO membership but changed his tune, calling it important for Hungary's security. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Tuesday Briefing: Hungary Approved Sweden's NATO Bid

Hungary's Parliament approved Sweden as a new NATO member after over a year of delay.
Sweden's approval came with the promise of Gripen fighter jets and an A.I. research center in Hungary. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's parliament ratifies Sweden's NATO bid, clearing the final obstacle to membership

Hungary's parliament ratifies Sweden's NATO membership after 18 months of delays.
Unanimous support from all NATO members required for new country admissions. [ more ]
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#ilaria-salis
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march DW 05/24/2024

Ilaria Salis faces charges of attacking neo-Nazi march participants in Hungary amid political tensions and claims of persecution for her anti-fascist beliefs. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Italian antifascist says cell in Hungary crawling with mice and bugs

Italian antifascist activist Ilaria Salis wrote a letter denouncing the degrading conditions in which she has been held in prison for nearly a year.
Salis described the cramped cells, presence of bedbugs, cockroaches, and mice, lack of basic supplies such as toilet paper and soap, and the delayed medical examination she was supposed to receive. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary: Italian on trial over attack on far-right march DW 05/24/2024

Ilaria Salis faces charges of attacking neo-Nazi march participants in Hungary amid political tensions and claims of persecution for her anti-fascist beliefs. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Italian antifascist says cell in Hungary crawling with mice and bugs

Italian antifascist activist Ilaria Salis wrote a letter denouncing the degrading conditions in which she has been held in prison for nearly a year.
Salis described the cramped cells, presence of bedbugs, cockroaches, and mice, lack of basic supplies such as toilet paper and soap, and the delayed medical examination she was supposed to receive. [ more ]
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#chinese-president-xi-jinping
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi meets Orban in Hungary DW 05/09/2024

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hungary, discussing further investments and cooperation, amid discussions on Russia's war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi receives ceremonial welcome in Hungary ahead of talks with Orban

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Hungary is expected to result in further Chinese investments in the country. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi meets Orban in Hungary DW 05/09/2024

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hungary, discussing further investments and cooperation, amid discussions on Russia's war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi receives ceremonial welcome in Hungary ahead of talks with Orban

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Hungary is expected to result in further Chinese investments in the country. [ more ]
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#china
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi to meet Orban in Hungary DW 05/09/2024

Hungary is a key target for Chinese investment in the central eastern European region. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

China offers to deepen security ties with Hungary

China offers to deepen security cooperation with Hungary, focusing on counter-terrorism and law enforcement.
Hungary's warming ties with Beijing contrast with snubbing of visiting US delegation. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

China's Xi to meet Orban in Hungary DW 05/09/2024

Hungary is a key target for Chinese investment in the central eastern European region. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

China offers to deepen security ties with Hungary

China offers to deepen security cooperation with Hungary, focusing on counter-terrorism and law enforcement.
Hungary's warming ties with Beijing contrast with snubbing of visiting US delegation. [ more ]
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euronews
2 months ago
Business

It's time to take a step back from the brink of a divided world

Hungary's foreign policy strategy focusing on connectivity is garnering global attention and contributing to economic growth. [ more ]
#viktor-orban
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Waiting for Trump': Viktor Orban hopes US election will change his political fortunes

Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister, is strategically aligning with international far-right leaders like Donald Trump, believing in the rise of nationalist forces and anticipating a shift in Washington DC. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Thousands demonstrate in anti-Orban protest in Hungary

Peter Magyar, a former government insider, leads protest against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.
Magyar plans to challenge Orban's Fidesz party by launching his pro-European Union political party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary: Orban calls for voter support to 'occupy Brussels' DW 03/15/2024

Orban emphasizes defending Hungary's freedom and sovereignty in his speech, calling for support for Fidesz in EU elections.
Rise of right-wing parties in EU elections may provide Orban with more allies in the European Parliament. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's parliament has ratified Sweden's bid to join NATO

Hungary's parliament approved Sweden's NATO membership after a vote with 188 in favor and 6 against.
Unanimous support from all NATO members is required for admitting new countries, with Hungary being the last member to back Sweden's entry. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary: Is Orban losing control amid child abuse scandal? DW 02/21/2024

Orban's speech overshadowed by scandal
Resignations following abuse scandal [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

This is the super-scandal that should bring down Viktor Orban and it's far from over | Katalin Cseh

Orban's regime facing turmoil due to scandal involving pardons for criminal convictions and cover-ups.
The scandal reveals hypocrisies in Orban's government, exposing power dynamics and lack of accountability under his rule. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Waiting for Trump': Viktor Orban hopes US election will change his political fortunes

Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister, is strategically aligning with international far-right leaders like Donald Trump, believing in the rise of nationalist forces and anticipating a shift in Washington DC. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Thousands demonstrate in anti-Orban protest in Hungary

Peter Magyar, a former government insider, leads protest against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.
Magyar plans to challenge Orban's Fidesz party by launching his pro-European Union political party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary: Orban calls for voter support to 'occupy Brussels' DW 03/15/2024

Orban emphasizes defending Hungary's freedom and sovereignty in his speech, calling for support for Fidesz in EU elections.
Rise of right-wing parties in EU elections may provide Orban with more allies in the European Parliament. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's parliament has ratified Sweden's bid to join NATO

Hungary's parliament approved Sweden's NATO membership after a vote with 188 in favor and 6 against.
Unanimous support from all NATO members is required for admitting new countries, with Hungary being the last member to back Sweden's entry. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary: Is Orban losing control amid child abuse scandal? DW 02/21/2024

Orban's speech overshadowed by scandal
Resignations following abuse scandal [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

This is the super-scandal that should bring down Viktor Orban and it's far from over | Katalin Cseh

Orban's regime facing turmoil due to scandal involving pardons for criminal convictions and cover-ups.
The scandal reveals hypocrisies in Orban's government, exposing power dynamics and lack of accountability under his rule. [ more ]
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euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Official election campaign underway in Hungary

The Fidesz party in Hungary consolidated municipal and EU Parliament elections on June 9th to reduce expenses. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary's political challenger says his vision' can defeat Orban

Political newcomer in Hungary gains popularity by promoting a vision for change and leveraging insider experience.
Peter Magyar distinguishes himself by urging unity across ideological differences and aiming to form a new party for political transformation. [ more ]
#ukraine
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia captures eastern Ukrainian village DW 03/21/2024

Hungary and Slovakia are not participating in the Czech-led initiative to send weapons to Ukraine.
Poland is contributing financially and logistically to the Czech-led plan for weapon deliveries to Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 709

The United Nations' highest court will rule on Ukraine's case accusing Russia of violating international law.
EU leaders have convinced Hungary's Viktor Orban to sign off on a 50bn aid package for Kyiv. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe news

The European Union overcame Hungary veto's threat to seal a 50 billion-euro aid package for Ukraine

EU leaders reach deal on $54B support package for Ukraine's economy after Hungary drops veto threat.
The support package provides long-term funding for Ukraine's economy and demonstrates EU leadership and responsibility in supporting Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union approves $54 billion aid for Ukraine as Hungary drops opposition

The European Union has reached a deal to provide 50 billion euros in funding for Ukraine over the next three years.
Hungary, which had previously opposed the funding, reversed its stance, leading to the quick agreement. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union Agrees on New $54 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine

The EU leaders have agreed to provide Ukraine with a new 50-billion-euro support package despite Hungary's objections.
It is not clear if any concessions were made to secure Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's approval. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union finally agrees to more than $50 billion in Ukraine aid

EU leaders agree to over $50 billion in aid for Ukraine despite opposition from Hungary.
The aid package is seen as critical for Ukraine as it is running short of ammunition and cash. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia captures eastern Ukrainian village DW 03/21/2024

Hungary and Slovakia are not participating in the Czech-led initiative to send weapons to Ukraine.
Poland is contributing financially and logistically to the Czech-led plan for weapon deliveries to Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 709

The United Nations' highest court will rule on Ukraine's case accusing Russia of violating international law.
EU leaders have convinced Hungary's Viktor Orban to sign off on a 50bn aid package for Kyiv. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe news

The European Union overcame Hungary veto's threat to seal a 50 billion-euro aid package for Ukraine

EU leaders reach deal on $54B support package for Ukraine's economy after Hungary drops veto threat.
The support package provides long-term funding for Ukraine's economy and demonstrates EU leadership and responsibility in supporting Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union approves $54 billion aid for Ukraine as Hungary drops opposition

The European Union has reached a deal to provide 50 billion euros in funding for Ukraine over the next three years.
Hungary, which had previously opposed the funding, reversed its stance, leading to the quick agreement. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union Agrees on New $54 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine

The EU leaders have agreed to provide Ukraine with a new 50-billion-euro support package despite Hungary's objections.
It is not clear if any concessions were made to secure Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's approval. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

European Union finally agrees to more than $50 billion in Ukraine aid

EU leaders agree to over $50 billion in aid for Ukraine despite opposition from Hungary.
The aid package is seen as critical for Ukraine as it is running short of ammunition and cash. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

The Walkway to Nowhere: A Monument to Hungary's Patronage Politics

Mayor misused EU grant funds for personal gain
E.U. funds used for political benefits [ more ]
#european-court-of-justice
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary: Unfrozen funds to be investigated in EU court DW 03/14/2024

The European Court of Justice will investigate the European Commission's decision to release funds to Hungary.
The released funds were part of a sum previously withheld due to concerns over Hungary's violation of 'rule of law principles.' [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary: EU parliament wants probe into unfrozen funds DW 03/14/2024

The decision to release frozen funds to Hungary should be investigated for legality.
The European Court of Justice is called upon to investigate the European Commission's decision on releasing funds to Hungary. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU parliament wants to probe 'illegal' Hungary decision DW 03/14/2024

Freund and others believe the decision to release frozen funds to Hungary should be investigated by the European Court of Justice.
Suspicion arises due to the timing of funds release and Hungary blocking EU decisions, leading to questions about the true motives behind the decision. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary: Unfrozen funds to be investigated in EU court DW 03/14/2024

The European Court of Justice will investigate the European Commission's decision to release funds to Hungary.
The released funds were part of a sum previously withheld due to concerns over Hungary's violation of 'rule of law principles.' [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary: EU parliament wants probe into unfrozen funds DW 03/14/2024

The decision to release frozen funds to Hungary should be investigated for legality.
The European Court of Justice is called upon to investigate the European Commission's decision on releasing funds to Hungary. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU parliament wants to probe 'illegal' Hungary decision DW 03/14/2024

Freund and others believe the decision to release frozen funds to Hungary should be investigated by the European Court of Justice.
Suspicion arises due to the timing of funds release and Hungary blocking EU decisions, leading to questions about the true motives behind the decision. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Ego, Putin or Jets? Reasons for Orban's Stance on Sweden Perplex Many.

Hungary took 19 months to ratify Sweden's entry into NATO, despite eventually approving it anyway.
Even members of Hungary's governing party, Fidesz, were puzzled over the delay in approving NATO's expansion. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungarian parliament elects new president after predecessor resigned in scandal

Tamas Sulyok elected as Hungary's new president after predecessor's resignation due to scandal.
Opposition parties in Hungary call for direct presidential elections instead of appointments by parliament. [ more ]
#sweden
www.thelocal.se
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary set to approve Sweden's Nato application after almost two years

Sweden and Finland to join NATO with Hungary support
Bilateral relations improved between Hungary and Sweden [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary set to remove final barrier for Sweden's NATO accession

Sweden's NATO accession hurdle cleared by Hungary's expected ratification
Sweden's security policy shift follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine [ more ]
www.thelocal.se
5 months ago
Europe news

Swedish Prime Minister 'won't negotiate' with Hungary on Nato bid

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has invited Swedish opposition leader Ulf Kristersson to discuss cooperation within NATO, but not negotiations on NATO membership.
Kristersson accepted the invitation but stated that negotiations on NATO membership were not on the table.
Sweden and Finland have applied for NATO membership in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and Kristersson said a meeting with Orban at the European Union Council in Brussels would be more practical. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Swedish PM Kristersson agrees to meet Hungary's Orban for talks on NATO bid

Hungary is the only country remaining to ratify Sweden's NATO membership
Swedish Prime Minister has agreed to meet with his Hungarian counterpart [ more ]
www.thelocal.se
5 months ago
Europe news

Turkish parliament votes through Sweden's Nato application

Sweden has taken a step closer to becoming a full member of NATO after the Turkish parliament voted in favor of their NATO accession.
Hungary is now the last holdout in the accession process. [ more ]
www.thelocal.se
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary set to approve Sweden's Nato application after almost two years

Sweden and Finland to join NATO with Hungary support
Bilateral relations improved between Hungary and Sweden [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary set to remove final barrier for Sweden's NATO accession

Sweden's NATO accession hurdle cleared by Hungary's expected ratification
Sweden's security policy shift follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine [ more ]
www.thelocal.se
5 months ago
Europe news

Swedish Prime Minister 'won't negotiate' with Hungary on Nato bid

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has invited Swedish opposition leader Ulf Kristersson to discuss cooperation within NATO, but not negotiations on NATO membership.
Kristersson accepted the invitation but stated that negotiations on NATO membership were not on the table.
Sweden and Finland have applied for NATO membership in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and Kristersson said a meeting with Orban at the European Union Council in Brussels would be more practical. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Swedish PM Kristersson agrees to meet Hungary's Orban for talks on NATO bid

Hungary is the only country remaining to ratify Sweden's NATO membership
Swedish Prime Minister has agreed to meet with his Hungarian counterpart [ more ]
www.thelocal.se
5 months ago
Europe news

Turkish parliament votes through Sweden's Nato application

Sweden has taken a step closer to becoming a full member of NATO after the Turkish parliament voted in favor of their NATO accession.
Hungary is now the last holdout in the accession process. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's Orban laments 'nightmare' pardon scandal DW 02/17/2024

Orban supports Hungary president's resignation but calls it a loss
President's resignation linked to child sexual abuse pardoning scandal
Orban predicts right-wing shift in Europe and seeks Trump's return as President [ more ]
Deep House London
5 months ago
London music

Beach festival Heineken Balaton Sound announces Amelie Lens, Maceo Plex, Adam Beyer, Stephan Bodzin live, Vintage Culture and many more | News | Deep House London

Heineken Balaton Sound festival features top electronic music artists like Adam Beyer and Amelie Lens.
The festival offers a diverse range of stages with high-quality audio-visuals and sound systems. [ more ]
POLITICO
5 months ago
Germany politics

Germany looks to prevent far-right takeover of the judiciary

The AfD maintains strong support in polls.
German leaders view Poland and Hungary as cautionary tales. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
5 months ago
Canada news

Canadian women's basketball team needs help to qualify for Olympics after loss to Japan | CBC Sports

Canada's Olympic fate depends on the outcome of the match between Spain and Hungary.
If Spain wins, Canada will qualify for the Olympics; if Hungary wins, Canada will not qualify. [ more ]
#european-commission
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

EU launches legal action against Hungary's sovereignty' law

The European Commission has launched legal action against Hungary for enacting laws that violate democratic values and fundamental rights.
Opponents claim these laws are intended to stifle political rivals, critical media, and civil society. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary and E.U. Lock Horns, This Time Over Foreign-Interference Law

The European Commission has opened a disciplinary procedure against Hungary over a recently passed piece of legislation deemed subversive
This is part of several other disciplinary procedures the European Commission has pursued against the Hungarian government [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

EU launches legal action against Hungary's sovereignty' law

The European Commission has launched legal action against Hungary for enacting laws that violate democratic values and fundamental rights.
Opponents claim these laws are intended to stifle political rivals, critical media, and civil society. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

Hungary and E.U. Lock Horns, This Time Over Foreign-Interference Law

The European Commission has opened a disciplinary procedure against Hungary over a recently passed piece of legislation deemed subversive
This is part of several other disciplinary procedures the European Commission has pursued against the Hungarian government [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine, Russia fight from the skies as Kyiv's EU aid hangs in the balance

Russia plans to increase air defense missile production as conflicts escalate in Ukraine.
The EU is holding a crucial summit focused on passing a budget amendment to finance Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

EU leaders gather for key summit in bid to unblock Orban veto on Ukraine aid Europe live

Senior diplomats are optimistic that a compromise on a funding package for Ukraine can be reached.
There are ongoing efforts to convince Hungary to sign off on a proposed 50 billion euro package for Ukraine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Thursday Briefing: Military Plane Crashes in Russia

A Russian military transport plane carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war crashed near the border with Ukraine, killing everyone onboard.
Ukraine did not directly comment on the accusations of launching missiles at the plane, but its military intelligence agency hinted at a possible tragic mistake. [ more ]
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