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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

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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
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

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 ]
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 ]
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 ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

In Budapest, Xi Hails a Deep Friendship' With Hungary

President Xi Jinping of China receives warm welcome in Hungary amidst protests avoidance. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Suella Braverman to appear at conference alongside Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orban

Suella Braverman will appear at the NatCon conference alongside Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orban, sparking backlash.
Viktor Orban's close ties to Putin, crackdown on gay rights and press freedom, and controversial platform at IOF are concerning. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's Orban claims Trump said he won't give a penny' to Ukraine

Orban highlights Trump's unwillingness to fund Ukraine war
Orban believes Trump can end Russia-Ukraine conflict [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
US politics

Trump will not give a penny to Ukraine' if he wins, Hungary's Viktor Orban says

The far-right Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, stated Trump won't provide aid to Ukraine if re-elected.
Orban believes Trump's lack of support will end the Ukraine-Russia war, indicating Ukraine can't sustain on its own. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US Elections

Trump to Meet Next Week With Orban, Hungary's Leader

Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary, a right-wing nationalist with anti-immigration views, will meet privately with former President Donald Trump in Florida.
The meeting between Trump and Orban at Mar-a-Lago highlights Trump's efforts to position himself as a prominent figure in conservative movements globally. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Left is at war with the West', National Conservatism conference told

Left-wing forces are at war with the West, the head of a US think tank has told a right-wing conference in London.Kevin Roberts, chair of Washington-based Heritage Foundation, used a speech at the National Conservatism conference on Tuesday to attack globalists and ruling class contempt of everyday working families.
Washington Post
1 day ago
Europe news

Trump will push for hasty peace in Ukraine if elected, Hungary's Orban says

Orban claims Trump ready for peace negotiations in Ukraine if reelected. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 days ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Orban says Trump would be 'peace broker' DW 07/16/2024

Viktor Orban believes Donald Trump could act as a peace broker between Ukraine and Russia if reelected. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Hungary's Orban claims Trump said he won't give a penny' to Ukraine

Orban highlights Trump's unwillingness to fund Ukraine war
Orban believes Trump can end Russia-Ukraine conflict [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
US politics

Trump will not give a penny to Ukraine' if he wins, Hungary's Viktor Orban says

The far-right Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, stated Trump won't provide aid to Ukraine if re-elected.
Orban believes Trump's lack of support will end the Ukraine-Russia war, indicating Ukraine can't sustain on its own. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US Elections

Trump to Meet Next Week With Orban, Hungary's Leader

Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary, a right-wing nationalist with anti-immigration views, will meet privately with former President Donald Trump in Florida.
The meeting between Trump and Orban at Mar-a-Lago highlights Trump's efforts to position himself as a prominent figure in conservative movements globally. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Left is at war with the West', National Conservatism conference told

Left-wing forces are at war with the West, the head of a US think tank has told a right-wing conference in London.Kevin Roberts, chair of Washington-based Heritage Foundation, used a speech at the National Conservatism conference on Tuesday to attack globalists and ruling class contempt of everyday working families.
Washington Post
1 day ago
Europe news

Trump will push for hasty peace in Ukraine if elected, Hungary's Orban says

Orban claims Trump ready for peace negotiations in Ukraine if reelected. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 days ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Orban says Trump would be 'peace broker' DW 07/16/2024

Viktor Orban believes Donald Trump could act as a peace broker between Ukraine and Russia if reelected. [ more ]
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Truthout
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Growing Alliance Between Orban, Trump and the US Far Right Is Very Disturbing

Orbán seeks allies in the White House for his agenda
Orbán pushes for a MAGA-style movement in Europe [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

EU agrees 50bn package for Ukraine as Viktor Orban bows to pressure

Viktor Orban has agreed to a 50 billion support package for Ukraine after initially vowing to block the funds.
The support package is designed to keep Ukraine's economy afloat, providing cash for hospitals, schools, and civil servants' wages and pensions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Reaches Deal on Fund for Ukraine

EU leaders have agreed to create a 50 billion euro fund for Ukraine within the EU budget.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, who had been the main obstacle, has now agreed to the deal. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Thursday Briefing

E.U. leaders are meeting to discuss a $54 billion aid package for Ukraine.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary is blocking the deal, potentially to extend his power and unfreeze E.U. funding for Hungary. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Orban has plenty more chances to play havoc with EU decision-making

Viktor Orban surprised observers by not vetoing EU plans to open accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova.
Orban's decision allows him to continue playing a disruptive role in EU decision-making. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

EU agrees 50bn package for Ukraine as Viktor Orban bows to pressure

Viktor Orban has agreed to a 50 billion support package for Ukraine after initially vowing to block the funds.
The support package is designed to keep Ukraine's economy afloat, providing cash for hospitals, schools, and civil servants' wages and pensions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Reaches Deal on Fund for Ukraine

EU leaders have agreed to create a 50 billion euro fund for Ukraine within the EU budget.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, who had been the main obstacle, has now agreed to the deal. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Thursday Briefing

E.U. leaders are meeting to discuss a $54 billion aid package for Ukraine.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary is blocking the deal, potentially to extend his power and unfreeze E.U. funding for Hungary. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Orban has plenty more chances to play havoc with EU decision-making

Viktor Orban surprised observers by not vetoing EU plans to open accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova.
Orban's decision allows him to continue playing a disruptive role in EU decision-making. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Hungary Is Blocking E.U. Money for Ukraine. Here's What You Need to Know.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary is blocking a multibillion euro fund aimed at securing Ukraine's financing.
European leaders are fed up with Orban's stance on Ukraine and his anti-EU bluster. [ more ]
The Nation
5 months ago
EU data protection

A Right-Wing Takeover of the European Union Isn't Far-Fetched

The European Union failed to agree on a $54 billion package of assistance for Ukraine while simultaneously opening membership talks with the country.
Right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán singlehandedly blocked the aid package and is skeptical of expanding the EU to include Ukraine. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
7 months ago
Europe news

Against the odds, European Union agrees to open membership negotiations with Ukraine

The EU has decided to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, a significant moment for the country and a reversal of previous opposition.
The decision is seen as a signal of hope for the Ukrainian people and a message to Russia that Europe supports Ukraine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Leaders Are Meeting on Ukraine. Will Hungary Hold Up Aid?

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is the main obstacle to securing new financial and political support for Ukraine at the EU summit.
Orban believes that Ukraine is not ready for EU membership and insists that aid should come after Europe-wide elections. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Hungary further delays vote on Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email Hungary has further delayed a vote on ratifying Sweden and Finland's NATO accession bids, according to an updated schedule published Thursday on the National Assembly's website, the latest in a series of postponements that have frustrated Western allies.
www.aljazeera.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Putin's gas strategy is doomed to fail

By cutting gas to the European Union, the Kremlin is shooting itself in the foot.As Russia continues to unleash devastating attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure, Europe is weighing up a future without Russian gas.European Union countries are negotiating a common response to the energy crisis while seeking to strike deals with alternative gas providers.
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Hungary Is Blocking E.U. Money for Ukraine. Here's What You Need to Know.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary is blocking a multibillion euro fund aimed at securing Ukraine's financing.
European leaders are fed up with Orban's stance on Ukraine and his anti-EU bluster. [ more ]
The Nation
5 months ago
EU data protection

A Right-Wing Takeover of the European Union Isn't Far-Fetched

The European Union failed to agree on a $54 billion package of assistance for Ukraine while simultaneously opening membership talks with the country.
Right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán singlehandedly blocked the aid package and is skeptical of expanding the EU to include Ukraine. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
7 months ago
Europe news

Against the odds, European Union agrees to open membership negotiations with Ukraine

The EU has decided to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, a significant moment for the country and a reversal of previous opposition.
The decision is seen as a signal of hope for the Ukrainian people and a message to Russia that Europe supports Ukraine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Europe news

E.U. Leaders Are Meeting on Ukraine. Will Hungary Hold Up Aid?

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is the main obstacle to securing new financial and political support for Ukraine at the EU summit.
Orban believes that Ukraine is not ready for EU membership and insists that aid should come after Europe-wide elections. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Hungary further delays vote on Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Sign up for the View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free View from Westminster email Hungary has further delayed a vote on ratifying Sweden and Finland's NATO accession bids, according to an updated schedule published Thursday on the National Assembly's website, the latest in a series of postponements that have frustrated Western allies.
www.aljazeera.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Putin's gas strategy is doomed to fail

By cutting gas to the European Union, the Kremlin is shooting itself in the foot.As Russia continues to unleash devastating attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure, Europe is weighing up a future without Russian gas.European Union countries are negotiating a common response to the energy crisis while seeking to strike deals with alternative gas providers.
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www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Jetsetting Orban is speed-dating global strongmen but at what cost?

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is becoming increasingly isolated from the EU due to his backsliding on democratic norms and controversial foreign policies.
Orban is actively seeking alliances with autocratic leaders outside of the EU and far-right factions within the continent, while neglecting domestic issues. [ more ]
#charles-michel
euronews
6 months ago
EU data protection

EU chief Michel to stand in European parliamentary elections

Charles Michel plans to resign as European Council president early to run for a seat in the European Parliament in June.
The scramble to find a successor for the EU's top job is prompted by the risk of the role falling temporarily to Hungary's Viktor Orbán. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
Europe politics

EU Council president to step down early, triggering race to replace him

European Council president Charles Michel will step down early, triggering a race to find a successor for the position.
Michel plans to stand in the European parliament elections in June and will be the head of the liberal Reformist Movement in the elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
EU data protection

Michel sparks race to stop Orban becoming European Council president

European Council president Charles Michel has announced he will run as an MEP in the upcoming European elections.
If elected, Michel will stand down as council president, potentially leaving the role open for Hungary's Viktor Orban. [ more ]
euronews
6 months ago
EU data protection

EU chief Michel to stand in European parliamentary elections

Charles Michel plans to resign as European Council president early to run for a seat in the European Parliament in June.
The scramble to find a successor for the EU's top job is prompted by the risk of the role falling temporarily to Hungary's Viktor Orbán. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
Europe politics

EU Council president to step down early, triggering race to replace him

European Council president Charles Michel will step down early, triggering a race to find a successor for the position.
Michel plans to stand in the European parliament elections in June and will be the head of the liberal Reformist Movement in the elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
EU data protection

Michel sparks race to stop Orban becoming European Council president

European Council president Charles Michel has announced he will run as an MEP in the upcoming European elections.
If elected, Michel will stand down as council president, potentially leaving the role open for Hungary's Viktor Orban. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Like Putin, Viktor Orban is learning he can act with impunity: the cash keeps flowing | Katalin Cseh

The decision to open EU membership negotiations with Ukraine is historic and offers hope to a people fighting Russian aggression.
The agreement was achieved through questionable means and is tainted by a deal that unblocked funds for Hungary. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

The Guardian view on Ukraine and the EU: accession talks mean the glass is half-full | Editorial

The EU opening membership talks with Ukraine and Moldova is a welcome and important decision that reaffirms solidarity with Kyiv.
Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister and a close ally of Vladimir Putin, allowed negotiations to proceed but blocked a 50bn aid package for Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
France politics

Orban must not hold EU hostage over Ukraine, Macron says

Emmanuel Macron criticizes Viktor Orban for blocking EU aid package for Ukraine
EU leaders plan to find alternative funding for Ukraine without Orban's support [ more ]
www.npr.org
7 months ago
Europe politics

Ukraine gets a EU membership boost, but Hungary blocks an aid deal

The European Union failed to agree on a 50 billion-euro financial aid package for Ukraine, despite opening accession negotiations with the country.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban vetoed the aid package, delivering a blow to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. [ more ]
www.france24.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary blocks 50 billion in EU aid for Ukraine after membership talks approved

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blocked 50 billion euros in EU aid for Ukraine after leaders agreed to open talks on Ukraine joining the EU.
Orban's opposition deals a blow to Kyiv and its backers, raising doubts about Western support for Ukraine. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: EU approves accession talks, rejects funds DW 12/15/2023

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban blocked 50 billion in EU aid for Ukraine after opposition to talks for Ukraine joining the EU.
The leaders failed to agree on a budget plan including aid for Ukraine due to Orban's objection. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Hungary blocks 50bn in EU aid for Ukraine hours after membership talks were approved

EU leaders fail to agree on a 50bn aid package for Ukraine
Hungary's prime minister vetoed the extra money hours after an agreement was reached to open membership talks with Ukraine [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

EU agrees to open membership negotiations with Ukraine

The European Union has decided to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, a country at war that has long sought membership but faced opposition from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed the decision as a victory for Ukraine and for all of Europe. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

While Orban holds off blocking Ukraine, an expanded EU still faces a tough ride ahead

EU opens accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova despite difficulties ahead
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban initially threatened to block talks with Kyiv [ more ]
www.france24.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

EU faces challenge from Hungary's Orban over plans to increase Ukraine support

EU leaders met to discuss long-term support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia and its European future.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatened to veto the funding package for Kyiv and block EU membership talks for Ukraine and Moldova. [ more ]
#financial-aid
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Drone attack on Odesa injures several DW 12/14/2023

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is blocking the start of EU membership talks and financial aid for Ukraine
The summit is crucial for Ukraine's war against Russia and its ability to secure aid packages [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Hungary could miss out on EU billions in rule-of-law fight DW 11/30/2022

30 minutes ago30 minutes ago After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary.Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.Hungary may soon be left hanging for some 13 billion ($13.4 billion) of EU funds in the long-simmering dispute over what EU officials see as democratic backsliding in Budapest, following a negative European Commission assessment on recent reform efforts.
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Drone attack on Odesa injures several DW 12/14/2023

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is blocking the start of EU membership talks and financial aid for Ukraine
The summit is crucial for Ukraine's war against Russia and its ability to secure aid packages [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Hungary could miss out on EU billions in rule-of-law fight DW 11/30/2022

30 minutes ago30 minutes ago After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary.Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.Hungary may soon be left hanging for some 13 billion ($13.4 billion) of EU funds in the long-simmering dispute over what EU officials see as democratic backsliding in Budapest, following a negative European Commission assessment on recent reform efforts.
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www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

EU holds up billions in aid for Hungary amid tug-of-war over Ukraine

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is threatening to veto Ukraine's EU membership proposal.
The European Commission is withholding billions in development aid for Hungary until it sees progress on Hungary's judicial reforms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

European leaders try to stop Orban derailing Ukraine's EU accession bid

Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban plans to block EU accession negotiations for Ukraine at a summit next week.
Orban's opposition to Ukraine's accession is seen as playing hardball to seek gains from EU partners, and he is not expected to relent this time. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

EU must not appease' Viktor Orban by unfreezing billions earmarked for Hungary

The European Commission is considering unfreezing billions of euros for Hungary despite concerns about corruption and the undermining of independent institutions.
Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, threatens to block EU decisions on Ukraine, the bloc's budget, and accession talks. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary's Viktor Orban launches anti-EU campaign DW 11/25/2023

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is once again making headlines with his anti-EU rhetoric and actions.
Orban plans to veto talks about Ukraine's accession to the EU, launches anti-Ukraine and anti-migration campaigns, and aims to tighten control over political opposition.
The EU seems tired of Orban and his increasingly radical rhetoric, comparing EU rule of law proceedings to the Soviet army's crushing of the Hungarian revolution. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Orban accused of trying to silence all critics in Hungary with new law

Hungary's civil society groups accuse Viktor Orban of silencing critical voices.
Orban's proposed legislation aims to create a sovereignty protection office investigating foreign influence.
Critics argue that the bill is part of the government's broader attempt to quash dissent. [ more ]
euronews
7 months ago
Europe politics

Ukraine 'light years away' from joining EU, says Viktor Orban

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban opposes Ukraine's bid to join the European Union.
Orban plans to resist EU talks on Ukraine's membership.
Orban argues that negotiations should not begin with a country at war. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

EU must not appease' Viktor Orban by unfreezing billions earmarked for Hungary

The European Commission is considering unfreezing billions of euros for Hungary despite concerns about corruption and the undermining of independent institutions.
Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, threatens to block EU decisions on Ukraine, the bloc's budget, and accession talks. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary's Viktor Orban launches anti-EU campaign DW 11/25/2023

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is once again making headlines with his anti-EU rhetoric and actions.
Orban plans to veto talks about Ukraine's accession to the EU, launches anti-Ukraine and anti-migration campaigns, and aims to tighten control over political opposition.
The EU seems tired of Orban and his increasingly radical rhetoric, comparing EU rule of law proceedings to the Soviet army's crushing of the Hungarian revolution. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Orban accused of trying to silence all critics in Hungary with new law

Hungary's civil society groups accuse Viktor Orban of silencing critical voices.
Orban's proposed legislation aims to create a sovereignty protection office investigating foreign influence.
Critics argue that the bill is part of the government's broader attempt to quash dissent. [ more ]
euronews
7 months ago
Europe politics

Ukraine 'light years away' from joining EU, says Viktor Orban

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban opposes Ukraine's bid to join the European Union.
Orban plans to resist EU talks on Ukraine's membership.
Orban argues that negotiations should not begin with a country at war. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Hungary: Viktor Orban launches anti-EU campaign DW 11/25/2023

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is once again making headlines with his anti-EU rhetoric and actions.
Orban has threatened to veto talks about Ukraine's accession to the EU, launched a new national survey against Ukraine and EU migration policies, and plans to tighten repression against political opposition. [ more ]
euronews
7 months ago
Europe politics

Von der Leyen 'unfazed' after being targeted in Hungarian campaign

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has launched a campaign targeting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
The campaign features billboards that link von der Leyen to Alexander Soros, son of billionaire George Soros.
The campaign is part of a non-binding national consultation that puts forth biased statements about EU policies. [ more ]
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Washington Post
1 year ago
Europe news

Pope on the banks of the Danube in final Mass in Hungary

Pope Francis arrives for a mass in Kossuth Lajos Square in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 30, 2023.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)BUDAPEST, Hungary - Tens of thousands of Hungarians flocked to Budapest's main square Sunday for Pope Francis' final Mass, gathering on the banks of the Danube as the pontiff wrapped up a weekend visit to the heart of Europe with pleas for a peaceful end to Russia's war next door.
www.dw.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Hungary: What's Viktor Orban's problem with Ukraine? DW 12/12/2022

"A veto game," "a foreign policy low," "running amok"  these are just some of the phrases used by independent Hungarian media in recent days to describe Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's veto of EU financial assistance for Ukraine.The weekly newspaper HVG even asked, "What does the Orban government actually have against the loan for Ukraine?"
Washington Post
1 year ago
Europe news

Pope on the banks of the Danube in final Mass in Hungary

Pope Francis arrives for a mass in Kossuth Lajos Square in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 30, 2023.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)BUDAPEST, Hungary - Tens of thousands of Hungarians flocked to Budapest's main square Sunday for Pope Francis' final Mass, gathering on the banks of the Danube as the pontiff wrapped up a weekend visit to the heart of Europe with pleas for a peaceful end to Russia's war next door.
www.dw.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Hungary: What's Viktor Orban's problem with Ukraine? DW 12/12/2022

"A veto game," "a foreign policy low," "running amok"  these are just some of the phrases used by independent Hungarian media in recent days to describe Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's veto of EU financial assistance for Ukraine.The weekly newspaper HVG even asked, "What does the Orban government actually have against the loan for Ukraine?"
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www.aljazeera.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Rescue charity to take Italy to court over migrant boats standoff

Italy's new right-wing government has allowed only a select number of migrants to leave two rescue boats.German charity SOS Humanity says it will go to court to try to overturn efforts by Italy's new right-wing government to prevent some of the people the nonprofit group had saved from the sea from stepping onto land.
Chicago Tribune
1 year ago
Chicago

Javeed Akhter: How do we fight the rise of Islamophobia and racism here and abroad?

I was excited when I had the opportunity to attend a medical meeting in Sweden, where I have never visited.
www.aljazeera.com
1 year ago
Europe news

Rescue charity to take Italy to court over migrant boats standoff

Italy's new right-wing government has allowed only a select number of migrants to leave two rescue boats.German charity SOS Humanity says it will go to court to try to overturn efforts by Italy's new right-wing government to prevent some of the people the nonprofit group had saved from the sea from stepping onto land.
Chicago Tribune
1 year ago
Chicago

Javeed Akhter: How do we fight the rise of Islamophobia and racism here and abroad?

I was excited when I had the opportunity to attend a medical meeting in Sweden, where I have never visited.
morepeople
www.independent.co.uk
1 year ago
UK news

Hungary appeals for time, as EU weighs hefty fund freeze

Hungary needs time and is urging its European Union partners to be tolerant, the country's justice minister said Tuesday, after the bloc's executive branch recommended suspending billions of euros in funding over concerns about democratic backsliding and the possible mismanagement of EU money.
the Guardian
1 year ago
Europe news

Ukraine war latest news: referendums to start in occupied regions; Zelenskiy urges Russian protests

The conscription drive underway in Russia is "unlikely to generate effective soldiers and is prompting significant domestic backlash for little gain," thinktank the Institute for the Study of War has said in its latest Russian offensive campaign assessment, released a few hours ago.
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www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary's Orban under pressure before EU elections DW 06/04/2024

Viktor Orban peddles conspiracy theories, claiming EU elections will decide war or peace in Europe. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Hungary: Orban challenger draws massive crowd on eve of vote DW 06/08/2024

Peter Magyar emerges as a significant challenger to Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, with his Tisza movement potentially gaining up to 29% of the vote. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Hungary's Orban under pressure before EU elections DW 06/04/2024

Viktor Orban peddles conspiracy theories, claiming EU elections will decide war or peace in Europe. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Hungary: Orban challenger draws massive crowd on eve of vote DW 06/08/2024

Peter Magyar emerges as a significant challenger to Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, with his Tisza movement potentially gaining up to 29% of the vote. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 hours ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Zelenskiy accuses Viktor Orban of betraying Europe at leaders' meeting in UK

Volodymyr Zelenskiy accuses Viktor Orban of betraying European leaders by getting close to Moscow, emphasizing the importance of unity during the war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
Europe news

Orban's peace mission' helps only Putin, says Czech prime minister

Viktor Orban's peacemaking efforts with leaders like Putin not in Europe's interest, akin to appeasement of Hitler, aiding Kremlin's agenda. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 hours ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Zelenskiy accuses Viktor Orban of betraying Europe at leaders' meeting in UK

Volodymyr Zelenskiy accuses Viktor Orban of betraying European leaders by getting close to Moscow, emphasizing the importance of unity during the war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
Europe news

Orban's peace mission' helps only Putin, says Czech prime minister

Viktor Orban's peacemaking efforts with leaders like Putin not in Europe's interest, akin to appeasement of Hitler, aiding Kremlin's agenda. [ more ]
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