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Hungary’s government has launched its “information campaign” ahead of the country’s upcoming referendum on refugees.
To arrest historic population decline Hungary is paying couples generously to have children and build homes. But is the ruling Fidetz party feathering its own nest while cutting out the poor and immig
We spoke to Katalin Novák, the Hungarian State Secretary for the Family.
We have a talk with political analyst and the Director of the Political Capital Institute Peter Kreko
Hungary’s government has been forced into a u-turn and is scrapping a ban on Sunday trading. The opposition Socialists had been pushing for a
At a German lesson in a Hungarian school half of the students were missing and it wasn’t because of a flu bug. It was a response to a Facebook event
Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Moscow.
Hungary says controversial plans to create a new EU border force, which could intervene in a country without its permission, would violate “national
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is aiming for a third term in a row after declaring he’s ready to lead his Fidesz party in 2018 elections. His
Colleen Bell, the US ambassador to Hungary, spoke of her country’s concerns – corruption, decline of freedom of the press, xenophobic characterisations of refugees - during her speech on Wednesday at the Corvinus University in Budapest.
Hungary’s first democratically elected president Árpád Göncz, has died aged 93. He was elected twice by parliament and is credited with steering the
Hungary’s parliament has passed a new law saying the country’s army could now shoot at refugees with rubber bullets and tear gas grenades, so-called
Hungarian troops have been preparing to help enforce new laws aimed at securing the Serbian border. The soldiers will backstop the new fence Hungary
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the refugee crisis as a “German problem.” He was speaking to reporters after a meeting with the
Germany is offering asylum to Syrians, Hungary is not letting them pass through. What is really happening in Budapest, what is behind the tumultuous
Records have again been broken for the number of migrants flooding into Europe. In Serbia more than 3,200 arrived from the Former Yugoslav Republic
Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Budapest against the project to build a fence along Hungary’s border with Serbia to stop migrants from coming
Work has begun in Hungary on a four-metre high fence to close the open border with Serbia. Belgrade is strongly opposed to the plan which has also
Billboards warning migrants to obey Hungarian laws, and not take Hungarian jobs have been going up around the country as part of a government
A billboard war in Hungary has sparked international concern. The government has put up signs warning refugees not to steal Hungarians’ jobs
The importance of stability was the message the leaders of Egypt and Hungary wanted to convey as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Budapest. He
Thousands of healthcare workers, including doctors and nurses, have taken to the streets of Budapest. The demonstrators are calling for better wages
Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union chief executive, issued a strongly-worded challlenge to the Hungary leader’s suggestion of reintroducing
Thousands of people have gathered in 50 cities across Hungary to protest what many say is an erosion of democratic freedoms and government
Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party has won its first ever individual constituency seat in parliament, preliminary results show. With 99 percent of the
On April 12, the far-right Jobbik candidate Lajos Rig won a by-election in the individual constituency of Tapolca. The election followed the death of
Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party has snatched a parliamentary seat from Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s centre-right Fidesz in a by-election in western
From black-clad marchers taking part in solemn, flame-lit rallies to posing with puppies in sun-bathed parks – Jobbik, the Hungarian far right party
Hungary’s government denied insider trading after opposition members questioned a foreign ministry decision to withdraw state funds from a brokerage