Judit Varga dismissed concerns about press freedom in Hungary, claiming that 80 percent of Hungarian media was critical — a comment that drew laughter.
The two leaders, who share a common disdain for western liberal values, have maintained and enhanced their special relationship over the years, even as the EU implemented sanctions against Moscow over Russia's annexation of Crimea.
New nominees, gender parity at risk - we look at how the new Commission is shaping up.
The Hungarian Prime minister Viktor Orbán was interrupted in parliament on Monday by an opposition MP denouncing Orban's "lies" and Hungary's "corruption".
Budapest Airport has temporarily suspended flights for a second consecutive day after a drone was spotted in the vacinity of the facility.
Hungarians are voting in local elections which may challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party.
Has Hungary's swine flu epidemic infected its pig population?
András Arató became a laughing stock 10 years ago when pictures of him became widely used in memes. But the newly-baptised "hide the pain Harold" has reclaimed his image.
You shook me all night long: People residing near the soon-to-be-completed Puskas Arena in Bupadest's 14th district reported that Rammstein's recently-released 'Deutschland' song could be heard through the facility's sound system on repeat for hours in the night from Monday to Tuesday.
Frans Timmermans gave an emotional history lesson about why rule of law matters.
As the European Union steps up contingency plans for a No Deal Brexit, individual member states are also taking steps to deal with the possible fall out.
The Brief: Germany and Hungary mark 30th anniversary of fall of Iron Curtain. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian premier Viktor Orban visit the Hungarian border town Sopron.