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Erdogan gets warm welcome in Hungary

Budapest - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was given a warm welcome in Hungary Monday just weeks after Ankara's strained relations with other EU nations were thrown into sharp relief in a tense visit to Germany.

Hungary, Poland plan to overturn EU's cheap labour rules

Budapest - Hungary and Poland said Thursday they will appeal to the European Court of Justice to overturn a hard-wrought compromise struck between EU members last year on the bloc's rules regarding cheap labour.

Hungary PM hails 'icon' Trump's isolationist UN speech

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban hailed Friday US President Donald Trump's isolationist speech at the United Nations as marking a welcome end to American interference in other countries' affairs.

Hungary PM's office hits back over football trips scandal

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's office hit back Thursday over reports that he flew to football matches on a luxury plane funded by a friend who has won many lucrative public tenders.

Soros challenges Hungary laws at European rights court

Budapest - The foundation run by US billionaire George Soros said Monday that it has filed a legal challenge with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg against Hungary's controversial "Stop Soros" laws adopted last June.

Bulgaria mulls to oppose possible EU sanctions against Hungary

Sofia - Bulgaria's defence minister said Wednesday his country would oppose EU sanctions against Hungary, which Brussels accuses of posing a "systematic threat" to the bloc's founding values and the rule of law.

Hungary slams UN, insists will 'never be a country of migrants'

Geneva - Hungary's foreign minister accused UN officials Wednesday of "spreading lies" with their criticism of Budapest's anti-migration policies, insisting his country would "never be a country of migrants".

Hungary media sale fuels new press freedom fears

Budapest - The latest shake-up in Hungarian media since Prime Minister Viktor Orban's election win in April sparked fresh fears Tuesday about increasing government control over the sector.

Hungary's Orban vows to oppose EU border-guard plan

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday vowed to oppose an EU plan aimed at bolstering the bloc's external borders, accusing Brussels of wanting to take away Hungary's control of its own frontiers.

Hungary's Orban comes out fighting after EU setback

Budapest - The European Parliament's threat to unleash sanctions against Hungary over democracy concerns was a stunning political blow against Prime Minister Viktor Orban, but his dominance at home means defeat can still be spun as a win.

EU sanction threat 'no danger' to Hungary: PM Orban

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday a European Parliament vote to launch a sanctions procedure over rule-of-law concerns presented "no danger" to Hungary.

Hungary to mount legal challenge to 'invalid' EU vote

Budapest - Hungary said Thursday a European Parliament vote to launch an action that could ultimately strip Budapest of its EU voting rights was "invalid" and vowed to mount a legal challenge.

Poland worried by EU vote to censure Hungary

Varsovia - Poland on Wednesday said it was very worried by the European Parliament's rare decision to launch a procedure against Hungary for posing a "systemic threat" to the EU's founding values.

EU parliament votes to stop Hungary's 'threat' to democracy

Strasbourg - The European Parliament on Wednesday launched an action that could unleash unprecedented political sanctions against Viktor Orban's populist Hungarian government for posing a "systemic threat" to the EU's founding values.

Hungary's Orban denounces 'blackmail' over EU censure move

Strasbourg - Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed Hungary would resist any attempt to "blackmail" it into softening its anti-migrant stance on Tuesday on the eve of an EU parliament vote to censure his populist government.

Austrian far right invites Orban to form joint EU bloc

Vienna - The leader of Austria's far-right party raised the prospect Monday of forming a common bloc in the European Parliament with the party of nationalist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungary's Orban to address EU parliament rule of law debate

Apo - Hungary's right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban will address the European Parliament next week as it debates whether to call for disciplinary proceedings against his government over threats to the rule of law.

Sun, sand and a workforce shortage at Hungary's popular lakeside resort

Si - With its inviting turquoise waters, white sandy banks, picturesque mountainous landscapes and resort towns, Hungary's Lake Balaton has plenty for tourists to write home about.

Macron says he's enemy number one for Orban, Salvini

Copenhagen - French President Emmanuel Macron upped his war of words with the nationalist leaders of Italy and Hungary on Wednesday, saying they were right to see him as their "main opponent" on migration.

Salvini and Orban ready anti-migrant fight ahead of EU elections

Rome - Hungarian nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini launched Tuesday an anti-migration manifesto aiming at next year's European parliament elections, and countering their opposing camp led by the Fren...

Salvini and Orban ready anti-migrant fight ahead of EU elections

Rome - Hungarian nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini launched Tuesday an anti-migration manifesto aiming at next year's European parliament elections, and countering their opposing camp led by the Fren...

Soros-founded university pulls refugee course over new tax

Budapest - A prestigious Hungarian university founded by liberal US billionaire George Soros said Tuesday it is suspending education programmes for refugees and asylum-seekers due to a new government tax on groups deemed to support migration.

Hungary PM says does 'not want a European Union led by France'

Berlin - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said in an interview he did "not want a European Union led by France", adding that May 2019 elections to the European Parliament would be "decisive".

Hungary slams EU legal action over asylum seekers

Budapest - Hungary on Tuesday criticised legal action by the European Union to make the country comply with EU asylum rules as "unacceptable" and an attack against those who protect Europe.

Hungary's Orban pledges 'zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism in Israel visit

Jerusalem - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban pledged "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism on Thursday during a controversial visit to Israel after facing accusations of stoking anti-Jewish sentiment back home.

EU intensifies legal action against Hungary over asylum seekers

Apo - The European Union on Thursday intensified legal action against Hungary in a bid to make it comply with EU asylum rules, denouncing a law to punish activists who support asylum seekers.

Hungary's Orban pledges 'zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism in Israel visit

Jerusalem - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban pledged "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism on Thursday during a controversial visit to Israel after facing accusations of stoking anti-Jewish sentiment back home.

Hungary follows US to pull out of UN migration pact

Budapest - Hungary said Wednesday it was withdrawing from a UN pact on migration, saying that the global deal encourages movements of people which are "dangerous for the world".

Hungary's Orban set for controversial visit to Israel

Jerusalem - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for a controversial visit to Israel on Wednesday as he and his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu find common cause in their right-wing views.

Hungary's Orban denounces EU sanctions on Moscow

Moscow - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Sunday denounced European Union sanctions imposed on Russia, during a visit to President Vladimir Putin in Moscow ahead of the Moscow World Cup final.
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