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Hungary releases details about deceased coronavirus patients

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Hungarian Coronavirus Act passes, granting Viktor Orbán unprecedented emergency powers

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Testing will not stop the spread of coronavirus, Hungarian Chief Medical Officer says

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Hungarian Chief Medical Officer extends entry ban

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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary reaches 300

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Hungary goes into lockdown against coronavirus

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Government official: Lockdown in Hungary to be implemented “when justified”

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Coronavirus in Hungary: 35 new cases confirmed

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British deputy ambassador dies of COVID-19 in Hungary

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Hungary's Coronavirus Bill – Orbán's bid for absolute power?

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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases rises to 187 in Hungary

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Another death and five new recoveries on Monday

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Orbán: Economic relief package expanded as mass coronavirus infections are expected

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Number of cases nearly doubles over the weekend

All in all, 167 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, 7 have died, and…

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Everything we know about the coronavirus cases in Hungary

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Fourth coronavirus patient dies in Hungary

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Coronavirus in Hungary: 42 people are still stranded at the Budapest airport

The government’s coronavirus task force held their first online press conference and ignored all questions…

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How to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 to prevent getting infected and avoid infecting others….

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Number of victims rises to three

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Coronavirus in Hungary: 12 new cases, 5 new recoveries, 6 patients in severe condition

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Dozens of foreigners are stuck at the Budapest airport due to entry ban over coronavirus

40 to 60 people were locked together in a small room at the airport after…

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Labour laws relaxed, loan payments suspended: A closer look at Hungary's coronavirus relief package

The government decree announcing the major economic relief package was published at midnight on Wednesday,…

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Coronavirus: 15 new cases bring total to 73 in Hungary

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Coronavirus: Loan payments suspended in Hungary until the end of the year

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Viktor Orbán has announced something

The Prime Minister has made an extraordinary announcement, however, there was no sound. Powered by…

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Automotive manufacturers halt production in Hungary over coronavirus

All four major automotive companies in Hungary suspend production over the coronavirus as carmakers are…

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Hundreds of new cases expected in the coming days

The Chief Medical Officer expects case numbers to multiply over the next few days. Powered…

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Case number jumps to 50 as virus is entering into community transmission

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Hungary closes all borders to foreigners over coronavirus

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Seven new coronavirus cases in Hungary, total number of cases jumps to 39

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Coronavirus in Hungary: “You do not need clarification on the protocol,” official tells reporters

Long-time government communicator Zoltán Kovács made his debut at the daily coronavirus presser, warning reporters…

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Coronavirus: Hungary reports first fatality as case number rises to 32

A 75-year-old man died of COVID-19 at the Central Hospital of Southern Pest on Sunday….

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Hungary closes schools, bans entry from Israel over coronavirus

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced a number of new measures his government will take to…

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Hungarian official: “We cannot stop the virus, it is a pandemic that knows no borders.”

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Two Iranian students expelled from the country for violating quarantine regulations

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Coronavirus: Austria closes several border crossings to Hungary

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Hungarian doctors treated a coronavirus patient for days with no protective gear

An undiagnosed coronavirus patient was treated at a Budapest hospital for days, the doctors were…

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Hungarian stages of Giro d'Italia cancelled because of coronavirus, along with a number of other events

Just like almost all other events scheduled for the upcoming weeks and months, the first…

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Hungarian Medical Chamber warns that doctors are unprotected from the coronavirus

The surgical masks available in most medical institutions will not protect the wearer, Hungarian Medical…

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Number of coronavirus cases climbs to 19 in Hungary

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First coronavirus patient recovers in Hungary

One of the Iranian students is the first to recover from Covid-19 in Hungary, the…

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Three more people tested positive, case number is 16

One of the newly diagnosed people is not known to have not had contact with…

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Hungary introduces special legal order over coronavirus

The declaration of a ‘state of danger’ allows the government to take a number of…

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Case number rises to 13

The 13th patient to test positive is a Hungarian woman who was already in quarantine….

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Four of the twelve cases were diagnosed only by repeated testing

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Three more Iranian students test positive, case number rises to twelve

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Hungary to update coronavirus protocol within 24 hours

Private clinics may soon start offering coronavirus tests but they will be considered “unaccredited,” police…

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Two new coronavirus cases diagnosed in Hungary

Another Iranian student and the 74-year-old wife of the 70-year old Hungarian patient tested positive,…

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Coronavirus in Hungary: Infected Iranian citizens guarded by police

Air traffic to Italian areas under lockdown will be shut down after midnight. Powered by…

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Coronavirus: 7 cases in Hungary, the quarantined are held in 3-6 bed wards

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Coronavirus: Hungary cancels state event on upcoming March 15th national holiday

Hungarian government cancels central state event on upcoming March 15th national holiday where Viktor Orbán…

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Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Hungary

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Coronavirus: Hungary suspends issuing visas for Iranian citizens

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Third coronavirus patient in Hungary is a 69-year old British man, fourth case also confirmed

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Hungary confirms third coronavirus case

Third patient is a Hungarian citizen working in Milan. Meanwhile, 15 Japanese tourists were hospitalized…

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Second coronavirus patient in Hungary studied in Gödöllő

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Coronavirus spreads to Hungary, two cases found

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Coronavirus: Infected tourists visited a thermal bath in Budapest

Four students from Milan visited Budapest at the end of February, three of whom have…

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Hungarian state media cries 'coordinated international attack' over a Politico article

According to Politico, reporters of Hungarian state media have to ask for permission before covering…

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Coronavirus-infected tourists visited Budapest at the end of February

The two women studying in Milan tested positive for Covid-19 in the Czech Republic. Before…

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Coronavirus: Hungarian cruise ship employee tests positive

One of the three Hungarian citizens working on the cruise ship Princess Diamond tested positive…

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“Hungary should consider withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights”

Fidesz-KDNP’s MP said that the European Court of Human Rights “behaves like a sovereign with…

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Orbán: 'There are no liberals, only communists with university degrees'

State of the Nation Address: Orbán claims the time he spent in office so far…

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European Commission sued to release OLAF report on company tied to Viktor Orbán's son-in-law

OLAF found evidence of fraud and organized crime in 17 out of the 35 streetlight…

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Hungarian ambassador charged with child pornography was found out by US authorities

Gábor Kaleta’s online activities were under US surveillance for an extended period during the investigation…

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Hungarian ambassador to Peru fired over child pornography charges

The reason for recalling Ambassador Gábor Kaleta was kept in secret since the spring of…

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The German 'refugees' who fled to Hungary for Viktor Orbán

They say Hungary is calm as Viktor Orbán protects it from migrants, but chemtrails are…

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Prosecutor's Office inists on punishing a journalist of Index.hu

Though charges were already dropped against our colleague, András Dezső, prosecution appealed the decision on…

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Asylum-seekers demonstrated at the Hungarian-Serbian border demanding safe passage to Western Europe

A few hundred refugees gathered at the Kelebia border checkpoint which Hungarian police closed in…

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Orbán: Brexit shows there is life outside the European Union

The Hungarian Prime Minister also criticised European economic policies and briefly spoke about the future…

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Hungarian evacuees return from Wuhan

The seven Hungarian citizens requesting evacuation from quarantined Chinese province return while government begins implementing…

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An unlikely demonstration: Fidesz protested against racism and discrimination

Opposition mayor’s remarks about “white, christian, heterosexual men” sparked fury amongst supporters of Hungary’s right-wing…

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The housing market boom in Hungary, mapped

Investors are happy, but would-be home-owners get the short end of the stick as Hungarian…

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Targeted for doing their jobs – Polish judges on the 'muzzle law'

Cyberbullying, stalking campaigns, disciplinary actions – two Polish judges explain the details of the systematic…

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The bloody story of Slovakia's Hungarian mafia

Stooges buried in the countryside, severed heads put on display in the middle of a…

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The Witcher is chock-full of Hungarian locations, here is where you can find them

The adventures of Geralt of Rivia take viewers to a number of unexpected places, and…

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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is “unjust” for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation,…

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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is “unjust” for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation,…

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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is “unjust” for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation,…

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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is “unjust” for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation,…

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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is “unjust” for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation,…

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Will Brexit reignite tensions in Northern Ireland?

Our report from Northern Ireland where with Brexit looming on the horizon, questions around the…

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Internal criticism resurfaces in Fidesz

After missing in action for at least a decade, critical voices reemerge in Fidesz as…

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Budapest climate emergency is a political manoeuvre, says Hungarian President János Áder

Mayor of Budapest says there are issues with the intelligence the President receives. Powered by…

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The decade of illiberalism – the 2010s in Hungary

The 2010s were an eventful decade for Hungary, and we gathered the ten developments with…

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The National Judicial Office has a new President

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Top media authority of Hungary ruled by Fidesz for nine more years

All newly elected members of the Hungarian Media Council were nominated by Fidesz. Powered by…

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Fidesz restricts opposition's options in Parliament

New rules on parliamentary groups set significant limits to opposition tactics. Powered by WPeMatico

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200-page omnibus bill sneakily restricts judicial independence in Hungary

Earlier, the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner warned that the amendment could jeopardise fair…

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Probably the biggest tube you have ever seen

We took a look at the 146-ton monster that is being transported across Hungary. Powered…

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Hungarian Competition Authority slaps Facebook with €3.6 million fine for “Free, and always will be” tagline

The tagline mislead consumers into believing the service was free while they actually paid with…

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Fidesz MEP issues apology after claiming Spain holds political prisoners

József Szájer mentioned political prisoners in Spain as an example for the double standards on…

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NGO launches campaign for the fairness of the 2022 general elections in Hungary

The group called “Unhack Democracy” reported a number of anomalies from the 2018 general election…

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Fidesz to maintain hegemony over Media Council for nine more years

The ad-hoc parliamentary committee rejected all candidates of opposition parties, who call the move a…

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Hungarian President nominates new head of judicial administration

Tünde Handó’s proposed replacement is a relative unknown, the Hungarian Parliament is likely to vote…

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Fidesz refuses to support EP resolution to end violence against women

The European Parliament called member states to ratify the Istanbul Convention, Hungary is one of…

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Spat over communist past of Hungarian Justice Minister's father

Judit Varga got reminded of her father’s background in communist secret services after attacking opposition…

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Hungarian scientists discover fifth fundamental force of nature

Atomki’s repeated experiment confirms the discovery of what seems to be a new boson, the…

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Hungarian government: We are not asking you about the climate because we care, but because we have to

The Google form constituting the “social consultation” ordered by an EU regulation was only posted…

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“Under no circumstances” would Hungary agree to tie EU funds to rule of law criteria

Minister of Justice Judit Varga says there are already mechanisms that protect the financial interests…

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EP Committee approves Hungarian Commissioner-designate Olivér Várhelyi

The EP’s Foreign Affairs Committee was reassured by Várhelyi’s written answers to their questions that…

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Hungarian Commissioner-designate dodges criticising Viktor Orbán

The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee is set to decide about the fate of the…

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Niger – On the deadly road of the Sahara

Index’s report from the migration route running across the Sahara in Niger. Powered by WPeMatico

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Thousands protested Erdogan's visit in Budapest, Hungarian opposition shares their outrage

Budapest descended into hours of turmoil on Thursday due to closures because of Erdogan’s motorcade…

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Erdoğan in Budapest: Some of our allies negotiate with terrorists

Viktor Orbán and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed economic cooperation, Syria, and Turkey’s EU ascension at…

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It is official: Hungarian EU Commissioner-designate gets enlargement portfolio

Olivér Várhelyi gets the same portfolio that was intended for rejected nominee for the Commission…

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Why is Orbán courting Erdoğan?

Diversification of natural gas purchases could be behind the close relationship of Hungary and Turkey,…

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Dead frogs, live rabbits – The best of Hungarian wildlife photography in 2019

Our favourite entries from the 2019 Hungarian Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Powered by…

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Zsolt Borkai, the Hungarian mayor involved in sex scandal resigns

Zsolt Borkai, the mayor of Győr involved in a sex scandal announced his resignation in…

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Budapest declares climate emergency, opposes new buildings in City Park, vows to increase transparency

The inaugural meeting of the Budapest General Assembly adopted a number of proposals with symbolic…

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Orbán: The Commission's budget proposal is unjust

The Hungarian Prime Minister spoke at the Friends of Cohesion summit in Prague. Powered by…

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Parliament elects Tünde Handó to the Constitutional Court and reelects Prosecutor General Péter Polt

The former head of the National Judicial Office became a judge on the Constitutional Court,…

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Hungarian government scraps concept of separate administrative courts

After the new court system’s introduction was indefinitely postponed in June, the government now decided…

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Steve Wozniak: If you have ideas, don't let school take you from them!

Interview with Steve Wozniak, the inventor, engineer, and entrepreneur who co-founded Apple and designed the…

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Orbán: Membership in the EU and NATO does not rule out political cooperation with Russia

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Hungarian tax authority raids headquarters of opposition party Momentum

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Hungary vetoes NATO declaration on Ukraine

Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó announced the veto at the Eurasia Forum in Budapest where he…

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Tünde Handó's nomination for Constitutional Court approved by Justice Committee

Outgoing president of the National Judicial Office dodges questions about her controversial activity at the…

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Ursula von der Leyen accepst Orbán's nominee for the European Commission

The European Commisson’s President-elect accepted the nomination of Olivér Várhelyi as commissioner. Powered by WPeMatico

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Controversial leader of Hungarian judiciary given escape route – Tünde Handó on her way to the Constitutional Court

Tünde Handó could escape international criticism for jeopardizing judicial independence by securing a spot on…

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