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Sir Scruton receives Hungarian state decoration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday presented author and philosopher Sir Roger Scruton with…

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Bana: Sovereignty and common values must both be respected

“We cannot support countries where press freedom, the independence of the judiciary, the rights of…

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Szijjarto: V4 expects new EC to speed up EU enlargement

The Visegrad Group (V4) expects the new European Commission to speed up European Union enlargement,…

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Fidesz anti-immigration cabinet convened

Due to the increasing migration pressure, state secretary at the ministry of defence Szilard Nemeth…

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Climate strike in Budapest

Thousands of pupils demonstrated today in Budapest, in the framework of the Fridays for Future…

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Szijjarto warns of growing migration pressure

Hungary can expect the pressure of illegal migration to grow “constantly”, the foreign minister said…

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Migrant presence on Hungary-Serbia border growing

The number of migrants looking to enter Hungary illegally from Serbia has risen significantly over…

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Hungarian MEPs react to the new EC’s election

The MEP group of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance on Wednesday called for opening a…

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Deneen meets Orban

Liberalism has failed because liberalism has succeeded, US political scientist Patrick J. Deneen, the author…

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Szijjarto: Hungary gets crucial portfolio

The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council has approved the new team of European commissioners, Foreign…

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Orban: Fidesz can’t belong to a pro-migration community

Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in an interview on Friday that protecting Hungarian economic achievements…

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Gulyas: EPP must return to fundamental values

The European People’s Party must regain its strength and return to its fundamental values, Gergely…

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Varga: ECtHR makes momentous decision

The European Court of Human Rights, acting as a secondary court, has ruled that Hungarian…

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Judit Varga: Facts You Always Wanted to Know about Rule of Law but Never Dared

Hungary’s Minister of Justice Judit Varga wrote an op-ed for Euronews. Here’s the full text:…

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Green light for Varhelyi

The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee has approved Hungary’s candidate for European commissioner after coordinators…

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Orban: We are the future of Europe

Addressing a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Prague on Sunday,…

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Varhelyi doesn’t pass his hearing

Oliver Varhelyi, Hungary’s nominee for European commissioner, told a hearing in the European Parliament on…

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Commissioner-designate stresses his independence

Hungary’s commissioner-designate for enlargement and neighbourhood policy, Oliver Varhelyi has answered the written questions of…

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EP committee okays Hungary commissioner candidate Varhelyi

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee “has established no conflict of interest” in connection with…

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Stoiber and CDU members express support

Ruling Fidesz said on Monday that German MPs believe Fidesz’s place is in the European…

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Orban: Turkey instrumental in stopping ‘waves of migrants’

Turkey is instrumental is stopping the “wave of millions of migrants” on their way towards…

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Orban calls Turkey ‘strategic partner’ on security, migration

Turkey is Hungary’s strategic partner when it comes to security and the issue of migration,…

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Hungary to keep enlargement portfolio

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has approved European lawmaker Adina Valean as the…

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Szijjarto: Germany strategic ally, top economic partner

Germany is Hungary’s most important economic partner and a strategic ally in a number of…

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Szijjarto: Hungary, Russia both committed to protecting Christian culture

Protecting Christian culture is a top priority for both Hungary and Russia, Foreign Minister Peter…

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Govt scraps plan to set up public administration courts

The government has decided not to set up a separate system of public administration courts…

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Yair Netanyahu slams Soros NGOs at Budapest lecture

Israeli political commentator and adviser Yair Netanyahu spoke to the Hungarian press after his lecture…

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Orban: West, Russia cooperation in Hungary’s interest

Hungary’s interest lies in the improvement of cooperation between the West and Russia, Prime Minister…

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USA, Hungary rebuilds Iraqi town together

“In furtherance of a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in December 2018, USAID and…

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US ambassador praises Orban’s govt

In an interview with Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap, US Ambassador David Cornstein recalled that the…

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Hungarians celebrate national holiday

Hungarians in 1956 wanted a “free and independent” country for themselves in the “Europe of…

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Orban: V4 partners ready to renew help to protect Hungarian border

In the event of an upsurge of migration pressure from Turkey to Europe, the Visegrad…

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Karacsony assumes his post

Mayor-elect of Budapest Gergely Karacsony proposed on Thursday to grant the title of honorary citizen…

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Budapest’s new mayor seeks partnership with govt

Budapest’s new leadership is ready to develop a partnership with the government, mayor-elect Gergely Karacsony…

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Szijjarto supports Turkey’s strategy

It is in Hungary’s national interest that Turkey resolve the migration issue in the direction…

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Orban meets Erdogan

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban discussed bilateral and international affairs with Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

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Opposition wins Budapest

Gergely Karacsony, the united opposition’s candidate won the seat of Budapest’s mayor at the local…

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Budapest mayor: Voters to choose between firm lead or chaos

Sunday’s mayoral election in Budapest will decide “whether the city stays in firm hands or…

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Karacsony: ‘Now it is our turn’

Gergely Karacsony, the opposition’s joint candidate for Budapest mayor, has promised to “turn Budapest into…

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US-Hungarian business cooperation a success story

Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Eric Stewart, the head of the US-Hungarian Business Council, and…

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Szijjarto meets Bolsonaro

Hungary wants to develop “the closest ever” ties with Brazil, since the two countries’ leaders…

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Pollsters: Tarlos maintains lead

Incumbent Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos maintains his lead days ahead of Sunday’s local elections, holding…

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Gulyas urges conservative turnaround in EPP

There is a need for a conservative turnaround in the European People’s Party (EPP) as…

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Opposition mayoral candidate meets Timmermans

The new European Commission assuming office in November plans to increase direct funding for towns…

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Szijjarto: Johnson works to fulfill will of British people

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s work to fulfill the people’s will as expressed in a…

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Orban: Rule of law in Hungary ‘matter of honour’

The issue of the state of the rule of law is not a legal one…

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Orban proposes Oliver Varhelyi for commissioner designate

Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday that he would nominate ambassador Oliver Varhelyi, the…

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Orban: Hungarians have right to live under laws of Christian freedom

Hungary’s prime minister stressed the need of compromise between two parts of Europe but added…

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Szijjarto: UN’s ‘false legal interpretation’ generating new migration waves

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Wednesday said the United Nations is “trying to create…

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Ader: Cheapest energy that which we don’t use

Addressing the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday, Hungarian President Janos…

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Szijjarto: Hungary builds on strong bilateral links with US

Hungary builds on the “very strong” links it maintains with the US, including the results…

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Orban speaks in front of Italian supporters

Hungary has in recent years postulated a political and state model: it has constructed a…

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Orban attends right-wing event in Rome

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will give a speech at the right-wing Atreju event in…

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Turkic Council opens office in Budapest

Hungary has always worked towards cooperation between East and West, which is also demonstrated by…

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Opposition calls on govt for joint action on climate protection

The opposition parties criticised the ruling alliance for not having any representatives at a special…

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House speaker receives Polish state award

Laszlo Kover, speaker of the Hungarian parliament, received the Grand Cross of the Order of…

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Szijjarto: Hungary will defend its borders despite Italy’s decision

Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Sunday that all decisions that involved the opening of…

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Orban: Hungary has delegated ‘excellent man’ to EC

In Laszlo Trocsanyi, Hungary nominated an excellent man as its European commissioner, Prime Minister Viktor…

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Orban meets Norbert Hofer

Hungary has a vested interest in Austria’s continued rejection of “all forms of terrorism and…

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Hungary’s Trocsanyi commissioner-designate for enlargement

Laszlo Trocsanyi, Hungary’s former justice minister, has been selected as the European Union’s commissioner-designate for…

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Rogan: Govt to focus on boosting national independence

Over the coming period, Hungary’s government will turn its focus to boosting the country’s national…

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Orban congratulates Conte

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has sent a letter of congratulations to Giuseppe Conte, following…

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Babis hopes the next Commission will be less political

“The European Council should have the most important role, it’s the coalition government of Europe,…

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Orban: Govt has duty to pursue strong demographic policy

Without families and children, a national community could end up disappearing, Prime Minister Viktor Orban…

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Deutsch blames previous governments for OLAF findings

Graft under the previous, Socialist and Liberal governments, has “largely contributed” to findings in the…

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Hungary leads OLAF’s fraud statistics

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) would make Hungary repay almost 4 % of the EU…

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Finnish PM to visit Budapest

Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga discussed issues concerning the next European Union budget with Finland’s…

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Szijjarto: Migration must be kept outside Europe’s borders

The security of European people is paramount, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Sunday, commenting…

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Szijjarto slams Juncker commission

The European Commission has “derailed” the European Union’s enlargement process, “hugely impacting the security and…

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Trocsanyi: Talks with Von der Leyen constructive

Hungary’s EU commissioner-designate Laszlo Trocsanyi has described his most recent talks with European Commission President-elect…

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Szijjarto addresses Hungarian ambassadors

All future foreign policy decisions will continue to be determined by the Hungarian interest, Peter…

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Govt spox slams EC’s “disrespectful” offer

Government spokesman Istvan Hollik on Monday slammed what he called a “disrespectful” offer on the…

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Erdogan visits Hungary in November

One year after his last visit, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to Budapest this…

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Gulyas: Hungary strives for good relations with world powers

Hungary’s general foreign policy aim is to nurture good ties with the world’s leading powers,…

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Government rejects Swedish criticism

Swedish social democrat MEP Helene Fritzon heavily criticised Hungary’s government in an op-ed for Aftonbladet….

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Gulyas: Hungary given opportunity to rebuild alliances

The past 30 years provided the Hungarian nation with an opportunity to rebuild its alliances…

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“Europe has always been one” – Orban meets Merkel

Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said that even at times when the continent was…

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Authority demands Facebook guarantees to protect users’ privacy

Facebook must provide written guarantees that it would not disclose the transcripts of users’ voice…

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Hungary Gripens alerted over 40 times during Baltic airspace patrol

Hungary’s Gripen fighters patrolling the airspace over the Baltic states have been alerted more than…

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MSZP calls for parlt probe into Microsoft case

The opposition Socialist Party has called on parliament to set up an investigative committee to…

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Hungary to regulate tech giants

Finding ways to regulate the excessive power of multinational technology companies will be one of…

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Kover: Demographic turnaround requires mentality change

Improving Hungary’s demographic situation will require a change in mentality in addition to removing obstacles…

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Microsoft case: prosecution speaks about suspected fraud

Suspicions of fraud cannot be ruled out in the case of Microsoft Hungary, according to…

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Orban’s popular in the Czech Republic

According to Czech pollster STEM, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is the 3rd most popular…

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Trocsanyi meets Ursula von der Leyen

The Hungary’s government’s commissioner-designate, Laszlo Trocsanyi had a brief meeting with the European Commission’s next…

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No country wants Ahmed H.

A court in Nyirbator has extended the detention of Ahmed H, a Syrian national convicted…

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“Hungary and Poland suddenly find Brussels good”

  After years of disputes, Hungary’s and Poland’s government suddenly decided to switch to pragmatic…

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Orban: Decision to back Von der Leyen was good

It was a good decision to “keep the ideological guerillas away” and vote for leaders…

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Merkel visits Hungary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will mark together the 30th…

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Szijjarto: The EU should focus on border protection

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto spoke to Euractiv‘s Croation edition mainly about migration and EU…

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Orban at Tusvanyos: Yes to democracy, no to liberalism

The Hungarian nation today has the political and economic calibre to protect itself and preserve…

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“Fidesz has the strongest support possible in a democracy”

Parties with a strong, right wing, Christian Democratic conservative agenda that had been most sharply…

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Orban meets Von der Leyen next week

Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet Ursula von der Leyen, incoming president of the European…

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President sets date of 2019 local elections

President Janos Ader has set the date of Hungary’s 2019 local elections for October 13,…

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Fidesz MEP calls for repatriation of illegal migrants

Fidesz MEP Balazs Hidveghi on Wednesday said migrants who entered Europe illegally should be sent…

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Szijjarto warns of “most dangerous migration compact”

“It has once again been made clear that pro-migration forces want to make the United…

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Hidveghi: Von der Leyen’s remarks promising

  Ursula von der Leyen, president-elect of the European Commission, has made remarks that “give…

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State secretary urges Kiev to respect Hungarian minority

Ukrainian authorities should consider their country’s ethnic Hungarian community as a partner, not an enemy,…

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Justice minister: Central Europe must be respected

We still have many battles to fight, Hungary’s new minister of justice, Judit Varga told…

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Fidesz “advanced its confidence” to Von der Leyen

Right wingers in the European Parliament supported Ursula von der Leyen’s winning the post of…

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Take help where it’s needed

Instead of bringing problems to Europe, the Hungarian government wants to take help to where…

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Orban: Govt ‘has enforced the will of Hungarian people’ in Europe

The government has managed to enforce the declared will of Hungarians who voted in the…

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Caputova in Budapest

Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Slovak President Zuzana Caputova for talks on bilateral ties, cooperation…

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Scandal over Fidesz’s committee nominations

Hungarian MEPs Tamas Deutsch and Kinga Gal (ruling Fidesz) as well as Istvan Ujhelyi (Socialist)…

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Will Hungarian MEPs support Von der Leyen?

It’s still unclear whether Hungarian MEPs will vote for Ursula von der Leyen’s candidacy for…

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Orban: Hungary, US committed to same values

Hungary and the United States today support and protect the same values, Prime Minister Viktor…

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Orban meets Mart Helme in Budapest

Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Mart Helme, deputy prime minister and interior minister of Estonia,…

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Rogan: The voice of Central Europe has now been heard

The European Commission needs a leader who respects countries in Central Europe, cabinet chief Antal…

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Szijjarto: Hungary and Italy are strategic allies

Hungary and Italy are strategic allies because they share a vision for a European Union…

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Varga: EU summitt success for the V4

The recent summit of European Union leaders was a successful one for the Visegrad Group…

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Govt official slams The Guardian

In a letter addressed to the editor of The Guardian, Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary…

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Gulyas voices support for new EU leaders

The new leaders of the European Union’s institutions should be “granted trust in advance”, the…

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Two Hungarian MEPs elected vice-president

Ruling Fidesz’s MEP Livia Jaroka and the opposition Democratic Coalition’s Klara Dobrev were both elected…

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Parlt votes to separate research institutions, Academy

Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to relocate research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)…

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Orban rejects Timmermans

The possible nomination of Frans Timmermans for European Commission president could be rejected solely because…

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Szijjarto accuses Romanian leaders of anti-Hungarian sentiments

Increasing anti-Hungarian sentiments in Romania could also affect Hungary’s position and decisions affecting Romania, Foreign…

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Orban meets V4 counterparts

The Hungarian prime minister has left for Prague to meet his Visegrad group counterparts on…

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Gulyas warns against haste in selecting EU leaders

Prime Minister’s Office chief Gergely Gulyas, at a regular press briefing on Thursday, underlined the…

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Hungary refuses to extradite Gruevski

The court hearing of Nikola Gruevski’s extradition was held today at the Budapest-Capital Regional Court….

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Karacsony wins opposition preselection for Budapest mayor

Gergely Karacsony, the Budapest mayoral candidate of the Socialist-Parbeszed alliance, has won the preselection process…

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