Viktor Orban

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

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed Tuesday that Hungary would resist any attempt to "blackmail" it into softening its anti-migrant stance.

Tens of thousands of Hungarians protest against PM Orban's rule

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 07:24 GMT

Hungarians protested on Saturday against government control over the media, which they say helped Prime Minister Viktor Orban to a landslide election victory.

Orban's party takes lead in key Hungary vote

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Orban appears headed for a third consecutive term as his party has taken an overwhelming lead in the country's key parliamentary election on Sunday.

Vote count begins in Hungary's election

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 06:54 GMT

Most polling stations closed and the vote count began in Hungary's election on Sunday after a very high turnout.

Hungary's Orban says 2,000 people paid to topple him

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 07:24 GMT

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday, nine days before general elections.

Hungary president, PM condole with Sisi over Sinai attack

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 10:27 GMT

Janos Ader and Prime Minister Viktor Orban sent cables of condolences to President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi over the victims of the deadly attack in North Sinai.

EU ready to study Hungary border compensation request

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 12:50 GMT

The EU said Friday it was ready to study Hungary's request to be reimbursed for defending Europe's external borders against illegal immigration but urged Budapest again to admit asylum seekers.

2018 start for Russia-backed nuclear plant work: Hungary

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Work on the Russian-financed expansion of a Hungarian nuclear plant will begin in January.

Israel, Central European states say better EU-Israel ties needed

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 10:34 GMT

The leaders of Hungary and Israel on Wednesday called for improved relations between the EU and Israel, notably in security and technology.

Hungary has zero tolerance of anti-Semitism-PM Orban

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Viktor Orban told his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, will never tolerate anti-Semitism.

Trump, world leaders head into stormy G20 summit

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 11:44 GMT

US President Donald Trump meets other world leaders at Germany's G20 summit from Friday.

Visegrád Group leaders support Egypt to maintain security, counter terrorism

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 10:13 GMT

Sisi discussed with leaders of the Visegrád Group Egypt’s role in the Middle East, cooperation in fighting terrorism and illegal immigration.

Sisi back home following Hungary visit

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 06:23 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi returned home on Tuesday wrapping up a three-day visit to Hungary.

Hungarian PM hails Sisi for efforts to restore stability in Egypt

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 06:40 GMT

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has showed appreciation and respect to Egypt and President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who is currently on a visit to Budapest.

Eastern Europeans bite back over 'food apartheid'

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 08:58 GMT

Eastern European leaders are fuming after tests suggested that big Western brands use cheaper ingredients in food products sold in former communist countries.

Hungary NGO hub faces closure amid govt crackdown

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 - 03:50 GMT

A major NGO centre in Budapest said Friday could be forced to close after authorities withdrew its trading licences.