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News Hungary » Politics: Hungary irate over Romanian leader's comments about autonomy

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/hungary-irate-romanian-leader-comments-autonomy-article-1.3752881
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Political parties in Hungary across the political spectrum joined in condemning Tudose's remarks. The left-leaning Together opposition party said the comments "recall the darkest eras of history," while the nationalist Jobbik party said they were part of ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/hungary-blasted-stop-soros-bill-targeting-ngos-180118184038476.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

according to a transcript posted on the Hungarian government's website. "This is a political programme in which organisations that help migrants are taking part 'disguised' as human rights organisations'." Nora Koves, a human rights expert at the Budapest ...

News Hungary » Politics: NGOs blast Hungary's planned 'Stop Soros' laws

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/ngos-blast-hungary-s-planned-stop-soros-laws/article/512573
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The real aim of the package was to discourage people from commenting on politics, said Marta Pardavi of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, a refugee rights group. "In a democratic country no-one should face punishment because of their opinion," she said.

News Hungary » Politics: Former Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka Is Wanted in Hungary for Gun Charges

News channel or source: http://observer.com/2018/01/former-trump-aide-sebastian-gorka-wanted-hungary-gun-charges/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

In Hungary, Gorka was reported to have ties with far-right political groups and was seen by many operatives as an opportunist. “Sebastian Gorka is not a Nazi or a security threat because he is some sort of secret British agent,” a Hungarian counter ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary to hold election on April 8, PM Orban's Fidesz ahead in polls

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-election/hungary-to-hold-election-on-april-8-pm-orbans-fidesz-ahead-in-polls-idUSKBN1F00YW
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will hold a parliamentary election on April 8 ... was slapped with a punitive fine over a political billboard campaign backed by a one-time Orban ally. Gulyas said there was no link between the timing of the fine and the ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary summons Romanian ambassador over PM's remarks threatening ethnic Hungarians

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180112115826-0k20c
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

In reaction to a resolution signed by three ethnic Hungarian political groupings calling for the autonomy of part of Romania where ethnic Hungarians have a sizable population, Tudose told private television Realitatea TV: "I have sent message that if the ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary Calls April Ballot as Orban Seeks to Extend His Rule

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/01/11/hungary-calls-april-election-as-orban-seeks-to-extend-his-rule
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Parties are already battling for support among Hungary’s 8.3 million voters ... an analyst at the Center for Fair Political Analysis in Budapest, said by phone before Ader’s announcement. “I don’t see any threat from the opposition, who will ...

News Hungary » Politics: Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant

News channel or source: http://www.poandpo.com/politics/austria-to-sue-eu-over-allowing-expansion-of-hungary-nuclear-plant-2212018918/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

EU state aid regulators approved last March Hungary’s plan to build two new reactors at its Paks nuclear site with the help of Russia’s Rosatom, saying Hungarian authorities had agreed to several measures to ensure fair competition. The two new blocs ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary calls April election as Prime Minister Orban seeks to extend his rule

News channel or source: http://www.lmtonline.com/news/article/Hungary-calls-April-election-as-Prime-Minister-12490085.php
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Hungary will hold general elections on April 8 ... an analyst at the Center for Fair Political Analysis in Budapest, said by phone before Ader's announcement. "I don't see any threat from the opposition, who will be battling between themselves for the ...