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February 2, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

A European Union founding father, Jean Monnet, once claimed, “Crises are the great unifier.” For Europeans that is not proving true today. The very idea of the European Union seems […]

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In Sofia, Hungarian PM Orbán slams EU on migration, ‘double standards’ on Bulgaria and Schengen

January 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

During a visit to Sofia, Hungarian prime minister Victor Orbán has sharply critised European Union policies on dealing with the migrant crisis, which ...

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Hungary’s Orbán: Autocrat or misunderstood provocateur?

January 27, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

They endured snow and cold.  A few hundred protesters turned out here in Hungary’s capital in a show of opposition to a proposed constitutional ...

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European youth turn against immigration

January 25, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

Opinions of young Europeans appear to be hardening toward immigration.  Ask them about their lives and talk quickly turns to the challenge of finding ...

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    Eastern Europe bristles after Cologne
    January 10, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Eastern European governments were against taking in Muslim refugees before the events in Cologne took place. Now, they feel vindicated in their resistance and have redoubled their opposition. Whether Poland, […]

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    New Belgrade-Budapest railway to be ready in 2018
    December 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In 2018 the new modern Belgrade-Budapest railway will be operational, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on December 23. “This is very important for our country. Everything will be over […]

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    Hungary blasted for intolerance, hatred toward refugees
    December 22, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    International agencies are condemning a new public campaign by Hungary they say promotes intolerance and fear, and fuels xenophobia against refugees and migrants. The U.N. refugee agency, the Council of […]