All posts tagged Hungary

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February 25, 2016, by VOANews

Hungary’s prime minister has called for a national referendum on the European Union’s mandatory quotas for migrants and refugees. Speaking in parliament Wednesday, Viktor Orban reiterated that Brussels has no […]

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Visegrád Group calls for fast action to secure EU border

February 16, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

How to handle the refugee crisis and in particular the Western Balkan route used by refugees entering Europe through Greece was the topic of the secon ...

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Under pressure, Europe sees return of nation states

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 ...

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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 amendment by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán […]

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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 jobs and the threat of Europe […]

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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 […]