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September 30, 2016, by The Budapest Times

The Hungarian Prime Minister offers his views on the European Union’s problems, the US election, exporting democracy, a new cold war, the V4, a corruption case, the 2006 riots, the […]

Crunch time as migrant crisis worsens

August 30, 2015, by The Budapest Times

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has convened a session of the national security cabinet by the evening of September 1 2015 to address the chal ...

Hungary plans tougher measures against border jumpers

July 26, 2015, by The Budapest Times

The government will move to change Hungary’s criminal code to make illegal migration a criminal offence rather than a misdemeanour, Minister in Char ...

Orbán and the death penalty: Hanging on to a dream

May 10, 2015, by The Budapest Times

The issue of whether to restore capital punishment should “stay on the agenda”, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has said in Pécs. Hungary ...

  • Taxis protest Uber in Budapest
    March 30, 2015, by The Budapest Times

    Uber, for the uninitiated, is an “uber”-successful American tech company that connects users with amateur drivers, usually at a fraction of the cost of a taxi ride. Last week, in […]

  • Hungary: Only Jobbik satisfied as Fidesz marches on
    October 17, 2014, by The Budapest Times

    Hungary’s local elections on October 12 delivered few surprises as Fidesz consolidated its power and the left-wing conceded ground to Jobbik. Turnout, at 44 per cent was lower than the 46 […]

  • Uni joins effort to send flood relief to Balkans
    June 13, 2014, by The Budapest Times

    The Balkan flood has slipped out of the media spotlight but the devastation remains. Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia need billions of dollars for reconstruction after the catastrophe that killed […]