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November 20, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Hungary’s governing right-wing party Fidesz on November 20 slammed claims by US financier George Soros that the government had lied in a recent campaign. Fidesz’s vice chairman Gergely Gulyas also refuted allegations […]

EU Auditors: Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania water quality improved, but significant funds still needed

September 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The quality of drinking water available to consumers in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania has improved in recent years thanks to European Union funding, b ...

European Court of Justice dismisses eastern states’ challenge to refugee quota

September 6, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc’s mandatory refugee quota policy. The ru ...

EC launches infringement procedures against Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over failures on refugee relocation

June 14, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said that it had launched infringement procedures on June 14 against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance ...

  • Hungary approves detention for all asylum seekers
    March 7, 2017, by VOANews

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new law calling for all asylum seekers to be detained in camps along the country’s southern border while their applications are being processed. Under the […]

  • Hungarians overwhelmingly rejected EU migrant quotas
    October 3, 2016, by VOANews

    Hungarians overwhelmingly rejected the European Union migrant quotas for their country at a referendum Sunday called by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government. According to the data posted on the website […]

  • Hungary anti-migrant referendum is invalid: election office
    October 2, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Hungary’s citizens have voted in a plebiscite to reject the EU’s refugee quota plan. However, less than 50 percent of the country’s eight million eligible voters have participated in the […]

  • Hungary prepares for controversial migrant vote
    October 1, 2016, by VOANews

    The question posed to Hungarian voters is relatively simple. Paraphrased: Should the European Union be allowed to tell them how many migrants they must take in, despite the wishes of […]