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Behind Viktor Orbán's War on Refugees in Hungary

Miklós Haraszti | Posted 09.08.2015 | World
Miklós Haraszti

BUDAPEST -- Hungarian authorities have blamed the current situation on Europe's misguided approach to migration in general and -- opening a new front in their anti-EU rhetoric -- on Germany in particular. But much of the chaos we are witnessing is, in fact, intentionally manufactured by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán himself.

Editors Resign As Media Group Owner Predicts 'War' With Hungarian Government

AP | By PABLO GORONDI | Posted 04.08.2015 | Media

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Six top executives of a media group controlled by a former ally of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban unexpectedly resig...

Putin, Erdogan and Orban: Band of Brothers?

András Simonyi | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
András Simonyi

The contagion of the illiberal model (recently openly praised by Viktor Orban in a public speech as the real alternative to the "failed liberal western system") is yet another wake up call for us to understand the realities of the world, which is a mess.

Hungarians Must Share the Blame for the Holocaust

András Simonyi | Posted 06.15.2014 | World
András Simonyi

Undeniably, in the last 20 or so years, some -- but hardly enough -- efforts have been made in Hungary to look into the past and acknowledge the facts: the Hungarian Holocaust was the result of long years of anti-Semitic and discriminatory policies.

Country May Fine Homeless For Sleeping On Streets

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 01.17.2013 | Impact

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Homeless men and women huddle on street corners amid Budapest's majestic domed palaces, shivering under old blankets and cardboar...

Hungary Bans Slot Machines

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 10.04.2012 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- The government says it's trying to cure poor Hungarians of a gambling addiction. The gambling industry says that authorities are ...

The Latest European Nation To Be Downgraded By Fitch

AP | By PABLO GORONDI | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Fitch downgraded Hungary's credit rating to junk status on Friday, citing a standoff between the government and international len...

Why the Hungarian PM was Right

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georges Ugeux

On my way to Budapest.... We have been living lately in a sea of lies, manipulations and half-truths. For several years the Hungarian Government ha...