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Putin, Erdogan and Orban: Band of Brothers?

András Simonyi | Posted 08.12.2014 | 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...