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European democracy damaged by migration crisis, says Hungary's Orban

European democracy is "tattered" because leading politicians failed to understand how their own people wanted the migration crisis handled, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.

Hungarian police raids neo-Nazis, 11 arrested

Militant neo-Nazi cells were the target of raids across Hungary, with 11 persons arrested and illegal weapons and ammunition confiscated, the country's anti-terrorist police reported Wednesday....

Hungary's Orban: Trump's triumph "return of true democracy"

Hungary nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday hailed Donald Trump's victory in US presidential elections as "return to true democracy."

Hungary's Orban fails to push through anti-immigration reform

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday failed to push through a constitutional reform rejecting the resettlement of asylum seekers on its soil.

Eight charged in Hungary for deaths of 71 migrants in lorry

Hungarian prosecutors said Wednesday that they will charge eight people for the death of 71 migrants who suffocated to death in a lorry last year as they were being smuggled toward Western Europe...

Hungary's Orban shrugs off migration referendum failure

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday shrugged off the failure of an anti-immigration referendum he called, saying that the volume of support pleased him.

Turnout under 50 per cent renders Hungarian EU migrant vote invalid

Hungarian President Victor Orban's crusade against the European Union's migration policy fumbled on a technicality Sunday when a referendum on the EU refugee resettlement quota for the country...

Hungary referendum on EU migrant quota invalid due to low turnout

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant resettlement quotas did not reach the necessary 50-per-cent turnout and is therefore invalid, vice-chair of the governing Fidesz party Gergely Gulyas says.

Hungary's referendum on EU migrant quota

Hungary is voting in a referendum on the European Union's plan to resettle migrants and refugees in the country.

Hungarians vote in referendum on EU migrant resettlement quota

Hungarians were voting Sunday in a referendum on the European Union's plan to settle migrants and refugees in their country according to quotas for the bloc's member countries.

Hungary's Orban seeks boost from anti-immigration, anti-EU vote

As the European Union buckled under the strain of mass migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sowed distrust and deepened the rift within the bloc. Now with a referendum on migrants and...

Two police officers injured in Budapest blast

Two police officers were injured in an explosion in a popular entertainment district in Budapest, Hungarian authorities said Sunday.

Hungary's Orban wants refugees expelled "to an island"

Hungary's fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday suggested that the European Union should expel "to an island" more than 1 million people who arrived during the 2015-16...

Hungary hits back at call for its exclusion from the EU

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Tuesday slammed his Luxembourg counterpart Jean Asselborn as "pompous" and "sermonizing," after he said Hungary should be excluded from the European...

Hungarian Deputy PM: Hungarians, Croats share close historical ties

The Hungarian and Croatian peoples are tied closely by their common history, including 800 years in a common state, Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen said while opening a Croatian...