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Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which are increasing the quantity of floating ice and the risk of ice completely...

Migrants shivering in Serbia find no warmth in Hungary, minister says

Hungary will not open its border to refugees and migrants facing bitterly cold conditions in neighbouring Serbia, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a German newspaper.

PM says Croatia will challenge arbitral ruling in INA-MOL case

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has said that Zagreb will contest a recent ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), which...

MOL publishes parts of arbitration ruling in INA case

The Hungarian oil and gas group MOL on Thursday evening published a statement on the Budapest Stock Exchange containing parts of a recent ruling by the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations...

Nonparl. party "Smart" against buying out MOL's interest in INA

The non-parliamentary party "Pametno" ("Smart") on Tuesday criticised the announcement made by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic that Croatia should buy out the MOL-held share in INA as "an...

MOL says is open for talks on INA's future

MOL has always been and remains open for any discussion about the future of the Croatian oil and gas company INA and, with regard to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic's statement on Croatia's...

Croatia announces plan to regain ownership of INA

The Croatian government has decided to regain ownership of the INA oil and gas company by buying the entire stake held by the Hungarian energy group MOL, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic announced...

Hungary's Orban says Berlin attack was aimed at "Christian values"

Hungary's conservative and fiercely anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban described the Berlin attack as a strike against "Christian values" on Tuesday.

Minister says buying controlling interest in INA worth the challenge

State property Minister Goran Maric said in an interview with the Jutarnji List daily on Saturday that the INA oil company was strategic company and purchasing a controlling interest in the...

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.

German court rules against deporting refugee to Hungary

A German court ruled on Tuesday against the nation deporting an asylum seeker to Hungary because of the Central European state's "inhumane and degrading treatment" of refugees.

Parliament speaker meets ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary, China

Croatian Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov on Tuesday received the ambassadors of Ukraine, Hungary and China with whom he discussed bilateral relations, and the strengthening of both political and...

Despite problems, MOL counting on agreement with Croatian gov't, says CEO

MOL management board chair Zsolt Hernadi has told the German Handelsblatt business magazine that the Hungarian oil company's management is satisfied with the personnel in Croatia's oil company INA...

Croatian PM: Proceedings against MOL's CEO continue

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that he considered Interpol's decision to reject the Croatian request to renew the arrest warrant for the CEO of the Hungarian energy group...

Croatian FM arrives in Hungary for talks on SE Europe, migrants

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Davor Ivo Stier arrived in Budapest on Monday for talks with his Hungarian hosts on a series of issues, including the situation in Southeast Europe,...