Hungary

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,...

Hernadi's lawyer: Interpol's decision cannot be appealed

Interpol's decision to reject Croatia's request to renew the international arrest warrant for the CEO of the Hungarian energy company MOL, Zsolt Hernadi, is final and cannot be appealed, his...

Orban, Vucic say political relations at high level, economic cooperation could be better

Relations between Serbia and Hungary are at a high level but the two countries' economic cooperation could be much better, Prime Ministers Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Viktor Orban of Hungary...

Croatia's request for Red Notice for Hernadi's arrest outvoted

Croatia's request to Interpol to extend a Red Notice for MOL's CEO Zsolt Hernadi was recently outvoted at an Interpol general assembly even though, according to an unofficial source, the...

EU: Hungary's nuclear deal with Russian firm did not violate rules

Hungary did not break EU public procurement rules when it awarded a nuclear expansion project to a Russian firm in 2014 without seeking other bids, a commission spokeswoman confirmed 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....

Six European countries confirm bird flu outbreaks

Six European countries have confirmed outbreaks of a dangerous strain of bird flu, which has caused alarm in Germany where the H5N8 virus spread further on Thursday.

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."

Croatian PM: INA strategic company and priority for gov't

During a meeting with INA CEO Zoltan Aldott, held in Zagreb on Tuesday at the initiative of the government, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic underlined that INA is a strategic national company and...