Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday (17 September) vowed to oppose an EU plan aimed at bolstering the bloc's external borders, accusing Brussels of wanting to take away Hungary's control of its own frontiers.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, one of Europe's most controversial leaders, looks set to win a third consecutive term in office at elections on Sunday (8 April), despite a galvanised opposition tapping into voters' discontent.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said yesterday (30 January) that he aimed to ease east-west strains within the European Union, as his new right-wing government welcomed Hungary's incendiary Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Vienna.
While the arrival of exhausted migrants may be common on Mediterranean shores, it's a rare sight on the Black Sea coastline. But a string of recent arrivals from Turkey suggests it may be emerging as part of a new 'Romanian route' to western Europe.
The EU's executive and Hungary traded barbs over migration, ahead of a key European court ruling on 6 September which is widely expected to deal a blow to the eastern Europeans' fight against hosting refugees.
US billionaire George Soros hit back yesterday (11 July) at a Hungarian government anti-immigration poster and media campaign that he said uses "anti-Semitic" imagery.
Hungary said yesterday (27 March) it was ready to begin detaining asylum-seekers in camps on its southern border with Serbia after passing a law this month that has drawn criticism from rights groups and the UN.
A decision by Russia to permanently station nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad, its enclave on the Baltic Sea, would mark a setback for European security, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Russian news agency Interfax yesterday (8 March).