Opposition mayor candidate promises green city in local election programme

Joint candidate of the opposition Socialists and Parbeszed parties for Budapest mayor Gergely Karácsony promised a free, green and liveable...

Foreign minister in UN: Migration must be ‘stopped rather than managed’

If the world can prevent situations in which people are forced to flee their homes, conditions can be established whereby migration can be...

Is Fidesz going to war with Facebook?

In most countries, Facebook will introduce ‘whitelists’, which will contain unregulated safe media products. However, it will not be...

Foreign minister: Education, regional stability key to ending illegal migration

Providing pathways to education to people in need and stabilising countries near warzones are key steps to eliminating the problem of mass...

Fidesz slams Romanian top court’s rejection of ethnic Hungarians’ appeals

Fidesz MP István Bajkai and Zoltán Lomnici, head of the Human Dignity Council civil group, on Wednesday slammed as "unacceptable" the...

EP elections – Socialists: EP elections crucial

The European parliamentary elections next month will be crucial in deciding whether "self-serving nationalists" or democratic forces are...

Hungary to open consular, trade mission in Panama

Hungary will open a diplomatic mission to handle trade and consular affairs in Panama, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, ahead of talks...

PM Orbán addresses conservative party meeting in Brussels

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán addressed a meeting of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI), a Christian democratic political formation, in...

Ukraine should suspend language bill debate, says govering Fidesz

Ukraine should suspend the debate on its language bill and pass a law that is in line with European norms and does not curtail the acquired...

Orbán inaugurates Avicenna Institute of Middle Eastern Studies

The migration crisis in Europe has widened into a civilizational crisis, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in his speech at the inauguration...

Hungarian top court: labour code changes, administrative courts law valid! – UDATE

Hungary's Constitutional Court on Tuesday declared an amendment to the labour code and the law on the new administrative court system adopted...

Hungary opens diplomatic mission in Luxembourg

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó opened Hungary's diplomatic mission in Luxembourg on Monday. Speaking at the official opening...

Hungary, Croatia to expand military cooperation

The defence ministers of Hungary and Croatia discussed plans to expand defence cooperation in Budapest on Monday. Tibor Benkő of...

European Commission ‘pressure’ increases migration risk, says Hungarian FM in Luxembourg

Risks around migration are further aggravated by "strong pressure" by the European Commission "to promote the migration process", Foreign...

Hungary’s foreign ministry summons Ukraine ambassador

The foreign ministry on Monday summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to Hungary concerning Ukraine's decision to ban a Romanian-Hungarian leader...

Orbán cabinet: Illegal migration likely to continue for decades

In an interview with British news channel Sky News, government spokesman Zoltán Kovács said on Monday that illegal migration could be...

EP elections – Párbeszéd congress approves pact with Socialists

A congress of opposition Párbeszéd unanimously approved on Sunday a pact with the opposition Socialists on putting Párbeszéd MEP Benedek...

EP elections – Fidesz: immigration most important issue for Europe

Immigration remains the most important issue for Europe, and the handling of that issue must be entrusted to nation states as the European...

Hungary presents government family policy at Political Network for Values summit

Katalin Novák, state secretary at the human resources ministry, has presented the Hungarian government's family policy measures at a summit...

EP elections – Fidesz starts signature drive

Governing Fidesz on Saturday launched a country-wide signature drive to support Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's seven-point programme to stop...

Opposition parties blast Fidesz’ EP campaign launch

Hungary's opposition parties on Friday slammed Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's speech launching his Fidesz party's European parliamentary...