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The failure of the Nation Alliance under optimal conditions shows that 'big tent' coalitions under a single list often do not succeed in extending the opposition's reach.
Orban's regime, notorious for its anti-migration rhetoric, says it cannot keep holding the traffickers, citing high costs and overcrowded jails.
Justice ministry says delegation had “put forward political expectations beyond the EU’s conditionality procedure and super milestones".
Part of the reason the NDB was set up is that the inflow of investment to the emerging world has underperformed in the last few decades and the investment needs remain enormous.
Hungarian move follows reports that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy suggested that Druzhba (Friendship) oil pipeline to Hungary should be blown up.
Investments would strengthen Hungary’s position as the number one Central European investment destination for Chinese companies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced a bill to the Russian parliament that will pull Russia out of the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty, a key Cold War security deal that will heighten military tensions with the West further.
Orban's hosting of the Conservative Political Action Conference for the second time in two years demonstrates how his electoral successes have made him a role model among right-wing populists in Europe and the United States.
Francis also makes overt criticism of the Hungarian regime's "closed-door" policies towards refugees.
Hungarian media ignore clear political differences between the two leaders and paint visit as a major diplomatic success and a reward for its "pro-Christian" policies.
Top Serbian officials turn on Ukraine for abstaining on Kosovo’s Council of Europe entry, while MPs vote down proposed sanctions on Russia.
Bill punishes teachers for previous protests by allowing state to monitor teachers' cellphones and computers, discipline them for criticism and dock salary payments, and extends hours and compels them to work on Sundays and move to other regions.
Two recent events have highlighted that the EU is not ready to make Ukraine a member: five countries have banned imports of cheap Ukrainian grain, and talks on the eleventh sanctions package have died before they started.
During his trip to the US, Morawiecki reasserted Europe’s need for US leadership, while also underscoring the strength of the Polish-American alliance.
Earlier this week the IIB admitted it could not meet its obligations to partners but blamed difficulties caused by sanctions rather than a liquidity crisis.
Belarus and Hungary are forging closer economic ties as Minsk seeks to deflect new EU tough sanctions on its potash exports, one of the country’s biggest foreign exchange earners.
The Budapest-based international development bank finally officially admits that it cannot meet its obligations after being frozen out of international financial markets. At the same time it insists that it is not yet insolvent.
Premier tones down his anti-Western rhetoric after increased pressure from the Biden administration and the threat of further sanctions against Hungarian officials.
The decision to withdraw by the bank's second-largest shareholder implies that Hungary will refuse to take part in any attempt to rescue the IIB, which had been rumoured to be in crisis even before the imposition of sanctions.