EU leaders confront Hungary prime minister over LGBTQ law

World Jun 25, 2021

EU leaders confront Hungary prime minister over LGBTQ law

EU leaders holding a summit Thursday attacked Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban over a new law in his country banning LGBTQ content in schools, which they view as homophobic and contrary to EU values. Orban was virtually isolated as most of his 26 counterparts rounded ...

'Window of hope': Europe begins to launch COVID-19 vaccinations

World Dec 27, 2020

'Window of hope': Europe begins to launch COVID-19 vaccinations

Hungary and Slovakia stole a march on their fellow EU nations as they began vaccinating people against COVID-19 on Saturday, a day ahead of rollouts in several other countries, including France and Spain as the pandemic surges across the continent. In Germany, a small number ...

Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

World May 6, 2020

Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

Hungary should no longer be considered a democracy after an unprecedented consolidation of power by the European Union member’s leader, according to an annual survey of countries that once lay behind the Iron Curtain. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s dismantling of checks and balances over the ...