17 June 2021
7 month ago
Hungarian PM Viktor Orban to announce new measures to combat coronavirus this evening. Hungary recorded 84 new COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours, number of new registered infections vary between 3500-4000 every day
3rd round of ruleoflaw negotiations about to start. Today at the Council building. EP negotiators are clearly in good spirit. @moritzkoerner @katka_cseh @TerryReintke
7 month ago
Kyiv will react harshly to the agitation of Hungarian officials in the local elections - the Foreign Ministry
Budapest protests tonight.  (Photo: Színház-és Filmművészeti Egyetem HÖK)7 month ago
Budapest protests tonight. (Photo: Színház-és Filmművészeti Egyetem HÖK)
7 month ago
Huawei's new R&D centre in Budapest will focus on 'artificial intelligence, streaming, image processing, and signaling technologies'. other EU countries are banning countries from their 5G networks
7 month ago
Record number of coronavirus deaths in Hungary: 48 people died because of COVID19 in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of deaths to 1259
According to @tovimagr, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and Malta blocked Greece's proposal of an embargo on EU weapons to Turkey in last EUCO meeting. Only France, Austria and Slovenia supported it, while all others looked the other way.
Students protesting at Budapest's University of Theatre and Film Arts are defending the school building, despite the chancellor's demands that it be evacuated by 6 pm.  Several hundred people gathered in front of the University to show solidarity.8 month ago
Students protesting at Budapest's University of Theatre and Film Arts are defending the school building, despite the chancellor's demands that it be evacuated by 6 pm. Several hundred people gathered in front of the University to show solidarity.
#CzechRepublic PM @AndrejBabis seeks help with treatment of coronavirus patients abroad. He's in touch with Germany, Hungary and Poland in case of Czech hospitals collapse. "We are talking about dozens of beds," said Interior Minister @jhamacek for @SeznamZpravy
EU chief von der Leyen has 'full trust' in rule of law commissioner Jourova, says spokeswoman, after Hungary's Orban demands her resignation
8 month ago
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán demands that European Commission Vice President Věra Jourová resign
Visegrad leaders met with Ursula von der Leyen today
8 month ago
Hungary PM Orban says 'no breakthrough' in MigrationEU plan, tougher new asylum rules do not go far enough.
Politico: How Orbán broke the EU — and got away with it8 month ago
Politico: How Orbán broke the EU — and got away with it
Poland's and Hungary's governments threaten to block  EU budget & Covid19 recovery fund because they oppose tying funds to respect for rule of law8 month ago
Poland's and Hungary's governments threaten to block EU budget & Covid19 recovery fund because they oppose tying funds to respect for rule of law
9 month ago
Austrian police discovered 38 migrants, some of whom almost died of suffocation, hiding in a Romanian refrigerator truck
Today, @POTUS "spoke with Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary," according to @JuddPDeere45. "The President thanked the Prime Minister for his support on progress toward reaching peace in the Middle East, as well as economic normalization between Serbia and Kosovo
9 month ago
The Hungarian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, closed after the Cold War ended, has relaunched as of today in response to the country's steep decline in media freedom
9 month ago
At 6:30 this morning, Radio Free Europe once again began operating in Hungary
Telex, the media outlet of former Index journalists, has published its first exclusive story:   Boris Kálnoky, Budapest correspondent of Die Welt and Die Presse, was appointed Director of MCC Media School. MCC is closely connected to the ruling party Fidesz9 month ago
Telex, the media outlet of former Index journalists, has published its first exclusive story: Boris Kálnoky, Budapest correspondent of Die Welt and Die Presse, was appointed Director of MCC Media School. MCC is closely connected to the ruling party Fidesz
Students chain reached Hungarian Parlaiment9 month ago
Students chain reached Hungarian Parlaiment
Students chain from SZFE to Parliament9 month ago
Students chain from SZFE to Parliament
Thousands of students and supporters formed a human chain today in Budapest reaching from the University of Theatre to Parliament protesting against government takeover of the 155 years' old institute. Photos: HVG9 month ago
Thousands of students and supporters formed a human chain today in Budapest reaching from the University of Theatre to Parliament protesting against government takeover of the 155 years' old institute. Photos: HVG
RS Prime Minister @JJansaSDS talked with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on relations and close all-round cooperation between the two countries and on tackling the COVID19 pandemic9 month ago
RS Prime Minister @JJansaSDS talked with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on relations and close all-round cooperation between the two countries and on tackling the COVID19 pandemic
The historical Chain Bridge over the Danube river is lit in the colours of the Belarusian flag in solidarity with Belarusian people in Budapest, Hungary August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo10 month ago
The historical Chain Bridge over the Danube river is lit in the colours of the Belarusian flag in solidarity with Belarusian people in Budapest, Hungary August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Protesters chant Free country, free media as they approach PM Orbán's office in Budapest's castle district.10 month ago
Protesters chant "Free country, free media" as they approach PM Orbán's office in Budapest's castle district.
Crowd arriving at PM Orban's office protesting the decline of pressfreedom in Hungary. Earlier today, most of Index's staff resigned because management fired editor-in-chief Szabolcs Dull10 month ago
Crowd arriving at PM Orban's office protesting the decline of pressfreedom in Hungary. Earlier today, most of Index's staff resigned because management fired editor-in-chief Szabolcs Dull
Index.hu (as we know it) gone, according to their fb page10 month ago
Index.hu (as we know it) gone, according to their fb page
Hungary today: journalists at a staff meeting of @indexhu after their editor-in-chief was fired.  According to reports, 40 journalists are considering resignation10 month ago
Hungary today: journalists at a staff meeting of @indexhu after their editor-in-chief was fired. According to reports, 40 journalists are considering resignation
10 month ago
Another episode in the decline of Hungary's remaining independent media: multiple Index reporters resigned today, after their editor-in-chief was dismissed. Fears are growing about the future of the news site. Commission VP Jourová has raised concerns
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