Ancelotti fears Hungarian referee handling duel with Liverpool
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti said yesterday he was surprised by the choice of Hungarian Viktor Kassai to referee the Champions League group C game against Liverpool in Naples. The Italian was furious with the official after his Bayern Munich side were eliminated from the Champions League by Real Madrid in 2017. "The referee brings back…
EU parliament votes to stop Hungary's 'threat' to democracy
The European Parliament on Wednesday launched an action that could unleash unprecedented political sanctions against Viktor Orban's populist Hungarian government for posing a "systemic threat" to the EU's founding values.
Orban rails against 'undemocratic' Western Europe
Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban railed against what he called "undemocratic" Western European states in a speech on Saturday sketching out his vision for the continent's future.
Merkel hosts Orban with anti-migrant wind blowing
Angela Merkel and Viktor Orban hold talks Thursday, days after the German chancellor made key border policy concessions to hardliners who have embraced the Hungarian leader's anti-migrant stance.
Hungary's Orban seeks third term in keenly-watched poll
Hungarians are voting Sunday in an election that is being keenly observed across Europe, and which will determine whether firebrand nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban wins an expected third consecutive term. Orban has clashed with EU institutions over his moves to clamp down on civil society and his fiery anti-immigration rhetoric, but he has drawn…
EU sets June deadline for Poland, Hungary to take migrant share
"I call on Poland and Hungary who have not relocated a single person... to start doing so right now," EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told reporters in Strasbourg, France.
Hungary's Orban suffers rare defeat in refugee vote
Hungary's radical right party Jobbik dealt all-powerful Prime Minister Viktor Orban a rare defeat on Tuesday as it blocked his bid to change the constitution to bar the resettlement of refugees.
Austrian FM says EU should drop plan to share out refugees
Austria's foreign minister said the EU should drop its "unrealistic" proposal to share out refugees across the bloc, as voters in neighbouring Hungary were widely expected ...