Hungarian influencers organized a gathering of over 50,000 protestors in Budapest last Friday following a child sexual abuse case.
Multiple government insiders stated that Zoltán Balog, the head of the General Synod of the Hungarian Reformed Church and a longtime mentor to Novák, had significant influence in the clemency case.
Orban's statement comes after pressure is intensifying on Hungary's head of state, Katalin Novák, to step down following revelations that she granted a presidential pardon to an individual convicted as an accomplice in a child sexual abuse case.
Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky recently acknowledged Orbán's involvement in the Chad mission.
Hungary's parliamentary speaker said there was "no urgency" in approving Sweden's NATO membership bid.
Daniel Freund says there is a well-founded suspicion that Ursula von der Leyen has "bought Hungary's agreement to start accession negotiations with Ukraine."
In commemoration of the Day of the Republic of Srpska Milorad Dodik, the head of the entity, presented honors upon individuals who have left an indelible mark on the republic's life.
Hungary has declined Ukraine's request to extradite a Russian man accused of involvement in the 2017 killing of a member of the volunteer Dzhokhar Dudayev battalion.
The unusual water levels resulted from heavy rain and snow, followed by mild weather, leading to premature winter floods.
“There was no declaration of war between the two countries. When Russia declares war, there will be war,” the Hungarian leader explained to journalists.
The EU had previously frozen billions of euros in funds for Hungary, citing concerns related to human rights and the rule of law.
The so-called "Sovereignty Protection Authority" will be an arbitrarily appointed body with unlimited powers, operating without any oversight. A joint statement by independent Hungarian papers in response to the newly adopted Sovereignty Protection Bill.
Szijjártó and the head of Zelesky's office agreed on the importance of improving relations between Hungary and Ukraine.
Viktor Orbán, has slipped down a notch in the rankings of European influencers-- despite his persistent anti-Brussels campaigns this year.
The broad language of the legislation has raised concerns that the office could target journalists, trade unions, churches, and companies.
Black Cube, a private intelligence firm, orchestrated a video campaign using LinkedIn to target Hungarian activists and journalists in the lead-up to last year's election.
A Fidesz lawmaker earlier suggested that the new bill could potentially impact "journalists, civil organizations, and political parties."
Dóra Dúró, deputy president of the far-right Our Homeland party, had previously urged the government to investigate whether the exhibition violated Hungary's controversial child protection law.
Orban defended the meeting, stating it was necessary to maintain communication for the sake of peace, adding he was proud of his strategy.
Ambassadors of NATO member states and Sweden's ambassador to Budapest due to growing concern among NATO members about Hungary's deepening relations with Russia
Orbán is also set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin during the event.
There are growing concerns that after Fico's victory Slovakia could join Hungary in blocking EU aid to Ukraine.
The Global Network for Independent Media expressed concerns over the 'sovereignty safeguard bill', saying "such a law, long feared, could pose a major threat to remaining independent media."
Szijjarto informed Billstrom that unless Swedish politicians and the national public radio stop criticizing the state of democracy in Hungary, they won't ratify Sweden's NATO accession.
Tamás Menczer, the foreign ministry's state secretary commended the EP's statements on Thursday calling the legislative body "pro-war".
Szijjarto says "Europe has been very badly off with her presidency."
Viktor Orbán urged Americans. to “call back Trump,” in an interview with former Fox News host, Tucker Carlson.
According to the conservative US broadcaster, David Pressman is not a diplomat but a political activist appointed by US President Joe Biden.
OSF's spokesperson says the charity group still would "continue to fund civil-society groups across Europe," including those that work on EU external affairs or support Romany communities.
Hungary decided to use its veto in May after 10 EU countries requested Moshensky be included in the sanction list.
Matthew Miller, spokesperson for the U.S. State Department, said the US was trying to work with the Hungarian government to give them an opportunity to correct the situation but they refused.
The Hungarian PM said we "have never claimed that these (Transylvania and Szeklerland) are Romanian territorial units."
Katalin Novák, an anti-abortionist, spoke at the opening of the Women Deliver conference in Kigali.
The Commission has made a long list of new recommendations, the implementation of which will be assessed in next year's report.
According to Orban, Putin’s handling of a mercenary mutiny shows he remains firmly in control.
Several authors terminated their contracts with Libri, fearing the Orban government would use the publishing house for their "own ideological and political purposes."
The Hungarian Ministry of Defense says they have no intention to purchase HIMARS missile systems.
At the beginning of his speech, Pressman pointed out that as Hungary expands its relationship with Moscow, a massive wave of water from the destruction of the Kakhova hydroelectric dam has just swept over and displaced tens of thousands of people in and around Kherson.
The Hungarian PM expressed sympathy for Ukraine but argued that sending them further aid will only lead to more deaths.
The Austrian politician called the setting up the Integrity Authority a step forward but said the Hungarian government had not yet met the conditions.
Hungary will block European Union military aid for Ukraine unless Hungarian OTP Bank is removed from list of war sponsors.
The former US president's team has no plans to hire Orban's spin doctor.
Trump praised far-right Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and called him a “tremendous man, a tremendous leader".
Hungarian lawmakers can still override Novak’s veto.
According to the new law, citizens are allowed to report those who contest the “constitutionally recognized role of marriage and the family” and those who contest children’s rights “to an identity appropriate to their sex at birth.”
The Hungarian government decided to exit the International Investment Bank after the United States imposed sanctions on three officials of the financial institution
Gergely Gulyas, Orban's chief of staff pointed out that Sweden's involvement in an EU lawsuit against Hungary "does not help" the ratification process.
The missing invite has nothing to do with a friendship with the former or current president, but rather with a government's commitment to democratic values.
Bloomberg reported that Hungary blocked European Union member states from issuing a joint statement about an ICC arrest warrant against Putin.
During his visit to Minsk, Szijjarto said: "The Hungarian position has always been clear: the channels of communication must be kept open".