Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday that preparations were under way in Brussels for Europe’s entry to war, and added that it was necessary to strengthen Hungary’s self-defence capabilities. There are some alarming similarities between now and the era when preparations were being made for the first and second world wars, Orbán told public radio.

Stepping out in Chișinău

It was a great pleasure to visit Chișinău, the capital of Moldova, a small landlocked country between eastern Romania and southern Ukraine. This brief adventure in April began 14 hours earlier when I departed Bucharest in a bygone-esque and very rustic overnight train that ...

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Hungary's jobless rate stood at 4.4 percent in April, unchanged from March and climbing from 3.9 percent twelve months earlier, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

Tuzson: Slovakia supports Hungarian EU presidency

Hungary and Slovakia see eye to eye that in the immediate future "peace and security must be the European Union's top priority and Europe's evolving war psychosis must be stopped", Bence Tuzson, the Hungarian justice minister, said after talks with Slovak counterpart Boris Susko ...

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A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...