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By Justin Spike, Associated Press
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing a reckoning with the EU, which appears set to impose financial penalties on his government over corruption concerns and alleged rule-of-law violations that could cost Budapest billions and cripple its already ailing economy.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s nationalist rhetoric and embrace of culture wars has long made him the black sheep of Europe. But what isolates him among his European contemporaries has endeared him to the American right, and he was welcomed…
By Laura Barrón-López
In our news wrap Friday, children in the U.S. ages 5 to 11 began receiving their Pfizer COVID vaccine booster shots after the CDC gave its final approval, a federal judge rules COVID asylum restrictions must continue on the border,…
In our news wrap Monday, China sent more than 10,000 health workers to Shanghai as a COVID-19 outbreak spreads, police in Sacramento, California made an arrest after a mass shooting Sunday killed six people, Hungary's pro-Russian Prime Minister Viktor Orban…
In our news wrap Sunday, six people are dead and 12 others injured following a mass shooting in downtown Sacramento, Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved Pakistan's parliament and called for new elections in an effort to block attempts to remove…
Hungarians flocked to polling places on Sunday as voters in the Central European country faced a choice: take a chance on a diverse, Western-looking coalition of opposition parties, or grant nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban a fourth consecutive term in…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the U.S. and its allies have ignored Russia's top security demands but Moscow is willing to talk more to ease tensions over Ukraine.
By Nicole Winfield, Justin Spike, Associated Press
Francis spent just seven hours in Budapest before arriving Sunday afternoon in neighboring Slovakia to start a four-day tour. The lopsided itinerary suggested that Francis wanted to avoid giving Orban — the type of populist nationalist he frequently criticizes —…
By Lucy Hough, Ali Rogin
The rights of Hungary’s LGBTQ people are increasingly under threat. Last month, a law came into force that restricts the depiction of homosexuality and sex reassignment to children in schools. The law has drawn intense opposition from other countries in…
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