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Although expected, the decision raises questions about how effective EU bodies are in upholding a commitment to common values.
Hungary-watchers have been saying for years that EU funds are being spent enriching Orban’s inner circle.
Czech Republic says big farmers must be protected; Hungary and Poland mull bigger contributions to EU budget.
Those willing and able to emulate the most despicable enemies of a free press are a dime a dozen.
Country accepted 1,300 people last year in face of government’s official anti-Muslim and anti-migrant line.
Far from being Brussels’ darling, Viktor Orban has, however, endeared himself to some European leaders who admire his pragmatism and political know-how.
Ruling party’s push to extend citizenship and voting rights to ancestral Hungarians reaches a milestone.
The court proceedings signal Brussel’s willingness to enforce the policy, but EU Council chief Donald Tusk has called the furore ‘divisive.’