- 7 July 2016
- Protests Underway at Budapest Park Despite Police Action
Activists and a large proportion of Budapest residents oppose plans to cut down trees in order to make way for costly museum district.
- 6 July 2016
- Hungary Sets Date for EU Quotas Referendum
Viktor Orban’s government accelerates its campaign against EU refugee policies in the wake of Britain’s Leave vote.
- 1 July 2016
- After Brexit, Central Europe Feels Lonely
“Frenemies” will likely become the best way to describe the changed relationship between the region and Britain.
- By Martin Ehl
- 24 June 2016
- A Wake-Up Call for Europe
While many Central Europeans mourn the Leave victory in the UK’s referendum, the region’s leaders say the vote should push the EU to revamp its policies – and quickly.
- By Lyubomir Martinov
- 23 June 2016
- Hungary’s Soccer Team Soars in Euro Cup
- Fans at home, including Hungary’s ruling party Fidesz, are thrilled with victory at Euro 2016.
- 21 June 2016
- Hungary, Bulgaria Seek Escape From Russian Nuclear Deals
- EU sanctions and Russia’s dismal economy are making life difficult for all parties entangled in complex bilateral agreements.
- 16 June 2016
- Hungarian Effort to Prevent Brain Drain Shuts Down
- New EU member states losing hundreds, even thousands, of workers to countries with higher wages struggle to combat the toll.
- 6 June 2016
- Hungarian Gravediggers Bury the Competition
- Two-man teams of local undertakers faced off in an admittedly somewhat morbid competition to hand dig graves.
- 1 June 2016
- One Good Cop Is Not Enough
Some recent cases in Romania and Hungary are heartening, but much more is needed to improve trust in public institutions.
- By Martin Ehl
- 26 May 2016
- Greece Removes More Migrants From Macedonia Border
- In Hungary, a referendum could strengthen the nationalist government’s anti-immigrant stance, even though migrant numbers have fallen sharply.
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