Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has moved to tighten his grip on educational establishments as he attempts to combat proponents of so-called liberalism.
Critics say Hungary’s suspension of controversial administrative courts could be characterised as an attempt to avoid criticism and remain in the EU’s largest centre-right bloc, though it does little to address rule of law concerns.
With most votes counted across the continent of a half billion people, Mateo Salvini's hardline League party emerged as the largest in Italy, while Marine Le Pen inflicted a painful defeat on pro-European French President Emmanuel Macron.
By passing a resolution equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel with anti-Semitism, Germany is letting its Nazi past lead to support for an apartheid regime.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the snap poll for September after a German newspaper published covertly filmed footage featuring his far-right coalition partners offering government contracts to purported Russian businesswoman.
The UN's human rights office says Hungary is deliberately denying rejected asylum seekers food in clear violation of international law.
The new bloc would be called the European Alliance for People and Nations and would challenge the three centrist parties that have dominated the EU Parliament for more than 40 years.
Experts says the populist leader continues to use the immigration hot button to make the European parliament 'more conservative.'
The Hungarian Prime Minister’s party has been suspended from the European People’s Party, but some see it as a half-measure in the face of a tougher original proposal to expel the party from Europe's largest bloc.
The European Parliament's largest bloc will decide whether to expel Fidesz party of Prime Minister Orban, who's defiant of EU's immigration policies.
The current far-right agenda has more to do with Islamophobia than anti-Semitism, but both sentiments are on the rise across the West. So why is Benjamin Netanyahu cosying up to these groups?
European countries see the summit is all the more important as the United States "disengages" from the region while Russia and China make inroads.
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