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Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner

Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of a country where racism and corruption have become so normalised that they are considered business as usual. Yet, the latest revelations of Austria’s “Ibiza scandal” are on an entirely new scale, setting in motion a complete meltdown of Austria’s coalition government.Leaked video recordings show the now-resigned vice chancellor HC Strache and parliam...
Tags: Europe, European Union, World news, Austria, The far right, Ibiza, Interior Ministry, Viktor Orban, Freedom Party, Johann Gudenus, Julia Ebner, Braunau, Kronen Zeitung, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD, HC Strache, Inn Hitler


No voice, no future? Roma ignored as Europe goes to polls

Europe’s 10 million Roma badly underrepresented at a time when populist forces are trying to villify communitiesPata-Rât is just a few miles outside Cluj-Napoca, in north-west Romania, but it feels a world away from the pretty streets and baroque architecture of the bustling city centre. Here, rubbish from the city and region is deposited in vast mounds, and the air is thick with the smell of rotting waste.About 1,800 people call Pata-Rât home, almost all of them of Roma origin, living in depres...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Roma, Gypsies And Travellers, Viktor Orban, Cluj Napoca, Matteo Salvini, European parliamentary elections 2019, north west Romania, Pata Rât


Has the Day of the Nationalists Come?

Yellow Vests France U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A week from today, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent. For all the returns will be in from three days of elections in the 28 nations represented in the European Parliament. Expectation: Nationalists and populists will turn in their strongest performance since the EU was established, and their parliamentary group — Europe of Nations and Freedom — could ...
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Nigel Farage discussed fronting far-right group led by Steve Bannon

Footage shows Brexit party leader calling Bannon’s plan a ‘fightback against globalists’Nigel Farage discussed the idea of fronting a global alliance of populist and far-right politicians being put together by the controversial former White House strategist Steve Bannon, it has emerged.Farage said he would be keen to take the role after Bannon discussed the idea of forming a group based around populism and “economic nationalism”, with potential members including Hungary’s Viktor Orbán and Rodrig...
Tags: Politics, White House, UK News, World news, US news, Hungary, Philippines, Nigel Farage, Farage, European elections, Brexit, Viktor Orban, Rodrigo Duterte, Bannon, Steve Bannon


Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric

Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressedEurope’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s government of violating people’s rights and using anti-migrant rhetoric that fuels “xenophobic attitudes, fear and hatred”.A damning report from the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, Dunja Mijatović, concluded: “Human rights violations in Hungary have a negative effect on the whole protection system and the rule of law” and should “be...
Tags: Europe, Human Rights, World news, Hungary, Refugees, The far right, Council of Europe, Viktor Orban, Dunja Mijatovic


Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past.
Tags: News, European Union, Hungary, United Nations, European Court Of Human Rights, European Court Of Justice, Discrimination, Council of Europe, European Parliament, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations


These elections could define Europe. It must urgently rediscover its founding spirit | Natalie Nougayrède

Facing challenges from Russia, China and the US, the continent can no longer neglect its core values of peace and human rightsSometimes, when it comes to Europe, things are clearer from afar. Take Viktor Orbán’s encounter with Donald Trump last week: a love-fest perfectly timed to signal that this US president is out to disembowel the European Union, if not break it entirely. Ahead of the European elections, here was Hungary’s self-proclaimed “illiberal” prime minister – a man teaming up with It...
Tags: Europe, European Union, UK News, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, The far right, Viktor Orban, European parliamentary elections 2019


Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news

Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet, the latest attack in an escalating campaign against the social media giant.In Hungary, Facebook’s attempts to clean up its platform and salvage its reputation are increasingly bringing it into confrontation with the government. The resulting showdown highl...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Technology, Social Networking, US, World news, Hungary, Viktor Orban, Cambridge Analytica, Magyar Nemzet, In Hungary Facebook


Trump Buddies Like Viktor Orbán Are Sucking the Life Blood Out of European Democracy

Akos Stiller/Bloomberg/GettySIBIU, Romania—European leaders met last Thursday in this picturesque town that, as it happens, was once the capital of Transylvania. They were looking for ways to fight increasingly authoritarian leaders and parties in the European Union that are sucking the life blood out of democracy.In contrast, U.S. President Donald J. Trump embraced one of those leaders at the White House on Monday, praising Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, even as he has been censured by ...
Tags: Europe, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Eu, European Union, Vienna, Hungary, Britain, Nigel Farage, Poland


A Friend to Israel, and to Bigots: Viktor Orban’s ‘Double Game’ on Anti-Semitism

Hungary’s leader has backed Jewish institutions and causes, and befriended Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel — while making use of anti-Semitic tropes.
Tags: News, Israel, Hungary, Benjamin Netanyahu, Anti-semitism, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Politics And Government, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Fidesz Party


Despite falling numbers, immigration remains divisive EU issue

On the face of it, Europe's migrant crisis appears over, but the shockwaves still resound around the continent ahead of this month's European Parliament election, and nationalist politicians are looking to capitalize on the continued tumult. "The most important thing is that leaders are elected who oppose immigration so that Europe will be in a position to defend itself," Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on the sidelines of an EU summit in Romania last week. Opponents accuse far-righ...
Tags: Europe, News, Eu, Romania, European Parliament, Viktor Orban


Seth Meyers: Trump Finds A Bro In ‘Wannabe Dictator’ Viktor Orbán

Meyers mocked Trump's praise of the Hungarian prime minister, who's known for white nationalist, anti-Semitic views.
Tags: News, Seth Meyers, Trump, Viktor Orban, Meyers


Donald Trump and Viktor Orbán praise each other at White House meeting - video

The US president, Donald Trump, met with Hungary’s far-right prime minister at the White House on Monday. Welcoming Viktor Orbán, Trump said he is ‘probably like me, a little bit controversial, but that’s OK’.Trump praises Hungary’s far-right leader Orbán: ‘He’s a respected man’ – live Continue reading...
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Trump Greets Hungary's Hard-Right Leader In Oval Office

Critics say Trump's hosting of Viktor Orbán fits a pattern of his preference for authoritarian leaders in Turkey, Brazil, the Philippines, Russia and Egypt.(Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
Tags: News, Hungary, Egypt, Trump, Oval Office, Viktor Orban, Turkey Brazil the Philippines Russia


White House defends Trump's controversial meeting with Orbán

The White House dismissed criticism from human rights activists and members of Congress concerned that President Trump’s meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban represented a stamp of approval for the authoritarian leader.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban


Trump praises Hungary's far-right leader Orbán: 'He’s a respected man' – as it happened

Trump welcomes Viktor Orbán to White House as Pompeo heads to meeting of EU nations in apparent attempt to soothe relations over Iran dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.15am BST 1.08am BST Oh, the places you’ll go indeed, Rod Rosenstein. After giving a commencement address and quoting Robert Mueller - you know, the man whose investigation he oversaw - Rosenstein went on to speak at the annual meeting of the Greater Baltimore Committee, where he continued to make ...
Tags: Europe, China, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Hungary, US politics, Donald Trump, Viktor Orban, Mike Pompeo, William Barr


Trump Praises Hungary’s Nationalist Leader, a Pariah in Europe’s Mainstream

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in the Oval Office on Monday, disregarding bipartisan objections from Congress that the nationalist leader has taken steps to limit freedoms in his central European nation.
Tags: Europe, News, Congress, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Oval Office, Viktor Orban, Trump Praises Hungary


‘You’ve Done a Good Job and You’ve Kept Your Country Safe.’ Trump Meets Hungary’s Far-Right Prime Minister

Viktor Orban's was the first visit of a Hungarian prime minister to the Oval Office since 2005
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Hungary, Oval Office, Viktor Orban, Onetime


Trump Welcomes Hungary's Authoritarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, At White House

Viktor Orban did not get a White House invite when Barack Obama was president, but President Trump welcomed Hungary's authoritarian prime minister on Monday.
Tags: News, White House, Barack Obama, Hungary, Trump, Viktor Orban


Trump Welcomes Hungary's Authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán At The White House

Viktor Orbán did not get a White House invite when Barack Obama was president, but President Trump welcomed Hungary's authoritarian prime minister on Monday.
Tags: News, White House, Barack Obama, Hungary, Trump, Viktor Orban


How Viktor Orbán Has Quelled Liberalism As Hungary's Prime Minister

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Franklin Foer, staff writer for The Atlantic, about what Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has done to quell liberalism in his country.
Tags: News, Hungary, Atlantic, Npr, Franklin Foer, Ari Shapiro, Viktor Orban


Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, Shunned By European Neighbors, Finds Love From Trump

Orbán has attacked the judiciary, taken over free press and led anti-Semitic assaults, but Trump praised him lavishly.
Tags: News, Hungary, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban, European Neighbors Finds Love From Trump


Trump praises leader shunned by Obama and Bush

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán returned to the White House for the first time in more than a decade to meet President Trump, despite former Presidents Obama and Bush cutting ties with the leader for his controversial stances on immigration. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Bush, Viktor Orban, Kaitlan Collins


Trump says he won’t use info stolen by adversaries in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he’s insisting he didn’t use any in 2016, even though he did. Trump told reporters Monday as he met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán that he “would certainly agree to that.” He […]
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Trump lauds Hungary's nationalist PM Orbán for 'tremendous job'

Trump tells visiting PM: ‘You’re respected all over Europe’Critics attack Orbán for eroding democracy and human rights Trump and Orbán at the White House. Trump said: ‘You’re respected all over Europe. Probably, like me, a little bit controversial, but that’s OK.’ Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump has showered praise on Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán for a “tremendous job” and shrugged off complaints that his White House visit represents a reward for the eros...
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Trump lauds Hungary's nationalist PM Orbán for 'tremendous job'

Trump tells visiting PM: ‘You’re respected all over Europe’Critics attack Orbán for eroding democracy and human rightsDonald Trump has showered praise on Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán for a “tremendous job” and shrugged off complaints that his White House visit represents a reward for the erosion of democracy in Hungary and Orbán’s close ties to the Kremlin. Related: Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán – live Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, White House, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Hungary, Nato, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban


Trump praises leader Obama and Bush iced out

President Trump welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán at the White House, saying the controversial leader is "highly respected" across Europe.
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Trump praises Hungary's far-right leader Orbán: 'He’s a respected man' – live

Trump welcomes Viktor Orbán to White House as Pompeo heads to meeting of EU nations in apparent attempt to soothe relations over Iran dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.04pm BST Former White House advisor Omarosa Manigault Newman has accused Trump of pay discrimination during his 2016 presidential campaign, according to new court documents released today. In support of a proposed class action lawsuit, Manigault Newman says the Trump campaign paid her and other female ...
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Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embraced by the West. Trump and Hungary’s Viktor Orban both have espoused hard-line anti-migration rhetoric. Orban says he hopes he and Trump can coordinate that stance […]
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Mike Pompeo attempts to crash Iran nuclear deal meeting in Europe – live

Secretary of state heads to Europe to meeting of 28 diplomats from EU nations – which he wasn’t invited to, since the US withdrew from the dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.08pm BST New York City mayor Bill de Blasio made the bold decision to hold a rally at Trump Tower this afternoon, and it was unsurprisingly a bit of a mess. As de Blasio – who has said he will decide this week on whether to run for president – spoke, Trump supporters could be seen going up escalat...
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