Philip Heijmans

Philip Heijmans

Hungary

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

As part of the suspension, Fidesz will lose all membership privileges including voting rights with immediate effect.

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

Slovakia

Zuzana Caputova wins first round of Slovakia presidential race

Environmental lawyer to face European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic in runoff later this month.

Zuzana Caputova wins first round of Slovakia presidential race

Europe

Czech PM survives no-confidence vote amid corruption allegations

Only 92 opposition legislators vote, well short of the 101 needed to remove Andrej Babis over a fraud scandal.

Czech PM survives no-confidence vote amid corruption allegations

Europe

Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme Court

Reversal of an earlier policy by the ruling party could significantly ease a standoff with the EU.

Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme Court

Czech Republic

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

Andrej Babis denies authorising kidnapping of his son Junior to prevent him from being questioned in a fraud probe.

Czech PM faces calls to step down after fraud scandal allegations

European Union

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

EU commissioners call for Myanmar to address 'severe shortcomings' in human rights after fact-finding visit.

EU considers sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

Hungary

George Soros-backed university set to leave Hungary

School might be forced to move most programmes to Vienna if Hungary government failed to reach agreement by December 1.

George Soros-backed university set to leave Hungary

Hungary

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Viktor Orban's government accused of 'violently pushing people back' or making life 'miserable' in transit zones.

Migrant arrivals drop as Hungary enforces tough law

Hungary

Punishing tax stops refugees studying at Hungarian universities

Dozens of refugees will not finish studies after Hungary's anti-migrant government imposed a punishing university tax.

Punishing tax stops refugees studying at Hungarian universities

Czech Republic

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Scores of Czechoslovakians were killed in Prague after Soviet Union cracked down on anti-communist protesters in 1968.

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Cambodia

Five things to know about Cambodia's general election

Hun Sen, who has led the country for 33 years and is accused of eliminating the opposition, is expected to retain power.

Five things to know about Cambodia's general election

Europe

Polish PM defends controversial judiciary reform

Top Supreme Court judges have defied directives to comply with the new law and quit their posts.

Polish PM defends controversial judiciary reform