Inside Story

Is Hungary's Viktor Orban popular or a populist?

Voters in Hungary go to the polls, with controversial prime minister seeking a third term in office.

Politics

Hungary votes in elections billed as 'test for Europe'

Hungarians head to the voting booth to decide the country's future amid rising anti-migrant rhetoric.

Hungarians vote in parliamentary elections in 'test for Europe'

Reporter's Notebook

The day I went viral: Inside Orban's media crackdown

When Dan Nolan set out to expose how the Hungarian state media systematically targets opposition voices, he became a target himself.

Europe

Viktor Orban predicted to win third term in Hungary elections

The prime minister has been accused of corruption, but many in Hungary are unconvinced or uninterested in the opposition's claims.

Europe

Hungary elections: Orban campaign targets critic Soros

Most opinion polls indicate that Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban is likely to win a third consecutive term in Sunday's election.

Politics

Hungary elections: Another populist test for Europe?

Amid rising populism and anti-migrant sentiment, Hungarians will head to the ballot box on Sunday.

Hungary elections: Another populist test for Europe?

Hungary

Hungary jails Syrian refugee for 'act of terror'

Syrian convicted at a retrial after throwing stones at Hungarian security officers in a border standoff.

Hungary sentences refugee to seven years for 'terror'

Hungary

Soros-backed university CEU to open satellite campus in Vienna

CEU has been in danger of closure in Hungary because of threats from the far-right Fidesz government.

 Soros-backed university CEU to open satellite campus in Vienna

Europe

Hungary: Could election upset spell end for illiberal Orban?

Fidesz suffered a loss in a party stronghold to a single opposition candidate. Some believe corruption is the cause.

Hungary: Could election upset spell end for illiberal Orban?

The Listening Post

Hungary: Orban's media manipulation exposed

A look at Orban's media strategy: Tightly-controlled state media, private outlets owned by government-friendly tycoons.

Hungary

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars

Government-tied business owners need not worry about closing their bars at midnight after low turnout invalidates vote.

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars

Hungary

Poll: Two-thirds of Hungarians think Soros party exists

No such political party exists but government campaign against the 'Soros Agenda' has ramped up before the elections.

George Soros: Many Hungarians believe he has a party

Refugees

Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

Government spokesman defends the bill as an effort against NGOs 'disguised' as human rights groups.

Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

Europe

Hungary retrial highlights 'vilification of refugees'

Syrian refugee was found guilty of an 'act of terror' in 2016 after a riot on the Serbia-Hungary border in 2015.

Hungary retrial highlights 'vilification of refugees'

Hungary

Far-right Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event