Europe

Hungary boat sinks: 7 South Korean tourists dead, 19 missing

The Mermaid was docked when it was involved in a collision with a cruise ship, the Viking.

Afghanistan

Germany criticised for mistreatment of Afghan asylum seeker

A watchdog accuses German police of 'choking and squeezing genitals' of Afghan man while he was being expelled.

Germany criticised for mistreatment of Afghan asylum seeker

Counting the Cost

Putin's Trojan horse? Russian bank move to Hungary triggers alarm

Russia plans to move the headquarters of its development bank to Budapest, raising anxiety levels in European capitals.

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

Hungary

Hungary 'starving' Iraqi migrants detained at border

The Iraqis' asylum claims were rejected by Hungary and they were denied food while being held in the transit zone.

Hungary 'starving' Iraqi migrants detained at border

Hungary

'Fake news': EU rejects Orban's migration media campaign

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launches media blitz accusing EU, Soros of wanting to 'weaken border defence'.

'Fake news': EU rejects Orban's migration media campaign

Israel

Visegrad summit in Israel cancelled after Poland withdraws

Polish prime minister withdrew delegation after Israeli acting minister said 'Poles collaborated with the Nazis.'

Visegrad summit in Israel cancelled after Poland withdraws

Hungary

Hungary's Orban vows defence of 'Christian' Europe

Prime Minister Viktor Orban also announces raft of measures intended to address Hungary's declining population.

Hungary's Orban vows defence of 'Christian' Europe

Europe

Hungary jails heads of company over disastrous toxic spill

The company's directors were sentenced to two and a half years in prison for endangering the public by criminal negligence.

Europe

Hungarians continue protest over 'slave law'

Opposition parties and civil society groups are challenging the government's recent labour law.

Europe

Homeless suffer as winter makes harsh Hungarian law harsher

Last year, Hungary made homelessness a criminal offence, leading to action against people living on the streets.

Europe

Thousands rally against Hungary's 'slave-law', PM Orban

Protesters in Budapest demand PM Viktor Orban abolish controversial labour law and new 'administrative courts'.

Asia Pacific

Anger over Hungary 'slave law' rages on

Hungarians are out on the streets again to protest against a so-called 'slave law' after it comes into force.

Anger over Hungary 'slave law' rages on

Europe

Hungarians protest against PM's new so-called 'slave' law

For the first time, Hungarians on both sides of the political spectrum are united in their criticism of Viktor Orban's government.

Inside Story

Why are Hungarian workers angry?

Protesters again vent their anger at a new legislation which includes forced overtime.