AJ IMPACT

'Russian spy bank' prepares Europe operations

The Moscow-backed bank's staff are reportedly being granted full diplomatic immunity by their Hungarian hosts.

Controversial 'Russian spy bank' set to break into Europe

Europe

Migration in focus on 30th anniversary of Pan-European Picnic

Thirty years after the Pan-European Picnic, leaders of Hungary and Germany are divided over how to treat asylum seekers.

Migration in focus on 30th anniversary of Pan-European Picnic

AJ Impact

A Hungarian nationalist wants to boycott Coke over pro-LGBTQ ads

The far-right Fidesz party didn't denounce the call by its member to boycott Coke. But it didn't endorse it either.

A Hungarian nationalist wants to boycott Coke over pro-LGBTQ ads

Hungary

Brussels takes Hungary to court over 'Stop Soros' laws

Criminalising activities in support of asylum claims breaches EU's asylum laws and basic rights charter, Brussels says.

European Commission takes Hungary to court over migrant law

People & Power

Hungary: Europe's Bad Boy

We investigate why Hungary, under its authoritarian leader Viktor Orban, has repeatedly clashed with the European Union.

Europe

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Bill passed by right-wing Orban government enables takeover of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Opinion

Islamophobia will not solve Europe or Asia's problems

Neither Hungary nor Myanmar have a 'Muslim population' problem.

Ibrahim Kalin

by Ibrahim Kalin

Ibrahim Kalin

Europe

Captain charged over Budapest boat tragedy, S Koreans identified

Ukrainian captain of Viking Sigyn cruise ship denied bail as police identify seven South Korean tourists who died.

Captain charged over Budapest boat tragedy, S Koreans identified

Hungary

Hungary reverses reforms after EU failure

Budapest does a U-turn on judicial reform as centrists keep hold of European Parliament.

Hungary scraps parallel justice system plans after EU failure

Europe

Budapest boat tragedy: Hopes of finding missing S Koreans fade

Chances of locating more survivors 'very slim' as relatives of South Korean victims depart for Hungary's capital.

Budapest boat tragedy: Hopes of finding missing S Koreans fade

Europe

Hungary arrests captain of cruise ship involved in fatal crash

Authorities detain 64-year-old Ukrainian citizen over incident in the capital, Budapest, involving two tourist ships.

Hungary arrests captain of cruise ship involved in fatal crash

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