Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis, Explained

Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis, Explained

Has the German migrant battle been resolved? Maybe, however most likely not. . Late Monday, Ms. Merkel introduced a compromise deal. Germany would arrange camps alongside the Austrian border to deal with secondary migrants whereas their standing was reviewed. Any arrival discovered to have registered for short-term standing in a special European Union nation (assume […]

Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Law Criminalizing Aid to Migrants

Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Law Criminalizing Aid to Migrants

Collectively, the strikes reinforce efforts by Mr. Orban to create a more illiberal and homogeneous society since regaining energy in 2010. He has undermined the country’s checks and balances, gamed the electoral system, appointed loyalists to key positions within the judiciary, and eroded the independence of the information media. To preserve public assist for these […]

Smugglers Convicted in Deaths of 71 Migrants in Truck in Austria

Smugglers Convicted in Deaths of 71 Migrants in Truck in Austria

KECSKEMET, Hungary — Before Europe felt the total impression of lots of of hundreds of people fleeing war and starvation in Africa and the Middle East, earlier than anti-immigrant populists swept to energy in Europe and America, and earlier than the Brexit vote, a collection of migration tragedies outlined the summer time of 2015. Day […]

Safe in Hungary, Viktor Orban Pushes His Message Across Europe

Safe in Hungary, Viktor Orban Pushes His Message Across Europe

Once a low-profile govt at Hungarian state tv, Mr. Schatz emerged in 2015 because the co-owner of Ripost, a pro-Orban newspaper that relies upon closely on the Orban authorities. From January to November of 2016, practically 97 % of its promoting income got here from the federal government, in line with financial documents leaked to […]

Opinion

Opinion

Election knowledge from the previous two years plainly describe the results of those demographic dynamics: Most superior industrialized nations are dominated by two competing political actions that both awkwardly inhabit the our bodies of current political events or create new ones extra to their liking. One motion extols the values which can be a sensible […]

The Baby’s Hand Was Mummified. Why Wasn’t the Rest of Its Body?

The Baby’s Hand Was Mummified. Why Wasn’t the Rest of Its Body?

The skeleton of a kid present in Hungary was partially mummified by copper from a coin present in its hand.CreditJános Balázs/Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Szeged At first, János Balázs had no concept why the tiny hand he present in a storage field of bones was inexperienced and mummified. It was round 2005 and […]

Soros Foundations Leaving Hungary Under Government Pressure

Soros Foundations Leaving Hungary Under Government Pressure

WARSAW — Under intense political stress and the specter of authorized sanctions, George Soros’s Open Society Foundations stated on Tuesday that it had change into inconceivable to work in Hungary, whose prime minister has blamed Mr. Soros for the nation’s issues, and that the foundations would transfer their operations to Berlin. The foundations, which promote […]

Secure in Hungary, Orban Readies for Battle with Brussels

Secure in Hungary, Orban Readies for Battle with Brussels

BUDAPEST, Hungary — In his victorious campaign to safe a 3rd consecutive time period as prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban had a transparent, pressing message: The nation was in danger from a world cabal seeking to undermine its sovereignty, and it might be overrun with migrants if he was not elected. With his social […]

An American Water Polo Star Tries to Conquer Something New: Hungary

An American Water Polo Star Tries to Conquer Something New: Hungary

Hungary’s lengthy and storied water polo custom consists of 9 Olympic gold medals within the males’s occasion, 5 greater than every other nation. Hungary additionally participated probably the most well-known match within the sport, the so-called “Blood in the Water” match in opposition to the Soviet Union in the course of the Melbourne Olympics in […]

After Viktor Orban’s Victory, Hungary’s Judges Start to Tumble

After Viktor Orban’s Victory, Hungary’s Judges Start to Tumble

BUDAPEST — Less than 4 weeks in the past, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary won re-election after promising to hunt “moral, political and legal amends” from his opponents. Four days later, one thing unusual began to occur within the Hungarian courtroom system. A flurry of judges started resigning in fast succession from the National […]