BBC does not want Hungarians to see interview with Hungarian foreign minister
The BBC failed to discredit FM Peter Szijjarto, that is why they won't release the interview, the Hungarian public service media’s news portal reports.
PM Orban welcomes FIA chief
Ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, PM Viktor Orban welcomed Jean Todt, the president of international motorsport's governing body FIA, in his office on Friday morning, PM Orban's press chief told Hungary's state news agency (MTI).
Are the dealings of the two-faced MEP being investigated in Brussels?
After further details of the scandal involving the Hungarian MEP were revealed, V4NA turned to Brussels to find out if an investigation was underway into the Momentum Party representative Katalin Cseh's EU tenders.
Macron sues billboard owner for portraying him as Hitler
The French president is taking legal action against a billboard owner who depicted him as Adolf Hitler. It's noteworthy that openly mocking the Prophet Muhammad is allowed, while making fun of the president constitutes a crime, the billboard operator said.
Left-wing MEP and affiliates applied for EU funds to develop existing technology
The politician has been embroiled in a number of dubious dealings in the past one and a half weeks. Now it turns out that her company portrayed an existing technology as new in order to access EU funding.
France slandered by former leader of anti-Islamophobia collective – video
In a televised broadcast, the man said that those who practice his religion are stigmatized in the country. In his account, Marwan Muhammad also referred to the two imams who were removed upon the orders of the interior minister last week.
She campaigned against Olympic bid, while winning EU funding for it
Further details have come to light in the scandal surrounding the liberal Hungarian politician. As it turns out, the company then under the directorship of Momentum MP Katalin Cseh had applied for EU funding for a project that, in their opinion, would have contributed to Hungary's successful Olympic bid. Meanwhile, as a politician, Ms Cseh embarked on a proactive campaign against Budapest's bid to host the Olympics.
Hundreds of illegal migrants scramble for residence permits
Belgium's government gave in and pledged residence permits to migrants who were on a two-month hunger strike. However, the so-called neutral zone set up for negotiations was closed after a massive influx of illegal migrants who had not been on strike. Those entitled to file asylum applications can only enter the zone after making an appointment.
International lobby behind attacks on Hungary's child protection law
Pressure from a big international lobbying network is behind attacks against Hungary's child protection law, Hungarian Minister of Trade and Foreign Affairs Peter Szijjarto told Hungary's public radio on Sunday.
1000 illegal migrants to be settled in village of 500 people
Lithuanian authorities have announced the establishment of a accommodation centre for migrants in the Polish-populated town of Dziewieniszki near Vilnius, Lithuania. This means that approximately 1,000 illegal immigrants would be permanently settled in Dziewieniszki, a village with a population of 500.
Amnesty International explains itself in Pegasus case
Amnesty’s Israeli partner organisation recently issued a statement saying that Amnesty never claimed that the 50 thousand people on their list had been wiretapped or that the list had anything to do with the Israeli company NSO.
PM Orban: there would be no referendum without Brussels attacking us
As Brussels has attacked Hungary, we need a referendum on child protection, PM Viktor Orban told Hungary's public radio in his regular Friday morning interview. The Hungarian premier recalled that Hungary was already able to stop Brussels once when it held a referendum on migrant resettlement quotas.
Belgium's government gives in to migrants on hunger strike – video
After the government pledged to start negotiations, migrants have suspended their hunger strike lasting for two months. Occupying a church and some buildings on university campuses in Brussels, the migrants went on strike in a bid to put pressure on the government to grant them residence permits. The state secretary for migration is relieved that the strike has ended, hoping that no one will have lasting health issues.
Hungarian foreign minister: we are under continuous attack from Brussels
"We are under a continuous attack," Hungary's foreign minister told BBC's HardTalk on Thursday.
Left-wing MEP and her circles may have pocketed €13M in EU subsidies
An opposition Hungarian MEP’s company and its network may have pocketed over 13 million euros in EU subsidies. The politician of the leftist Momentum Movement has described the scandal as a lie, but so far she hasn't denied any of the allegations against her. In the meantime, a Hungarian news site has uncovered that all the businesses affected by the scandal are still operational and that the tentacles of the network reach as far out as Switzerland and Serbia.
Slovak FM calls Hungarian vaccination campaign exemplary
Slovak Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok praised Hungary’s efforts in containing the coronavirus epidemic and described Hungary's vaccination campaign as exemplary. However, he criticised the spreading of fake news which he labelled 'dangerous' during his visit in the town of Melnik in central Bohemia on Tuesday.
Macron gives highest state honour to anti-Semitic, racist reverend – video
Emmanuel Macron has awarded the Legion of Honour, France's highest order of merit, to anti-Semitic and anti-white Baptist Reverend Jesse Jackson. Mr Jackson is in close friendship with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and he is a big fan of Stokely Carmichael, who used to consider Hitler a genius. Jackson himself has also made anti-Semitic remarks.
PM Orban: Government launches referendum on child protection
The Hungarian prime minister has announced on social media that the government will hold a five-question referendum on child protection.
Migrants' hunger strike threatens to topple Belgian government
Hundreds of migrants, who have been on hunger strike in the capital since the end of May, are now in an alarming condition, with many needing medical assistance. The ruling coalition's Socialist and Green Party members, including ministers and state secretaries, have threatened to resign should any of those on hunger strike should die.
Brussels treats outcome of Hungarian left-wing primaries as a fact
It's not just CNN that treats the outcome of Hungary's farcical left-wing primaries as a fact. Many politicians in Brussels already have a clear schedule about when and how they will assist Gergely Karacsony's campaign.
Migrant mafia terrorizes urban Swedes
Law enforcement forces are unable to protect urban residents from migrants, according to a police officer. “If you don’t have a big family that can protect you, you have no chance” of being safe, explained the officer in a recent interview.
Green Party mayor sets conditions to hosting famous cycling race
The route of the biking race has avoided the city for the past ten years, but it appears that the cyclists can finally return, provided they observe some environmental protection rules. The Green Party mayor has often made headline news with his shocking statements and measures.
Rise in illegal street racing claims new casualty – video
Although the interior minister pledged to crack down on car and motorbike "rodeos" on the city's streets a month ago, authorities have not managed to eradicate illegal street racing. The latest contest claimed the life of a young woman. One police union has called for tougher sanctions against those attacking officers.
Foreign market growth support programme launched in Hungary
The performance and success of the Hungarian economy in recent years has been fundamentally affected by numerous large corporate investments in Hungary which provide quality jobs, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto wrote on Facebook on Sunday, announcing that the government will launch a foreign market growth support programme.
Brussels abuses its power
Brussels is abusing its power by making all kinds of threats and engaging in political blackmail, Balazs Hidveghi, a MEP of senior ruling party Fidesz, told Hungarian public radio on Sunday regarding the possible deferral of EU funds payable to Hungary.
Brigitte Macron fails to observe pandemic restrictions – video
The wife of the French president was the only spectator in the bleachers without a mask during the Bastille Day parade. Although she did put on a facemask later, she kissed several politicians on the cheek in violation of pandemic-related rules.
PM Orban: Hungary to be the first to offer third jab
The Hungarian government is the first to make the administration of a third jab possible, PM Viktor Orban told Hungary's public radio in his regular Friday morning interview. Regarding Hungary's child protection law, he touched on Brussels' letter sent to Hungary and described the position of the European Commission as shameful.
Eric Zemmour: State must rescind immigrants' right to decide – video
Immigrants must be stripped of their right to decide about France's immigration policy, the renowned philosopher said, adding that migration should be completely stopped.
Mayor's proposal hits motorists again
The Green Party deputy mayor has announced that the speed limit for cars across most of the capital will be set at 30 kph from the end of August. The overwhelming majority of people disagree with the move, a recent poll has found.
Unfettered migration has pushed France into unprecedented crisis, says renowned philosopher
The public figure says he is uncertain whether the country will be able to surmount the current wave of migration, adding that he believes France's culture and society are in grave danger.
FM to CNN: Hungary's child protection law does not conflate paedophilia with homosexuality
It is fake news that Hungary's child-protection law, some sections of which have been heavily criticised, conflates paedophilia with homosexuality, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told CNN in a recent interview.
EC wants us to allow LGBTQ organisations in kindergartens and schools
With support from the European Parliament (EP), the European Commission (EC) wants Hungary to allow LGBTQ activists and organisations free entry into kindergartens and schools, the Hungarian justice minister said in a programme of the Hungarian public radio on Sunday morning.
PM Orban: Hungary will support Slovenia's EU Council presidency
The EU will face some serious issues in the coming six months but, rather fortunately, the rotating presidency of the EU Council will be held by Slovenia during this time period, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban told a press briefing in Ljubljana on Friday, following the summit between Slovenia and the Visegrad Group countries.
News outlet critical of government exposes political lie
The general tantrum surrounding the issue of press freedom in Hungary was exposed by none other than an anti-government news outlet, when they said the majority of people buy NON pro-government newspapers. Other oppostion media outlets also provided proof of this during a press briefing, where they questioned PM Orban – or his office chief – for hours.
PM Orban: Hungary and Serbia can count on each other
Hungary and Serbia can count on each other: Hungary will provide full support for Serbia’s EU accession, and should Hungary have difficulties, it can count on Serbia, said Viktor Orban after talks with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade on Thursday.
Hungarian opposition caught in tsunami of lies
In recent weeks and months, Hungarian opposition parties and their media have spread countless falsehoods both at home and abroad. They have been circulating a range of fake news in connection with the extraordinary legal order introduced due to the pandemic, the law on penalising paedophile offenders or the government decree on facilitating the transparency of donations. Lacking other competencies, this is how the left-wing opposition is trying to achieve political gains domestically, a political scientist told V4NA.
PM Orban: We will not allow LGBTQ activists among our children in schools and kindergartens
The European Parliament and the European Commission want us to let LGBTQ activists into our schools and kindergartens, but we will not allow this, Hungary's prime minister told journalists in Belgrade on Thursday.
Hungary set to be first to relaunch its economy
Pragmatic Hungary-Russia cooperation helped Hungary contain the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and it will again help Hungary in its efforts to relaunch the economy, Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Tuesday at INNOPROM Industrial Exhibition in Yekaterinburg.
Von der Leyen fuming, as if she wasn't a mother of seven
“Don't tell us how to raise Hungarian children”. Hungarian PM Viktor Orban's words uttered at the V4 summit were quoted by the Russian RIA news agency in an article about recent outbursts in the European Parliament against Hungary's anti-paedophilia legislation. Budapest has raised its voice and growled at the EU, RIA wrote. Their article recalled that EC President Ursula von der Leyen had described the law banning LGBTQ propaganda among minors as “a shame” and said it went “against the EU's fundamental values.” Dutch Prime Minister Rutte even suggested that Hungary should leave the EU.
Young girl's murder stirs up anti-migration sentiments
The sexual abuse and murder of a 13-year-old Viennese girl have sparked heated public debates over refugee policy and the integration of migrants. In a recent interview with the Austrian PULS 24, German-Israeli psychologist and expert on Islam Ahmad Mansour accused politicians of inconsistency in migration-related matters and stressed that immigrants should face tougher punishments, or even deportation.
16 party leaders issue declaration opposing Brussels' stealthy empire-building
At noon on Friday, sixteen EU party leaders signed a joint declaration, suggesting that a strong Europe made up of strong nations is the alternative to Brussels' stealthy empire-building. The declaration was issued as a response to the Conference on the Future of Europe, where the European Commission expects to see proposals on continued integration. The current declaration seeks to strengthen European integration based on Europe’s Judeo-Christian traditions. As an alternative to migration, supporting European families to have children is seen as a solution to counterbalance aging societies and declining birth rates.
Countries presumed stable can swiftly move to the brink of chaos
Speaking at the officers' inauguration ceremony at the National University of Public Service on Saturday, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban underlined that the officers' duty and mission will be to protect Hungary, the Hungarian families and the Hungarian people.
Alliance of sovereign national parties takes shape
In respect of the freedom of individual nation states, the sovereign parties of the EU unanimously reject the plan of a united states of Europe.
Mark Rutte financed radical armed groups in Syria
Between 2015 and 2018 the Dutch government led by Mark Rutte sponsored a number of jihadists and organisations that violate people's fundamental human rights. When the financing problems surfaced, the prime minister began to mount obstacles to the investigation which, as a result, could only be launched in 2021, instead of 2018.
Catholic Families Association expresses concerns over sperm law
The recently adopted legislation raises several ethical issues, as it extends access to medically assisted reproduction methods financed by the social security system, to single women and lesbian couples. However, many are opposed to the idea of bringing up children in families without fathers. The president of the Catholic Families Association has expressed concerns over the law, arguing that it impairs the dignity of the weakest.