Viktor Orban
age: 55 years
European People's Party
Prime Minister of Hungary
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Nationality: HU
Party: EPP
Gender: M
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Paks upgrade state secretary sacked

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 02:56:00 PM

President János Áder has relieved Attila Aszódi, the state secretary for the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant, of his post, effective January 15, a resolution published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny shows. Aszódi, fired on the recommendation of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, was appointed in 2017.
As populism takes hold, Euro parliament vote has never been so important

Saturday, January 12, 2019 04:56:00 AM

From Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to Hungary's "illiberal democrat" Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Europe's populists have been stressing just how important they believe this election - due less than two months after Brexit - will be.
Visegrad countries urge stronger EU border defense

Friday, January 11, 2019 08:11:00 PM

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said the Visegrad Group – comprising Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic – has agreed to bolster the EU's external borders and process migrants outside the bloc. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Frontex, the EU's border management....
Orban puts hopes in new anti-migration European Parliament

Friday, January 11, 2019 10:13:00 AM

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday (10 January) said he hoped the next European Parliament will be dominated by anti-immigration forces. He also criticised France and Germany in blunt terms, saying he “must fight” French President Emmanuel Macron.
Charlemagne The notion of an east-west split in the EU is simplistic and defeatist The picture is much more nuanced print-edition icon Jan 10

Friday, January 11, 2019 06:14:00 AM

No political dinner party in Brussels, Paris or Berlin is complete without the observation that the shroud of illiberalism is settling on central Europe. Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister, has mastered the country’s mass media, courts and universities, and is now trying to force overtime on workers under legislation dubbed the “slave law”.
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Presumably not @guardian, which in 2017 hilariously, and wrongly, dubbed him a "nationalist turned liberal." Fact is Navalny is…
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Miles de húngaros vuelven a salir a las calles de Budapest para protestar contra la reforma laboral de Viktor Orbán que ob…