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EU Refers Hungarian Asylum Policies to European Court

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has been referred to the European Union’s highest court for perceived failings to comply with the bloc’s asylum rules and is facing censure for legislation criminalizing the support of asylum-seekers by civic groups.

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EU Votes to Punish Hungary for Migrant Policies

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers have voted for launching action against Hungary over allegations that Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is breaching the bloc’s fundamental values.

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Hungary President Recommends Viktor Orban as Prime Minister

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s president recommended Tuesday that lawmakers re-elect Prime Minister Viktor Orban to what would be his third consecutive term as he focuses on pushing through constitutional changes.

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Hungary to Hold General Election this April

BUDAPEST (AFP) – Hungary will hold general elections on April 8, the president said Thursday, with controversial right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban tipped to win a third consecutive term.

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Hungary’s Orban Due at German Bavarian Conservatives’ Meeting

BERLIN (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has taken a tough line against migrants entering the European Union, is expected to attend a meeting of a German conservative party that is preparing to starts talks on a possible new coalition government.

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Hungary Rejects U.S. Criticism of Law on Foreign and Soros-Funded NGOs

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s government said Tuesday that the United States is applying double standards in its criticism of a new law on civic groups that receive funds from foreign donors. A statement from the government spokesman’s office said

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US Official: Hungary Should Talk With Soros-Funded University

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government should engage in “serious, urgent and good-faith talks” with Central European University about legal changes seen to be targeting the school founded by billionaire George Soros, a U.S. diplomat said Tuesday.

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Soros-Funded University Says it is Targeted by New Hungarian Law

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Central European University said Tuesday that government-proposed amendments to Hungary’s law on higher education “would make it impossible to continue its operations” in Budapest, its home for over 25 years.

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Hungary Continues to Fortify Border As Turkey Threatens to Scrap Deal

TOMPA, Hungary (AP) — A year after the European Union struck a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, asylum-seekers are still finding their way into Hungary – and the country’s populist government is doubling down protection of its border with Serbia with a new fence and controversial asylum rules.