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express
EU BORDER THREAT: Brussels to fine countries €250,000 for EVERY REFUGEE refused entryhave been ordered to accept quotas of thousands of migrants or face huge fines
EU BORDER THREAT: Brussels to fine countries €250,000 for EVERY REFUGEE refused entry
express / Posted 29 minutes ago
have been ordered to accept quotas of thousands of migrants or face huge fines GETTYHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has declared the EU cannot penalise coutries No one can force anything on us which the Hungarian people do not... Read more
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EuroNews
EU migrant quotas: Hungary’s referendum gets the go-aheadEuropean leaders. A long-time opponent of the EU plan to resettle refugees in
EU migrant quotas: Hungary’s referendum gets the go-ahead
EuroNews / Posted 3 hours ago
European leaders. A long-time opponent of the EU plan to resettle refugees in all member states, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced in February that his conservative government would propose a referendum on the issue. His argument... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hungary to hold referendum on refugee quotaswhich is expected to be held in September or early October, will be valid if tu
Hungary to hold referendum on refugee quotas
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
which is expected to be held in September or early October, will be valid if turnout is above 50 percent. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has increasingly been virulent in his remarks targeting refugees and last year said that his country did not... Read more
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express
EU refugee quotas in TURMOIL as Hungary PM warns of ‘link between migrants and terrorism'PM warning of a strong link between migration and terror. 'There is a link bet
EU refugee quotas in TURMOIL as Hungary PM warns of ‘link between migrants and terrorism'
express / Posted 7 hours ago
PM warning of a strong link between migration and terror. 'There is a link between migrants and terrorism,' states Viktor Orban (left) It comes as the country prepares for a referendum on whether they should accept EU demands on refugee... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hungary's supreme court clears way migrant quotas referenduma European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees
Hungary's supreme court clears way migrant quotas referendum
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
a European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees. The vote is an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to confirm political support for his already popular anti-immigrant position. The referendum question is: "Do... Read more
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Salon.com
Hungary’s supreme court clears way migrant quotas referenduma European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees
Hungary’s supreme court clears way migrant quotas referendum
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
a European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees. The vote is an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to confirm political support for his already popular anti-immigrant position. The referendum question is: “Do... Read more
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Denver Post
Hungary's supreme court clears way migrant quotas referenduma European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees
Hungary's supreme court clears way migrant quotas referendum
Denver Post / Posted 10 hours ago
a European Union plan for a quota for the resettlement of migrants and refugees. The vote is an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to confirm political support for his already popular anti-immigrant position. The referendum question is: "Do... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How foundations linked to Hungary’s central bank used $1 billion$1.8m; on April 25th a group of its journalists resigned in protest, most sayin
How foundations linked to Hungary’s central bank used $1 billion
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
$1.8m; on April 25th a group of its journalists resigned in protest, most saying they had not known about the grants. Viktor Orban, the prime minister, has defended Mr Matolcsy, saying “heaven and earth would have to collide” before he would... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fears of intolerance grow under Croatia’s conservativeshave likened Croatia’s rightward shift to those in other parts of Eastern Europ
Fears of intolerance grow under Croatia’s conservatives
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
have likened Croatia’s rightward shift to those in other parts of Eastern Europe, namely Hungary led by strongman Viktor Orban and Poland under the conservative Law and Justice party, which swept to power in October. But while these... Read more
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iol.co.za
Weatherman fired after fart-filled forecastme here or write me,” he added. TV2 channel - until recently owned by oligarch
Weatherman fired after fart-filled forecast
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
me here or write me,” he added. TV2 channel - until recently owned by oligarch and ally of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban Andy Vajna - fired Horvath earlier in April after he recorded a weather report on windy conditions peppered... Read more
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BBC News
Guide to nationalist parties challenging Europeseen as an echo of Hungary's pro-Nazi wartime regime. With Jobbik support the
Guide to nationalist parties challenging Europe
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
seen as an echo of Hungary's pro-Nazi wartime regime. With Jobbik support the conservative government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban erected a razor wire fence along its border with Serbia last year to keep migrants out. Mr Orban and Slovak... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Disabled migrants accused of 'mass riot' in Hungarytrying to cross from Serbia. Tear gas and water cannon were used against migran
Disabled migrants accused of 'mass riot' in Hungary
Channel 4 News / Posted 6 days ago
trying to cross from Serbia. Tear gas and water cannon were used against migrants and refugees. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is renowned for the tough line he has taken during the migrant crisis, which saw more than a million people -... Read more
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Breitbart
Islam Now Major European Religion Because of Mass Migrationthe Islamisation of Germany, proposing to ban minarets and the public calls to
Islam Now Major European Religion Because of Mass Migration
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
the Islamisation of Germany, proposing to ban minarets and the public calls to prayer from German streets. Hungarian Prime Minster Viktor Orban has also spoken out against Islamisation saying that the Hungarian constitution simply would not allow... Read more
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metro
Hungary's prime minister has banned 'Islamisation'Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said actions should be taken against migr
Hungary's prime minister has banned 'Islamisation'
metro / Posted 6 days ago
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said actions should be taken against migrants (Picture: Getty Images) Hungary’s Prime Minister has said ‘Islamisation’ is banned in order to protect the country’s language and culture. Viktor Orban said his... Read more
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express
Hungary's Prime Minister: Islamisation is BANNED by our constitutionconstitution as it protects the Hungarian language and culture, the country's P
Hungary's Prime Minister: Islamisation is BANNED by our constitution
express / Posted 6 days ago
constitution as it protects the Hungarian language and culture, the country's Prime Minister has said. Hungarian PM Viktor Orban (right) stated that Islamisation is banned by the nation's constitution Viktor Orban added that the... Read more
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Breitbart
Hungary’s Orban: ‘Islamisation’ Banned By Constitutionconstitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian
Hungary’s Orban: ‘Islamisation’ Banned By Constitution
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
constitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday. Orban also said the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamisation' banned by constitutionIslamisation and forces its government to oppose mass migration to protect our
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamisation' banned by constitution
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Islamisation and forces its government to oppose mass migration to protect our culture' declares country's prime minister Viktor Orban said that 'Islamisation is constitutionally banned in Hungary' Remark made at event marking anniversary of... Read more
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International Business Times
Prime Minister Viktor Orban says constitution explicitly bans Islamisation of Hungary He has built large fences at the southern border with Serbia to keep out migran
Prime Minister Viktor Orban says constitution explicitly bans Islamisation of Hungary
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
He has built large fences at the southern border with Serbia to keep out migrants. Now Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the move is to defend the constitution. To be clear and unequivocal, I can say that Islamisation is constitutionally... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brussels subway station reopens a month after bombingsbacklash against outsiders because of economic downturns and the refugee crisis
Brussels subway station reopens a month after bombings
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
backlash against outsiders because of economic downturns and the refugee crisis. In Hungary on Monday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the country’s constitution bans ‘‘Islamization’’ because it aims to protect Hungarian language and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Islamization’ banned by constitution: Hungary PMconstitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian
‘Islamization’ banned by constitution: Hungary PM
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
constitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture. Prime minister Viktor Orban also says the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that would endanger those... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitutionconstitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitution
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
constitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday. Orban also said the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitutionconstitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitution
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
constitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday. Orban also said the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitutionconstitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitution
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
constitution bans "Islamization" because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture. Prime Minister Viktor Orban also says the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that would endanger those... Read more
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Salon.com
Hungary’s PM Orban: ‘Islamization’ banned by constitutionconstitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian
Hungary’s PM Orban: ‘Islamization’ banned by constitution
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
constitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture. Prime Minister Viktor Orban also says the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that would endanger those... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitutionHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a ceremony held to mark the 5th
Hungary's PM Orban: 'Islamization' banned by constitution
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a ceremony held to mark the 5th anniversary of the proclamation of the new constitution in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, April 25, 2016. (Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP) less Hungarian... Read more
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Daily Mail
A hero's welcome for Merkel at Turkish refugee campon Saturday hailed Merkel's 'courageous' leadership in handling the Syrian refu
A hero's welcome for Merkel at Turkish refugee camp
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday hailed Merkel's 'courageous' leadership in handling the Syrian refugee crisis. But Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the EU had 'sold out to Turkey' and the consequences were 'impossible to predict', adding: 'The security of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Merkel meets refugees in Turkey in visit to ease EU deal tensionson Saturday hailed Ms Merkel's "courageous" leadership in handling the Syrian r
Merkel meets refugees in Turkey in visit to ease EU deal tensions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday hailed Ms Merkel's "courageous" leadership in handling the Syrian refugee crisis. But Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the EU had "sold out to Turkey" and the consequences were "impossible to predict", adding: "The security of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hungary's Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to restHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, and his wife, Aniko Levai, left,
Hungary's Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, and his wife, Aniko Levai, left, attend the funeral ceremony of Hungarian writer Imre Kertesz in the Fiume Street National Graveyard in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, April 22, 2016. Kertesz died at his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Angela Merkel's misstep doesn't justify Brexitare in danger worldwide." Kohl presented this for publication in Germany ahead
Angela Merkel's misstep doesn't justify Brexit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
are in danger worldwide." Kohl presented this for publication in Germany ahead of his April 18 meeting with Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, an admirer and something of a protege in the 1990s. Orban, who has taken a leading role in eastern... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hungary's Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to restKertesz was "the freest man" he knew during the decades when Hungary was under
Hungary's Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Kertesz was "the freest man" he knew during the decades when Hungary was under communism. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German parliament speaker Norbert Lammert were among those paying their respects at the ceremony. Kertesz... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Far-right leadership revamp ahead in Hungarytop ranks in an attempt to present itself as a credible alternative to the ruli
Far-right leadership revamp ahead in Hungary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
top ranks in an attempt to present itself as a credible alternative to the ruling centre-right Fidesz and Prime Minister Viktor Orban in 2018 elections, the party's leader said on Friday. That includes sacking half of the party's board of six... Read more
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The Star
Far-right leadership revamp ahead in Hungarytop ranks in an attempt to present itself as a credible alternative to the ruli
Far-right leadership revamp ahead in Hungary
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
top ranks in an attempt to present itself as a credible alternative to the ruling centre-right Fidesz and Prime Minister Viktor Orban in 2018 elections, the party's leader said on Friday. That includes sacking half of the party's board of six... Read more
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express
EU IN TURMOIL: Hungary threatens REBELLION against Brussels over forced migrationa rebellion against open borders and mandatory migrant quotas enforced by the E
EU IN TURMOIL: Hungary threatens REBELLION against Brussels over forced migration
express / Posted 12 days ago
a rebellion against open borders and mandatory migrant quotas enforced by the European Union. Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban is touring Europe outlining a new migration plan The country's prime minister Viktor Orban is now touring... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More than 1,000 Hungarian schools go quiet as teachers strikeand their students. Teachers have been protesting for months against moves by
More than 1,000 Hungarian schools go quiet as teachers strike
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
and their students. Teachers have been protesting for months against moves by the right-wing government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban to strip schools of much of their autonomy and increase central planning and management. Talks between... Read more
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JTA
In Europe, the far right doesn’t quite know what to make of Trumpstory. He’s kind of a one-man PEGIDA.” Schimanski said the politician she resp
In Europe, the far right doesn’t quite know what to make of Trump
JTA / Posted 13 days ago
story. He’s kind of a one-man PEGIDA.” Schimanski said the politician she respects the most is Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who was educated in Oxford and has written his master’s thesis on the Polish Solidarity movement. Orban earned... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hungary's Orban, Germany's Kohl say EU ability to absorb migrants limitedOGGERSHEIM, Germany: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fierce critic of
Hungary's Orban, Germany's Kohl say EU ability to absorb migrants limited
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
OGGERSHEIM, Germany: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fierce critic of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, and her ex-mentor Helmut Kohl agreed on Tuesday it was questionable whether Europe could continue to absorb... Read more
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The Star
Hungary's Orban, Germany's Kohl say EU ability to absorb migrants limitedOGGERSHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fierce
Hungary's Orban, Germany's Kohl say EU ability to absorb migrants limited
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
OGGERSHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fierce critic of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, and her ex-mentor Helmut Kohl agreed on Tuesday it was questionable whether Europe could continue to... Read more
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Salon.com
Hungary PM visits German ex-leader Kohl amid migrant crisisapproach to the migrant crisis, has made a politically charged visit to her pre
Hungary PM visits German ex-leader Kohl amid migrant crisis
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
approach to the migrant crisis, has made a politically charged visit to her predecessor and one-time mentor, Helmut Kohl. Viktor Orban traveled to Kohl’s home in southwestern Germany Tuesday for what Kohl’s office termed a private visit between... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hungary PM visits German ex-leader Kohl amid migrant crisisGerman Chancellor Helmut Kohl, in wheelchair, watches Hungarian Prime Minister
Hungary PM visits German ex-leader Kohl amid migrant crisis
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, in wheelchair, watches Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban talking to the media after a visit to Kohl in his house in Oggersheim, Germany, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, in wheelchair,... Read more
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DW
Meeting between former Chancellor Kohl and Hungarian PM seen as slight to Merkel |cannot become a new home for millions of people in need around the world." His
Meeting between former Chancellor Kohl and Hungarian PM seen as slight to Merkel |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
cannot become a new home for millions of people in need around the world." His meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of the most vocal Merkel critics outside of Germany, has been interpreted by some as a slap in Merkel's... Read more
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Daily Star
'Europe cannot be home for millions of migrants' Former leader's dire immigration warningour social order and our values." His comments come before a controversial mee
'Europe cannot be home for millions of migrants' Former leader's dire immigration warning
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
our social order and our values." His comments come before a controversial meeting this week with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has resisted taking in refugees, including erecting a razor-wire fence along his country’s border. Mr... Read more
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express
Warning to Merkel: Former leader says Germany 'can't become new home for migrants'that his criticisms were aimed at her. His comments came just before a controv
Warning to Merkel: Former leader says Germany 'can't become new home for migrants'
express / Posted 15 days ago
that his criticisms were aimed at her. His comments came just before a controversial meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that he will hold this week. Kohl, 86, said the continent's peace and freedom could be at stake through mass... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Russian influence on the rise in Serbiathe fall of communism, Russia is once again courting the countries over which i
Russian influence on the rise in Serbia
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
the fall of communism, Russia is once again courting the countries over which it once held sway. In Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban has forged a $11 billion nuclear deal with Putin's government and tried to emulate his model in pursuing an... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hungary Issues Sovereign Bonds Denominated In Yuan: Another Nail In US Reserve Currency Status?in Budapest last October, according to China’s Xinhua News Agency, in a ceremon
Hungary Issues Sovereign Bonds Denominated In Yuan: Another Nail In US Reserve Currency Status?
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
in Budapest last October, according to China’s Xinhua News Agency, in a ceremony involving the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the Bank of China chairman Tian Guoli. In January this year Hungary mandated Bank of China solely for its... Read more
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dna
Hungary offers solution to refugee crisisThe country's conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban, long opposed to accepti
Hungary offers solution to refugee crisis
dna / Posted 16 days ago
The country's conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban, long opposed to accepting refugees, will personally present the 10 point plan to several European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the official Hungarian government website... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pope Francis takes refugees back to Rome following Lesbos visitmonastery and sanctuary to take in one refugee family. His call came as some of
Pope Francis takes refugees back to Rome following Lesbos visit
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
monastery and sanctuary to take in one refugee family. His call came as some of the region's leaders, including Hungary's Viktor Orban, were warning that waves of mostly Muslim refugees would change the face of "Christian" Europe. "Facing the... Read more
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DW
Helmut Kohl: Europe can't be home to millions of refugees |Europe's approach to the refugees 'Something to lose' The column will appear
Helmut Kohl: Europe can't be home to millions of refugees |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
Europe's approach to the refugees 'Something to lose' The column will appear shortly before Kohl meets with Hungarian PM Viktor Orban, who has drawn criticism from other members of the EU for his resistance to taking in refugees, including the... Read more
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The Star
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meetingand has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meetin
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meeting
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
and has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meeting with right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Kohl, the architect of Germany's reunification and a leading driver of European integration, will host Orban -... Read more
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Reuters
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meetingand has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meetin
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meeting
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
and has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meeting with right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Kohl, the architect of Germany's reunification and a leading driver of European integration, will host Orban -... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meetingand has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meetin
Kohl raises refugee concerns before Orban meeting
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
and has appealed for more cooperation to deal with the crisis ahead of a meeting with right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Kohl, the architect of Germany's reunification and a leading driver of European integration, will host Orban -... Read more
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