George Soros, the billionaire investor and Democratic donor, has been accused by Republicans, without evidence,  of  funding a caravan of Central American migrants headed for the US border. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

Three years ago, Hungary’s prime minister accused billionaire George Soros of trying to flood the country with Middle Eastern migrants. In recent wee(...)

Leaked documents from OSF reveal it gave funds to three Irish organisations so  they could “work collectively on a campaign to repeal Ireland’s constitutional amendment”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The current questions concerning the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network’s (Glen) governance and financial practices would never have emerged into the pu(...)

  Russian president Vladimir Putin with Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban at  talks in Mosco last year: Putin will face a mixed reception when he visits Budapest on Thursday. Photograph: Mikhail Svetlov/Getty

Hungary’s government hopes to be a “pillar” in a new and profitable relationship between Europe and the Kremlin, but Russian president Vladimir Putin (...)

George Soros: The philanthropist said that Donald Trump “stands for that other form of government, which is the opposite of an open society. It’s really better described as a dictatorship or a mafia state.” Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

This is a tale of two Hungarians, powerful men who once shared the dream of a united Europe, but now glower at each other across a growing political (...)

Participant Media founder Jeff Skoll and chief executive Jim Berk:  the company is developing a tool to understand what motivates people to support an issue after they have watched an issues-oriented movie, TV show or online video. Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

You watched the wrenching documentary. You posted your outrage on Twitter. But are you good for more than a few easy keystrokes of hashtag activism? P(...)