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A member of the Hungarian police closes a razor-wired fence at a migrant transit centre near Roszke, at the border crossing with Serbia. File photograph:  Oliver Bunic

Hungary has announced that it is reluctantly closing the “transit zones” on its border with Serbia, after the European Union’s highest court ruled tha(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban (right) sits next to  deputy prime minister Zsolt Semjen in the  parliament  in Budapest on Wednesday. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary has set up a potential clash with Brussels and other EU member states after it passed a law to tighten its control over the judiciary during a(...)

Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski (left) and  Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban. Mr Gruevski is reported to have said on his Facebook  page  that he  was in Hungary, seeking political asylum. Photograph: Aleksandar Kovacevski/EPA

Hungarian leader Viktor Orban’s migration policy and choice of allies are under fresh scrutiny after fugitive former Macedonian premier Nikola Gruevsk(...)

Prime minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán. Photograph: Kimmo Brandt/EPA

Hungary’s rule of law and judicial independence face fresh scrutiny after prime minister Viktor Orbán’s government announced plans for a new court sys(...)

 People attend a protest against the government of prime minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary, last month. Photograph:  Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Civil society groups in Hungary are braced for a new crackdown from anti-immigration prime minister Viktor Orban, who on Monday vowed to use his third(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban  accuses Budapest-born George Soros of buying influence in the European Union.  Photograph: Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Civil society groups funded by billionaire George Soros denounced Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban on Sunday, for calling on his country’s securi(...)

Viktor Orban: his allies passed the new law as the EU launched legal action against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for their refusal to accept quotas of refugees. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/File Photo/Reuters

Hungary’s parliament has voted to tighten control over non-governmental organisations that receive financing from abroad, as prime minister Viktor Or(...)

George Soros: The business magnate called Donald Trump a “con artist and would-be dictator”. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

A close ally of Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister who has pledged to reform his country along “illiberal” lines, has called for civil society(...)

Children play with toys yesterday at a makeshift refugee and migrant camp close to the border between Serbia and Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban hopes a referendum this weekend will strengthen his nation’s role as a bulwark against asylum seekers, but just (...)

Hungarian police patrol the transit zone at Hungary’s southern border with Serbia near Tompa, 169km southeast of Budapest. Photograph: Sandor Ujvari/EPA

Hungary is establishing a special government office to help Christians who face persecution, amid more criticism over its alleged mistreatment of mos(...)

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