PM Orban admits Hungarian `shameful` Holocaust role

Many Hungarians chose "bad instead of good" in helping deport Jews to Nazi death camps, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday in his first acknowledgement of his country`s complicity in the Holocaust.

Putin to visit Hungary on February 17

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Hungary on February 17 with controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orban seen as one of his closest European allies.

Hungarian protesters hit out at Orban`s `move towards Russia`

 Thousands of Hungarians protested on Friday at what they see as the country`s move towards Russia in the latest demonstration against the government of controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungary`s all-powerful Orban ends 2014 with `slap in the face`

 With three election victories in less than a year under his belt, along with a rosy economic outlook, a weak opposition and a comfortable parliamentary majority, Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban looked invincible just a few months ago.

Several thousand march in Hungary in anti-graft protest

Several thousand Hungarians protested against corruption in Budapest on Thursday, the latest demonstration challenging the government of controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungary protestors slam state `robbery` of private pensions

Several thousand Hungarians protested in Budapest Tuesday against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban`s government to nationalise private pension funds from January, a move protestors said amounts to "robbery".

Hungary`s Orban dismisses US corruption claims

 Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday dismissed corruption claims cited by Washington as the reason for US entry bans on six senior Hungarian officials in October that have soured already frayed bilateral relations.

Around 100,000 Hungarians rally for democracy as internet tax hits nerve

About 100,000 Hungarians rallied on Tuesday night to protest at a planned tax on data traffic and the broader course of Prime Minister Viktor Orban`s government they saw as undermining democracy and relations with European Union peers.

Hungarian protesters urge PM Orban to scrap Internet tax

More than 10,000 people marched in Budapest on Sunday to demand the scrapping of a proposed tax on Internet usage that critics of Prime Minister Viktor Orban call his latest anti-democratic measure.

Hungary opposition challenges election result in court

One of Hungary`s centre-left opposition parties that was thrashed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban in this month`s election challenged the result in the country`s supreme court on Friday.

Hungary`s Orban retains two-thirds legislative majority

Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban retained his controlling two-thirds majority in parliament following last week`s election, a final ballot count revealed early today, giving him free legislative rein for the next four years.

Viktor Orban party wins Hungary election: Exit polls

Hungary`s strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban looked to have won a clear victory in elections, with exit polls giving his Fidesz party a wide lead over the opposition.

Orban strong favourite as Hungary holds elections

Hungary`s bruiser Prime Minister Viktor Orban was predicted to cruise to victory in elections today after four turbulent years that have seen him labelled both as saviour and autocrat.

Hungary`s Viktor Orban meets Putin for nuclear talks

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets Russian President Vladimir Putin today for talks touching on Russia`s expansion of the EU nation`s only nuclear power plant.

India, Hungary sign MoUs on defence cooperation, joint research

An agreement for the transfer of knowhow in the field of biological and chemical warfare signed between Hungary and India.

Hungary very important for India: President

India attaches great importance to its relations with Hungary, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.

‘India, Hungary can be each other`s bridge to Asia, Europe’

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said relations between the two countries have remained on a "steady course" over the years and both the countries would be each other`s bridge to Europe and Asia.

India should think itself as world power: Hungary

Orban said Hungary, a country of around 10 million in Central Europe, sees India as playing a "very important role in global affairs.

Hungarian Prime Minister unfriends IMF on Facebook

Orban said his government would work on an "alternative negotiation proposal" but that a deal under such IMF demands would be unacceptable.

Hungarian university head resigns over plagiarism

Tivadar Tulassay says that he will notify the Ministry of National Resources on Monday about his departure.