Viktor Orbán

European People's Party to Vote For Potential 2019 Successor to the Current Commission President

It is an election campaign intended to catapult the winner into one of the EU's top jobs, but 445 million voters could be forgiven for not noticing.

Europe's largest political group, the centre-right European People's Party (EPP), will on Thursday choose their candidate to run the European Commission, the powerful executive that drafts and enforces EU law.

Hungary's Orban thanks Greece's far-right Golden Dawn for support

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban wrote a letter on September 14 to Golden Dawn Euro PM Lambros Fountulis thanking the far-right Greek party for its support during a European Parliament vote backing sanctions against Hungary for rule of law violations, Euractiv has reported.

Hungary's Orban challenges EU over Article 7 sanctions

The move is part of a broader strategy to push back against criticism of his hard-line anti-immigration policies.

A video released by Viktor Orban's government is making waves in Hungary. It is an outraged shot fired against the European Parliament, with dramatic music playing in the background. "Do not give in to blackmail!" says the title, "Let's protect Hungary!"

PM: Decision on Hungary Taken at Government Operative Meeting has no Legal Value but has Moral Significance

Salzburg. The decision on Hungary taken at an operative meeting of the Bulgarian government has no legal value but has moral significance, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told reporters in Salzburg, quoted by Focus News Agency.