Hungary is an eastern European country with a population of 9.9 million. It borders Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Romania.
A former-Eastern Bloc country, Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990. Its capital city is Budapest. Hungary has belonged to NATO since 1990. In 2004, it joined the EU and, three years later, the bloc's border-free Schengen Area. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Hungary.
Hungary's prime minister lashed out at George Soros, founder of the embattled Central European University. The PM's remarks came after the EU Commission sent a "letter of formal notice" to the Hungarian government.
Thousands of Hungarians have been protesting against the policies of authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. It began as a protest against an education law that could mean the closure of the famed Central European University, founded by liberal Hungarian-American philanthropist George Soros. It is has now become a broader movement demanding freedom. Correspondent Stefan Bos has more.
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Hungary enacted a new law that may threaten the independence of foreign universities operating there. Michael Ignatieff is rector of one of the largest institutions affected: Central European University (CEU), founded in Budapest by George Soros' Open Society Foundations in 1991.
Budapest: A new national law targeting foreign universities may go into effect today. Central European University (CEU), funded by billionaire Hungarian-American George Soros, is in Prime Minister Orban's crosshairs. The two were not always foes.
A proposed education bill would shutter Budapest's Central European University, university officials have said. Right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban has repeatedly clashed with Hungarian-born financier George Soros.