Hungarian lawmakers have passed an amendment to the country's constitution that limits the power of Hungary's top court. Critics say the amendment undermines democracy. The changes have caused concern across Europe.
The Hungarian premier has told EU lawmakers that Brussels' actions against Budapest "violate the EU treaty." Viktor Orban is facing pressure to correct measures that have undermined "fundamental values" of the EU.
Russia's Vladimir Putin and Hungary's Viktor Orban are to meet on Tuesday. They both are nationalistic strongmen with a dislike for western liberalism. But the ties between the two are both deeper and more complicated.
The European Parliament is set to vote on Hungary's human rights record, which could lead to the country losing voting rights. Can Prime Minister Viktor Orban make the case to lawmakers to avoid sanctions?
By a large majority, the European Parliament has voted to initiate an investigation into whether to begin disciplinary measures against Hungary. The vote was long overdue, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
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