Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is hoping his campaign against migration will secure him a third consecutive term in office. But is the issue still weighing heavily on voters’ minds? DW’s Fanny Facsar reports from Budapest.
Hungary's Viktor Orban hopes a right-wing alliance can help gain an anti-migrant majority in the European Parliament. The alliance was pitched by Italy's Matteo Salvini, whom Orban described as a "hero."
Thousands have rallied in Budapest to demonstrate against controversial changes to the country's labor laws. Hungary's largest trade union has threatened to call a general strike on January 19.
Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party have tested the patience of some lawmakers in the conservative European People's Party. But the two men vying to lead the bloc don't agree on how to deal with their Hungarian colleagues.
DW's Fanny Facsar has returned to her native Hungary to witness political enemies join forces against the government for the first time. This could be a turning point for the country, she says.
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