Friends and relatives of Hungary's rightwing prime minister Viktor Orbán prosper inordinately. A case study: His schoolfriend Lörinc Mészarós has advanced from struggling heating fitter to one of the richest men in the country.
Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban and embattled former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski have long been allies. Facing extensive corruption allegations at home, Gruevski now appears set to request asylum in Budapest.
A pro-government magazine has published the names of hundreds of Viktor Orban critics, including academics, civil rights activists and journalists. Does the news mark a new step in Hungary's ongoing political escalation?
Viktor Orban's increasingly authoritarian tendencies have frustrated the EU. As Hungary enters a national election, could Brussels be preparing to pull the financial rug out from under the right-wing prime minister?
An opposition-backed mayoral candidate has won a surprise victory in a city known as a stronghold for Hungary's ruling right-wing party. The election could be a bellwether for the country's upcoming parliamentary vote.
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