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.
Slovakia's outgoing president, Andrej Kiska, has vetoed a controversial law that banned other countries' national anthems being sung at public events. MPs from the country's sizeable ethnic Hungarian minority were among those calling for the veto — after it emerged that many of their own number had voted for the law "by mistake."
Anger in New Zealand and Australia over Erdogan’s comments - La Scala pulls the plug on Saudi funding – North Macedonia: what’s in a name - Brexit sours British taste buds in Berlin - History unites Greek and Turkish Cypriots – A setback for the Fidesz party - Karate helps heals abuse victims in France - A new approach to death in Athens - A national leader whose talents don't stop at politics
The Fidesz party of firebrand Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was suspended from the European People's Party, which is the EU's biggest and most influential political grouping. Keith Walker speaks Stefan Bos, DW's Hungary correspondent, and begins by asking what this means for Orban.
Children strike over climate change - "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels" – France’s relationship with Algeria – Butter Week in Russia – Hungary welcomes Venezuelan migrants - Shedding light on Salafism in Germany - Is Italy's traditional violin-making industry under threat? – Homelessness in Newcastle
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is well known for his hostility to immigration. Some people were therefore surprised to hear that Hungary has been quietly welcoming migrants fleeing Venezuela. Keith Walker speaks with Hungary correspondent Stefan Bos and begins by asking him why people are so surprised.
Saudi-led coalition forces use German arms in Yemen – France grapples with clerical sex abuse - Finland works to eradicate homelessness - Hungary's new anti-migrant poster campaign raises eyebrows - Greek divers tackle plastic waste in the Mediterranean – Churchgoers in Ukraine face a choice - The world's biggest dog's dinner to protest Brexit – And a clash between youth culture and the Kremlin.