Hungarians have voted in national elections, with exit polls showing Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party being returned to power with a comfortable majority. But worries remain about the rise of the far-right Jobbik Party.
A new law banning homelessness has taken effect in Hungary. The government argues the measure will save lives. Critics, meanwhile, call it barbarous and a criminalization of poverty.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has condemned the European Union's effort to censure his government. The move is part of a broader strategy to push back against criticism of his hard-line anti-immigration policies.
Hungary and Italy have pledged to forge a new alliance to change the way the EU deals with migration. Orban and Salvini have repeatedly defied the European Union by refusing to take in any further asylum-seekers.
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.
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