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France and Germany take asylum seekers from Italy and Malta

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

A pro-government columnist calls the agreement reached by the four Interior Ministers ‘a dishonourable pact’, while a liberal commentator thinks Hungary risks remaining isolated with her anti-immigration policies. READ MORE

PM Orbán addresses right-wing rally in Rome

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

A left-liberal website publishes Ferenc Gyurcsány’s commentary suspecting Mr Orbán of planning to become the leader of the sovereignist camp in Europe. A pro-government commentator, on the other hand, thinks that the Prime Minister is just representative of the majority of Europeans who oppose unfettered mass immigration. READ MORE

Matteo Salvini bids for snap Italian election

Monday, August 26th, 2019

An anti-government commentator hopes that the Italian Left will derail Matteo Salvini’s effort to call a snap election and gain absolute power. A pro-government analyst, on the other hand, welcomes Salvini’s plan, suggesting that an early election is necessary to restore democratic governance. READ MORE

PM Orbán likened to Donald Trump and Matteo Salvini

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

A pro-government pundit ascribes the success of the three leaders to their courage in challenging the elite and their talents as communicators. READ MORE

Matteo Salvini was allegedly offered Russian money

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Pro-government commentators attribute the accusations levelled against Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini as an attack on anti-immigration politics. A left-wing pundit believes Russia supports radical right-wing politicians to achieve geopolitical objectives. READ MORE

Fidesz luminaries allegedly concerned over rift with the EPP

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

A liberal news reporter quotes unnamed sources as saying that several leading Fidesz politicians are alarmed by the sight of their party drifting away from the European People’s Party.  READ MORE

Salvini and Strache in Budapest

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

In their remarks on visits by two right-wing leaders, commentators discuss whether Hungary is marginalising itself from the mainstream or  is working on the renewal of Christian Democracy. READ MORE

PM Orbán to meet President Trump, after receiving Mr Salvini

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

A pro-government columnist claims that Hungary has become an important diplomatic actor, citing the news that Viktor Orbán will be received by US President Trump later in May, as well as Italian League leader and deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’s visit on Thursday to Budapest. A left-wing commentator downplays the importance of President Trump’s invitation. READ MORE

Russian collusion charges rejected as selective

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

A pro-government columnist finds the charges of collusion with Russia, which have been levelled against critics of the liberal mainstream, as both ungrounded and selective. READ MORE

Macron accepts Orbán’s challenge

Friday, August 31st, 2018

As President Emmanuel Macron of France accepts Mr Orbán’s identification of him as his main adversary in Europe, a pro-government analyst explains that the two leaders are in fact the leading personalities of two opposing camps in Europe. READ MORE