Viktor Orban

Type: Person
Name: Viktor Orban
Title: Poltician
Organization: Fidesz
Nationality: Hungary
Fact Sheet: Biography for Viktor Orban
First reported 7 mins ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 1 reports

New national model sought for next 20-30 years

Hungary’s future will be built on a labour-based state of a “non-liberal nature”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at central Romania’s Baile Tusnad (Tusnádfürdő) on Saturday.Speaking before several thousand people at the 25th Bálványos summer university ... [Published Budapest Times - 7 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

EC declines to comment on PM’s speech

, 11:15 AM CETThe European Commission decided not to comment on the  recent controversial speech  by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who declared the end of liberal democracy in Hungary, EC spokesman Jonathan Todd announced on Wednesday.EU agreements ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Orbán Designs to Turn Hungary into 'Illiberal' State

It sounds like a headline from the European version of The Onion , but Viktor Orbán, months from winning a landslide reelection in April, announced over the weekend his intentions to turn Hungary into an 'illiberal state,' modeled after China or Russia, ... [Published Huffington Post - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Navracsics named as Hungary’s European commissioner

Viktor Orbán, prime minister of Hungary, has nominated Tibor Navracsics, the foreign minister, as Hungary’s European commissioner.Navracsics is a close aide to Orbán, whose chief of staff he became in 2003. A political scientist, he had served as Orbán’s ... [Published European Voice - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 10 reports

Hungarian PM Vows to End 'Liberal Democracy'

The left wing across Europe is in uproar after Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban declared he wanted to build an "illiberal" state based on the Hungarian nation "while of course respecting the values of Christianity, freedom and human rights." ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Hungary Foreign Minister Navracsics nominated as EU Commissioner

Hungary has nominated Foreign Minister Tibor Navracsics to serve as Commissioner in the European Commission currently under renewal. Before the official announcement Navracsics revealed his nomination on Twitter. The question now is who will take over ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

30 Jul.'14 23:58 In Hungary Saakashvili Comments on Charges Against Him “Why do I need a political asylum?” ex-president said.

Ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili said on July 30 in Budapest that one of the reasons behind bringing criminal charges against him was apparently to “restrict” his international travels and active advocacy for Ukraine .He also said that he does not need ... [Published Civil Georgia - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Montenegro 'Interested' in South Stream Pipeline

Montenegro's Economy Minister Vladimir Kavaric announced that his country desired to be included in the South Stream gas pipeline project."South Stream is part of the diversification opportunities for our energy sources and also an opportunity to increase ... [Published Oil & Gas Eurasia - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Speech at the 25th Bálványos Summer Free University and Student Camp

Good afternoon, everyone! Greetings to all of you!When we last saw each other a year ago, I began my speech by saying that we are attending the last gathering here in Tusnádfürdő before the upcoming general elections in Hungary. Now, I can tell you that ... [Published Miniszterelnök - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 5 reports

Hungary nominates foreign affairs minister as commissioner

Tibor Navracsics, Hungary’s minister for foreign affairs and trade, on Wednesday (30 July) confirmed he is the country’s nominee to become commissioner in the next EU executive.Navracsics confirmed the news via Twitter, calling his nomination by the country’s ... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Analyst Says: Hungarian PM Orbán’s Criticism Of Liberalism Misconstrued

The prime minister in his weekend speech slammed by the opposition did not say he wanted to reverse basic rights or Hungary’s liberal democracy but, rather, he gave a critique of the problems associated with the western liberal model, political scientist ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Hungary's Prime Minister thinks it's time to ditch liberal democracy

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has often been accused of wanting to undermine liberal democracy in his country, but in a  July 26 speech to ethnic Hungarians in Romania he seems to have come out and said it. My Hungarian language skills are a little ... [Published VOX.com - Jul 29 2014]

Quotes

The global financial crisis in 2008 showed that "liberal democratic states can't remain globally competitive" Orban said, according to Bloomberg
"i don't think that our european union membership precludes us from building an illiberal new state based on national foundations" Orban said, according to the video of his speech on the government's website...
"the new state that we are building in hungary today is not a liberal state. it doesn't deny liberalism's basic values, such as freedom, but doesn't make it its core element. it uses a particular, national approach"   Orbán was quoted as saying

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New national model sought for next 20-30 years [Published Budapest Times - 7 mins ago]
European Commercial Broadcasters Protest Hungar... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 27 mins ago]
Can the Hungarian Party “Can Politics Be Differ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 2 hours ago]
EC declines to comment on PM’s speech [Published Budapest Business Journal - 5 hours ago]
Orbán Designs to Turn Hungary into 'Illiberal' ... [Published Huffington Post - 16 hours ago]
Navracsics named as Hungary’s European commissi... [Published European Voice - 17 hours ago]
Hungarian 'raging antisemite' envoy quits after... [Published Jewish Chronicle - 22 hours ago]
EU and U.S. Sanctions Could Temper or Embolden ... [Published US News & World Report - 22 hours ago]
Hungarian PM Vows to End 'Liberal Democracy' [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
Daily Press Summary [Published Open Europe - Jul 31 2014]
Hungary's PM Viktor Orban: “The Era of Liberal ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 31 2014]
Brussels Declines To Comment On Hungarian PM Or... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 31 2014]
Hungary Foreign Minister Navracsics nominated a... [Published TeleTrader.com - Jul 31 2014]
Hungary Turns Its Back on 'Liberal Democracy' [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Jul 31 2014]
Montenegro 'Interested' in South Stream Pipeline [Published Oil & Gas Eurasia - Jul 31 2014]
The illiberal agenda [Published Irish Times - Jul 31 2014]
Orban alarms critics with plan for ‘illiberal’ ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 31 2014]
Hungary names FM for EU commissioner post [Published GlobalPost - Jul 31 2014]
30 Jul.'14 23:58 In Hungary Saakashvili Comment... [Published Civil Georgia - Jul 30 2014]
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Speech at the 25t... [Published Miniszterelnök - Jul 30 2014]
Hungary nominates foreign affairs minister as c... [Published EurActiv.com - Jul 30 2014]
'Hungary’s Mussolini' Vows to Make the EU Membe... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 30 2014]
EU urged to monitor Hungarian democracy [Published FT.com - World, Europe - Jul 30 2014]
EU urged to monitor Hungarian democracy [Published FT.com - World - Jul 30 2014]
EU urged to monitor Hungarian democracy [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - Jul 30 2014]
EU urged to monitor Hungarian democracy [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Jul 30 2014]
Community audio system installed in new Debrece... [Published AV Interactive - Jul 30 2014]
Hungarian PM 'illiberal state' speech weightles... [Published TeleTrader.com - Jul 30 2014]
Cameron's ally in EU jobs battle Viktor Orban a... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
Analyst Says: Hungarian PM Orbán’s Criticism Of... [Published XpatLoop.com - Jul 30 2014]
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Hungarian PM Vows to End 'Liberal Democracy' [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
The left wing across Europe is in uproar after Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban declared he wanted to build an "illiberal" state based on the Hungarian nation "while of course respecting the values of Christianity, freedom and human rights." ...
Viktor Orban’s illiberal world [Published Gideon Rachman's Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary, has just cemented his reputation as the problem child of the European Union with a speech in which he argued that “liberal democratic societies cannot remain globally competitiv e”. All EU countries are ...
Hungary limps toward fascism [Published RedState Blog - Jul 29 2014]
In a speech to his party’s faithful, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán seemed to signal a course that would not only make Hungary’s continued membership in the EU problematic but would result in a government that looked to Moscow for leadership ...
Hungary’s foreign policy: Between Brussels and ... [Published The Economist - Europe - Jul 17 2014]
VIKTOR ORBAN is not used to losing. His right-wing Fidesz party won a two-thirds majority in April’s election, repeating its 2010 triumph. Yet alone (except for Britain’s David Cameron), he refused to back Luxembourg’s Jean-Claude Juncker as president ...
"Cameron’s EU Politics Is A Masterclass In How ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jun 30 2014]
Eunice Goes In one of the many memorable moments from “Yes, Prime Minister”, mandarin-in-chief Sir Humphrey Appleby suggests some “masterly inactivity” to a premier who is determined to show there is a “firm hand” at the top of government. If in the ...
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Foreign investors wary over Hungary win [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 07 2014]
Despite critics, Hungary PM expects win [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 04 2014]
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President Herman Van Rompuy congratulates Vikto... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Apr 06 2014]
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