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The lies of the Prime Minister

The prime minister's speech about the state of our country was full of untruthful statements. Although the PM is not usually in the habit of using numbers to corroborate his statements, this time he ventured to use them.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Campaign gurus and godfathers behind Fidesz and MSZP

Since the Israeli campaign guru Ron Werber has been "reactivated" by the Socialists, "Werberisme" has resurfaced in the communications toolbox of the ruling party, even though we know that almost all political forces use foreign experts, including Fidesz. However, their current political position always seems to determine their acceptance and evaluation.

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Hundreds commemorated the Roma murders

Last week, hundreds of civilians commemorated the victims of serial killings against Roma citizens.

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Hungarians see their future darkly

88% of Hungarians considered in the last quarter of 2012 that the country's economy is in a crisis, the ratio was 89 % in the third quarter.

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Ferenc Gyurcsány's State of the Nation's speech 2013

If we continue as now, the next prime minister will be called Orbán

"If we continue in the same way as now, the next prime minister will be called neither Gordon Bajnai nor Attila Mesterházi but will be called Viktor Orbán. Even though we would have every ground to put an end to Orbán's governance and, theoretically, we have even the tools to defeat Orbán and his regime.

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Thousands attend rally in support of Klubrádió

Several thousand people attended a demonstration held in support of opposition-allied Klubrádió in central Budapest on Sunday.

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Prosecutor drops 'terrorism' probe into former PM Ferenc Gyurcsány

Prosecutors in Debrecen have dropped another probe into former Socialist PM Ferenc Gyurcsány, Democratic Coalition (DK) reported on its Facebook page on Monday.

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Opposition parties slam Orbán's speech

Hungary's opposition parties slammed the prime minister's state-of-the-nation speech on Friday as being at odds with reality. Former PM Ferenc Gyurcsány summarized Orbán's performance in a single phrase: "empty head, empty speech."

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Hungary PM Orbán's annual state-of-the-nation address

Hungary is no longer working to profit foreigners but is acting in its own interests, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told a cheering crowd in Budapest on Friday, when presenting his annual state-of-the-nation address.

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European Commission projects recession for Hungary

In its Winter Forecast published on Friday the European Commission projects Hungary's budget deficit at 3.4% of gross domestic product both for 2013 and 2014.

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Former PM Gyurcsány: the opposition needs a new strategy

"If it continues like this, the next prime minister will be neither Gordon Bajnai nor Attila Mesterházy but Viktor Orbán" – Ferenc Gyurcsány, chairman of Democratic Coalition (DK) said in his annual State of the Nation Address on Tuesday.

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Politicians' top salaries

László Kövér, Speaker of the parliament, tops the income list of politicians with his HUF 2,5 million (EUR 8600) monthly salary.

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Hungary students suspected of keeping anti-Semitic 'Jewish List'

Members of the student council of the University of Budapest reportedly have compiled illegal lists of students' presumed religion, ethnic background including Jewish origins, and political affiliation.

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Benedek Jávor and Tímea Szabó are leading the Dialogue for Hungary bloc

The statutes of the organization have been adopted and it will soon become a party. They will start negotiations with Gordon Bajnai and his supporters.

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Together 2014 is looking for party members and candidate representatives

Together 2014 will launch a recruiting campaign soon - according to the voter's movement the MTI.

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