Category: World
World 26.10.20 | 17:50

V4NA maps organisations that George Soros expects to bring Trump down

US stock market speculator George Soros prefers not to leave the outcome of the US presidential race on 3 November to chance. During this year’s campaign Soros spent over three times as much to overthrow Trump as he did in 2016. The international V4 News Agency has mapped the route of Soros’s...

World 18.10.20 | 11:02

France enters state of emergency as new virus case record shattered

France confirmed a record 32,427 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours on Saturday as the country reimposed a state of emergency due to the pandemic. France has been struggling with rising virus numbers for weeks, with concern growing about intensive care capacity in large cities such as Paris. The...

World 14.10.20 | 18:57

Orban: Central Europe gains in importance, as the nexus of economic activity moves eastwards

The nexus of economic activity in Europe is moving east, toward Central Europe, said Hungarian Prime Minister viktor Orban during his visit to Slovenia today. Orban and his host, Prime Minister Janez Jansa, opened the new powerline connecting the two countries after decades of stalled work. It takes...

World 12.10.20 | 10:42

V4: Orban preserves two-thirds majority in Parliament as his candidate defeats her anti-Semitic challenger

The Hungarian ruling conservative Fidezs party preserved its two thirds majority in Parliament after its candidate won a by-election. Fidesz candidate Zsofia Koncz won the election in north-eastern Hungary for her late father’s seat, against Laszlo Biro, who received the backing of both leftist...

World 09.10.20 | 23:05

WHO: Over 100,000 new infections in one day in Europe for first time

The number of new infections with the coronavirus in Europe has climbed above the 100,000 mark for the first time, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO statistics updated on Friday show an increase compared to the previous day of 109,749 cases, after almost 99,000...

World 08.10.20 | 11:31

V4: George Soros has clout over EU, court ruling shows

The European Court of Justice applied double standards regarding the CEU – commonly referred to as George Soros’s university – when it ruled that the amendment of Hungary’s Higher Education Law was a breach of EU law, according to Hungary’s justice minister. George Soros...

World 07.10.20 | 20:58

Terrorist organization sends message to international V4 News Agency

A member of a group, banned and declared a terrorist organisation by some countries, has criticised Sweden’s recent Quran-burning incidents. He argued that the establishment of a caliphate was the only way to preserve Islam, V4NA writes. In Sweden, supporters of the Danish anti-Islam Hard Line...

World 06.10.20 | 14:08

V4: Poland’s ruling party to recall EP’s VP over “Hungary must be starved out” statement

Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party will submit a motion to dismiss Katarina Barley, one of the Vice Presidents of the European Parliament (EP), over her statement on “starving out” Hungary, Polish MEP Ryszard Legutko said on Monday, the V4 news agency reported. The motion...

World 04.10.20 | 13:59

Orban stimulates doctors with substantial wage increase as the country braces for further rise in Covid-19 cases

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government agreed with the Hungarian Medical Chamber on a substantial wage hike for doctors on Saturday, as the country braces for a further rise in coronavirus cases that could strain its healthcare system. In a video posted after a meeting between government members...

World 02.10.20 | 20:37

Hungary will reintroduce an extra pension in 2021, PM Orban announced

“We will start reintroducing 13th month pensions early next year,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video on Facebook on Thursday on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons. Orban spoke after a meeting of the council for elderly affairs, which had been dedicated to...

World 30.09.20 | 18:58

Hungarian Minister Varga rejects EC report, says it was influenced by organisations linked to Soros

On Wednesday the European Commission issued a report on the rule of law in the EU member states. This year’s document is the first in the subject, and the report will be issued every year on all member states. Reacting to the document on her social media page, Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga...

World 30.09.20 | 17:08

Twitter temporarily banned official Hungarian account ahead of the publication of a crucial report

On Wednesday, Twitter temporarily blocked About Hungary, the official account of the Hungarian government, without any prior explanation, Hungarian State Secretary for International Communication and Relations Zoltan Kovacs announced on his social media page. The ban came at a time as the European Commission...

World 28.09.20 | 15:49

Two new national laboratories inaugurated in Hungary

The minister of innovation and technology opened a virology national laboratory and a human reproduction national laboratory at the University of Pecs in southern Hungary on Friday, reports Daily News Hungary. László Palkovics said the government was supporting the development and opening of 17 national...

World 28.09.20 | 15:19

Is it worth again to invest in Hungary?

Commenting on Moody’s change to the outlook of Hungary’s Baa3 sovereign rating to “positive” from “stable”, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said Hungary’s rating was “unique” in the European Union as the no other member state’s outlook had improved in the past six months, writes Daily...

World 28.09.20 | 15:15

Coronavirus – an important scientific breakthrough in Hungary!

Scientists of the University of Szeged discovered a new infection mechanism of the COVID-19 virus. Anett Hudák, László Szilák, and Tamás Lehota found that there is another way in which the virus can get into human cells, which is useful information if one wants to develop a vaccine or provide proper...

World 23.09.20 | 10:50

V4: “Czech Soros” invests in foreign media company

Hungary’s Telex news portal has announced on Facebook that it would soon receive a grant of 200,000 euros from the Czech Republic for its launch. The donation was offered by Economia, a publishing company owned by Zdenek Bakala, which also runs several Czech newspapers. Bakala is often referred...

World 22.09.20 | 23:01

US President Donald Trump says UN ‘must hold China accountable’ for COVID-19

President Donald Trump demanded that the United Nations hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as he defends his own handling of COVID-19 in America, where the death toll has surpassed 200,000. “We have waged a fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus — which...

World 20.09.20 | 14:25

Holstein: Not in Bulgaria’s interest to block EU enlargement of region

Bilateral problems should not be part of the negotiating framework for the European Union enlargement, says German Ambassador Anke Holstein. In an interview with Radio Free Europe, Ambassador Holstein refers to Bulgaria’s explanatory memorandum sent to EU member-states, saying that the country has...

World 18.09.20 | 12:52

WHO: Latest Covid-19 figures in Europe exceed March peak

The latest weekly number of novel coronavirus infections in Europe is higher than in March, when the region went through the first peak of the pandemic, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) top European official said on Thursday. “We do have a very serious situation unfolding before us,” WHO Europe...

World 16.09.20 | 22:39

Orban: Hungary’s borders remain closed

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced tighter restrictions to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further, in a video posted on Facebook on Wednesday. Pubs and restaurants are to close at 11 pm, and masks will be required at public offices, health-care facilities, cinemas and theatres. People...

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