Hungary’s media regulator will take steps to grant opposition radio station Klubradio a free frequency, in a move that may ease concern over press freedom after Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s consolidation of power.
Whenever police frog-march the duly elected leaders of a political party to jail for collective prosecution, alarm bells should sound. The arrest of six neofascist Golden Dawn politicians in Greece is no exception -- although in this case it may also be the least bad option for Greek authorities.
Hungary’s government rejected criticism of its new constitution even before European legal experts met today to approve an opinion that the European Union executive said Prime Minister Viktor Orban must respect.
Council of Europe Development Bank plans to sell 10-year kangaroo bonds, according to an e-mailed statement from RBC Capital Markets, which is helping to manage the sale with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and UBS AG.