Former Austrian leader Kurz convicted of lying to parliament

The Austrian’s fairytale rise from unknown youth leader into an international political star and chancellor at…

Roiled by scandal, Hungary names new president

Hungary’s ruling party nominated little-known judge Tamás Sulyok as the country’s new president Thursday, seeking to…

Top human rights court backs Belgian religious slaughter bans

The bans, imposed in the two regions several years ago, were the result of a long…

Austria looks at early exit from Russian gas deal as reliance on Moscow deepens

A spokesperson for OMV told POLITICO a “policy framework would first have to be created” to…

Serbia should join EU before Ukraine, Orbán says

“Serbia has other options. A free trade agreement with China has just been concluded,” Orbán said,…

Austria is sleepwalking toward a far-right victory

The party’s final boost then came courtesy of the reemergence of irregular migration as a political issue, as…

Greens try to flip the script: Blame conservatives, not the Green Deal

But at the party’s congress in Lyon, where delegates were plotting how to avoid expected losses…

EU countries strike deal on landmark AI rulebook

Austria, France and Germany were lured back into the fold with promises that the Commission would…

Martin Selmayr gets his chance to return to Brussels

‘Unthinkable’? Selmayr last year interviewed to become the next EU ambassador to Switzerland, two officials familiar…

The EU’s Viktor Orbán problem: 9 times Hungarian leader has been a thorn in Brussels’ side

This includes issues in the awarding of public contracts, restrictions on academic freedoms, a “child protection…