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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 6/17/2024*NATO Chief Says China Should Face Consequences*Probe Of French Political Leader 13 Days Before Election*South China Sea Collision Between Chinese Philippine Vessels*

    06/17/2024 7:10:36 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/17/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    Explosions early Tuesday morning in the Kharkov (Kharkiv) area of Ukraine... 11 reported dead and dozens missing from two shipwrecks off the coast of southern Italy... The incoming NATO chief and outgoing Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, meeting Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Brussels... US Central Command striking four radar sites of the Houthi forces... The outgoing NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says China should face consequences. That's because Stoltenberg sees China... Israeli public broadcaster "Kan" reporting an intelligence document detailed plans for the brutal Hamas attack... Brush fires in Southern California... French politics a political leader who allied...
  • Trump's sit-downs with foreign officials are 'annoying' some in Biden's camp

    05/04/2024 11:55:11 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 66 replies
    nbc ^ | 5/1/2024 | Jonathan Allen, Carol E. Lee and Katherine Doyle
    WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump rolled out the red carpet for a parade of foreign dignitaries in recent weeks, some aides to President Joe Biden took notice — and umbrage — at what they saw as the former president playing pretender-in-chief. In less than two months, Trump has hosted Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso and David Cameron, the former British prime minister who now serves as the U.K.’s foreign secretary. He’s also talked with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and others by phone. It’s not unusual for a party...
  • Hungary: Orban promises new laws after child abuse scandal after protests

    02/17/2024 7:52:21 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/16/224 | Nick Thorpe
    Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised a new package of laws in response to a child sexual abuse scandal that has shocked the nation. Mass protests were held after it was revealed that a former official, convicted of covering up sexual crimes at a state-run children's home, had been granted clemency. Mr Orban said there was no room for clemency in child abuse cases. There have been several resignations over the controversial pardon. President Katalin Novak, who granted the pardon, and two senior figures in Mr Orban's ruling Fidesz party stepped down last week. -snip- His government has made...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 12/14/2023 147 House Republicans Vote For Federal Spy Program Used Against President Trump, European Union To Talk With Moldova And Ukraine About Membership, Putin's Four-Hour Q And A Session

    12/14/2023 8:25:17 PM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/14/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    The Turkish member of parliament who collapsed after he attacked Israel's warfare in Gaza and the Turkish government's continued trade with Israel died today... "that vote...just threw away the Fourth Amendment to our Constitution" Congressman Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky)...147 Republicans including US House Speaker Mike Johnson supporting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act today... The members of the European Union agreed tonight to start talks with Moldova and Ukraine about membership. Before the vote Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban left the room while the 26 other nations held a vote... The US Central Command says that Houthi-Yemeni forces launched a ballistic missile...
  • Ukraine's Security Service Alleges Russian Plot Involving Ex-President

    12/02/2023 7:15:00 PM PST · by McGruff · 6 replies
    U. S. News ^ | Dec. 2, 2023 | Max Hunder
    Ukraine's security service said on Saturday it had prevented former president Petro Poroshenko from leaving the country on grounds that Russia planned to exploit a planned meeting with Hungary's prime minister to hurt Ukrainian interests. Poroshenko's political party, European Solidarity, said the former president had scheduled only meetings in Poland and the United States and warned the SBU security service against becoming involved in politics. The SBU said he had planned to meet Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who maintains ties with Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin and opposes opening talks on European Union membership with Ukraine.
  • Viktor Orban (PM Hungary) To EU: 'We won't accept your failed migrant policy. We don't want terrorism, gang wars, and mini Gazas'

    11/11/2023 5:03:15 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 47 replies
    Viktor Orban Twitter ^ | 11 11 2023 | Viktor Orban
    "We made a tolerance offer to Brussels: every country can deal with #migration the way they want to, but they cannot force #Hungary to copy the failed migration policies of Western Europe. We don’t want #terrorism, gang wars and mini Gazas in Budapest!" Viktor Orban Twitter
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 8/29/2023 Ukraine War Action Tonight, Court In Pakistan Suspends Khan Conviction, Man Faces Possible Death Penalty Under New Homosexuality Law In Uganda

    08/29/2023 8:22:20 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/29/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Florida bracing for the effects of Hurricane Idalia... Russia's Black Sea Fleet repelling a drone attack early Wednesday morning... Tonight a drone attack on an airport in northwestern Russia near the border with Estonia. A fire involving IL-76 transport planes... Tonight Russia says that it's naval air force took out four assault boats... "There are certain things become more important than me, my ego. Family, Nation, God...Those words from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban... Syria's Ministry of Transport says the airport in Aleppo is operational again... US politics Steve Scalise the second ranking Republican leader in the US House... On...
  • ‘Don’t Interfere!’ — Hungary’s Orbán Says Democrats Should Stop Telling Others ‘How to Live’

    05/25/2023 8:38:46 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 May 2023 | KURT ZINDULKA
    The Democrats in the United States should focus on their own country instead of trying to impose their leftist ideology on the rest of the world, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said. Speaking with the Bloomberg news agency in an interview at the Qatar Economic Forum in Doha this week, Hungary’s populist-nationalist leader stressed the importance for countries such as the United States to respect the cultural identity of others, particularly for the left-wing Democrat party, which despite professing tolerance as a virtue seems to often struggle to embody it themselves. “I would say that the American Democrats are far...
  • PM Viktor Orbán: ‘If Trump were president, there would be no war in Ukraine’

    05/06/2023 5:21:07 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 49 replies
    “If Donald Trump were president of the US, Ukraine and Europe would not be inflicted by war,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told the CPAC conference now under way in Budapest.“Return, Mr. President, make America great again, and bring us peace,” the prime minister said.Meanwhile, Orbán said “the essence of illegal migration is to destroy the international community, to unravel the cultural basis necessary for the operations of a nation state.”“The woke movement and gender propaganda have the same objectives,” Orbán added. “Just like communism used to do, they cut the nation into artificial minorities and then incite antagonism between them;...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 4/21/2023 Newsdump Friday US Supreme Court Blocks Abortion Drug Restriction...Chinese Foreign Minister Reaffirms One China Policy...Under White House Threat Uganda's President Balks At Homosexuality Law...

    04/21/2023 7:36:35 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/21/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Tonight developments in Idaho being watched that's where Libertarian activist Ammon Bundy... Suspensions handed out to five NFL players... In the African nation of Mali an Al-Qaeda affiliated group... The Biden Administration spending 140 million dollars on water-related projects in western states... Ex-Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo surrendering to US authorities for extradition... The US Supreme Court Abortion drug decision late today... A Lebanese-Canadian man convicted in the October 1980 bombing of a synagogue in Paris... Russian President Vladimir Putin talking with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman... "What" The reaction of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to NATO Secretary General...
  • Bulgaria Refuses To Send Weapons To Ukraine, Joins Hungary & Austria’s Neutral Stance

    03/28/2023 5:09:00 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 25 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 3/28/23 | Staff
    After Austria and Hungary, Bulgaria has also joined the minority group of European Union countries that refuse to send weapons to Ukraine, news and opinion portal Mandiner reports [link at URL]. Bulgaria has declared that it will not take part in the EU’s joint ammunition purchase program, nor will it supply fighter jets or tanks to Ukraine, Euronews reports. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev is under enormous pressure from opposition parties, but he has said he stands by his position. ... Although many of its Western allies accuse Hungary of siding with Russia in the war based on its firm stance...
  • Hungary’s Orban accuses EU of prolonging war in Ukraine

    02/18/2023 11:45:52 AM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 124 replies
    Federal News Network ^ | 2/18/2023 | AP
    “When Russia launched its attack, the West didn’t isolate the conflict but elevated it to a pan-European level,” Orban said. “The war in Ukraine is not a conflict between the armies of good and evil, but between two Slavic countries that are fighting against one another. This is their war, not ours.” Under the slogan “Peace and Security,” Orban’s nearly hour-long address focused largely on the conflict in Ukraine, which is approaching its one-year mark, Feb. 24.
  • Hungary Blocks $18 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine, Puts NATO Status at Risk

    12/06/2022 5:42:09 AM PST · by JonPreston · 79 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/6/22 | Marisa Herman
    In November the EU proposed to give impoverished Ukraine — with over 80% of its nation without electricity, among other necessities — $18.6 billion in critical humanitarian aid, including support for energy and healthcare facilities.But Hungary has vetoed the transfer of the critical aid package.Budapest has stood out as the only member of the 27 country organization to block the EU package, with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban having effective veto power because EU budget rules require the unanimous approval of all 27 member countries.American and European officials have been noting Orban's "persistent pattern" of obstructionism in aid to Ukraine,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hunter's ties that bind: Chinese business partner of president's son is pictured raising a glass with Vladimir Putin in 2017 - as texts reveal he was given the green light by President Xi Jinping - '#1' - to cement oil deal with the Bidens

    10/31/2022 2:49:44 PM PDT · by DFG · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 10/31/2022 | JOSH BOSWELL
    Newly unearthed photos show the Biden family's Chinese business partner meeting with Vladimir Putin. Zang Jianjun was executive director of Chinese oil giant CEFC, which partnered with Joe Biden's brother Jim and son Hunter on a deal that earned the First Family millions of dollars. Text messages obtained by DailyMail.com reveal Zang was in close contact with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and that the Chinese leader gave the green light for his partnership with the Bidens. Zang even traveled to Moscow with Xi and met with Putin while brokering a massive $9.1billion deal to buy a share of the Russian...
  • Putin Goes Soviet: Shades of Hungary 1956

    03/03/2022 10:28:59 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 18 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 28 February 2022 | Paul Kengor
    At right, a Russian armored vehicle sits at a railway station in Rostov Oblast, Russia Feb. 25, awaiting deployment to Ukraine. At left, a Soviet tank sits on St. Joseph Boulevard in Budapest, on Nov. 6, 1956, two days after helping to crush the uprising in Hungary. I’m being asked for a sense of historical perspective to capture the gravity of what Vladimir Putin and his Russian troops are doing right now in the Ukraine. Is this unprecedented? Is there a parallel in recent Russian history? In recent Russian history, no. Modern Russia is post-Cold War Russia, the once-hopeful product...
  • Orbán: We dug a hole for the Russians, but ended up falling into it ourselves

    10/30/2022 1:39:49 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 22 replies
    The Budapest Times ^ | October 28, 2022
    Hungary is able to secure gas supplies for itself, "unlike the westerners", Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Kossuth Radio on Friday. "We're more adept at getting gas on our own than if we were to wait for others," the prime minister said in an interview, explaining why Hungary was opting out of joint European Union purchases of gas. Hungary would only lose out on such a programme, so it supports voluntary participation, he added.Orbán also criticised the EU’s solidarity mechanism aimed at avoiding sharp disparities of gas supply across the bloc. Hungary rejects the idea of a mandatory mechanism as...
  • Thousands march in Turkey to demand ban on LGBTQ groups

    09/18/2022 11:21:49 AM PDT · by Right Wing Vegan · 25 replies
    thepublicsradio.org/AP ^ | 9/18/2022 | AP
    A conservative anti-LGBTQ group has marched in Istanbul to demand that LGBTQ associations be shuttered and their activities banned. The event drew several thousand people and was seen as the largest demonstration of its kind in Turkey. Ahead of Sunday’s demonstration, the organizers circulated a video using images from past LGBTQ Prides in Turkey, calling on viewers to oppose what they called the “virus” of global gay and trans propaganda.
  • Biden Administration Kills Israel-to-Europe Gas Pipeline

    02/15/2022 5:39:36 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 02/15/22 | Soeren Kern
    Biden's decision — reportedly coordinated with Turkey but reached without consulting Israel, Greece or Cyprus, the main countries involved in the project — undercuts three of the strongest American allies in the Mediterranean region.EastMed's cancellation — variously described as a "disastrous decision," a "strategic mistake" and an act of "appeasement" of Erdoğan — represents a major geopolitical victory for the Turkish strongman.The EastMed pipeline has been in the works for more than a decade. The Israel-Greece-Cyprus project — joined by Bulgaria, Hungary, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia — has long been seen as a way to diversify natural gas supplies...
  • Biden Delivers Gift to Russia by Killing Israeli Pipeline Project

    02/15/2022 5:33:42 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Headline USA ^ | February 15, 2022 | Joshua Paladino
    (Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) The White House has revoked its support for the Eastern Mediterranean pipeline, a 1,900km project that will transport natural gas from an Israeli-owned offshore drilling site to Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus, The Gatestone Institute reported. The Biden administration discussed the decision with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan but apparently did not include the pipeline’s main beneficiaries—Israel, Greece, Egypt or Cyprus—in the talks. The White House said the EastMed pipeline will harm its “climate goals” and escalate tensions in the region without serving viable economic interests, Keep Talking Greece reported. Erdoğan has opposed the EastMed pipeline because...
  • Netanyahu: 'Congratulations to my friends, friends of Israel, Victor Orban and Alexander Vucic on their victory in the elections in Hungary and Serbia!'

    04/04/2022 9:58:13 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 20 replies
    Congratulations to my friends, friends of Israel, Victor Orban and Alexander Vucic on their victory in the elections in Hungary and Serbia! I am confident that the fruitful cooperation with Israel will continue under their leadership. pic.twitter.com/rphRTou4cb— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) April 4, 2022