# élection

Former Slovenian PM, current president of the right-wing Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and winner of the Parliament elections Janez Jansa (R) meets President Borut Pahor to discuss the formation of a coalition in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on June 7, 2018. Photo: Jure Makovec / File
Former Slovenian PM, current president o […]

Slovenia anti-migrant party says will try to form coalition govt

The Slovenian anti-immigration party that came first in last week's election will attempt to form a coalition government, its leader says, despite falling well short of a parliamentary majority.
Viktor Orban appears set to win a third mandate, though 40% of the electorate say they are still undecided. Photo: Attila Kisbenedek / AFP
Viktor Orban appears set to win a third […]

Hungary’s Orban set for third mandate after rocky campaign

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of Europe's most controversial leaders, looks set to win a third consecutive term in office, despite a galvanised opposition tapping into voters' discontent.
Viktor Orban has implemented a root-and-branch reform of Hungarian state institutions since winning a second term as prime minister in 2010. Photo: Attila Kisbenedek / AFP
Viktor Orban has implemented a root-and- […]

Viktor Orban, Hungary’s rebel-turned-patriot premier

Hungary's strongman premier Viktor Orban, running for re-election on Sunday, is a poster boy for nationalists worldwide, the self-styled defender of Christian Europe and scourge of the "globalist elite"
Activists of Casapound, a far right movement turned political party, wave flags during an election rally outside the Pantheon in Rome. Photo: Andreas Solaro / AFP
Activists of Casapound, a far right move […]

Europe’s extreme right

What has fuelled the rise of far-right parties across Europe? Fears about Europe’s largest migration crisis since World War Two sparked their revival and this momentum has been bolstered by Brexit and Donald Trump’s election win the United States.
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