About: Janos Ader

Elections 09-05-2018

New Hungary protest as Orbán installs ‘Christian democracy’

Thousands of Hungarians gathered Tuesday (8 May) to protest against strongman Viktor Orbán after he was nominated for re-election as prime minister for a third consecutive term during the inauguration of the new parliament.
Elections 11-04-2017

Hungarian president signs law threatening Soros university

Hungarian President János Áder yesterday (10 April) approved a controversial law seen as targeting the respected Central European University founded by US billionaire George Soros, despite protests at home and abroad.
Global Europe 05-07-2016

Hungary to hold referendum on refugee quotas on 2 October

Hungary will hold a referendum on 2 October on EU plans to relocate migrants among member states, a scheme fiercely opposed by right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the president said today (5 July).
Central Europe 17-04-2012

Orbán seeks to catapult MEP to Hungarian presidency

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has nominated János Áder, a political ally and European Parliament member, as Hungary's next president, following the resignation of Pál Schmitt over a plagiarism scandal. A vote of approval is scheduled to take place in Parliament on 2 May.