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The Global Machine Behind the Rise of Far-Right Nationalism

RINKEBY, Sweden — Johnny Castillo, a Peruvian-born neighborhood watchman in this district of Stockholm, still puzzles…

Coke Ad Riles Hungary Conservatives, Part of Larger Gay Rights Battle

WARSAW — By the standards of Western advertising, Coca-Cola’s billboard campaign in Hungary was pretty tame.…

American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia

SZOLNOK, Hungary — Secretive, behind-the-lines mission rehearsals and other operations by 1,400 American and allied commandos…

Before Fatal Boat Crash in Budapest, Safety Warnings Went Unheeded

BUDAPEST — The warnings came before a ship called the Mermaid set out on May 29…

Flooded Danube Hampers Rescuers After Budapest Boat Accident

BUDAPEST — Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on Friday promised a thorough investigation into the…

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds

Refugees in Hungary have been caged, starved and denied legal representation. Civic organizations that have tried…

A Friend to Israel, and to Bigots: Viktor Orban’s ‘Double Game’ on Anti-Semitism

BUDAPEST — In late November, the office of Hungary’s far-right prime minister, Viktor Orban, announced it…

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism

WASHINGTON — President Trump lavished praise on Monday on Viktor Orban, the authoritarian prime minister of…

Trump Tries to Bring Hungary’s Orban in From the Cold

BUDAPEST — George W. Bush dodged it. Barack Obama refused it. But on Monday President Trump…

Hungary’s Nationalist Policies Have Created a Labor Shortage. The Fix Isn’t Helping.

BUDAPEST — When Balazs Katona couldn’t hire enough Hungarians at his power-tool factory on the outskirts…

Hungarian Opera Asks White Cast of ‘Porgy and Bess’ to Say They Are African-American

When the Hungarian State Opera’s white cast of singers came together in Budapest earlier this month…

Matteo Salvini Announces New European Alliance of Far-Right Populists

TREVISO, Italy — Matteo Salvini, the anti-immigrant politician who is the most powerful figure in Italy’s…

Top E.U. Coalition Suspends Party Led by Hungary’s Autocratic Leader

BUDAPEST — Fidesz, the party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, was suspended from the…

Hungary Rolls Out Red Carpet for Obscure Russian Bank, Stoking Spy Fears

BUDAPEST — The International Investment Bank, an obscure Russian financial institution with a small-time balance sheet,…

New Zealand Massacre Highlights Global Reach of White Extremism

The massacre of 49 people in New Zealand on Friday highlights the contagious ways in which…