Hungarian NGOs funded by philanthropist George Soros have vowed to defy prime minister Viktor Orban’s plan to “sweep them out” of the country.
Finance minister Scicluna said that a report published by Green MEPs was “unfair” and that Malta had “nothing to hide”.
In 2017, Serbia expects to see its membership negotiations with the EU intensify, despite a waning of regional enthusiasm for the bloc, due to concerns over its preoccupation with internal crises, such as Brexit
Members of the Polish opposition have put a provisional end to their month-long blockade of the plenary hall of the Sejm after the government lifted its restrictions on journalists’ access to parliament. But Polish commentators predict that the country’s state crisis is far from over.