With the appointment of the new governor all previously independent state agencies and institutions will be run by people with very close ties to Fidesz and a quasi dependence from the PM himself.
With a two-thirds majority in parliament, Hungary’s governing party alliance, Fidesz-KDNP, has created a completely new electoral system.
Political Capital has become a leading institution in the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network.
Bahrain’s Alba, one of the country’s biggest economic contributors, suffered a loss of revenue, which are blamed on a lowering of global aluminium prices as well as higher energy costs.
The US Navy has fired at an Indian fishing boat off the coast of Dubai killing one Indian fisherman.
Russia and Saudi Arabia have exchanged strong criticisms of each other, with the Russians accusing the Saudis of human rights abuses in the Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia has arrested leading hardline Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, triggering protests in the Eastern Province.The protesters have expressed solidarity with Bahrain.