Austrians protest FPÖ’s coalition with ‘fascists’

By |december 17th, 2018|Andreas Schieder, Austria elections 2017, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, News, OVP, Russia, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ, Vladimir Putin|

Thousands of protesters in Vienna braved snow and icy temperatures Saturday (15 December) to protest Austria's ruling coalition between the conservatives and the far-right a year after they came to power.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austrians protest FPÖ’s coalition with ‘fascists’

Austria makes progress in government formation

By |november 20th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Austrian coalition talks, Christian Kern, FPO, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz|

Unlike in Germany, Austrian coalition negotiations have progressed much further. The FPÖ insists on an "equal footing" in the talks, while the ÖVP wants to have everything signed, sealed and delivered before the Christmas break. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria makes progress in government formation

Austria’s far-right stakes claim to interior ministry ahead of coalition talks

By |oktober 19th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Christian Kern, coalition, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Jörg Haider, Neo-Nazis, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ|

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) yesterday (18 October) named control of the interior ministry as its price for joining a future coalition government following its strong showing in a parliamentary election.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria’s far-right stakes claim to interior ministry ahead of coalition talks

Austria’s leaders reject Juncker’s vision for eurozone expansion

By |september 14th, 2017|Austria elections 2017, Christian Kern, Eurozone, future of EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Sebastian Kurz, State of the Union|

Austria’s Social Democrat Chancellor Christian Kern and conservative Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz today (14 September) rejected European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker’s vision to expand eastward the euro and a border control free zone.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria’s leaders reject Juncker’s vision for eurozone expansion

Austria divided over idea of EU army

By |junij 8th, 2017|Austria, Austria elections 2017, EU army, Hans Peter Doskozil, News|

The idea of creating a powerful EU army continues to divide opinion in neutral Austria. Critics of the plan say its neutrality is incompatible with joint military cooperation. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria divided over idea of EU army