Belarus leader defends rights record during Austria visit

By |november 13th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Alexander van der Bellen, Austria, Belarus, Crimea annexation, death penalty, human rights, News, Russia, Sebastian Kurz, United States|

Belarus's leader Alexander Lukashenko defended his isolated country's human rights during a visit to Austria Tuesday (12 November), as he seeks closer ties with the European Union amid tensions with Russia.

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Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

By |november 12th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Austria, Belarus, News|

Belarus's isolated leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday (12 November) visits Austria, marking his first trip to an EU member in more than three years as he seeks closer ties amid tensions with Russia.

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Austria’s Kurz on quest to form government coalition

By |oktober 9th, 2019|Austria, FPO, government coalition, Greens, Ibiza-Video, News, OVP, scandal, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ|

Sebastian Kurz, Austria's conservative Chancellor who was re-elected on 30 September after being ousted in May, has been meeting with potential coalition partners. With the Austrian Freedom Party preferring to join the opposition and the social democra...

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Austria committed to preserving environment, says sustainability minister

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Austria, environment, EU, European Union, Germany, Green Belt, Green Belt Initiative, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Austria's Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Maria Patek, spoke about her country's involvement in the European Green Belt Initiative, as well as her country's role as mediator for the various European envir...

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Kurz, Greens emerge as big winners of Austria’s snap election

By |september 30th, 2019|'Ibiza-Gate', Austria, Climate Change, FPO, Government, Ibiza-Video, NEOS, News, OVP, Regierung, right-wing populism, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ, The Greens|

After months of political turmoil, Austrian voters on Sunday (29 September) gave former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz a clear mandate to reclaim power with 37.1% of the votes while Kurz’s former coalition partner, the far-right FPÖ, lost by a wide margin. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Debate rages in Austria over enshrining use of cash in the constitution

By |avgust 26th, 2019|Austria, cash payments, News, OVP, Privacy, SPÖ|

It may sound like a strange thing to enshrine in a country's constitution: the right to pay cash. But a debate on whether to do just that has entered Austria's election campaign, shining a light on the country's love of cold, hard currency.

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Austria’s Kurz does not oppose coalition with far-right

By |avgust 2nd, 2019|'Ibiza-Gate', Austria, FPO, Freedom Party of Austria, Helmut Kickl, Ibiza-Video, News, OVP, People's party of Austria, political scandal, Sebastian Kurz|

Austria's former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and leader of the conservative party is not excluding the idea of re-establishing a coalition with the country's far right, he said in an interview with the Austrian public broadcaster ORF. EURACTIV Germany re...

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Austria’s interim chancellor won’t block the majority on EU top jobs

By |junij 25th, 2019|Austria, Brigitte Bierlein, Europäischer Rat, European Council, European Union, Johannes Hahn, News|

Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein won't ask for special favours at an EU summit next Sunday (30 June) aimed at appointing the new President of the European Commission, except when it comes to one thing: Austria's next EU Commissioner. An analysis by...

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Austrian socialists and right-wing populists doing poorly in polls

By |junij 3rd, 2019|Austria, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Ibiza-Video, News, OVP, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Sebastian Kurz, SPÖ|

Austria's government of experts is now in place. Now the question arises: when should a new government be elected? An analysis by Herbert Vytiska.

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Brigitte Bierlein becomes Austria’s first female chancellor

By |maj 31st, 2019|Alexander van der Bellen, Austria, Austrian elections, Brigitte Bierlein, far right, FPO, News, OVP, Sebastian Kurz|

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor Thursday (30 May) to lead an interim government until elections later in the year.

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