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Austria, Germany accept migrants

After misery, delivery. Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours toward Western Europe, boarded buses provided by Hungary’s government as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. 213 more words


'My customers have predominantly reacted positively': Cake depicting 9/11 stirs outcry in Austria

WASHINGTON — It is rare for cake makers to make national political headlines. Thomas Kienbauer, however, is an exception. The Austrian has recently caused a controversy at home with a cake modeled on the World Trade Center, depicting planes hitting the twin towers in 2001. 506 more words


The End of Frank Stronach’s Career as a Politician

The Austrian magazine Profil wrote on December 9:

10.7 million euros – a third of the amount spent by all the parties taken together – is what Frank Stronach invested in his election campaign, with the declared goal of garnering well above ten percent of the vote. 68 more words

elections: meanwhile in Austria

The limelight is currently on the *big* elections. So while many international discussions about recent big legislative elections are (rightly) quite critical, here’s some positive news from … Austria! 84 more words

Frank Stronach’s Crusade to Transform Austria

The Globe and Mail, March 4:

In Sunday’s state elections in Austria, Frank Stronach’s party received 11.3% of the vote in Carinthia and 9.7 % in Lower Austria. 417 more words

H.C. Strache "Still Failing to Get a Life"

We are now less than a month away from “Wien-Wahl” 2010, Austria’s crown political event of the year. Yes, we also held presidential elections earlier this year, but because the opposition to incumbent President Heinz Fischer consisted of a suspected Nazi and a kooky conspiracy theorist, the thing was a huge joke. 722 more words

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