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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) came a distant second in a regional election on Sunday, an initial projection showed, the third such vote this year in which it has failed to match its score in October’s parliamentary election.
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An article on Right-wing Austrian politics and art policy is the first in a series of articles that I am writing for Political Animal magazine. “Art of Politics, Politics of Art,” looks at how artists around the world are using public and participatory art forms to describe and analyze contemporary politics. 35 more words
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By Francois Murphy and Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday his new coalition would focus on fighting anti-Semitism, after Israel made it clear it would not work directly with any ministers from the far-right party now back in government.
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By Francois Murphy and Alexandra Schwarz-Goerlich VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s far-right Freedom Party said coalition talks with conservative leader Sebastian Kurz made a “very, very good start” on Wednesday, mapping out a process that could end its decade in opposition.
Sebastian Kurz? Who is he?
He is the leader of Austria’s centre-right ‘People’s Party’ (OVP) who just stormed to victory in the recent Austrian election claiming 31.5% of the vote. 949 more words
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ㅤ”Austria is not the only country in which migrants commit a disproportionate amount of crime compared to their share of the overall population. In Germany, their Interior Ministry released a report last year showing migrants being overrepresented in almost all forms of crime.” ㅤStory at Breitbart, image from breitbart(.com).
Austria is poised to elect a far-right coalition. The decision shows how Europe is gripped by border anxiety
The dramatic victory of Sebastian Kurz in yesterday’s Austrian election will send shock waves across Europe. The dashing new chancellor is a political prodigy: not only because he is just 31, but because he is leading a mainstream conservative party into territory previously dominated by the far-Right. 690 more words