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Former Austrian Foreign Minister and current Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suggested a plan for lifting the anti-Russian sanctions step-by-step in 2016 in ... However, experts believe it is early to speak about political and constitutional aspects of a political settlement on Syria while the hotbeds of conflict ...
While some commentators and political pundits were quick to blame the influence of the Russia-friendly Freedom Party for Austria's behavior, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl were quick to note that this has more to do with Austria's traditional neutral role as a ...

The Kremlin spokesman said recently Russia and Austria had high-level contacts, which were "rather effective, very constructive and pragmatic." Earlier, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl said the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Vienna would make dialogue within the Organization for Security ...
With about 93,250 refugees already living in Austria and tens of thousands of asylum applications in the system, according to the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR), Vienna's city councillors say helping migrants become part of their new country is crucial. "We felt there was a political obligation to support ...
Islam was mentioned a total of 21 times in the Austrian coalition's new governmental programme, titled "Together. For our Austria". In terms of domestic security, the programme focused on "political Islam" and "Islamist extremism". Yet, despite a dramatic increase in the number of right-wing attacks in recent ...
The rise to power of Austria's far-right has raised a few eyebrows in the EU. And the new coalition – made up of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's People's Party and the anti-immigration Freedom Party – is set to challenge the bloc's migration policies. Austria intends to crackdown on refugees, curbing their ...

MINSK, 12 December (BelTA) – Belarus' presidency in the Central European Initiative was a success, BelTA learned from Elisabeth Bertagnoli, a department director in the Europa Section of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the sidelines of the CEI heads of government meeting in Minsk on 12 ...
Two medical helicopters and 240 firefighters were sent to the scene, the Austria Press Agency reported. Police said the cause of the explosion was technical. "A wide area has been sealed off and there are expected to be several injured," the spokesman said. Operator Gas Connect Austria said the incident ...
According to the message, Vienna's delegation was headed by Katharina Wieser, head of the Department of Eastern and Southern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia of the Ministry for European Affairs, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria. Mutual relations in politics, economy, energy, ...
1 (Xinhua) -- Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen on Friday expressed his wish that a swearing-in of the country's new government take place before Christmas, Austria ... There it is part of the Europe of Nations and Freedom political group, along with other similar right-wing European parties.
In the UK it can appear that there is only one political issue being discussed - Brexit. But research suggesting the existence ... existence of six distinct political "tribes". From Warsaw to Madrid and Brussels to Budapest, the tribes offer clues as to how they may shape and influence the continent's politics in the years to come.
... extracting HUGE Brexit bill. BRITAIN should “of course” be forced to pay more than it is currently offering in the form of a Brexit bill in order to unlock trade talks, Austria's outgoing chancellor said today. By Nick Gutteridge, Brussels Correspondent. PUBLISHED: 09:29, Fri, Nov 24, 2017 | UPDATED: 10:12, Fri, Nov 24, 2017 ...
But the Austrian people can trust in the fact that we, the Greens, will not turn a blind eye to the problems in our country or put them out of our minds with easy populist remedies. We are paying close attention, we know who in our society is suffering the most and we are proposing constructive solutions: from ...
The concept of the political diplomatic appointee is nothing new. ... form a government following elections in Austria; Volodymyr Groysman, 39, ...
The German satirical magazine Titanic raised eyebrows by proclaiming on its front page: “Time travel in Austria: It's finally possible to kill baby Hitler! ... He took on political responsibilities from an early age, ultimately abandoning his law studies at the University of Vienna to pursue his career in politics.
Prominent Austrian politician Peter Pilz quit on Saturday as head of his newly formed anti-establishment party over sexual harassment allegations. "I've always fought for strict standards and ... Pilz is an old hand in Austrian politics, having co-founded the Greens party in 1986. He split in July and formed an ...
Austrian Foreign Minister and leader of the Austrian Peoples' Party (OVP), Sebastian ... With this, Kurz has set a high bar for his political work.

And across much of Austria, it has edged out Social Democrats to become the ... the diverse links between populist politics and political power.
The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that "during the conversation the parties took up some issues on the bilateral agenda, including the trade, economic, historical and memorial spheres." "They spoke highly of the cultural and humanitarian cooperation," including with reference to the Russia-Austria ...
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO), seeking to soften its image before Austrians go to the polls next month, ...
For countries such as Austria and Switzerland, which were on the pathway of ... known as "Willkommenspolitik" (welcome politics) in the German-speaking ... A full Austrian-style tilt to the political right is probably excluded, but ...
German election has redefined narrative of European party politics ... Austria's populist Freedom party is polling at 24% before elections on 15 ... Nonetheless, as the Dutch political scientist and expert on populism Cas Mudde ...
Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral ... of insidious political Islam is real,” said Austrian-Iraqi journalist Amer ...
It's usually sound, though not necessarily in party politics. ... by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's logical proposition, the duck-rabbit. ... they essentially become a political committee and ought to register as such.
An Austrian court has found a man guilty of violating the country's anti-Nazi laws and sentenced him to a 14-month suspended prison term after ...
A Landmark Austrian Government Report Warns Against Muslim ... For others, transforming religio-political culture in Austria became an ...
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's conservative People's Party wants children ... Their integration has become an important political topic and Kurz, ...
Vladimir Putin has mocked the state of US politics by joking that it is "difficult to have a dialogue with people who confuse Austria and Australia". ... if they can endure so many people with such a low level of political culture. ... he thanked then-Australian leader John Howard for visiting Austrian troops in Iraq.
The deployment appears to have been driven at least in part by domestic political considerations – Austria goes to the polls in mid-October and ...
Upper Austria's provincial government says two companies have recalled eggs possibly tainted with Fipronil and food control agents are ...
"Criticism from Europe is about their internal politics," Erdogan said in a ... "France and Austria did this before, we see that Germany follows the ...
Then there is Italy, a country that remains in political stalemate. The next ... Italian anger is rising as France and Austria seem more interested in ...
VIENNA (AP) — Austria's interior minister says police and soldiers are increasing controls on the country's eastern and southern borders in ...
A rightward shift is afoot in Latin American politics. ... The libertarian network, which has reshaped political power in country .... book, “The Road to Serfdom,” Fisher sought a meeting with the Austrian economist in London.
Austria's interior ministry says authorities have received 14,627 requests for asylum up to July of this year, only just over half as many as in the ...
(ANSAmed) - BOLZANO, AUGUST 9 - Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has ordered a sweeping control operation against illegal ...
Dominik Kirchdorfer is a European writer of Austrian and Polish descent ... at the University of Vienna and holds a postgraduate degree in EU Politics ... After working for a year in Brussels, he has now returned to Austria. ... to give a political answer to this ever more complicated and entangled global web.
LAKE PLACID - Three months before USA Luge athletes compete in their first World Cup of the season in Austria, they are busy gearing up for ...
Iran: Iran And Austria To Expand Relations In Banking Sector ... CBI governor, Valiollah Seif, recent talks with an Austrian banking delegation in ... in bridging the communicative chasm between politics and the business world.
Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Austrian Chancellor Christian ... of Russian gas—Austria, France, and Germany—have supported it, while ... with a particular focus on Russia's use of Gazprom as a political tool ...
An Austrian court has found a man who claimed the mass killings of Jews in gas chambers under Adolf Hitler was a story made up by Jews ...
EUROPE'S top court this morning threw a spanner in the works of Brussels attempts to resolve the migrant crisis by ruling that member states ...
... an extraordinary attack on its neighbour Austria as the political strain of ... its responsibilities as an EU country after Austrian leaders said they ...
Austria's democracy, for decades one of the most stable political systems in Europe, ... Both parties had dominated Austrian politics since 1945.
"I believe that the Austrian decision is also a political gesture for both ... Austria's plan to protect its borders independently from influxes of ...
Austria has ordered four armored vehicles and 750 soldiers to move near the Italian border to stop migrants entering. The country, which has ...
Russian Politics & Diplomacy · World · Business & Economy · Military & ... Austrian businessmen call on government to ease anti-Russian sanctions ... "Business is not responsible for political problems between fRussia and the ... A number of Russian regions are set to present their investment opportunities in Austria during ...
Italy summoned Austria's ambassador on Tuesday (4 July) after Vienna ... on its border with Italy would be a “political catastrophe” for Europe.
Relations between Serbia and Austria are "very good, and need to be ... The Austrian official "pointed out that it is very important for Serbia to ...
Tall, tanned and only 31, Austria's rising political star Sebastian Kurz oozed ... Since becoming head of the center-right Austrian People's Party (OeVP) in May, ... as his personal "movement", promising a "new style" of politics.


 

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