Tag: Sebastian Kurz

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  • Austria votes in snap parliamentary elections

    Austria votes in snap parliamentary elections

    The polls give former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's party up to 35 per cent of the votes - 3.5 per cent more than it earned in the October 2017 general elections - which would give it 65 of the 183 seats of the Nationalrat, the lower house of Parliament.

    September 29, 2019
  • Tremblor in Austria

    Tremblor in Austria

    Kurz’s former coalition partners on the far-right have accused him of trying to use the scandal to consolidate his power at the helm of government, while the SPÖ has said he had not shown enough willingness to enter into a dialogue with Parliament.

    May 30, 2019
  • Macron, Austrian Chancellor seek tougher EU border security

    Macron, Austrian Chancellor seek tougher EU border security

    His country currently holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, which brings together the 28 national leaders of the bloc. 

    September 17, 2018
  • Rightist delight

    Rightist delight

    From India to Austria, the Right has cogent reasons to feel delighted. Vienna is poised to be the only west European capital with a far-right party in government. The loop gets lengthened across the Atlantic with Chile in South America scheduled to be helmed by a conservative leader. While the current trend towards nationalism is …

    December 21, 2017