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Austria To Ban Migrants From Buying Guns

The Austrian government is set to amend the laws which govern the use and possession of firearms so that illegal immigrants and asylum seekers will no longer have access to purchasing them. The new changes to the extant amendment to

A woman wearing a niqab, the islamic full veil, walks in a street of Lyon, eastern France, on January 25, 2010. A ban on the wearing of the full Islamic veil is being studied in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria. In France a parliamentary commission is due to present a much-awaited report on January 26, 2010, which is expected to recommend that new legislation be enacted to ban the full veil, known as the burqa or niqab, in public places.  AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Austrian Socialists Block Burqa Ban Bid

Austrian Foreign Minister and member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Sebastian Kurz has accused Socialist Party (SPÖ) coalition partner of blocking integration legislation that would ban the full-face Islamic veil.

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Austrian Defence Minister: Merkel Is Irresponsible

The Defence Minister of Austria has attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling her attitude and policy during the migrant crisis “irresponsible” and holding her accountable for Austria’s migrant problems. Austrian Defence Minister and Socialist Party MP Hans Peter Doskozil did not

A woman wearing a niqab, the islamic full veil, walks in a street of Lyon, eastern France, on January 25, 2010. A ban on the wearing of the full Islamic veil is being studied in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria. In France a parliamentary commission is due to present a much-awaited report on January 26, 2010, which is expected to recommend that new legislation be enacted to ban the full veil, known as the burqa or niqab, in public places.  AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Women Attack Austrian Police At Resort

Two Arab tourists attacked Austrian police at a popular resort where the officers were bitten, spat on and kicked. The village of Zell am See in Austria is a well known and important tourist destination just outside of Austria’s second