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On Sunday Austria To Choose Between Globalism or Populism

On Sunday the people of Austria will vote one again for the new President of the country and the choice has come down to an anti-mass migration populist and a left wing globalist. This year’s Austrian presidential election has been


Trump Looms Large in Austrian Presidential Debate

Austrian presidential candidates Norbert Hofer and Alexander Van der Bellen squared off for a heated TV debate, both flinging accusations of extremist sympathies. Anti-mass migration Freedom Party (FPÖ) presidential candidate Norbert Hofer sparred with the left wing former Green party


Hofer Names And Shames Online Hate Posters

Anti-mass migration Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer has taken to Twitter to name and shame supporters of his opponent who have threatened him and mocked his disability.

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Austrian Presidential Candidate Hofer To Campaign On Security Issues

Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer has launched his campaign for the re-run of the election, promising to keep Austrians safe from terrorism and the impact of mass migration. “Power Requires Control” is one of the new slogans for the


Austrian Nationalists WILL Challenge Presidential Election Loss

A photo-finish presidential election which saw the Green party snatch victory from the insurgent Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) is now being challenged after irregularities were detected in 94 of 117 electoral districts. The election was regarded as a watershed

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Police Investigating Threats Against New President

Austrian police have announced that they are taking threats against new President Alexander Van der Bellen very seriously. The Austrian Interior Ministry has announced that they are looking to work with security and intelligence services to beef up protection of


Postal Vote Anomalies Raises More Questions Over Austrian Election

Leader of the Freedom Party of Austria (PFÖ), Heinz Christian Strache, has raised questions over the postal vote result in the Austrian presidential election. The FPÖ leader posted on his Facebook account that he, among others, has serious questions to


Questions Raised Over Voting Discrepancies In Photo-Finish Austrian Election

In Sunday’s Austrian presidential election there were several discrepancies in voting leading some to question the incredibly tight result. The election victory of Alexander Van der Bellen, former head of the Austrian Green party, against Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) candidate


Austria Ramps Up Border Controls Around Brenner Pass

Austrian authorities have more than doubled the number of police officers monitoring traffic in the immediate vicinity of the Brenner border, to prevent unauthorized migrant entries into Austria.

BRENNER, AUSTRIA - MAY 07: Riot police clash with protesters during a rally against the Austrian government's planned re-introduction of border controls at the Brenner Pass. Activists protesting Austrian recently-introduced border controls confront police at the Brenner Pass border crossing to Italy on May 7, 2016 in Brenner, Austria. Austrian …