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Police officers block refugees on a platform of the main train station in Salzburg, near the German-Austrian border, on September 16, 2015 as tens of thousands of migrants have entered Austria from Hungary in recent weeks. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Deportations of failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants have increased by 36 percent under populist Freedom Party (FPÖ) Interior Minister Herbert Kickl compared to 2017 as Austria looks to provide more information to the public on deportation cases.

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Austrian Populist Leader Vows to Ban Islamism

The leader of the anti-mass migration Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) Heinz-Christian Strache has vowed to ban Islamism in Austria as he sets his sights on the chancellor position.

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Austrian Minister Urges Westminster To Forget Referendum Result

The Austrian Finance Minister has urged UK parliamentarians to forget about the Brexit vote, and claims Northern Ireland and Scotland may leave the UK if Britain leaves the European Union (EU). Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling, of the conservative Austrian

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Austria Presidential Election Annulled After ‘Serious’ Postal Vote Fraud

Austria’s Constitutional court has today ordered May’s presidential election be annulled and another called after “particularly serious cases” of voting fraud were detected in the photo-finish vote. The Green party-backed candidate Alexander Van der Bellen originally snatched victory by a mere 0.6

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Town Bans Sharia-Approved “Burkini” From Pools

A small town in the region of Lower Austria has announced that it will be banning the Islamic approved swimwear known as the “burkini” from local pools. The Lower Austrian township of Hainfeld has announced that they will be banning the

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Legal Expert: Austrian Election May Be Re-Run

A legal scholar of the Austrian constitution has claimed that while some may laugh at the idea of a do-over of the Austrian presidential election, the arguments are more compelling than most realise. Austrian constitutional legal scholar and University of Vienna

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‘Patriotic Spring’: Populist Parties to Meet in Vienna

Next week the head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) will meet with French Front National leader Marine Le Pen to celebrate a “Patriotic Spring” event near Vienna, along with representatives from other right wing European parties. It will be

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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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WATCH: Right Wing Politician Tells Migrants ‘Hands Off Our Women!!!’

“Dear asylum seeking gentlemen”, starts a new video produced by Austria’s Freedom Party (FPO) teaching would be migrant rapists some Western culture basics, starting with the meaning of the word “no”. While the video — which involved a casually dressed

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Austria’s Freedom Party Neck-And-Neck In ‘Election Thriller’

AFP – Austria and the European Union were on tenterhooks Monday as they waited to see whether Norbert Hofer had won an election runoff to become the bloc’s first president from the populist anti-mass migration right. Projected results late on

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Unable To Confront Right-Wing Surge, Chancellor Steps Down

Austria’s Social Democratic Chancellor stood down in a shock announcement this morning amid collapsing support for traditional parties in the country, in a move which has been called “a beautiful day for Austria” by his insurgent nationalist opponents. Socialist-left Chancellor Werner