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Austrian Populist Leader: Put Islamists on Prison Islands

The leader of the populist anti-mass migration Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) Heinz-Christian Strache has proposed that known Islamists should be arrested and sent to prisons on “lonely islands”.


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 Populists Accuse Govt. of Creating ‘Fake News’

The anti-mass migration Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) leader Heinz-Christian Strache has hit back against claims his party helps spread so-called “fake news” saying the government has created enough of it on its own.

Frauke Petry (L), chairwoman of the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD), and head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz-Christian Strache toast with beer at Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze, in Grainau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 10, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

European Populists Celebrate Trump Victory

The victory of President-Elect Donald Trump has sent shock waves through Europe as populist parties in Austria and Germany celebrate – while the establishment is far less enthusiastic.


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

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Austria Investigating Geert Wilders Over Incitement

VIENNA, July 28 (Reuters) – Austria is investigating Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders on suspicion of incitement of hatred at an event in Vienna he attended at the invitation of prominent Austrian far-right politician Heinz-Christian Strache. Wilders, whose party has