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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

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Hofer Says He May Back EU Referendum in Austria

Austrian populist Norbert Hofer has said he would back a referendum on his country’s European Union membership if the political bloc becomes more centralised, or if Turkey joins. In an interview with the BBC, the Freedom Party candidate for President

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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

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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

Election campaign posters for presidential candidate Norbert Hofer from the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPOE)

European Fraud Watchdog OSCE To Monitor Austrian Election Repeat

The Organisation for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) have announced they will send election observers to the rerun of the Austrian presidential election. The OSCE Director for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Michael Georg Link announced that the organisation

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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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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