Werner Faymann

Industrialists Call for Fresh Elections After Chancellor Steps Down

After the sudden resignation of Chancellor Werner Faymann this week, an association of industrialists are calling for new elections to regain the trust of businesses. The shocking and sudden resignation of Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann came as a surprise to Austrians and

Austria's Chancellor Werner Faymann arrives for the European Union summit in Brussels on March 17, 2016, where 28 EU leaders will discuss the ongoing refugee crisis.

Austrian Chancellor Casts Doubt On EU Migrant ‘Hotspots’ Plans

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann cast doubt on the workability of the so-called migrant hotspots European leaders plan to create by the end of next month in Greece and Italy to help manage large numbers of refugees. Of

A photo taken on October 5, 2015 shows refugees and migrants a day after they spent a night in a field on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on October 5, 2015.

Germany Warns At ‘Limit Of Capacity’ As Migrant Numbers Surge

German authorities warned Sunday they were stretched to capacity to welcome refugees arriving en masse, as Europe scrambled to hold emergency talks on the unprecedented crisis. Some 13,015 refugees arrived in Munich on Saturday alone, and at least 1,400 are


Austria To Re-Secure Border With Hungary In Move ‘Towards Normality’

VIENNA/MUNICH, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Austria said on Sunday it planned to end emergency measures that have allowed thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary into Austria and Germany since Saturday and move step by step “towards normality”. Austria had suspended its