Europe

Austrian far-right leader quits over sting, coalition teeters

Heinz-Christian Strache quits after sting video shows he offered government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor.

Austrian far-right leader quits over sting, coalition teeters

Austria

Austria far-right leader under fire over filmed contract scandal

Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache told to quit after allegations he promised public contracts for political help.

Austria far-right leader under fire over filmed contract scandal

Europe

Austria MPs approve law banning headscarf in primary schools

Government, however, says the law will not affect the patka head covering worn by Sikh boys or the Jewish kippa.

Austria MPs approve law banning headscarf in primary schools

Austria

Austria's Strache backs far-right 'population replacement' claim

Vice chancellor says Austrians risk becoming a minority because of non-white and Muslim immigration.

Austria's Strache backs far-right 'population replacement' claim

Opinion

Hating Muslims, loving Zionists: Israel as a far-right model

Widely admired by the far right, Israel has joined a global movement to promote far-right politics and anti-Muslim hate.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud
- Romana Rubeo

Ramzy Baroud

Inside Story

Will Austria's government really crack down on the far right?

Vienna says it may ban a far-right group over an alleged connection with the Christchurch attacker in New Zealand.

New Zealand attack

New Zealand suspect donated money to Austrian far right

White supremacist suspect visited Austria, donated money to Austrian anti-immigration Identitarian Movement in 2018.

New Zealand attack: Suspect donated money to Austrian far right

Europe

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela's acting president

Major European powers recognise Venezuela's opposition leader as interim president as Russia slams 'interference'.

Opinion

Blaming European anti-Semitism on Palestinians and Muslims

The German and Austrian far right is incorporating Zionism into ultranationalism to whitewash its bloody past.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Weather

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

As blocked weather pattern matures, it will generate heavy snow and strong winds in parts of Europe.

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

Europe

Price of oil: OPEC nations meet in Vienna

On Thursday, OPEC’s meeting kicks off in Vienna aiming to decide on the organization's future course of action.

Europe

Austria's Kurz: Colonel suspected of spying for Russia

Austrian chancellor says a retired army colonel may have worked with Russian intelligence since the 1990s.

Austrian ex-officer suspected of spying for Russia for years

Weather

Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

Destructive storm spreads damage far and wide around the western Mediterranean.

Italy and neighbours hit by damaging weather

European Union

Europe migration: EU eyes Egypt to help cut numbers

EU leaders consider new North African partnerships as they meet in Austria.

Europe

Austria seeks to block refugees, migrants from entering

Austria wants to reduce the number of asylum seekers crossing its border to zero.