Refugees

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Italy, Germany and Austria plan to hold talks to 'close' the southern refugee route into Europe.

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe

Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

What does Sebastian Kurz's ascent to the EU presidency mean when he is building metaphorical bridges with other EU leaders, but is doing so to restrict migration across a literal bridge to Germany?

The Far Right

Facebook pulls the plug on far-right Generation Identity

Facebook took the decision after the group violated the social media outlet's policies, according to the i Paper.

Facebook pulls the plug on far-right Generation Identity

Europe

Political tensions loom over critical OPEC meeting

Will Iran agree to Saudi and Russia’s call to lift oil production?

Political tensions loom over critical OPEC meeting

Europe

Austrian Muslims denounce government mosque clampdown

The Austrian government has decided to shut down seven mosques and expel Turkish-funded imams.

Austrian Muslims denounce government mosque clampdown

Austria

Austria crackdown government to shutdown mosques

Turkey has condemned the move, which follows Austrian plans to prohibit girls in nurseries and primary schools from wear headscarves, as racist and anti-Islam.

Austria

Austria to shut 7 mosques, could expel 40 imams

Government action is part of its crackdown on 'political Islam' - a move Turkey called 'anti-Islam' and 'racist'.

Austria to shut 7 mosques and could expel dozens of imams

The Far Right

Austria cracks down on far-right Identitarian Movement

Analysts say arrests of Identitarians could be 'major blow' to the anti-migrant, anti-Muslim group.

Austria cracks down on far-right Identitarian Movement

The Far Right

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

Gathering in Bleiburg commemorates wartime Croatian fascists and civilians amid a counter-protest.

Thousands attend far-right commemoration in southern Austria

The Far Right

Far-right Croats to mourn WWII dead in Austria

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Bleiburg on Saturday to mourn Croatian fascists and others killed in 1945.

Bleiburg: Far-right Croats to mourn WWII dead in Austria

Islamophobia

Austria seeks hijab ban for primary school students

The Austrian government's intent to ban the hijab is the latest in a series of measures targeting Muslims.

Austria seeks hijab ban for primary school students

The Far Right

Is Austria's far right losing support amid scandals?

Experts warn that the FPO's apparent loss of support is not a direct result of a recent spate of anti-Semitic scandals.

Is Austria's far-right FPO losing support amid Nazi scandals?

Austria

Knife attacker shot outside Iranian envoy's residence in Austria

Austrian assailant's motive for the attack is unclear, as police reviews security footage.

Knife attacker shot outside Iranian envoy's residence in Austria

Opinion

Italy's election should be a wake up call for the EU

The EU can turn the victory of the populist Five Star Movement into an opportunity for dialogue and transformation.

Silvia Mazzini

by Silvia Mazzini

Silvia Mazzini

Europe

Austria's Freedom Party revokes statements on Muslims

Freedom Party to pay compensation to Muslim Youth Austria for accusing it of 'spearheading Islamist ideologies'.

 Far-right Austrian party revokes statements on Muslims