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News Austria Social: Avalanches hit Austrian, Swiss ski resorts, at least two injured

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Avalanches hit Austrian, Swiss ski resorts, at least two injured
News source: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/avalanches-hit-austrian--swiss-ski-resorts--at-least-two-injured/45458594

General view of the site of an avalanche across ski piste in Andermatt, Switzerland December 26, 2019. in this picture obtained from social media. Marc Ruppert via REUTERS (reuters_tickers) VIENNA ...

News Austria Social: Austria's Kurz has job of putting together new government

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Austria's Kurz has job of putting together new government
News source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Austria-s-Kurz-has-job-of-putting-together-new-14497414.php

Kurz's People's Party can choose between reviving its previous coalition with the Freedom Party. Or it can form a coalition with the center-left Social Democrats, a familiar and unloved combination ...

News Austria Social: Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk, Austrian author Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk, Austrian author Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2019/10/10/nobel-literature-prizes-olga-tokarczuk-peter-handke-named-winners/3929413002/

STOCKHOLM — Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke — two writers whose works are deeply intertwined in Europe's religious, ethnic and social fault lines — won the 2018 and ...

News Austria Social: Palestine- Government of Austria Contributes EUR 1.95 Million to Support UNRWA Health Services in the oPt

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Palestine- Government of Austria Contributes EUR 1.95 Million to Support UNRWA Health Services in the oPt
News source: https://menafn.com/1098787482/Palestine-Government-of-Austria-Contributes-EUR-195-Million-to-Support-UNRWA-Health-Services-in-the-oPt

Austria is a long-standing supporter of UNRWA ... UNRWA services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, protection and microfinance. ...

News Austria Social: Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
Austrian Social Democrats say they will vote against Kurz in parliament
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austrian-social-democrats-vote-against-kurz-parliament-214928695.html

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's opposition Social Democrats will submit a parliamentary motion of no-confidence on Monday against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, the party's leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner told broadcaster ORF on Sunday. Rendi-Wagner was speaking after a meeting of her

News Austria Social: How Russia Is Making Austria Ground Zero in Battle for Europe

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
How Russia Is Making Austria Ground Zero in Battle for Europe
News source: https://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/how-russia-is-making-austria-ground-zero-in-battle-for-europe/94605

the Austrian Social Democrats and Kurz’s Austrian People’s Party. “The Russians have very good relations with the SPÖ and the ÖVP,” says Anton Shekhovtsov, a lecturer at the University of Vienna and ...

News Austria Social: How will Austria’s new headscarf ban affect Muslims?

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
How will Austria’s new headscarf ban affect Muslims?
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/06/03/how-will-austrias-new-headscarf-ban-affect-muslims/

What are the lessons for Austria? Our analysis of the 2004 French law provides causal evidence that prohibiting religious dress can hinder the social and economic integration of the affected religious ...

News Austria Social: Austria’s political crisis refocuses attention on the far right’s ties to Russia

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/austrias-political-crisis-refocuses-attention-on-the-far-rights-ties-to-russia/2019/05/21/5e34de0a-71af-11e9-8be0-ca575670e91c_story.html

mostly through campaigns designed for social media. Both groups are part of a growing network of intertwined far-right nationalist organizations and parties operating across Europe. Since 2013, an ...

News Austria Social: Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics-election-idUSKCN1SP0LJ

VIENNA (Reuters) - The Social Democratic governor of Austria’s Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil ...

News Austria Social: Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
News source: http://www.startribune.com/austrian-chancellor-set-to-face-confidence-vote-next-week/510205862/

Austria elects European Parliament lawmakers Sunday ... It isn't yet clear whether the second- and third-biggest parties, the center-left Social Democrats and the Freedom Party, will vote to remove ...

News Austria Social: How Austria’s Video Scandal May Topple the EU’s Youngest Leader

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-21/how-austria-s-video-scandal-may-topple-eu-s-youngest-leader-q-a

1. Who is Kurz and how did he get here? The European Union’s youngest leader led his People’s Party to a resounding victory over Austria’s Social Democrats in the 2017 election. Kurz proceeded to form ...