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Austrian centre-right calls for ban on far-right Identitarians

Austria's governing centre-right party said it will insist on banning the far-right Identitarian Movement (IBÖ) as a condition of any coalition after next elections.

Legal battle over Hitler’s birth place finally ends

Austrian Supreme Court put anend to the years-long legal battle over the birthplace of Adolf Hitler by siding with the government, leaving the former owner of the property with the compensation she was initially offered.

Christians and Muslims team up to protect Holocaust exhibit in Vienna

Muslim and Catholic activists teamed up to protect an exhibit of photos of Holocaust survivors in central Vienna after vandals targeted them for a third time.

Third attack in a month on Vienna exhibition of Holocaust survivors

A prominent public art installation in Vienna featuring large portraits of Holocaust survivors was badly damaged after an unknown assailant slashed the pictures with a knife.

Photos of Holocaust survivors in Vienna defaced with swastikas

Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders.

Austrian Jewish leader praises downfall of far-right politician

The head of Austria’s Jewish community said that the downfall of far-right party leader and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache validated his community’s policy of avoiding the faction.

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