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Austrian poised to become Europe's 1st millennial leader
by George Jahn - October 16, 2017 - 12:30am
At age 31, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is poised to become the first millennial to lead a European country following his party's victory in a national election Sunday.
Austria vote could tilt country right, install young leader
by George Jahn - October 15, 2017 - 8:39pm
A general election in Austria could shake up the country where centrist policies have been the norm for decades as voters decided yesterday whether to take a turn to the right and pave the way for Europe's youngest...
Austrian voters concerned about immigration, Islam
by George Jahn - October 14, 2017 - 7:34pm
Wrapping up a bruising political campaign season, Austrian political parties were counting down to an election Sunday that could turn the country to the right amid voter concerns over immigration and Islam.
High Turkish support for Erdogan in EU worries Europeans
by George Jahn - May 14, 2017 - 11:05pm
Ayhan Ogelge lives in Austria. But his heart is in his Turkish homeland and beats for its president, even as Europe's democracies raise the alarm over the Turkish leader's push toward one-man rule.
Austrian police arrest 14 suspected of Islamic State links
by George Jahn - January 27, 2017 - 2:47am
Heavily armed SWAT teams supported by hundreds of other officers detained 14 people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group in early-morning raids on yesterday, Austrian officials said.
Austrian official: suspect potentially dangerous radical
by George Jahn - January 24, 2017 - 2:50am
Austrian police urged Vienna residents yesterday to be on heightened alert for suspicious objects and activities as they hunted for possible associates of a suspected Islamic radical who they say might have been...
Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria
by George Jahn - December 5, 2016 - 5:00am
Alexander Van der Bellen, a left-leaning politician who preached moderation and tolerance, won Austria's presidential election yesterday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer
Austrian law-and-order presidential candidate wins 1st round
by George Jahn - April 24, 2016 - 2:48pm
The law-and-order candidate of Austria's right-wing party swept the first round of presidential elections on yesterday, winning over 35 percent of the vote for the party's best ever result. Government coalition contenders...
EU businesses, workers brace for return of border controls
by George Jahn - February 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Hungarian city of Sopron, population 50,000, boasts an abundance of beauty shops and 200 dentists — one for every 250 residents. Most businesses don't target the locals, though; they're looking at the Austrians...
For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle
by George Jahn - February 13, 2016 - 1:51pm
Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him.
UN closes the books on decade-long nuclear probe of Iran
by George Jahn - December 15, 2015 - 4:04pm
The UN nuclear agency closed the books yesterday on its decade-long probe of allegations that Iran worked on atomic arms, and Tehran proclaimed that it would implement commitments within weeks to cut back on present...
UN to issue final report on Iran's alleged nuke weapons work
by George Jahn - December 2, 2015 - 2:35pm
The UN atomic agency is set to issue its final report on allegations that Iran worked in the past on nuclear arms — a summary that will likely be inconclusive.
Congress-White House Iran dispute a side-show for world
by George Jahn - September 14, 2015 - 5:45pm
As Congress was debating the merits of the Iran nuclear deal last week, the US political world was whipping itself into a frenzy.
Iran gives UN agency papers linked to alleged nuke arms work
by George Jahn - August 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Iran on yesterday gave the UN nuclear agency documents linked to the agency's probe of allegations that Tehran tried to develop atomic arms, along with a confidential explanation that is unlikely to veer from previous...
Saudi effort to promote open society abroad in tatters
by George Jahn - February 23, 2015 - 2:47am
Austria was enthusiastic when Saudi Arabia said it was ready to bankroll a center for religious and cultural understanding in Vienna — but two years after its launch, the desert kingdom's foray into promoting...
Saudi effort to promote open society abroad in tatters
by George Jahn - February 22, 2015 - 7:44pm
Austria was enthusiastic when Saudi Arabia said it was ready to bankroll a center for religious and cultural understanding in Vienna — but two years after its launch, the desert kingdom's foray into promoting...
Good or bad Iran nuke deal? Israel vs. the US administration
by George Jahn - February 18, 2015 - 5:18am
The US and Iran are inching toward a nuclear deal that's not as good as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants — but not as bad as he says it is shaping up to be.
AP Exclusive: US, Iran discussing nuclear talks compromise
by George Jahn - February 4, 2015 - 4:46am
With time for negotiations running short, the U.S and Iran are discussing a compromise that would let Iran keep much of its uranium-enriching technology but reduce its potential to make nuclear weapons, two diplomats...
Iran, 6 powers move closer to nuke talks deal
by George Jahn - January 4, 2015 - 2:46am
Iran and the US have tentatively agreed on a formula that Washington hopes will reduce Tehran's ability to make nuclear arms by committing it to ship to Russia much of the material needed for such weapons, diplomats...
The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal
by George Jahn - November 25, 2014 - 6:09am
Renewed failure by Iran and the US to reach a nuclear agreement by a yesterday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table.
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