Austrian Social Democrats struggling in polls: survey - Xinhua

VIENNA, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Austrian grand coalition partner the Social Democrats appears to be struggling to gain traction in the election race in part due to a campaigning scandal, new polling indicated. The poll conducted by the Linz-based Market ...

Whizz-kid Sebastian Kurz poised to lead Austria in coalition with far right - The Times

The leader of Austria's conservatives is poised to become chancellor with the chances that he will form a coalition with the far-right Freedom Party rising. Sebastian Kurz, 31, known as wunderwuzzi (whizz-kid), became foreign secretary at 27 and since ...

Smear campaign by Israeli adviser threatens to sink Austria's ruling center-left - The Times of Israel

VIENNA, Austria — Caught in a “tsunami” of scandals, the battle already seems all but lost for Austria's ruling center-left days from a snap election. A murky smear campaign against their key conservative rival, masterminded by an Israeli adviser, has ...

Austrian chancellor: I'll only quit if we fail to get into parliament - POLITICO.eu

Christian Kern says he's going nowhere even though polls put his party in third ahead of the election. By Judith Mischke. 10/6/17, 7:39 PM CET. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said Friday the only election outcome that would persuade him to quit ...

Austria: Elections Will Again Empower a Far-Right Party - STRATFOR

Stratfor's Fourth-Quarter Forecast states that the general election in Austria will reveal the popularity of the far-right in the country. It predicts that, should the far-right enter Austria's next government, Vienna will be more willing to confront ...

Israeli Political Strategist Runs Afoul Of Anti-Nazi Laws In Austria - Forward

An Israeli political strategist might have broken Austria's anti-Nazi laws in launching an attack campaign against the country's People's Party by labeling its leader an anti-Semite. Silberstein, who was charged with corruption in Israel over the ...

Israeli adviser behind anti-Semitic political campaign in Austria - The Times of Israel

Tal Silberstein, an adviser to Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, arrives at the Rishon Lezion Magistrate's Court on August 14, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ). VIENNA — Ahead of national elections, Austria's Social Democratic Party is facing charges ...

Austria's Conservatives, Social Democrats to Sue Each Other Ahead of Vote - U.S. News & World Report

An election campaign poster of top candidate of Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPOe) and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern and his team is seen in front of the Parliament in Vienna, Austria, October 5, 2017. Poster reads "Modern, social, safe".

Austria: Chancellor's party accused of anti-Nazi law breach - National Post

VIENNA — Ahead of national elections, Austria's Social Democratic Party is facing charges of violating anti-Nazi laws over Facebook platforms created by an adviser suggesting that a rival party's head has anti-Semitic sentiments. Elisabeth Koestinger ...

#Goals: The Favorite to Win Austria's Chancellorship is a 31-Year-Old Millennial - Sputnik International

Polling for Austria's upcoming federal election has suggested that Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz of the center-right Austrian People's Party (OVP) will become the new chancellor. At 31 years of age, that would make Kurz the world's youngest head of ...

Austrian chancellor takes aim at media over "hate campaign" - Xinhua

VIENNA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Austrian chancellor Christian Kern strongly criticized some of his country's media, alleging they have run an "unprecedented hate campaign" against him. The media here has in recent days run numerous stories on Kern and his ...

Austria puts the squeeze on refugees with benefit cuts - TODAYonline

Basel, a migrant from Deraa in Syria, waits for a train in a subway station in Vienna. Photo: Reuters. mail · Share. Published: 7:40 PM, October 5, 2017. Updated: 7:45 PM, October 5, 2017. VIENNA - Ahmed Ali, a 34-year-old teacher, fled the war in ...

Embroiled Israeli Spin Doctor Rocks Austria With 'anti-Semitic' Campaign Against Chancellor Candidate - Haaretz

Political consultant Tal Silberstein is at the center of a scandal that has roiled Austrian politics ahead of the country's October 15 general election, with the Israeli blamed for unleashing a negative campaign rarely seen in the Alpine country's ...

Austria's Right-Wing Party Sees Polling Surge Days Before the Election - legal Insurrection (blog)

With 10 days until the Austria's election, the right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) is surging in polls. According to the pollsters, the party could win up to 25 per cent of the vote in October 15 parliamentary election. Such a strong showing at the ballot ...

Austria: Scandal hurts Social Democrats ahead of Oct 15 vote - National Post

In this Oct. 4, 2017 photo Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern of the Austrian Social Democrats, SPOE, gestures during a speech at an election campaign in Bruck an der Leitha, Austria. Austria has parliament elections on Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald ...

Austrian poll shows slip in centre-left support since smear scandal - swissinfo.ch

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Reuters International. This content was published on October 5, 2017 5:13 PMOct 5, 2017 - 17:13. An election campaign ...