Austrian Social Democrats struggling in polls: survey - Xinhua

Austrian Social Democrats struggling in polls: surveyXinhuaVIENNA, 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 ...and more »

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

The TimesWhizz-kid Sebastian Kurz poised to lead Austria in coalition with far rightThe TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

The Times of IsraelSmear campaign by Israeli adviser threatens to sink Austria's ruling center-leftThe Times of IsraelVIENNA, 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 ...and more »

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

POLITICO.euAustrian chancellor: I'll only quit if we fail to get into parliamentPOLITICO.euChristian 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 ...and more »

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

Austria: Elections Will Again Empower a Far-Right PartySTRATFORStratfor'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 ...and more »

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

ForwardIsraeli Political Strategist Runs Afoul Of Anti-Nazi Laws In AustriaForwardAn 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 ...and more »

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

The Times of IsraelIsraeli adviser behind anti-Semitic political campaign in AustriaThe Times of IsraelTal 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 ...and more »

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

U.S. News & World ReportAustria's Conservatives, Social Democrats to Sue Each Other Ahead of VoteU.S. News & World ReportAn 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".and more »

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

Austria: Chancellor's party accused of anti-Nazi law breachNational PostVIENNA — 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 ...and more »

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

Sputnik International#Goals: The Favorite to Win Austria's Chancellorship is a 31-Year-Old MillennialSputnik InternationalPolling 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 ...and more »

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

Austrian chancellor takes aim at media over "hate campaign"XinhuaVIENNA, 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 ...and more »

Austria puts the squeeze on refugees with benefit cuts - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineAustria puts the squeeze on refugees with benefit cutsTODAYonlineBasel, 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 ...and more »

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

HaaretzEmbroiled Israeli Spin Doctor Rocks Austria With 'anti-Semitic' Campaign Against Chancellor CandidateHaaretzPolitical 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 ...and more »

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

legal Insurrection (blog)Austria's Right-Wing Party Sees Polling Surge Days Before the Electionlegal 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 ...and more »

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

National PostAustria: Scandal hurts Social Democrats ahead of Oct 15 voteNational PostIn 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 ...and more »

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

swissinfo.chAustrian poll shows slip in centre-left support since smear scandalswissinfo.chThe 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 ...and more »