Austrian Chancellor, Werner Faymann, Resigns as Right Wing Rises - New York Times

Chancellor Werner Faymann of Austria announced on Monday that he would step down because of a lack of support in his own party. By APA, VIA REUTERS on Publish Date May 9, 2016. Photo by Leonhard Foeger/Reuters. Watch in Times Video ». embed.and more »

Austria prepares for a lurch to the right as moderate chancellor resigns - The Conversation UK

After his party scored a disastrous showing in a presidential election, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann has suddenly announced that he is resigning from office. While it's hardly unheard of for a country to change its head of government mid-term ...and more »

Shock as Austrian Chancellor Faymann quits - BBC News

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann has resigned after losing the support of Social Democratic party colleagues. Mr Faymann came to power in 2008 but has faced criticism within his party since the far right won the first round of presidential elections ...and more »

Faymann quits as Austrian chancellor following far right's election victory - The Guardian

Werner Faymann, who said on Monday: 'This country needs a chancellor whose party is totally behind them.' Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn ...and more »

Austrian Chancellor resigns amid party split fueled by huge far-right gains - RT

Austria's Werner Faymann has unexpectedly resigned both as Chancellor and as leader of the Social Democrats two week after his party suffered serious losses to the anti-immigration Freedom Party during the first round of presidential elections. “Do I ...and more »

Austria Chancellor Werner Faymann steps down - Aljazeera.com

Faymann was under pressure from unionists and youth wing of his party after its defeat in presidential polls. 09 May 2016 16:59 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Faymann had been under pressure from trade unionists and the ...and more »

Why Did Austrian Chancellor Resign? European Politicians Face Growing Challenges Amid EU Refugee Crisis - International Business Times

GettyImages-494049310 Refugees are escorted through fields by police and the army as they are walked from the village of Rigonce to the Brezice refugee camp in Rigonce, Slovenia, Oct. 24, 2015. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images; GettyImages- ...and more »

Werner Faymann falls to Austrian right wing - POLITICO.eu

Chancellor cites the need for a 'strong new start' as the refugee crisis claims its first European leader. By Matthew Karnitschnig and Cynthia Kroet. 5/9/16, 1:14 PM CET. Updated 5/10/16, 7:46 AM CET. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigned Monday ...and more »

Austrian chancellor resigns amid tensions over migrant crisis - Washington Post

BERLIN — Austria's chancellor resigned Monday, citing insufficient support within his party to deal with challenges facing the country, including the ongoing migrant crisis. The surprise move by Werner Faymann followed a back-of-the-pack showing last ...and more »

Austrian chancellor Werner Faymann resigns after far-right surge - Financial Times

Austria's chancellor Werner Faymann has become the biggest political casualty yet of a refugee crisis in Europe that has led to surging support for the country's far-right Freedom party. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...and more »