Alexander Van der Bellen sworn in as Austrian president - Xinhua

VIENNA, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Van der Bellen was sworn in as Austrian president at a ceremony in the historical assembly hall in parliament in Vienna on Thursday. President of the Federal Council Sonja Ledl-Rossmann officially opened the ...

Xi sends congratulations to Austria's new president - Xinhua

BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a congratulatory message to Alexander Van der Bellen, who was sworn in as president of Austria earlier in the day. In the message, Xi said China and Austria currently enjoy a ...

Austria's president takes office denouncing populist 'danger' - Reuters

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern attend a EU Summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman - RTX2V6EJ. VIENNA Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen took office on Thursday ...

1ST LEAD New Austrian president implores country to reject nationalism By Albert Otti, dpa - Europe Online Magazine

Vienna (dpa) - Austria's new president Alexander Van der Bellen made a plea for tolerance, asking his country not to be "seduced by nationalism" as he was sworn in on Thursday. The former Green Party chief took his oath of office in parliament after ...

Austria swears first opposition President - The Nation Newspaper

Alexander Van der Bellen was sworn in as President of Austria on Thursday, becoming the country's first Head of State backed by an opposition party. The former Green party chief took his oath of office in parliament having defeated far-right rival ...

Alexander Van Der Bellen Sworn In as President of Austria - Sputnik International

Former leader of the Austrian Green Alternative party (the Greens) Alexander Van der Bellen officially took office as the 9th Austrian President on Thursday. Austrian presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, who is supported by the Greens, reacts.