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Austria's Sebastian Kurz: from 'whizz-kid' politician to deposed leader
Austria's Sebastian Kurz: from 'whizz-kid' politician to deposed leader
'Whizz-kid', 'Basti Fantasti' and 'Messiah' — just some of the monikers given to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz when in 2017 he formed a...
Austria's Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting
Austria's Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting
"Whizz-kid", "Basti Fantasti" and "Messiah" are just some of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, set to become the world's...
Muslims caught in Austrian election crossfire
Muslims caught in Austrian election crossfire
As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the Catholic majority...
Austria's president denies searching Morales's plane for Snowden
Austria's president denies searching Morales's plane for Snowden
Officials did not search President Evo Morales's presidential jet for fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, Fischer said...
Headstone of Hitler's parents to be removed
Headstone of Hitler's parents to be removed
The mayor of an Austrian village where Adolf Hitler's parents are buried says the tombstone marking their grave will be removed.
SA e-tolling sends R1.2bn into Austrian coffers
SA e-tolling sends R1.2bn into Austrian coffers
An Austrian company that won the bid to build and operate Gauteng's e-tolling system made R1.2-billion in one year from its South African operations, the Star reported on Tuesday....
Danube's surface has completely frozen
Danube's surface has completely frozen
The surface waters of the Danube River froze completely on Saturday near the port of Silistra. This is the first time in more than 20 years that...
The hills are alive with the sound of sexist music
The hills are alive with the sound of sexist music
Lyrics to Austria's 'sexist' national anthem should be changed, leftist parliamentarians say. But on this matter the centre may favour the far...
Honour among thieves
Honour among thieves
Attending the World Editors' Forum in Vienna last week, I learnt some valuable things about the state of the newspaper industry. I also learnt...
Hammerl alive, foreign sources confirm
Hammerl alive, foreign sources confirm
Two independent sources have confirmed that South African photographer Anton Hammerl is alive and well in the custody of pro-Gaddafi forces in...
Sno wonder you're jaded
Sno wonder you're jaded
It was 4am when I finally cracked. David Hasselhoff was walking towards me, wearing his red Baywatch shorts and chatting to a giant rabbit. This...
Frustration grows as Aids science, politics clash
Frustration grows as Aids science, politics clash
An international Aids conference has exposed a gulf between scientists and politicians on how to tackle the deadly HIV pandemic.

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