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In response to the draft resolution, “the Moroccan ambassador in Austria, Lotfi Bouchaara, met with several members of parliament from different political parties to alert them to the biased and subjective content of this draft resolution,” added the source. According to the same source, “No resolution of the ...
We are witnessing the gradual spread (in geographical and numerical terms) of nationalist, xenophobic political parties. In the ... Last October, Germany's AfD won more than 12 percent of the votes, and in Austria, the leader of the conservative-populist party OVP formed an alliance with the far-right FPO.

The former chancellor isn't named in the court filings, but appears to be Alfred Gusenbauer, who served as chancellor of Austria between 2007 and 2008. ... or the Party of Regions," Gusenbauer said in a statement to Austrian media on Saturday, referring to the former Ukrainian president's political party.
It's also why 31-year-old Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz found it so easy to take over an established center-right party and win an election with it last year. Canada's Justin Trudeau and New Zealand's Jacinda Andern are part of the same trend. It's not happening in many other countries yet (Britain's ...
Marine Le Pen failed in her presidential bid there, as did the Freedom Party in Austria; Geert Wilders flopped in the Netherlands - so the stubborn ... turned Italian politics upside down, eurocrats sighed with relief that Angela Merkel's coalition of EU-friendly, traditional political parties was finally re-launched.
The political debate about Europe has changed dramatically in response to these crises: political parties have altered their views on European integration, .... With the exception of Austria and Cyprus, every EU state east of Germany has gained in structural cohesion in the last decade (Germany's level of ...

MOST of Britain's principal political parties are now signed up to reducing the voting age to 16 to boost electoral turn-out in an era of declining ... There are several places where 16-year olds have the right to vote such as the Isle of Man, Jersey, Austria, Brazil, state elections in Germany, Hungary and close ...
However, there are two existing and powerful political parties in Austria that align with the far right and have an aversion to refugees, immigrants, minority religions ... According to the Austrian Embassy, the Austrian Federal Constitution calls for the respect and promotion of ethnic groups resident in Austria.
Many are stiff high-society affairs, like the New Year's Ball and the Opera Ball — the “official ball of the Federal Republic of Austria,” which dates in its various ... Many Austrian businesspeople invite international colleagues during ball season to impress them and ultimately seal deals, Ms. Kanokova said.
... institution in the Brazilian political playing field, one that is ultimately essential to the functioning of a dynamic and competitive system: the political party. ... They share a zealous devotion to the Austrian School of economics, and eagerly circulate YouTube videos of free market godfather Milton Friedman.
This changed in the late 1980s when a scandal over the wartime record of former UN secretary general and Austrian president Kurt Waldheim ... But whether this process that Austria's other political parties went through in confronting the past has also happened to the same extent with the FPOe is a moot ...
Among the advanced democracies of Europe and North America, for example, political and social polarisation worsened in the US, the UK, Austria, ... weaknesses in the functioning of government; declining public trust in institutions; dwindling appeal of mainstream political parties; growing influence of ...
But it was in 1918 that the Bolsheviks forced other political parties out of the Constituent Assembly and enacted a constitution, creating the world's first formally socialist nation. And it was in 1918 that the Romanovs ... Czechoslovakia broke away from Austria-Hungary. Austria and Hungary split three days ...
Rather, the omnipresent neoliberal – more accurately, market-fundamentalist – ideology has swallowed up all political parties, from the social democratic left to the ... As the Austrian satirist and critic Karl Kraus (1874-1936) already remarked: Austria is the experimental station for the end of the world.
Austria said on Monday it plans to sue the European Commission at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks Nuclear Power Plant, according to reports. The Austrian government will ask the court to annul the ECʼs resolution approving the expansion.
TEHRAN - The formation of the Austria's coalition government has become a major challenge for other political parties and political groups in Europe. Even in some cases, the presence of the right-wing extremist and the party called "Liberty" in the Austrian government are considered as a constant ...
... Kurz became Chancellor of Austria after refashioning the conservative Austrian People's Party (OVP) into a movement called The Sebastian Kurz list — The New People's Party. Across the European continent, more voters have come to see traditional political parties as self-interested and power-hungry.

For the first time in post-World War II Europe, when the right-wing populist Austrian Freedom party (FPO) was inaugurated in 2000 to become a junior partner in a ... Old-fashioned right-wing extremist political parties such as the French National Front (FN) or the Swedish Democrats (SD) have successfully ...
Kurz has taken a hard line, calling for limits on the number of refugees entering Europe and benefits cuts for EU migrants living in Austria. In 2016, Kurz spearheaded a border crackdown across the Balkans designed to stem the flow of migrants, and this year he proposed plans to seal off the Mediterranean ...
There's little difficulty in showing that some of the most venerable political parties of the democratic world may be facing terminal crises. The difficulty is in ... In Italy, elections in early March could see a revived right wing, with a substantial far-right component come to power – as it has in Austria. Spain's ...
... it is still a fact that the ring-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD), which is openly pro-Moscow, turned out to be the third most popular political party. ... As an example, the website justifies Austria's isolationism: “Austrians may allow themselves to make light of the neighbouring country because there ...
... it has unlimited responsibilities, Christoph Matznetter, general secretary of the Social Democratic Party of Austria, told the Global Times. For the safety of the nation and to ensure its ruling party's position, the CPC's attitude to corruption is naturally different from other countries' political parties, he said.
The first two are still working on putting a government together – we know what it will look like in Austria, although Germany is much more uncertain – but ... by Radio Prague, remarked that a “first unsuccessful attempt to form a government may be used as a tool to put pressure on other political parties.
Populism has become an increasingly powerful political force in recent years. As exemplified by the election of U.S. President Donald Trump in the United States, the nativist Brexit campaign in the United Kingdom, and the competitive showing of National Front leader Marine Le Pen in France, populist ...
In 2015 the inquiry into corruption at the state oil company, Petrobras, revealed a system of illegal financing of political parties that involved major construction and public works enterprises. Every party in Brazil was mentioned as Petrobras senior executives began their testimony, but media and the ...
Constitutions must be defended—by political parties and organized citizens, but also by democratic norms, or unwritten rules of toleration and .... And in 2016, many Austrian conservatives backed Green Party candidate Alexander Van der Bellen to prevent the election of far-right radical Norbert Hofer.
... by the presence of Muslim political parties that are reshaping national ... Equality and Justice Party in France, and the NBZ Party in Austria.
We will remember the general election of October 22 in Austria as a turning ... Austrian voters have elected the most right-wing parliament since 1945. .... and outside of political parties manage to come together into a popular, ...
For this reason, he appealed to all political parties in Macedonia to ... "In 2018, Bulgaria and Austria will hold the rotating EU presidency [of the ...
Having an extreme right-wing Austrian MEP from the Freedom Party ... when both Maltese political parties agree that it is not – did not help, ...
... talks — so called because the colours of the political parties involved are those ... weeks after Merkel's midnight calls to the leaders of Hungary and Austria, ... next to me as the refugees streamed across the Austrian border.
In almost every country in Europe, political parties of the center-left struggle to ... Elsewhere, the leftist parties — the Austrian, Croatian, Cypriot, ...
In fact, this has become a norm, where, with any incoming political party, ... government following elections in Austria; Volodymyr Groysman, 39, ...
... from the fringe of traditional political parties and the governing elites ... to enter Parliament in decades after elections in October; or in Austria, ...
The new Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, is just 31. ... The average life expectancy of a political party, globally, is just 43 years —as ... In comparison, in India, political parties seem frozen, preferring to continue with their ...
Like in most of Europe, when a political party in Austria does not win enough seats in parliament, the leading party must form a coalition with ...
... proof being that the Austrian election went reasonably undetected, resulting ... a far-right political party that was originally created as a protest party but lost ... Austria was among one of the most welcoming countries toward ...
Austrian Muslims are concerned but not afraid of the rise of right-wing sentiment in Austria. Two right-wing political parties, the FPO and conservative OVP, ... a candidate of the outgoing SPO party, a left-wing political party.
Austrian Foreign Minister and leader of the conservative Austrian ... We will remember last Sunday's general elections in Austria as a .... outside of political parties manage to come together into a popular, more unified project?
Czech voters abandoned traditional political parties in elections held over the ... SPD echoed recent results in German and Austrian elections.
Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen, left, welcomes ... these Nazis promptly formed the very political party that neo-Nazis lead today.
"I will have talks with all the political parties, I have something to ... to form a government that will bring about changes in Austria," Kurtz said.
Austrian voters have just thrown their lot firmly behind the center-right and far-right political parties, shifting the political future of the landlocked country ... who launched a brand new political party, Kurz had the benefit of ...
... “movement” to describe the new manifestation of his decades-old political party. ... As traditional centrist political parties across Europe reel from historic ... because of Kurz, who occupies a rare space in Austrian politics.
Austria, Europe and the far right: A Q&A with Cas Mudde ... just six points behind the conservative frontrunners, the Austrian People's Party. ... It's also to do with political parties having less and less space to make decisions, ...
Slowly but surely, the rest of the political parties in Austria followed suit. ... In his campaign, Kurz asked the right-leaning Austrian voters to give ...
He takes Austrian politics rightward, perhaps even to the far right. ... other bus stop is peppered with slogans from the leading political parties.
Austrian musicians The Duo in collaboration with Ustad Bashir (tabla) and ... the Diplomatic Corps and Politicians from all political parties and ...
... Macron president at 39 after he upended the establishment political parties with his En Marche! ... “Austria's answer to Macron and Trudeau?
Mr. Kurz, who took the reins of the centre-right Austrian People's Party last May, ... Mr. Kurz has called his political party a movement, which he ...


 

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