Alexander Shallenberg Sebastian Kurz Austria

Austrian chancellor resigns after Kurz quits party presidency

After less than two months in office, Austrian Chancellor Alexander Shallenberg resigned in the wake of the previous chancellor, Sebastian Kurz,’ announcing that he will no longer head the governing Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and retire from politics altogether. “I am certain that the two offices — the head of government and the presidency of […]
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Andrej Babiš Czech Republic Diplomacy; Migration Hungary Sebastian Kurz Commentary
4 YEARS AGO Andrej Babiš Czech Republic Diplomacy; Migration Hungary Sebastian Kurz Commentary

Opinion: UN migration pact in trouble

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced that his country will not sign the UN migration pact and the Czechs may well make a similar announcement this week – the pact looks more and more shaky, Magyar Hírlap columnist Ottó Nagy writes.

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Austria EU presidency immigration Jan Koukal Sebastian Kurz Slovakia News
4 YEARS AGOAustria EU presidency immigration Jan Koukal Sebastian Kurz Slovakia News

Kurz’s Austria could be the pillar of a new European structure

The solution to the migration problem begins with guarding the borders. This is clear for a majority of the European population, however the Berlin-Brussels axis is unable to see it for what it is, claims Jan Koukal, former Czech ambassador to Austria

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