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Main policies of Austria's new right-wing government

Vienna - Austria's conservatives and the far-right unveiled on Saturday their programme for a coalition led by Sebastian Kurz, 31, set to be chancellor and the world's youngest leader.

Herbert, Norbert and HC: Austria's far-right triumvirate

Vienna - Austrian conservative "wunderkind" Sebastian Kurz, 31, secured his path to becoming Europe's youngest leader on Saturday with a coalition agreement with the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe).

Austria's 'statesmanlike' far-right chief

Vienna - Heinz-Christian Strache, the head of Austria's far-right party and the next vice-chancellor, dismisses his youthful dalliance with neo-Nazism as when he was "stupid, naive and young".

Austria's Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting

Vienna - "Whizz-kid", "Basti Fantasti" and "Messiah" are just some of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, set to become the world's youngest leader at just 31.

'Nothing to fear' as Austrian far-right enters government

Vienna - Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) was in triumphant mood Saturday after agreeing a coalition deal with the conservatives, capping a year of successes for Europe's nationalist movements.

'Whizz-kid' forms right-wing Austrian government

Vienna - Austria's conservatives and the far-right agreed a coalition deal on Friday, two months after elections that saw the Alpine country move to the right and capping a year of successes for Europe's nationalists.

Austria's Kurz backs EU's Tusk on migrants

Vienna - Austria's incoming right-wing chancellor Sebastian Kurz joined eastern and central European countries on Friday in backing EU President Donald Tusk's rejection of mandatory refugee quotas.

Kurz eyes Austrian government before Christmas

Vienna - Austria's political "wunderkind" Sebastian Kurz, 31, said Thursday he hopes to form a coalition with the far-right before Christmas, with media speculating a deal could be done this weekend.

Austrian gas hub back online after explosion

Vienna - The major European gas pipeline hub in Austria that suffered a deadly explosion on Tuesday has resumed pumping gas abroad, its operator said Wednesday.

Major corruption trial opens in Austria

Vienna - A keenly awaited major trial in Austria delving into alleged high-level corruption began on Tuesday as a flamboyant jet setting former finance minister and 14 others appeared in court.The so-called Buwog affair centres on 9.6 million euros ($11.

Deadly explosion at major European gas hub in Austria

Zwerndorf - A large explosion rocked one of Europe's main gas pipeline hubs on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and stoking concerns about the continent's winter supplies.

Explosion at major Austrian gas hub, one dead, 18 injured

Vienna - An explosion rocked one of Europe's biggest gas pipeline hubs in Austria on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and 18 injured, emergency services said.

Doubts about Washington hinder North Korea deal: Lavrov

Vienna - Uncertainty about the US administration is weighing on efforts to ease the nuclear crisis with North Korea, which would be willing to negotiate with the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

On Jerusalem, Trump obeys will of US people: Tillerson

Vienna - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that, in recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Donald Trump was obeying the will of the American people.

US and Russia clash over Ukraine as OSCE meets

Vienna - The United States and Russia clashed over the crisis in Ukraine as OSCE foreign ministers met in Vienna on Thursday, casting doubt on efforts to negotiate terms for a UN peacekeeping force.

Rift over Ukraine peacekeepers as OSCE meets

Vienna - Foreign ministers from the 57-member OSCE met in Vienna on Thursday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russia's Sergei Lavrov set to discuss a possible UN peacekeeping force for Ukraine.

Austria's top court allows same-sex marriage

Vienna - Austria's top court has ruled that same-sex couples can marry from 2019 at the latest, bringing the often conservative Alpine country into line with more than a dozen other European nations.

Austria's top court allows same-sex marriage

Vienna - Austria's top court said Tuesday that it has ruled that same-sex couples can marry, bringing the Alpine country into line with more than a dozen other European nations.

Austria's nationalist 'frats' prepare for government

Vienna - With their torch-lit processions and duels, Austria's nationalist "burschenschaft" student fraternities appear as if from a bygone era. But they are alive and kicking -- and poised for power.

OPEC committee recommends oil deal extension

Vienna - A joint committee of oil producers inside and outside OPEC has recommended that a deal curbing output be extended, Russia's energy minister said ahead of a key meeting in Vienna on Thursday.
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