Freedom Party of Austria

Austrian political party

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Freedom Party of Austria: Austrian political party
The Freedom Party of Austria is a right-wing populist, national-conservative political party in Austria. The party, led by Norbert Hofer since September 2019, is a member of the Identity and Democracy group in the European Parliament, as well as of the Identity and Democracy Party.


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Former Austrian far-right leader Strache runs again with splinter group

The disgraced former leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO), Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Wednesday he is running for office with a splinter party, a fresh blow to the FPO after Strache..
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Fallen hero of Austria's far right mentions comeback as party expels him

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) expelled its scandal-hit leader Heinz-Christian Strache on Friday and he said he was considering a political comeback next year, fuelling speculation of a split.
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Austrian far right starts to fracture amid Ibiza scandal fallout

Three Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) city councillors in Vienna left the party on Thursday, a fracture possibly leading to a nationwide split after it crashed out of the coalition government..
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Austrian conservatives claim win

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VIENNA -- Austrian ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is poised for a return to power, after his conservative People's Party won a snap election Sunday that was called after the collapse of his government..
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Norbert Hofer: new 'friendly face' of Austria's far-right

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Norbert Hofer, who is expected to be formally elected on Saturday to lead Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) into national elections, has gained a reputation as the party's friendly face in..
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Police Raid Former Austrian Vice Chancellor's Home In Corruption Probe

police raid former austrian vice chancellor's home in corruption probe
It was reported Tuesday that Heinz-Christian Strache, the former vice chancellor of Austria, had his home raided in a corruption probe, Deutsche Welle reports. The far-right politician's house was..
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Austria's Kurz says open to new government coalition with far right

A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in..
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Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) and..
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Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat

disgraced ex-leader of austrian far right turns down eu parliament seat
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament..
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