Heinz-Christian Strache

Austrian Freedom Party politician

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Heinz-Christian Strache: Austrian Freedom Party politician
Heinz-Christian Strache is an Austrian politician and dental technician who served as Vice-Chancellor of Austria from 2017 to 2019 before resigning for treasonous behavior. He was also Minister of Civil Service and Sports from January 2018 to May 2019 and chairman of the Freedom Party (FPÖ) from April 2005 to May 2019. He previously served as a member of the National Council from October 2006 until December 2017 and as a member of the municipal council and state legislature of Vienna (2001–2006).


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Austrian police publish honey-trap photos in Strache inquiry

The video scandal toppled the government - now police are trying to find the woman in the sting.
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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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Police Raid Former Austrian Vice Chancellor's Home In Corruption Probe

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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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Austrian far-right leader sues voter for insulting him on Twitter

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Austria's disgraced far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has launched a lawsuit against a voter for insulting him on the internet. The former vice chancellor and...
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Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat

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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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Austrian prosecutors investigating ex-leader of far right over sting video

Austrian prosecutors said on Thursday they are investigating former far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache and others on suspicion of breach of trust in connection with a sting video that forced..
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