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Refugees Need Acceptance, Not Mandated Integration

Strict integration protocols can have the opposite effect on asylum seekers, compounding their se...

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Austrian Wunderkind? Kurz Eyes Pivotal Role In Geopolitics

-OpEd- BERLIN — With his most recent visit to Vienna, made on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has now met Austria's 32-year-old Chancellor Sebastian Kurz for the second time this ...

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Austria-Hungary And Far-Right Echoes Of History

-Analysis- Is this the “return of Austria-Hungary”? Following the formation of the new right-wing government in Vienna, acknowledging the like-minded leadership next door in Budapest is a ...

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Imperial Memories Of Palaces Past

On two separate trips, we visited the Hofburg imperial palace you see here in the bustling center of Vienna, as well as the emperors' exuberantly baroque summer residence at Schönbrunn. Even if ...

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The Flash Rise Of Sebastian Kurz, Austria's Emmanuel Macron

BERLIN — Sebastian Kurz was faster than Emmanuel Macron. Following the rapid rise of this year’s other young political superstar, Kurz’s victory Sunday in Austria’s parliamentary election was even ...

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My (Great) Grand-Père's World

My grandson — Worldcrunch's photo editor and once a chubby baby in my wife's arms — has just made me a great-grandfather for the fourth time. Bienvenue to the world, Félix! The new dad's two ...

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Oil Deal Marks New Era For OPEC

Oil prices surged today to $50 per barrel, after OPEC and Russia reached what the oil producing cartel described as “a historic agreement” in Vienna. Under the deal, their output will be reduced ...

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Austro-Hungarian Fashion

The city of Rust, in eastern Austria, stands near the border with ...