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GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD - Investors may look to ECB for comfort after high-risk votes

GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD - Investors may look to ECB for comfort after high-risk votes

With Italy`s constitutional referendum and Austria`s presidential vote on Sunday both potentially underlining growing anti-establishmentism, the European Central Bank is preparing to set to try to bring some calm to the mix. 

Trump effect unknown in tight Austrian presidential election

Austrians are choosing Sunday between a moderate and a populist for president and both candidates are hoping to exploit the Trump effect in the first European Union nation facing such a choice since the US election.

Adolf Hitler's birthplace to be demolished: Austria

Adolf Hitler's birthplace to be demolished: Austria

Deliberations in Austria about what to do with the building, located in Braunau am Inn in the state of Upper Austria, have been long-standing.

Moroccan suspected of links to Paris attack jihadists held in Austria

A Moroccan man arrested in Brussels in July is being held in Austria, suspected of having links to the jihadist cell responsible for the Paris attacks last November, a spokesman for the Belgian federal prosecutor told AFP on Monday.

Nine Iraqis held over gang rape of tourist in Vienna

An Austrian court remanded nine Iraqi migrants in custody on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the gang rape of a German tourist on New Year`s Eve in Vienna. 

Turkey`s FM accuses Austria of being `capital of radical racism`

Turkey`s top diplomat escalated on Friday a war of words with Austria, calling it the "capital of radical racism" after Vienna urged an end to Ankara`s EU membership talks.

Austria wants European Union to end Turkey membership talks

Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern has called on the European Union to end membership talks with Turkey.

Austria hands over Paris attacks 'accomplices' to France

Austria hands over Paris attacks 'accomplices' to France

The Algerian and Pakistani men, now aged 29 and 35 and who have not been named, were arrested in Austria on December 10.

Austria summons Turkish envoy over post-coup crackdown

Austria said it will summon Turkey`s ambassador on Thursday to discuss Ankara`s "increasingly authoritarian" behaviour and allegations it had been behind recent Turkish protests in Vienna.

Austria jihad recruiter sentenced to 20 years

The 34-year-old "brainwashed" dozens of people aged between 14 and 30.

Austrian government expropriates Hitler's birthplace

Austrian government expropriates Hitler's birthplace

The expropriation ends a long legal battle with the owners, who refused to sell the property to the state and who now will be indemnified.

Hungary minister says Austrian border checks unjustified

Border checks by Austria that have caused long queues on the Hungarian side of the frontier in recent days are unjustified, Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday.

Austria to hold new presidential vote on October 2

Austrians will again vote in a presidential election on October 2 after the far-right managed to get its narrow defeat from May declared null and void, the government said Tuesday.

Britain `will remain in the EU`: Austrian minister

Britain will not quit the European Union despite voting to do so in a June 23 referendum, Austria`s finance minister Hans Joerg Schelling said in an interview published on Tuesday.

Austria gears up for post-Brexit election battle

Austria was preparing on Saturday for a re-run of May`s Presidential Election in a vote that gives Norbert Hofer another shot at becoming the EU`s first far-right president.

Iceland elects new president in vote eclipsed by Euros, Brexit

Iceland began it's voting in a presidential election on Saturday at 0900GMT,  two months after the Panama Papers scandal tainted part of the political elite, with newcomer Gudni Johannesson seen clinching an easy victory.

Brexit 'wake-up call for Europe', says Austrian President Heinz Fischer

Brexit 'wake-up call for Europe', says Austrian President Heinz Fischer

Austrian President Heinz Fischer on Friday called the British decision to leave the European Union a "wake up call" for Europe.

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal held to goalless draw by Austria

Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal held to goalless draw by Austria

"This is not the result we wanted. It`s not fair, it`s not deserved but that`s football," said Fernando Santos.

Extensive discussions in NSG to admit new nations: China

While the US and a majority of the 48 members back India's admission, China along with New Zealand, Ireland, Turkey, South Africa and Austria are reportedly opposed to India's entry.

Euro 2016: Austria look to lay down marker against old foe Hungary

Euro 2016: Austria look to lay down marker against old foe Hungary

Seen by many as dangerous dark horses at Euro 2016, Austria have an early chance to underline their credentials when they begin their Group F campaign against old rivals Hungary on Tuesday.