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Austrian politician and chancellor of Austria (2017–2019, 2020–)

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Sebastian Kurz: Austrian politician and chancellor of Austria (2017–2019, 2020–)
Sebastian Kurz is chancellor of Austria since January 2020; he previously held this position from December 2017 to May 2019. In addition, Kurz has been chairman of the Austrian People's Party since May 2017.

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Austria makes wearing masks compulsory [Video]

Austria makes wearing masks compulsory

From next week, Austrians will be forced to wear a face mask when they do their shopping, despite the World Health Organization being sceptical of the benefits. Joe Davies reports.

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Austria says it will deny entry to arrivals from Italy over coronavirus

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Austria introducing 'spot' health checks at Italian border

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German Greens cringe at Austrian peers' coalition deal with Kurz

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Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz's coalition cabinet with the Greens was sworn in on Tuesday.
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Austria's Kurz back in power with Greens after far-right fiasco

Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz returned to power on Tuesday as his coalition cabinet with the Greens was sworn in almost eight months after his alliance with the far right collapsed in the wake..
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The Austrian coalition deal struck between conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz and the Greens includes cutting the corporate tax rate to 21% from 25%, Kurz said on Thursday.
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Austria's next cabinet takes shape as New Year's coalition deal nears

Austria's future cabinet took shape on Tuesday, with conservative Sebastian Kurz and his party set to control the lion's share of ministries under a coalition deal with the Greens widely expected to be..
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Austria's Greens, who are in coalition talks with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz, on Saturday summoned a meeting of their party's top decision-making body next week to sign off on a deal,..
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Austria's Kurz eyes economic growth after vote triumph

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Election triumph hands Austria's Kurz range of coalition options

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