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Irate conductor writes open letter to promoter

Irate conductor writes open letter to promoter

Renowned Austrian conductor Wolfgang Scheidt has written an open letter to explain his anger at the treatment a number of people have allegedly received from a pair of inexperienced music festival promoters.

Kurz advocates neutrality for Ukraine

Kurz advocates neutrality for Ukraine

Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz says that neutrality could work for Ukraine as a long-term solution.

Muslim leader 'appalled' by suspected jihadists

Muslim leader 'appalled' by suspected jihadists

The president of the Austrian Islamic Community (IGGiÖ), Fuat Sanac, says he is surprised and appalled about the nine suspected jihadists who were arrested in Austria on the weekend.

Spindelegger calls for army reform

Spindelegger calls for army reform

Leader of the conservative People's Party (ÖVP), Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger, has caused tension between the coalition parties by calling for a financial reform of the Austrian army.