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Parties analyse Vienna election results

Parties analyse Vienna election results

Political parties in Vienna are analysing the results of Sunday's state election - which saw the Social Democrats (SPÖ) retain power in their traditional fiefdom and the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) post its best-ever result in the capital.

Austria 'must help child victims of trafficking'

Austria 'must help child victims of trafficking'

The Council of Europe has urged Austria to step up the fight against child trafficking. A report issued on Monday said that Austria had made progress in the fight against human trafficking but that more needed to be done to protect children.

12,220 refugees enter Austria in 36 hours

12,220 refugees enter Austria in 36 hours

A total of 12,220 people entered eastern Austria in the previous 36 hours as the flow of refugees from the Balkans to northern Europe continued, police said on Monday.