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Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

Austria's conservative chancellor Sebastian Kurz, slammed by critics for forming a ruling coalition with the far right, marked Holocaust Day on Saturday by recalling his country's "historic responsibility" in the genocide of Jews during World War II.

Austrian arrested after shouting Nazi slogans at rabbi

Austrian arrested after shouting Nazi slogans at rabbi

A man has been arrested for shouting Nazi slogans at a rabbi visiting a former concentration camp in Austria, police said on Friday, amid concerns over rising anti-Semitism in the country.