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Austria says it can't stop 'far-right' event commemorating 1945 massacre

Austria says it can't stop 'far-right' event commemorating 1945 massacre

Austria's chancellor said on Tuesday he is powerless to stop an upcoming commemoration of a 1945 massacre that has become a magnet for supporters of the Nazis' Croatian allies and far-right sympathizers.

Leukaemia patient with medical mask stopped by Austrian police under 'burqa ban'

Leukaemia patient with medical mask stopped by Austrian police under 'burqa ban'

A leukaemia patient wearing a medical face mask in Vienna was stopped under a ban on the full Islamic veil and other face-coverings brought in last year, police admitted on Monday.