Austria is in shock after a gunman allegedly killed three police officers and a paramedic. The confrontation is not over, with the suspect holed up at his farm surrounded by elite police and military units.
The head of Austria's Jewish community has cautioned against forming a government with the right-wing Freedom Party. He warned that the party is still highly xenophobic despite its attempts to tone down its rhetoric.
A 50-year-old German has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a police officer. The man was allegedly a member of the Reichsbürger extremist group, which rejects the legitimacy of the German state.
Sebastian Kurz is set to become Austrian chancellor aged just 31. A German satirical magazine has been heavily criticized for comparing the young politician to one of history's most notorious figures.
It is the latest case against the few remaining Nazi officials still alive. Public prosecutors would need to work against the clock to conclude their case against the 96-year-old man.
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