They might not be young, but they still have plenty of spirit. “Omas gegen Rechts” or “Grandmas against the right” are fighting Sebastian Kurz’s right-wing coalition government by holding protest raves in the middle of Vienna.
Austria's right-wing government is working hard to drastically cut migration, with many applauding its efforts. Unlike in Germany, Austrians seem unable to protest the far right, Elizabeth Schumacher found in Vienna.
Austria takes over the EU Council presidency on July 1. Its conservative new leader Sebastian Kurz sees himself above all as a gatekeeper, with migration at the top of the agenda for his country's mandate.
In an exclusive interview with DW's Conflict Zone, Austrian Foreign Minister, Karin Kneissl, discussed migrants, the rule of law in Europe and Vienna’s relationship with Moscow.
A petition calling for more gender equality is set for debate in Austria's parliament. The women's minister believes its goes "too far," while coalition partners said it was a far cry from "sensible" feminist politics.
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