Coronavirus: Austria, Germany to reopen border mid-June

VIENNA (AFP) - Austria and Germany plan to open their border in mid-June after it was closed for two months in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the government in Vienna said Wednesday (May 13). "From June 15, the opening of the border between Germany and Austria will be possible," Tourism Minister Elisabeth Koestinger told state radio … Continue reading Coronavirus: Austria, Germany to reopen border mid-June

Austria to hold no confidence vote in Chancellor Kurz

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote on Monday, Wolfgang Sobotka, the President of Austria's National Council, announced on Tuesday. Sobotka said he preferred to hold the vote after Sunday's European elections for a "calm and factual discussion", according to AFP news agency. Chancellor Kurz's coalition government with the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) … Continue reading Austria to hold no confidence vote in Chancellor Kurz