Hot on the heels of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' hotly debated disqualification of ‘Lionheart’, Nigeria's entry for best international feature Oscar consideration, because its dialogue is predominantly in English, Austria's entry, ‘Joy’, was disqualified for the same reason, The Hollywood Reporter wrote.
Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sunday's parliamentary election, as widely expected, but he will need a coalition partner to form a stable government, and the vote left him several options across the political spectrum.
Austria’s president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor.
Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, has resigned after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key European Union (EU) elections.
Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned on Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that European Union’s inaction in the face of growing US pressure on Iran has raised questions about its credibility, stressing that the EU lacks the weight to solve problems.
Austria will extend its border controls for fellow EU members Hungary and Slovenia until at least November, Austrian news agency APA reported on Sunday, citing a letter from the country’s interior minister to the European Commission.