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  1. Commentary: The Brexit-Trump effect in a tale of two cities: Vienna and RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... once every six years, under a two-round system, and the president is directly elected. Incumbent president Heinz Fischer (Social Democratic Party/SPO, center-left) had served two terms and was not eligible for a third successive term. On April 24, ...

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  2. Zeman congratulates Van der Bellen on election as presidentRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Prague Daily Monitor

    ... the Austrians pin on him." Zeman wrote that he was on friendly relations with Ven der Bellen's predecessor Heinz Fischer for many years, "which was also reflected in the level of cooperation between our countries. I would like if the two of us ...

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  3. Austria will provide a new gauge of the populist wave sweeping Western democracies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Times of Oman

    ... either mainstream party, but Van der Bellen has said that on many points he intends to follow the example of Heinz Fischer, the last elected president and a Social Democrat. The country, which stretches from Slovakia to Switzerland and borders ...

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  4. Austria aware of responsibility in settling Karabakh conflict: OSCE future chair [INTERVIEW]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Today.Az

    ... One proof of this are the numerous high level visits over the last years: the then Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer paid an official visit to Azerbaijan in 2011 and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev returned the visit in May 2013. The ...

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  5. Why Austria's Election Makes History Either Way: QuickTake Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... of state since World War II. He's facing the Green Party's Alexander Van der Bellen. The previous president, Heinz Fischer, stepped down in July after two terms and Austria has been without a full-time head of state ever since. overturned  the ...

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  6. Russia: The Clash of Civilizations Comes to Valdai ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    A panel discussion at the Valdai Club on October 27. Left to right: Tarja Halonen, ex-president of Finland; Vladimir Putin, president of the Russian Federation; Heinz Fischer, ex-president of Austria; Thabo Mbeki, ex-president of the Republic of South Africa; and Timothy Colton, chair of the Department of Government at Harvard University. Founded in 2004 with the support of the Russian government, the Valdai Discussion Club bills itself as a forum that "aims to promote dialogue of Russian and international intellectual elites."

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  7. Refugee crisis demonstrates EU incapacities - Austria's ex-presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Trend

    The European Union has lost its cohesion and the refugee crisis has demonstrated the 28-nation bloc's incapacities, former Austrian president Heinz Fischer said on Thursday, TASS reported. "The European Union has lost some of its cohesion and attractiveness," Fischer said at a session of the Valdai Discussion Club.

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  8. Wife Of Iranian-Austrian Jailed In Iran Proclaims His InnocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... trade meeting in Tehran in 2015 that was attended by senior officials, including former Austrian President Heinz Fischer. She said Ghaderi, a father of three, was detained during a business trip to Iran and was being held at Tehran's notorious Evin ...

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  9. Wife Of Iranian-Austrian Jailed In Iran Proclaims His InnocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... trade meeting in Tehran in 2015 that was attended by senior officials, including former Austrian President Heinz Fischer. She said Ghaderi, a father of three, was detained during a business trip to Iran and was being held at Tehran's notorious Evin ...

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  10. Wife Of Iranian-Austrian Jailed In Iran Proclaims His InnocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    ... trade meeting in Tehran in 2015 that was attended by senior officials, including former Austrian President Heinz Fischer. She said Ghaderi, a father of three, was detained during a business trip to Iran and was being held at Tehran's notorious Evin ...

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  11. Austria elections: Misfires force third vote in tight presidential raceRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Sengl , an independent election analyst who managed the successful 2010 presidential re-election campaign for Heinz Fischer. "Starting from the candidates who made it into the final round and ending with its very length." Mr. Hofer , 45, of the ...

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  12. Austria's OeKB raises Iran export financingRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... to 1 billion euros, the Mehr news agency reports. Iran President Hassan Rouhani (R) welcomes Austria President Heinz Fischer during a visit to Tehran (September 2015 file photo by Islamic Republic News Agency ) The announcement by Austrian Minister ...

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  13. Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... 2016. He was 93. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File) FILE - In this March 31, 2014, file photo, Austrian President Heinz Fischer, right, talks to Israel's President Shimon Peres, left, during a welcoming ceremony in front of the Hofburg palace in Vienna, ...

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  14. Austria presidential re-run proposed for December 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... on postal voting, which it traditionally opposes. Austria has been without a president since July 8 when Heinz Fischer stepped down. He was replaced on an interim basis by the speaker of parliament and two deputy speakers. The role of Austria's ...

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  15. Austria election re-run to be postponed 'due to glue problem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... and for the government of Chancellor Christian Kern. Austria has been without a president since July 8 when Heinz Fischer stepped down. He was replaced on an interim basis by the speaker of parliament and two deputy speakers. The last election ...

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  16. Austria's presidential election put off again, this time for a "sticky" reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Hot Air

    ... and for the government of Chancellor Christian Kern. Austria has been without a president since July 8 when Heinz Fischer stepped down. He was replaced on an interim basis by the speaker of parliament and two deputy speakers. Austria has been ...

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  17. Austria delays presidential election re-run after postal ballot snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    ... r have turned 16 and can now vote, media reports said. Austria has been without a president since 8 July, when Heinz Fischer stepped down. He was replaced on an interim basis by the speaker of parliament and two deputy speakers.

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  18. Austria Postpones Presidential ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Sofia News Agency

    ... that had taken place on May 22. New possible dates are November 27 and December 04. The last President, Heinz Fischer, left office after his term expired on July 08. The Parliament Speaker and his deputies have assumed the head of state's duties ...

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  19. Austria presidential election re-run to be postponed: govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... and for the government of Chancellor Christian Kern. Austria has been without a president since July 8 when Heinz Fischer stepped down. He was replaced on an interim basis by the speaker of parliament and two deputy speakers. The last election ...

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  20. Report: Austria presidential vote rerun could be postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Norbert Hofer is running against left-leaning contender Alexander Van der Bellen to succeed Austrian President Heinz Fischer, whose term ended in July.

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