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  1. 10:20 Austrian chancellor Faymann quits after party revoltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | AkiPress

    Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigned on Monday, bowing to a revolt from inside his Social Democratic Party after it suffered a humiliating electoral defeat to a far right buoyed by Europe's migration crisis, Reuters said. Faymann's surprise announcement marks the fall of a political survivor adept at compromises and about-faces that angered his party's base in his more than seven years in power.

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  2. Austrian chancellor, Werner Faymann, resigns as Right Wing RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Wave

    Vienna Mayor Michael Haeupl from the Social Democrats, SPOE, speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the party executive in Vienna, Austria, Monday. Austrian Chancellor and head of the Social Democrats, SPOE, Werner Faymann is on his way to the chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Monday.

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  3. Austrian chancellor's resignation reflects rise of right-wing party, migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Werner Faymann announces his resignation as Austrian chancellor and leader of the Social Democratic Party during a press conference on May 9, 2016, in Vienna. Werner Faymann announces his resignation as Austrian chancellor and leader of the Social Democratic Party during a press conference on May 9, 2016, in Vienna.

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  4. Claudia Roth: it is impossible to postpone genocide draft furtherRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Groong

    ... this time? It's about time. The draft hasn't been brought to the agenda sooner because of Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU); it is not our fault. We wanted it to be accepted last year, on the ...

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  5. UPDATE 3-Austrian chancellor Faymann quits after party revoltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Reuters

    Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigned on Monday, bowing to a revolt from inside his Social Democratic Party after it suffered a humiliating electoral defeat to a far right buoyed by Europe's migration crisis. Faymann's surprise announcement marks the fall of a political survivor adept at compromises and about-faces that angered his party's base in his more than seven years in power.

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  6. Political Price for Supporting Merkel: Austria's Chancellor Resigns, Calls for 'New Start'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Safehaven

    On April 25, Austria's far-right, anti-immigration platform FP Freedom party picked up over 35% of the vote in the first round of national elections. The center-right VP and center-left SP parties were shutout for the first time since WWII.

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  7. Impossible to postpone Armenian Genocide bill further, Bundestag VP saysRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Groong

    ... this time? It's about time. The draft hasn't been brought to the agenda sooner because of Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU); it is not our fault. We wanted it to be accepted last year, on the ...

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  8. Germany vice chancellor denies reports he's stepping down as SPD chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Germany's vice chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on May 8 dismissed as "nonsense" rumours he was about to resign as leader of the beleaguered Social Democrats, quashing the latest speculation about the party's leadership. The co-editor of the weekly Focus, Helmut Markwort, had earlier gone on German television citing an unnamed source as claiming that Gabriel would shortly step down, leaving his post for Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz.

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  9. Germany's SPD rejects talk of party chief change as 'nonsense'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Germany's beleaguered Social Democrats denied Sunday that their party chief Sigmar Gabriel would step down, after a local broadcaster claimed that a new leader was about to be named. Broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk cited an unnamed source claiming that Gabriel would step down, leaving his post for Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz, the latest in a string of speculation about the party's leadership.

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  10. Germany's vice chancellor is brushing off rumors he's stepping down amid migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Germany's Vice Chancellor and leader of the Social Democrats Sigmar Gabriel has made light of rumors he was stepping down, saying on Sunday that reports of his departure were exaggerated. Helmut Markwort, co-publisher of magazine Focus, sparked a flurry of media speculation when he told a German television program he had heard from reliable sources that Gabriel planned to hand in his resignation this week.

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  11. [Agenda] Greece, migration and Turkey on the agenda This WEEKRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | EUobserver

    Eurozone finance ministers and representatives for Greece's creditors will try to find an agreement with Greece on a new tranche of funds The EU's most pressing issues will be on the agenda this week, with a European Parliament plenary session and ministers' meetings resuming after the Orthodox Easter and Catholic and Protestant Ascension breaks. On Monday , eurozone finance ministers will meet in Brussels for an extraordinary Eurogroup meeting that all participants would like to endorse a deal between Greece and its creditors - the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the European Stability Fund and the International Monetary Fund .

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  12. Opperman: 'Any decent German must condemn' AfD's stance on IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Thomas Oppermann, the SPD parliamentary group's chairman, spoke with EurActiv's partner Der Tagesspiegel about the rise of right-wing populism, Germany's relationship with Turkey and his own party's performance. After almost three years of coalition, the Social Democratic Party is only polling at 20%.

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  13. Daily news summary 4.5.2016Read the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Radio Prague

    The Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, leaders of the other two government coalition parties, Ministers for Industry and Trade, Labour and Social Affairs, and Justice met on Wednesday to discuss the situation surrounding the hard coal mining company OKD. The mining company, which employs around 12,000, on Tuesday filed for insolvency with debts of around 17 billion crowns.

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  14. European Commission immigrant proposal condemned by V4 countriesRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Radio Prague

    Representatives of the Visegrad Four countries meeting in Prague have condemned a European Commission proposal aimed at fine tuning its system for sharing out immigrants. The new proposal includes cash penalties on countries which fail to take their share of the overall quota.

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  15. Trading in NWR suspended on LSE and to suspended in PragueRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Radio Prague

    Trading in New World Resources, the company owning the mining company OKD, were suspended from trading on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The A TK news agency reported that NWR is attempting to get trading suspended on the Prague and Warsaw exchanges as well.

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  16. Threat of almost 2 billion crown compensation by Plzen rejected by courtRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | Radio Prague

    A court has ruled that the city of PlzeAS does not have to pay a development company more than 1.85 billion crowns. The ruling was given Wednesday that compensation does not have to be offered to the company Amadeus whose plans for a large commercial centre in the city were rejected by a local referendum three years ago.

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  17. V4 countries meet with Eastern Partnership counterpartsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | Radio Prague

    Foreign Ministers from the Visegrad Four, currently headed by the Czech Republic, met with their counterparts from the so-called Eastern Partnership in Prague on Wednesday. The A TK agency said the aim is to discuss the future evolution of the grouping composed of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

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  18. Putin's Chief Motorcyclist Fails Soviet History ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Aleksandr Zaldostanov, the leader of the notorious pro-Putin Night Wolves motorcycle club, speaks to journalists in the Belarusian city of Brest. Night Wolves leader Aleksandr Zaldostanov reacts to a question about the Soviet Union's cooperation with Nazi Germany in WWII.

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  19. Daily news summary 3.5.2016Read the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Radio Prague

    The European Union can only offer Turkey visa liberalisation if it fulfils a number of conditions, the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka said on Tuesday. The BBC reported that the European Commission was planning to offer visa-free travel for Turkish citizens inside the Schengen zone in exchange for Turkey taking back migrants who crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece.

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  20. Sobotka: EU can only offer Turkey visa-free travel if it meets conditionsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | Radio Prague

    The European Union can only offer Turkey visa liberalisation if it fulfils a number of conditions, the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka said on Tuesday. The BBC reported that the European Commission was planning to offer visa-free travel for Turkish citizens inside the Schengen zone in exchange for Turkey taking back migrants who crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece.

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