New interim chancellor appointed in Austria after Kurz departure

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen appoints Hartwig Löger as new interim chancellor during a signing ceremony, after Sebastian Kurz became the first chancellor in the country’s post-war history to be removed from office by a no-confidence vote over a corruption scandal that had already brought down his coalition with the far-right.

Austria’s parliament sits for Kurz no-confidence vote

A special sitting of Austria’s parliament opens to hold a no-confidence vote against Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Kurz is expected to lose the vote, which will see him removed from office over a corruption scandal that brought down his coalition government. IMAGES of the opening of the parliamentary session

Austrian President swears in Sebastian Kurz’s new cabinet

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen swears in Sebastian Kurz’s new cabinet ministers. Kurz was facing the prospect of a no-confidence vote in parliament as he grappled Tuesday with the fallout from the “Ibiza-gate” scandal that toppled his coalition with the far right. IMAGES

EU’s Michel Barnier meets Austrian Chancellor Kurz in Vienna

The EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government in Vienna with just weeks left until the UK’s scheduled departure for the European Union. IMAGES of handshake between Barnier and Kurz

Putin & Austrian Chancellor Kurz address media in St. Petersburg

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Juncker and Kurz arrive at College of Commissioners in Vienna

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz arrive for a visit of the College of Commissioners in Vienna, after Austria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. IMAGES

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