Seven in 10 back burka ban


A vast majority of Austrians want an anti-burka law, according to a new poll. Viennese public opinion agency Karmasin spoke with 500 Austrians to find that 71 per cent of them were in favour of such a law prohibiting wearing burkas in public places. Such veils cover women’s bodies expect a small gap for their […]

Archbishop and carollers visit mosque

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Carol singers in Vienna were accompanied by Viennese Archbishop Cardinal Christoph Schönborn as they visited the city’s biggest mosque yesterday (Weds).The children, who collect money for impoverished countries in the traditional singing procession between New Year’s Day and Epiphany (6 January), and the highest representative of the Roman Catholic Church in Austria, were shown round […]