Fekter says sorry for ‘anti-Semitic’ statements


People’s Party (ÖVP) Finance Minister Maria Fekter has apologised after comparing today’s criticism of bankers with the Nazis’ persecution of Europe’s Jewish community. The federal minister warned on Friday current developments could escalate to “what resulted in wars twice.” Fekter said after a meeting of the European Union’s (EU) ministers of finance in Wroclaw, Poland: […]

Mauthausen wall defaced again

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The outer wall of the former Nazi concentration and death camp at Mauthausen, Upper Austria, was defaced again last Friday night, police said.An unknown party wrote “The blood of Turks and Jews is poisonous,” said Michael Tischlinger, the head of the provincial office for protection of the constitution and the fight against terrorism.He said the […]