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Sebastian Kurz joins Euro. Council on Tolerance & Reconciliation

Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was appointed today co-Chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation

Sebastian Kurz joins Euro. Council on Tolerance & Reconciliation

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigns

Austrian Chancellor steps down amidst several corruption investigations.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigns

Austrian Chancellor cancels visit to Israel

The move follows reports that Sebastian Kurz has been questioned in recent days on suspicion of corruption.

Austrian Chancellor cancels visit to Israel

Austria: Chancellor Kurz's office party raided by prosecutors

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his party accused of bribery to get favorable polls published.

Austria: Chancellor Kurz's office raided by prosecutors

Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz: Austria is committed to Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.

Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warning

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz thanks PM Netanyahu for alerting him to the dangers of COVID-19, prompting him to take swift action.

Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warningplayer

Austrian chancellor: World looks at Israel with admiration

PM meets with Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to discuss cooperation on production of second-generation coronavirus vaccines.

Austrian chancellor: World looks at Israel with admiration

Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on COVID vaccine production

2 EU countries announce they will not rely on EU for vaccine production, to work with Israel for second-generation COVID vaccines.

Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on COVID vaccine production

Austrian Chancellor and Danish Prime Minister to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor says the visit will focus on medical cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Austrian Chancellor and Danish Prime Minister to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor speaks to Netanyahu about second COVID-19 wave

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he and Israeli PM "had a good call" on how to best cope with second wave of COVID-19.

Austrian Chancellor speaks to Netanyahu about COVID-19

Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19

PM Netanyahu participated in video conference of world leaders hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19player

PM: We want 'industrial scale apparatus' for 'massive testing' and 'very quick tracking'

Netanyahu participates in videoconference of leaders hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz regarding coronavirus.

PM: We aim for 'massive testing' and 'very quick tracking'

Netanyahu warns EU leaders of 'accordion effect' from reopening economy

PM participates in video conference with leaders of European nations on handling of coronavirus crisis.

Netanyahu warns of 'accordion effect' from reopening economyplayer

Austria could ease lockdown measures starting next week

Austrian Chancellor says coronavirus lockdown measures could be eased starting April 14.

Austria could ease lockdown measures next week

Austrian Chancellor: We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu

Austrian Chancellor in interview with Israeli TV: Conversation with Netnayahu caused us to take the coronavirus issue more seriously.

'We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu'player

Austrian Chancellor: Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says PM Netanyahu urged him to take preventive measures to combat COVID-19.

'Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus'

Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

Leader of Austria's Conservatives agrees to form a coalition government with the Greens after almost three months of negotiations.

Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

'Israel has every right to defend itself'

Former Austrian Chancellor expresses support for Israel amid rocket fire from Gaza.

'Israel has every right to defend itself'

Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Sebastian Kurz has in the past expressed support for Israel and vowed to combat anti-Semitism.

Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

Waving ban on dual citizenship and residency requirements, Austria to offer citizenship to descendants of refugees who fled Austria.

Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

Minister Gilad Erdan hosts former Austrian chancellor at the base of the Yamam counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Police.

'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street defaced with swastikas.

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Austrian Chancellor condemns Rouhani's remarks on Israel

"Questioning Israel's right to exist is absolutely unacceptable," says Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Austrian Chancellor condemns Rouhani's remarks on Israel

Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same

Israeli premier praises Austrian chancellor for confronting anti-Semitism, as Austria hosts conference on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.

Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the sameplayer

Austrian Chancellor: We're fully committed to Israel's security

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemns ongoing rocket attacks from Gaza, calls for violence to stop immediately.

Austrian Chancellor: We're fully committed to Israel's security

Austrian Chancellor: Israel's security is our interest

Sebastian Kurz stresses his country's commitment to Israel's security, explains why embassy relocation is not on the agenda at the moment.

Austrian Chancellor: Israel's security is our interestplayer

Meeting with Netanyahu 'excellent', Jews 'part of Austria'

Kurz: 'Measures taken in Austria against anti-Semitism to ensure security of our Jewish community.'

Meeting with Netanyahu 'excellent', Jews 'part of Austria'

Austrian Chancellor denounces calls for Israel's destruction

Austrian Chancellor says during meeting with Iranian President that calling for Israel’s destruction is “absolutely unacceptable”.

Austrian Chancellor denounces calls for Israel's destruction

'Austria is committed to Israel's security'

Chancellor Kurz meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem, vows to fight anti-Semitism at home.

'Austria is committed to Israel's security'

Threats to Austrian chancellor over mosque closures

Austrian government decision to close seven mosques, expel 60 imams leads to wave of death threats to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Threats to Austrian chancellor over mosque closures

Austria: We took too long to admit our role in Holocaust

Chancellor of Austria says his country waited too long to 'be honest' about its involvement 'as a perpetrator' in the Holocaust.

Austria: We took too long to admit our role in Holocaust

Austrian chancellor arrives in Israel, visits Yad Vashem

Sebastian Kurz visits Western Wall, Yad Vashem Holocaust museum, signs agreement with museum opening access to Austrian archives.

Austrian chancellor arrives in Israel, visits Yad Vashem

Austria to expel 40 imans, close 7 mosques

Mosques run by Turkish umbrella group to be shuttered in crackdown on 'political Islam' in Austria.'

Austria to expel 40 imans, close 7 mosques

Will Europe deploy soldiers to guard against African migration?

Austrian Chancellor Kurz proposes to send European border guards to stop illegal migrants, send them back to their home countries.

Will Europe deploy soldiers to guard against African migration?

Austrian Chancellor to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces June visit to Israel, where he will meet Holocaust survivors.

Austrian Chancellor to visit Israel

Austrian chancellor decries anti-Semitism

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz acknowledges his country’s “shame” at its Holocaust legacy.

Austrian chancellor decries anti-Semitism

Report: Israel to abandon bid for UN Security Council seat

Israel reportedly ditches effort for first-ever spot on UN Security Council after seeing low likelihood of success.

Report: Israel to abandon bid for UN Security Council seat

Netanyahu meets Austrian Chancellor

Netanyahu says Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz promised to change his country's voting patterns at the UN.

Netanyahu meets Austrian Chancellor

Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

Austrian Chancellor Kurz admits country's role in Holocaust, promises to fight anti-Semitism.

Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

'Punish author of anti-Semitic fraternity song'

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz urges punishment for authors of anti-Semitic poem that appeared in a fraternity’s songbook.

'Punish author of anti-Semitic fraternity song'