Sunday, 4th June 2023

Alexander Schallenberg sworn in as chancellor of Austria

Alexander Schallenberg, 52, has been sworn in as chancellor of Austria. He replaces Sebastian Kurz, 35, who resigned over the weekend, bowing to critics following raids on his office and party.


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