Austria’s former chancellor Sebastian Kurz to work for Thiel Capital
01 January 2022 | 7:55 am
Kurz will work as a "global strategist" at the California-based venture capitalist firm after resigning amid graft allegations. The former chancellor is under investigation for suspected bribery and breach of trust.
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Netherlands national football coach Frank de Boer at a press conference after Dutch 2-0 win over Austria.
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Austria's former vice chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, allegedly accepted donations in exchange for directing public funds. An investigation into Strache was opened after the 'Ibizagate' video scandal broke in 2019.
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Austria said it will allow an Afghan man, who was denied asylum, to stay in the country until the end of the month. NGOs have asked European countries to stop deporting people to Afghanistan.
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African leaders will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Africa-Summit in Berlin. The conference — Merkel's final with Africa — is to take stock of results from an economic drive to boost investment in Africa.
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