Far-right candidate narrowly defeated in Austrian presidential election
Alexander Van der Bellen, a former Green party leader running as independent, pips the Freedom party’s Norbert Hofer..
A leftwing, independent candidate has narrowly prevented Austria from becoming the first EU country to elect a far-right head of state after a knife-edge contest ended with his opponent conceding defeat.
Alexander Van der Bellen, a retired economics professor backed by the Green…
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