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Sebastian Kurz speaks during a press conference. Then-Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks during a press conference, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 4, 2021 (AP file photo by Darko Vojinovic).

Kurz’s Fall Leaves Europe’s Center-Right Further Adrift

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

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The sudden and unexpected resignation of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is causing shock waves across Europe, where the continent’s center-right was already reeling from the impending departure from the political stage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The ripple effects of Kurz’s ouster over a corruption scandal are still reverberating, complicating the already difficult calculations of Europe’s center-right bloc on the eve of Merkel’s impending departure from the political scene. ...

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