Danziger hears echoes of 1939’s Molotov-Ribbentrop pact in the new agreement between the Austrian far right party and the Putin regime in Moscow.
Austria’s far-right presidential candidate was soundly defeated, confounding forecasts of a tight election in which he would ride a wave of populism sweeping the West.
Austria has elected a 72-year-old former leader of the Greens party to be its next president, narrowly avoiding becoming the first country in the European Union to vote in a far-right candidate as head of state.
Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Asia on their way to Europe.
The U.N. refugee agency said the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe had passed 300,000 this year.