Austrian leader rejects far-right plan to shut out some media

FILE PHOTO: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz talks to the media as he arrives for the informal meeting of European Union leaders ahead of the EU summit, in Salzburg, Austria, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s chancellor said on Tuesday a proposal by a far-right coalition partner to shut out several newspapers was unacceptable, suggesting further tensions between the ruling parties, though the far right later disowned the plan. Two of Austria’s three main national newspapers on Tuesday published details of an email sent to police spokespeople […]

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