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Far-right leader warns against ‘Islamification’ of Austria

The leader of Austria’s rightwing populist Freedom party has warned that illegal immigration and “Islamification” pose “huge dangers”, ahead of elections on Sunday that could see his party joining a government coalition. Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to win the largest share of the votes for his party in a national election since at least 1999, when it took almost 27 per cent. Such a result would give Mr Strache a pivotal role in shaping the next federal administration in Vienna [...]