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Poland to roll out mobile phone ID cards in 2018

WARSAW: Polish citizens will be able to carry around electronic versions of their ID cards on their mobile phones starting next year, Digital Minister Anna Strezynska said on Friday. "I hope that Poles, who are known in Europe for their…

Hitler house expropriation stands: Austria court

VIENNA: Austria's highest court ruled on Friday in favour of last year's controversial expropriation of the house where Adolf Hitler was born, ending a long-running bitter saga between the state and the former owner. The government took…

Hitler lookalike arrested in Austria

VIENNA: Austrian police arrested an Adolf Hitler lookalike Monday after he was spotted wandering around the Nazi dictator's hometown sporting his infamous moustache and side parting, a spokesman said. The 25-year-old Austrian national…

Austria far-right concedes in presidential race

VIENNA: Austria's Freedom Party conceded defeat on Sunday in its bid to elect Europe's first far-right president, as projections showed its candidate Norbert Hofer lagging behind in a bitterly fought election re-run. Greens-backed…