Norbert Hofer candidate for Austria's Presidency and Heinz-Christian Strache, head of Austria's Freedom Party, FPOE, from left, inform the press in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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Austria's far-right is probing "countless" cases of fraud in last week's presidential election that saw its candidate lose by a narrow margin, the party chief was quoted as saying Sunday.Last Sunday's election saw the FPOe's candidate Norbert Hofer fail by just 31,026 votes to become the European Union's first president from the continent's increasingly popular anti-immigration far-right.Last week Austrian authorities said they were investigating several cases of alleged election irregularities.The party is leading the opinion polls with more than 30 percent, while the two centrist parties in the governing coalition look set to fall short of a majority.
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