Austria's 2016 presidential election coverage / USA Today

These reports came as former Green party chief Alexander Van der Bellen won Austria's knife-edge presidential run-off, narrowly preventing Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Eurosceptic Freedom Party from becoming the EU's first far-right head of state, only for the country's highest court to overturn the result a few weeks later over irregularities and call new elections. 

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