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2008-10-24 15:00:11

The wife of Austrian politician Joerg Haider has stopped the cremation of his remains amid concerns the Carinthia governor may have been killed, sources say. Sources said Haider's wife, Claudia, is concerned that the 58-year-old politician's death on Oct. 11 in a car crash near Klagenfurt may not have been an accident as initially thought, The Daily Telegraph in London said Friday. The former Alliance for the Future of Austria head was killed after his car hit a pillar and flipped over....

2008-10-11 18:00:11

AUSTRIAN police say far-right politician Joerg Haider has died in a car accident. Police say the accident happened early this morning in the south of the country. The 58-year-old Mr Haider was governor of Carinthia and leader of the far-right Alliance for the Future of Austria at the time of his death. In 1999, Haider raked in 27% of the vote in national elections as leader of the Freedom P arty. (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-11 15:00:17

Joerg Haider, a far-right Austrian politician whose party had made significant gains in last month's elections, has died in a car accident, officials said. Police said Haider, 58, was driving alone in an official state car near Klagenfurt, Austria, when it went off the road early Saturday, CNN reported. Authorities said he had just passed another car when his vehicle careened off the road, hit a concrete post and rolled over several times. The woman whom he had passed immediately called...

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