Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg is stepping down to make way for whoever takes over as leader of his conservative party, he said on Thursday, just hours after party strongman Sebastian Kurz said he was leaving politics altogether.Kurz stunned Austria and left a power vacuum in his People’s Party (OVP) with his announcement. He had quit as chancellor in October at the behest of his coalition partner, the Greens, after prosecutors opened a corruption inquiry, though he remained party…

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