One of Austria’s best-known politicians said he would give up his seat in parliament over an allegation of sexual assault.

Veteran left-wing lawmaker Peter Pilz, 63, made a name for himself railing against arms deals with countries accused of human rights abuses and leading investigations into corruption. Most recently, he left the Greens to form his own party, Pilz List, which unlike the Greens passed the 4% threshold for entering parliament.

However, the weekly newspaper Falter reported ...

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