Austria presidential election result anulled by court

AustriaUpdated: Jul 01, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
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Austria elections: Alexander Van der Bellen, Austrian Green Party candidate Photograph:(Getty)

Austria's highest court on Friday annulled May's presidential election result following a legal challgenge from the far-right leader who lost by a narrow margin. 

"The challenge brought by Freedom Party leader Heinz Christian Strache against the May 22 election has been upheld," said Gerhard Holzinger, head of Austria's Constitutional Court.