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News: Austria

We have started to collect the most important news related to Austria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Vienna ball for Berlusconi belly-dancer Ruby

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 23:55
related countries: Italy Italy

The teenager at the centre of a sex scandal involving Italy's prime minister makes a stir in Austria as guest of a magnate at Vienna's famous ball.
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How clubbers dance to their own tune

Friday, January 28th 2011, 3:52

A nightclub in Austria has been creating mood music of its own - revellers can listen to their own choice of music because everyone gets wireless headphones.
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Austria hunts 'Obama bank robber'

Friday, January 21st 2011, 15:46

Police in Austria are hunting a gunman who robs banks wearing a Barack Obama mask but speaks very much like an Austrian.
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Nazi-era graves to be dug up in Austria

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 8:00

Officials in western Austria say exhumations will take place at a psychiatric hospital thought to contain the remains of Nazi victims.
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Austria to dig up Nazi-era graves

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 20:47

Austrian officials say exhumations are to take place at a psychiatric hospital thought to contain the remains of Nazi victims.
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Croatian ex-PM to stay in custody

Monday, December 27th 2010, 17:06
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Salzburg

An Austrian judge rules that Ivo Sanader will remain in custody in Salzburg for another month while awaiting extradition to Croatia.
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European drug smuggling ring broken

Friday, December 24th 2010, 11:54
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

A major European drug smuggling ring has been broken up by Austrian and Macedonian police
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Huge European heroin ring smashed

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 17:24
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Austrian police announce the dismantling of a Macedonian-led heroin ring in a joint operation involving some 400 arrests.
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Austria holds child porn suspects

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 16:39

More than 100 people are charged with child sex abuse offences in Austria after police seize material from computers across the country.
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Croatia ex-PM arrested in Austria

Friday, December 10th 2010, 20:54
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, who is wanted in connection with a corruption investigation, has been arrested in Austria, Croatian police say.
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Austrian trial of Chechens opens

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 14:51

The trial is taking place in Austria of three Chechens accused of being linked to the killing of a former bodyguard of the Chechen president.
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Turkish envoy sparks Austria spat

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 11:28
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Vienna

Turkey's ambassador to Austria is summoned to the foreign ministry in Vienna for criticising attitudes towards immigrants.
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'Bionic' driver dies after crash

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 15:10

A man thought to be the first person to drive a car using a bionic arm dies after a road accident in Austria.
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Bionic-armed driver in car crash

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 20:10

A man thought to be the first person to drive a car using a bionic arm is badly hurt in a crash in Austria, according to local media.
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Six jailed over Austrian attack

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 9:47
related countries: India India
related places: Vienna

Six men are convicted in connection with the murder of an Indian preacher in a temple shooting in Vienna last year.
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Kampusch releases book on ordeal

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 10:44
related places: Vienna

Natascha Kampusch, who was kidnapped and held in a cellar for more than eight years as a child, launches her autobiography in Vienna.
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Missing Austrian rafters 'found'

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 13:52

All the whitewater rafters missing after their boats capsized on an Austrian river have now been found, the Red Cross says.
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Sloppy Villa dumped out of Europe

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 20:42

Aston Villa are sent crashing out of Europe by Rapid Vienna for the second year running after missing a second-half penalty in a 3-2 loss.
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Live - Europa League play-offs

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 16:04

Aston Villa draw with Rapid Vienna before Liverpool host Trabzonspor and Manchester City travel to FC Timisoara on a busy night of Europa League play-off action.
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Gherkin exhibition opens in Austria

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:01
related places: Salzburg

A curious exhibition involving pickles has opened at a museum in Salzburg.
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Big powers reject direct EU taxes

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 12:16
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

France and Germany join the UK in rejecting direct EU taxation - but Austria and Belgium are more receptive.
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