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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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Austria: news

Chechen leader denies murder role

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 14:50

Chechnya's leader played no part in a dissident's murder in Austria, his spokesman says, despite Austrian police claims.
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Austrian leader wins second term

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 21:30

Austrian President Heinz Fischer is elected to second term in office with almost 79% of the vote, early figures show
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On the march

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 8:06

Austria spooked by Nazi past in election campaign
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Cardinal defends Pope over abuse

Monday, March 29th 2010, 15:51

A senior Austrian cardinal defends Pope Benedict XVI's record in tackling child abuse within the Catholic Church.
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Live - Winter Olympics Day 11

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 17:34
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway

Canada win their fifth gold of the Games in the ice dance, GB men easily beat Germany in the curling but the women look almost certain to be heading home after a 9-8 defeat by Denmark.
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Austrian monastery offers chance to be a monk for a weekend

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 4:03
related places: Vienna

A monastery near Vienna, Austria, offers men the chance to be a monk for a weekend.
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German trapped on ski lift raises alert by setting fire to cash

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 15:32
related countries: Germany Germany

A German snowboarder stranded in the Austrian Alps for six hours is rescued after attracting attention by setting fire to his cash.
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Body found at diplomat's home

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 16:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Police in Austria discover the body of a woman apparently stabbed to death at the Lebanese ambassador's home.
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Fine imposed over Kampusch kidnap

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 16:04

A top investigator is fined in the case of Natascha Kampusch, the Austrian girl who was held in a cellar for more than eight years.
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Live text - European football

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 17:28

Everton play BATE having already qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League, after Celtic come from behind to draw 3-3 at Rapid Vienna.
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Rival presence

Monday, December 14th 2009, 1:11

Austria's campaign against Father Christmas
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Santa bores

Monday, December 14th 2009, 1:11

Austria's campaign against Father Christmas
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Skier Maier announces retirement

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 12:45

Austrian ski star Hermann Maier announces his retirement, blaming physical problems for his decision.
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Celtic fail to gain Rapid revenge

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 20:54

Celtic are unable to avenge a controversial defeat in 1984 as Rapid Vienna secure a 1-1 Europa League draw in Glasgow.
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Live text - Europa League

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 16:30

Everton come from behind to beat BATE Borisov 2-1 in Minsk, Fulham beat Basle 1-0 and Celtic are held 1-1 at home by Rapid Vienna in the Uefa Europa League.
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O'Neill devastated by Euro exit

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 22:57

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is left to rue his side's poor finishing as they are denied a place in the Europa League by Rapid Vienna.
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Vienna knock Villa out of Europe

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 20:56

Aston Villa are denied a place in the Uefa Europa League after Rapid Vienna knock them out of the competition on the away-goals rule.
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'Still not free'

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 18:21

Austria cellar girl Kampusch, three years after escape
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Hidden Gobi Desert relics found

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 17:25
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Rare Buddhist artefacts hidden in the Gobi Desert for seven decades are found by Austrian-Mongolian treasure hunters.
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New piano music penned by Mozart is discovered

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 15:33
related places: Salzburg

Two piano pieces are identified as the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, experts in the Austrian city of Salzburg say.
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Fritzl moved to long-term prison

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 15:13

Josef Fritzl, the Austrian who raped and imprisoned his daughter, is moved to a special prison to serve his life sentence.
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