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New US Russia sanctions bill riles Germany and Austria

Friday, June 16th 2017, 10:56
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A German-Austrian protest accuses US politicians of interfering with Europe's gas supplies.
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The Life Ball AIDS charity event held in Vienna

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 17:12
related places: Vienna

"Recognize the Danger" was the opening message at a star studded event in Vienna to raise money for AIDS charities.
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Parents eye Austrian asylum in Italy vaccination dispute

Friday, June 9th 2017, 16:53
related countries: Italy Italy

Parents in Italy opposed to child vaccinations say they plan to seek asylum in nearby Austria.
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French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem in quarter-finals

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 12:18
related countries: France France

Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open after losing to Austrian Dominic Thiem but Rafael Nadal is through to the last four.
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Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

Friday, May 26th 2017, 7:00
related places: Vienna

The deal to extend output cuts agreed by energy ministers in Vienna fails to impress financial markets.
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Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 12:04
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey vetoes Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries.
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UK ambassador's 'bruising' encounter with Austrian boar

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 14:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Leigh Turner has shared details of the "bruising" encounter in a Viennese woodland.
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Austria could see election 'in autumn' after coalition ends

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 18:21

A new election will give Austria's far-right Freedom Party another chance at national government.
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Austria convicts asylum seeker of Syria war crimes

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 0:37
related countries: Syria Syria

A Palestinian is sentenced to life in jail in Austria for killing 20 unarmed Syrian soldiers in Homs.
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Facebook must delete hate postings, Austria court rules

Monday, May 8th 2017, 22:02

An Austrian court rules that messages seen as hate speech against a politician should be removed.
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White Bengal tiger cub quadruplets at Austria zoo

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 18:21
related places: Vienna

Falco, Toto, Mia and Mautzi were born a month ago at the White Zoo in Austria.
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Trash on the tracks

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:34
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
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How Rome's rubbish is powering Austrian homes

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 22:58
related countries: Italy Italy

A deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.
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Belgian lands prize role of hermit in Austrian Alps

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 10:42
related countries: Belgium Belgium

No pay, no electricity, you don't even get left alone, but 50 people battled for the Alpine job.
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Austria avalanche: Four skiers dead in Tyrol

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 19:05

Rescuers find a fourth person missing in the Austrian Alps after a large avalanche.
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Eight Iraqis jailed for New Year gang rape in Vienna

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 16:59
related places: Vienna

The men, who had arrived in Austria the previous year, subjected the woman to an hours-long ordeal.
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Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:14
related countries: Syria Syria

An asylum seeker appears in an Austrian court after speaking of killings that took place in Syria.
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Ukraine oligarch Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to US

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:15
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

Dmytro Firtash, close to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych, is wanted on corruption charges.
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Wrong national anthem played for gold medallists

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian gold medallists at the biathlon world championship in Austria had to sing their national anthem after the wrong one was played.
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Charging a mobile phone in a cafe? Pay up, says Vienna owner

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 10:57

Owner says fee targets "extreme" customers who leave devices plugged for too long.
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Hitler lookalike arrested in Austria

Monday, February 13th 2017, 18:59

A man who dresses up as Hitler is charged with glorifying the Nazi era - a crime in Austria.
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Austrian town seeks new hermit

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 0:14

A town in Austria is looking for a new hermit after the previous one retired last autumn.
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Austria teaches asylum seekers how to ski

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 0:06

Austria is working to integrate asylum seekers by teaching them how to ski.
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Austria arrest 'foils terror attack' in Vienna

Friday, January 20th 2017, 23:56
related places: Vienna

The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.
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Austria to ask EU for right to hire locals ahead of other EU workers

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 1:02

The Austrian chancellor says east European states are "exporting their joblessness" to his country.
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Austria teenager builds his own mini ski resort

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 23:44

A 17-year-old model maker from Austria demonstrates his very own miniature ski village.
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New Year's Eve sex assaults prompt police manhunt in Austria

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 16:32
related places: Innsbruck

Police in Innsbruck hunt for six men accused of sexually assaulting 18 women on New Year's Eve.
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