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VIDEO: Vienna protests over 'right-wing' ball

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 5:50
related places: Vienna

Protests have taken place in Vienna over an annual ball that traditionally draws right-wing figures.
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VIDEO: Selfie tourist rescued with 'shirt rope'

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 9:56

An Austrian tourist has had to be rescued from a well, after she fell into it while taking a selfie.
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Austria's Plan B to cap refugees and tackle migrant crisis

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 1:24

Austria tries Plan B to cap asylum numbers
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Austria to slash asylum claims

Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 15:52
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Austria's government says it will sharply reduce the number of asylum claims it accepts, prompting Serbia to set limits on migrants heading north.
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Iran expects sanctions to be lifted

Saturday, January 16th 2016, 11:24
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Vienna

International sanctions against Iran are to be lifted today, the country's foreign minister says ahead of a meeting with the EU and US in Vienna.
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Germany returns migrants to Austria

Monday, January 11th 2016, 21:23

Germany has been sending an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say.
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Drowned man put wife's head in concrete

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 20:14
related countries: Germany Germany

A German man strangled and dismembered his wife then drowned himself in an Austrian lake with her head in a concrete block, police say.
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Skier Hirscher almost hit by drone

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 10:42
related countries: Italy Italy

Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher is nearly hit by a falling drone camera at the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Italy.
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VIDEO: Christ Child fight-back against Santa

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 0:10

A row is going on in Austria over who brings presents to children at Christmas.
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Austria arrests in Paris attacks probe

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 15:31
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Salzburg

Austrian police arrest two people suspected of having links to the Paris attacks at a centre for refugees in Salzburg, prosecutors say.
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Thousands of euros fished from Danube

Monday, December 7th 2015, 11:10

Police in Austria investigate how tens of thousands of euros' worth of banknotes ended up in the River Danube.
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Artist Ernst Fuchs dies at 85

Monday, November 9th 2015, 12:19

Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs, co-founder of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism, dies at the age of 85.
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Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Friday, October 30th 2015, 23:49
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.
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VIDEO: Syria talks: News briefing from Vienna

Friday, October 30th 2015, 12:26
related countries: France France, Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

A news briefing is taking place from key talks on the Syria conflict, in Vienna, Austria.
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VIDEO: 'Make or break' Syria talks held

Friday, October 30th 2015, 6:58
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

Talks in Vienna between the countries backing rival sides in the Syrian civil war start on Friday.
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VIDEO: Sheltering in boxes at German border

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 15:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Some people waiting to cross from Austria into Germany have had to take shelter from the cold in cardboard boxes.
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VIDEO: Saudi FM: No doubt Assad will go

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 15:15
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

There is "no doubt" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "will go", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said ahead of talks in Vienna.
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Iran to join international Syria talks

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 17:57
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Vienna

Iran's foreign minister will attend multilateral talks on resolving the Syrian conflict in Vienna this week, the first time Tehran has been involved.
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VIDEO: Sleeping between Austria and Slovenia

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 5:57
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

Many people are having to spend the night at a border crossing between Slovenia and Austria.
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Social Democrats win Vienna election

Monday, October 12th 2015, 1:12
related places: Vienna

Austria's Social Democrats hold onto power in the capital Vienna, fighting off a challenge by the far-right Freedom Party in municipal polls.
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Konta back to winning ways in Linz

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 13:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Linz

British number one Johanna Konta beats Anna Tatishvili of the USA in the first round of qualifying in Linz, Austria.
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VIDEO: 'Europe needs solidarity over migrants'

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 5:24
related countries: Greece Greece

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann calls for European solidarity over the migrant crisis on a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos.
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Outcry as Austria jails Jewish writer

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 13:52

Holocaust historians condemn Austria jailing of Jewish writer
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VIDEO: Hairy start to world beard competition

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 0:12

An Austrian village is bristling with activity, as the World Beard and Moustache Championships get under way.
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VIDEO: Austria's migrant crisis hits transport

Monday, September 28th 2015, 10:17
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Salzburg

Officials in the Austrian city of Salzburg say the slow processing of migrants in Germany could impact Austria's transportation system.
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