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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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VIDEO: Tensions rise between Austria and Hungary

Friday, September 25th 2015, 15:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Hungary Hungary

The location of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's recent press conference is a sign of strain in the countries relationship with Austria
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VIDEO: Crowd control at Austria border

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 12:10
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Nickelsdorf

Around 1500 people cross into Austria from Hungary at Nickelsdorf. Bethany Bell reports from the border.
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Hungary: Europe borders 'under threat'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 20:07

Hungary's PM says Europe's borders are threatened by migration, and that a united European stance is needed in a week of intense diplomatic activity.
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VIDEO: Austria now a 'humanitarian corridor'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 19:14

Austria's interior minister says a Europe-wide resettlement plan is needed, after thousands more people crossed into the country over the weekend.
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VIDEO: Thousands more migrants enter Austria

Monday, September 21st 2015, 10:37

Thousands more migrants and refugees entered Austria over the weekend, as European leaders are set to push for a unified response to the crisis.
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VIDEO: 'They simply walk across the border'

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 12:26
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Europe migrant crisis: On the ground there is some cooperation between European countries, as Anna Holligan reports from the Hungarian-Austrian border.
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Austria sees fresh migrant influx

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 6:56
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Hungary Hungary

Austria sees the arrival of at least 10,000 migrants, as Hungary transports them to the border amid a row with Croatia.
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More EU states impose border checks

Monday, September 14th 2015, 20:12
related countries: Hungary Hungary

More EU countries impose border checks to deal with an influx of migrants as ministers agree in principle to relocate 120,000.
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VIDEO: Austria: Migrants stranded in Vienna

Monday, September 14th 2015, 16:55
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Vienna

The BBC's Bethany Bell reports from Vienna's Westbahnhof where hundreds of migrants are stranded after Germany imposed checks on its border with Austria.
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Germany re-imposes border controls

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany introduces temporary border controls with Austria, the interior minister says, as thousands more migrants arrive this weekend.
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VIDEO: The Chinese diplomat who saved WW2 Jews

Monday, September 14th 2015, 2:31
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

A Chinese diplomat based in Austria during World War Two has been posthumously honoured by his government in Taiwan, for helping thousands of Jews to escape.
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