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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 jails neo-Nazi group members

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 12:22

A court in Austria finds seven members of the so-called Objekt 21 group guilty of neo-Nazi activities and jails them for up to six years.
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VIDEO: The long journey of a Syrian family

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 21:54
related countries: Italy Italy, Syria Syria
related places: Lampedusa, Vienna

The BBC's Matthew Price rejoins a Syrian refugee family after their long journey from the Italian island of Lampedusa to Vienna in search of a better life.
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VIDEO: From middle class to hiding on trains

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 10:04
related countries: Italy Italy, Syria Syria
related places: Lampedusa, Vienna

The BBC's Matthew Price rejoins a Syrian refugee family after their long journey from the Italian island of Lampedusa to Vienna in search of a better life.
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Austria finds Iceman's descendants

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 15:18

Austria finds that 19 Tyrolean men are related to Oetzi, the 5,300-year-old Iceman whose body was found in the Alps in 1991.
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Narrow win for Austria ruling bloc

Monday, September 30th 2013, 16:40

Austria's two main political parties win just enough votes to extend their ruling coalition for another five years.
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Austria coalition set for poll win

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 23:50

Austria's ruling two-party "grand coalition" appears to have scraped another five-year term in polls - but the far-right Freedom Party gets a boost.
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Austria police find body after siege

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 9:30

Austrian police find a body they believe is a man suspected of shooting dead three policemen and a paramedic, after storming his home.
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Austrian police storm farmhouse

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 21:33

Austrian special forces storm a farmhouse where a man suspected of killing three policemen and an emergency worker is holed up.
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Trapattoni departs as Republic boss

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 10:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Giovanni Trapattoni's five-year tenure as Republic of Ireland boss ends after the World Cup qualifier defeat in Austria.
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VIDEO: Austrians unveil Diana memorial

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 15:02
related places: Vienna

A memorial plaque and bust paying tribute to Princess Diana have been unveiled in Austria's capital, Vienna.
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Giant panda born at Vienna zoo

Friday, August 16th 2013, 17:17
related places: Vienna

A giant panda in Vienna zoo gives birth naturally, an event so rare it is only the third successful attempt in Europe.
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Dutch royals bury Prince Johan Friso

Friday, August 16th 2013, 14:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A funeral is held for Dutch Prince Johan Friso, who died on Monday after 18 months in a coma caused by a 2012 Austrian ski accident.
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VIDEO: Dutch prince dies after 18 month coma

Monday, August 12th 2013, 19:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has died after a year and a half in a coma following an accident at an Austrian ski resort.
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Austria could return to F1 calendar

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 13:05

The Austrian Grand Prix could return to the Formula 1 calendar for the first time in more than a decade, at the Red Bull Ring.
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Vienna finds lost Jewish tombstones

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 15:40
related places: Vienna

Jewish leaders in the Austrian capital Vienna announce the recovery of ancient Jewish tombstones that were hidden underground from the Nazis.
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VIDEO: Bolivian plane diversion row

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 1:52
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

In Washington a special meeting has been held by The Organization of American States to discuss why the Bolivian president's plane was forced to divert to Austria after it was suspected Edward Snowden was on board.
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Bolivia 'could close' US embassy

Friday, July 5th 2013, 9:58
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

President Evo Morales has threatened to close the US embassy in Bolivia, blaming Washington for urging European countries to ban his plane.
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Bolivia anger over jet 'aggression'

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 20:22
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Spain Spain, United States United States

Bolivia accuses European states of "aggression" after its presidential plane was apparently forced to land and searched for Edward Snowden.
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VIDEO: 'Snowden suspicion' diverts Morales

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 5:57
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States
related places: Morales

Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane had to be diverted to Austria amid suspicion that US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was on board, the Bolivian foreign minister has said.
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'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 3:41
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, United States United States

Bolivia reacts with fury as its president's jet is diverted to Austria, after an apparently groundless tip that US leaker Edward Snowden was on board.
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