Austrian president criticises government's asylum proposals

"Whoever comes to our country and applies for asylum should be able to do so," Van der Bellen said in an interview with the Österreich newspaper, …

North Africa

PHOTOS: World Bodypainting Festival gets creative, naked in Austria

The 21st annual World Bodypainting Festival kicked off in Austria this week, which means a ton of people are getting naked, sort of.<p>Hundreds of artists are descending on Klagenfurt, the capital of Corinthia, the southernmost state in Austria, to use bodies of all shapes and sizes as canvasses for …


From Austria with love: new Alpine lair for 007 opens

Now in the same location, 3,000 metres above sea level, a museum dedicated to the world of the fictional spy has opened its doors.<p>After a vertiginous …


No firm EU agreement on Austrian proposals for reducing migration

After the meeting in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said there had been "a very wide consensus on the need …

Angela Merkel

Apple Pay to launch in Austria? • NFC World

Apple Pay prepares to go live in Austria — Der Standard (translation) — “Apple Pay is expected to launch in Austria in the coming months, two sources …

Apple Pay

Austria to propose moving asylum requests outside EU

"That would be a proposal," the minister of the far-right FPOE party told journalists in Vienna on Tuesday.<p>Any other solution, he argued, "would …

European Union

Austria may get Apple Pay in 'coming months'

Austria will finally get access to Apple Pay in "coming months," according to sources for one of the country's leading newspapers.<p>Bank Austria could …

Apple Pay

EC green lights T-Mobile Austria, UPC deal - Mobile World Live

The European Commission (EC) approved T-Mobile Austria’s proposed acquisition of cable company UPC Austria without conditions, declaring the …


Deutsche Telekom, Liberty get EU approval for Austria deal

Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY +0.1%) has gotten an unconditional OK from the EU to buy Liberty Global's (LBTYA +0.8%) Austrian cable unit.<p>The companies are …


Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria.

MLA Format<p>The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Francis Joseph, …


Alle Farben - live at Electric Love Festival 2018 (Austria) - 07-july-2018


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World powers meet in Vienna to keep Iran in nuclear accord after US pullout

Their foreign ministers were holding talks in Vienna, where the accord was signed in 2015 with the aim of stopping Iran from building the atomic bomb …

South Asia

Could Brexit talks be extended if there's no divorce deal? We will see, says Austria's Kurz

Fears are growing that Britain will leave on March 29th, 2019, without a withdrawal agreement, mainly due to the difficult issue of how to avoid …

Great Britain

Germany and Austria will talk to Italy about migrant issue

Germany and Austria plan to talk with Italy to shut the migration route across the Mediterranean from Africa into Europe.<p>At a joint press conference in Vienna, Austria's Chancellor says this will be in the best interest for Germany and Italy.<p>But Austria and Germany could act against Italy if it did …

European News

Video & Race Report: Orbea Enduro Team at EWS Austria/Slovenia

Add to Favorites<p>The fourth race in the world’s greatest enduro competition traveled to Austria and Slovenia last weekend. The Karawanken range, a …

Mountain Biking

Austrian far-right militants go on trial on racism charges

On trial are 10 leaders and seven members of the hard-right nationalist Identitarian Movement of Austria (IBOe) who have been charged with incitement …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Austria announces plan to 'protect border' after controversial German migrant deal

If the agreement reached Monday evening is approved by the German government as a whole, "we will be obliged to take measures to avoid disadvantages …

European Union

Austria to lift immunity of Iranian held in bomb plot

Austria says it will lift the immunity of an Iranian diplomat detained in Germany over a plot to attack an Iranian opposition group.

South Asia

Rouhani Makes State Visit To Austria Ahead Of Nuclear Deal Talks – Bloomberg

Rouhani Makes State Visit To Austria Ahead Of Nuclear Deal Talks<p>Rouhani Makes State Visit To Austria Ahead Of Nuclear Deal Talks<p>Rouhani Makes State …

South Asia

Austria says it's prepared to 'protect' its southern border

BERLIN (AP) - Austria’s government says it’s prepared to take unspecified measures to “protect” the country’s southern border if neighboring Germany …

German Politics

Austria, Germany seeking to restrict movement within Schengen

With anti-immigration parties running Austria and Italy and German Chancellor Merkel increasingly under pressure from the far right, the free movement of the Schengen Area may become more restricted.<p>Austria and Germany are looking for ways to work together along their shared border to keep …

European News

In Austria, migrant trainees face expulsion as attitudes harden

But it was the threat of expulsion hanging over Shafi, an Afghan apprentice training at her business, which forced her to fight against an "absurd" …

Asylum Seekers

Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

What does Sebastian Kurz's ascent to the EU presidency mean when he is building metaphorical bridges with other EU leaders, but is doing so to restrict migration across a literal bridge to Germany?<p>On Sunday, Austria takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union for the …

European News

War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws

Under pressure from activists, the European Union, Britain, India and even fast food giants like McDonald's have all made some headway towards …


Vettel handed three-place grid penalty in Austria | Reuters

SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - Ferrari’s Formula One title contender Sebastian Vettel was handed a three-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after stewards ruled he had impeded Renault’s Carlos Sainz in qualifying.<p>F1 Formula One - Austrian Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria - …

Sport (UK)

Six things to know about Austria as it takes over EU presidency

Here are some facts about the landlocked and wealthy Alpine country of 8.75 million people, a member of the European Union since 1995 but outside the …


Austria's right-wing 'rock star' Kurz takes the helm of EU politics

Aged just 31, Kurz is poised to steer the bloc as one of his pet themes -- a tougher migration policy -- rises rapidly up the European agenda …


Austria takes over EU presidency with pledge for security

Austria has taken over the rotating presidency of the European Union with a pledge to better secure the 28-nation bloc's external borders.<p>At a …

Donald Tusk

Austrian court moves to recognise 'third gender'

The court, responding to a request from an intersexual militant known as Alex Juergen, invoked the European Convention on Human Rights to insist that …