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Two migrants die in Austria while hiding in freight train

Two migrants have died in Austria while hiding in a goods train, police said on Saturday.

World champion Rosberg retires from F1 racing

Nico Rosberg says he is retiring from Formula One racing, five days after winning his first world title in the sport.

Austrian rightist Hofer touts ties with Russia, US ahead of election

Austrian far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer highlighted his good relations with the Russian government and the incoming US administration of Donald Trump Friday as he held his final...

Six found dead in Austria in family murder-suicide

A 35-year-old woman in Austria is believed to have shot dead her mother, brother and three children, before turning the gun on herself, officials told dpa in confirming media reports.

Vienna keeps historically tainted street names but adds explanations

The city of Vienna has decided to keep street names that honour National Socialists and anti-Semites, but the city will start putting up additional signs that point out the crimes of these...

Oil prices jump as OPEC ministers expect to agree on production cut

Oil prices jumped Wednesday as members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) voiced confidence that they could reach a deal to cut output for the first time since 2008....

Is Austria next in line after Brexit and Trump?

Voters in Austria have a choice between a far-right and a Green president. No matter who wins, populism is gaining ground in the country.

OPEC officials optimistic about output cut, but markets uncertain

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) voiced optimism Monday that they could reach a price-boosting deal this week to cut oil output, but markets were not...

Two people die after avalanche buries group of skiers in Austria

Two men from the Netherlands and Britain have died in Austria after their skiing group was swept under an avalanche in the Tyrolean Alps, police said Sunday.

Austria says Foreign Ministry targeted by Turkish cyber attack

The Austrian Foreign Ministry website has become the target of an online attack that originated in Turkey, Austrian government sources said Saturday.

Austria braces for drawn-out vote count of presidential election

Austrians might have to wait for two days to learn who wins the December 4 presidential election, because ballots will be counted meticulously to avoid renewed irregularities, the Interior...

Elephant tusks worth 560,000 euros seized in Vienna

Austrian customs police have uncovered their largest-ever find of contraband elephant tusks that are worth about 560,000 euros (600,000 dollars) on the black market, the Finance Ministry said...

Green candidate warns of far-right takeover ahead of Austrian vote

Austria is at risk of becoming dominated by the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), Green presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen said Tuesday as he launched the final stretch of his campaign...

Police: 150 Chinese women forced into prostitution in Austria

A gang of criminals trafficked 150 women from China to Austria where they forced their victims to work as prostitutes, Austrian police said Monday after detaining six Chinese suspects.

Croatian Music Festival in Vienna to feature 12 concerts

The 12th edition of the Croatian Music Festival in Vienna, taking place between November 12 and December 11 in that world music capital, features 12 concerts of prominent Croatian artists.