Stories tagged: Austria
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
Heavy snowfall continued Thursday in parts of Austria and southern Germany, with several places cut off and the bad weather expected to persist. Snow was causing problems in other parts …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
Heavy snow caused travel chaos in parts of Germany and Austria as authorities closed roads and train routes because of avalanche danger and airports reported weather-related cancellations Saturday.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8 a.m.
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
The new U.N. human rights chief on Monday announced plans to send teams to Italy and Austria to examine migrants’ treatment, drawing a quick retort from Vienna.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Two passenger trains collided on Friday near Vienna, injuring several people, authorities said.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
A new Austrian government will shift the country to the right with members of a nationalist party in several key ministries, while conservative party head Sebastian Kurz will become Europe’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Austria’s 31-year-old foreign minister declared victory for his party Sunday in a national election that set him up to become Europe’s youngest leader and puts the country on course for …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Austria appeared headed toward early elections Monday after a breakdown of its coalition government, potentially paving a path to power for the far-right Freedom Party.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
An Austrian court found eight Iraqi nationals guilty on Thursday of gang-raping a German tourist on New Year’s Eve and sentenced them to prison terms of between nine and 13 …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and his message of moderation and tolerance prevailed in Austria’s presidential election Sunday, with preliminary results showing him with an unbeatable margin over right-wing rival …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:25 a.m.
Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be razed and a new building will be erected in its place, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Monday, announcing a final …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs on Tuesday selected two players off the same team from the Czech Republic as part of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
It was like Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump in the heart of Europe, and the Bern won by a nose. Left-wing economics professor Alexander Van der Bellen was elected Austria’s …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Red-faced Austrian police are acknowledging that they published a photo of U.S. actor and TV producer Peter Marc Jacobson by mistake in their search for a suspected fraudster.