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Israeli players attacked during training match
Maccabi Haifa players. File photo: APA/Krug

Israeli players attacked during training match

Pro-Palestinian protesters have disrupted a football match in Bischofshofen, Austria between the Israeli club, Maccabi Haifa, and French team, Lille. READ  

Search on for Austrian WWI memorabilia
A scene from the trenches during WWI. Photo: APA/DPA

Search on for Austrian WWI memorabilia

A digital archive of pan-European personal memorabilia from the First World War – called Europeana - is currently being assembled, with more than 130,000 items collected from 14 countries so far. READ  

German student freed after guilty verdict
Josef S during the trial. Photo: APA/DPA/GEORG HOCHMUTH

German student freed after guilty verdict

In a controversial verdict, German student, Josef S. was found guilty yesterday of breaching the peace, attempted aggravated assault and serious damage to property during protests against the Akademikerball (Academic's Ball) in Vienna last January. READ  

Six Austrians killed in Syrian civil war
A scene of destruction in Syria. Photo: APA/EPA

Six Austrians killed in Syrian civil war

Six Austrians have died so far in the Syrian civil war, according to the Interior Ministry. READ  

Plans unveiled for Iron Curtain bike trail
The trail to Vartius, on the Russian-Finnish border. Photo: www.ironcurtaintrail.eu

Plans unveiled for Iron Curtain bike trail

Plans for a 6,800 km cycle path along the former Iron Curtain – the line which divided Europe into East and West for almost half a century - were presented at the House of the European Union in Vienna on Monday. READ  

Akademikerball trial continues
Josef S in court. Photo: APA/Neubauer

Akademikerball trial continues

The trial of a German student who has been in custody since his participation in demonstrations against the Akademikerball (Academic's Ball) in January this year, continues. READ  

Ukrainian community mourns MH17 victims
Protesters at Stephansplatz. Photo: Kim Traill

Ukrainian community mourns MH17 victims

A sombre group of Ukrainians gathered in Vienna's Stephansplatz on Sunday evening to mourn the victims of the Malaysian Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine last week. READ  

Demonstration against Israeli attack on Gaza
Protesters in Vienna. Photo: : APA/HERBERT P. OCZERET

Demonstration against Israeli attack on Gaza

Around 11,000 people gathered in central Vienna on Sunday to demonstrate against Israeli attacks on Gaza. According to the police the demonstration remained peaceful. READ  

OSCE: 'Didn't receive proper access to site'
OSCE staff are trying to gain access to the crash site. Photo: APA

OSCE: 'Didn't receive proper access to site'

Monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were not able to secure an access corridor on the weekend to the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, an area controlled by pro-Russia rebels. READ  

Austria plans to tighten laws against jihadists
Isis fighters in Syria. Photo: APA

Austria plans to tighten laws against jihadists

One Viennese teenager has already joined the newly founded so-called caliphate of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in the Syrian city of Raqqa, and a further three Austrian minors have been stopped by authorities en route to the war zone - according to a report in Der Standard newspaper. READ  

Malaysia jet crash: Call for urgent investigation
Debris at the crash site. Photo: APA/EPA/ALYONA ZYKINA

Malaysia jet crash: Call for urgent investigation

Austria’s Chancellor Werner Faymann has called for a “rapid and comprehensive” investigation into the Malaysia Airlines jet crash and expressed his sympathy for the families of the victims. The plane crashed in pro-Russian separatist territory in eastern Ukraine and is believed to have been shot down. READ  

The Ukrainians protesting in Vienna
Protesters outside the Hofburg. Photo: Kim Traill

The Ukrainians protesting in Vienna

Every Thursday lunchtime for the past several months, a small but determined group of Ukrainians has been gathering outside the head office of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) at Vienna's Hofburg. READ  

World Bank hit by Hypo bank 'bail in'
Hypo Alpe Adria Bank. File photo: APA/BARBARA GINDL

World Bank hit by Hypo bank 'bail in'

Austria’s plan to impose losses on junior creditors of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG will cost the World Bank €150 million ($203 million), Bloomberg Businessweek reports. READ  

US and Austria agree to discuss spy allegations
John Kerry and Sebastian Kurz at Vienna's airport. Photo: APA/DRAGAN TATIC

US and Austria agree to discuss spy allegations

Experts from the US and Austria will meet to discuss concerns over alleged US spying activities, ministers from both countries have agreed. READ  

Iran calls for nuclear deadline extension
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Photo: Austrian foreign ministry.

Iran calls for nuclear deadline extension

Iran's foreign minister called Tuesday for an extension of a looming deadline to strike a potentially historic nuclear deal with world powers, after surprise talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry. READ  

 
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