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Two new suspected Ebola cases in Austria
Ebola virus. Photo: Centers for Disease Control/Cynthia Goldsmith

Two new suspected Ebola cases in Austria

Two Nigerians in Upper Austria who recently returned from Lagos on August 13 have been placed into quarantine on Tuesday while medical officials test them for the possibility of the deadly Ebola virus. READ  

Vienna is second most 'liveable city'
View of Vienna and the Ringstrasse. Photo: APA/Neubauer

Vienna is second most 'liveable city'

Vienna came second place in an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) poll of the most pleasant cities to live in - after Melbourne which has topped the ranking for the fourth year running. READ  

Swedish tabloid editor apologises for Nazi slur
Red Bull Salzburg director Ralf Rangnick. Photo: SN/APA/BARBARA GINDL

Swedish tabloid editor apologises for Nazi slur

Red Bull Salzburg football club director Ralf Rangnick revealed that his team had received an apology from the editor of the Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet, after one of their columnists compared the Austrian club with Adolf Hitler and Josef Fritzl. READ  

Austrian hiker dies in Italian Alps
The Trentin Haut-Adige region in South Tyrol. Photo: Italia Tourismus Online

Austrian hiker dies in Italian Alps

An Austrian hiker has died in the Italian Alps after getting lost on a hike, mountain rescue services said Monday. READ  

Austrians asked to 'eat more apples'
Austrian apples. File photo: APA/epa

Austrians asked to 'eat more apples'

Agriculture Minister Andrä Rupprechter (ÖVP) is calling on Austrians to eat more apples to combat the economic impact of the Russian import ban on food from the EU. READ  

Austrian universities slip in Shanghai rankings
Architecture students in Vienna. Photo: APA/Fohringer

Austrian universities slip in Shanghai rankings

The ranking of Austrian universities decreased slightly compared to last year's list published by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. READ  

Austrian jihadist on Interpol's wanted list
Firas Houidi. Photo: Interpol

Austrian jihadist on Interpol's wanted list

A 19-year-old Austrian is on Interpol’s wanted list - charged with belonging to a terrorist organisation and incitement to commit serious crimes. READ  

Islamic Community criticises Israel mission
IGGiÖ president Fuat Sanac. Photo: APA/Alexander Tuma

Islamic Community criticises Israel mission

Austria’s Islamic Community (IGGiÖ) has criticised a solidarity mission to Israel, led by the president of the Austrian Jewish Community, Oskar Deutsch. READ  

Ebola scare hits Tyrol as woman's body found
Ebola virus. Photo: Centers for Disease Control/Cynthia Goldsmith

Ebola scare hits Tyrol as woman's body found

Latest update: Ebola was not the cause of death. The discovery of a woman's body triggered precautionary testing for the possible presence of the highly infectious ebola disease in the town of Vomp in Tyrol. READ  

Austrian province wants Swiss nuclear power halt
Mühleberg nuclear plant. Photo: BKW FMB Energie AG

Austrian province wants Swiss nuclear power halt

The head of the regional Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) in Voralberg, Roland Frühstück, wants to exert pressure on the Swiss government to speed up decommissioning of its aging nuclear power reactors due to concerns over safety. READ  

Austria won't send weapons to Iraq
Sebastian Kurz. Photo: APA/ROLAND SCHLAGER

Austria won't send weapons to Iraq

Austria's foreign minister Sebastien Kurz announced on Friday that the Central European country will not permit export of any Austrian weapons to Iraq. READ  

Austrian firm buys German retailer for €1
Photo: DPA

Austrian firm buys German retailer for €1

The retail giant's German owners are throwing in the towel on their attempt to pull the department store chain out of the red. READ  

Body found in lake thought to be bank killer
File photo: APA/BARBARA GINDL

Body found in lake thought to be bank killer

The suspected body of the 'Robin Hood' killer has been found, months after he allegedly gunned down a banker in Liechtenstein. READ  

Russian import ban has cost Austria millions
Photo: APA (Schlager)

Russian import ban has cost Austria millions

According to initial estimates, so far the Russian import ban on foods from the EU has cost the Austrian agri-food sector €4.5 million. READ  

Interpol hunts Bulgarian banker in Vienna
Zvetan Vassilev, Chairman, Supervisory Board, Corporate Commercial Bank AD. Photo: CCB

Interpol hunts Bulgarian banker in Vienna

An international arrest warrant has been issued by Bulgaria through Interpol for fugitive Bulgarian banker Zvetan Vassilev, who is believed to be residing in Vienna. READ  

 
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