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Moscow hindering OSCE Ukrainian mission size
A Ukrainian Army armored vehicle with Ukrainian soldiers atop of it takes position at a checkpoint near the Channel Road on the way from Artemiovska to Sloviansk. Photo: APA (epa)

Moscow hindering OSCE Ukrainian mission size

The US ambassador to the OSCE said Moscow continued to block the expansion of the checkpoint observation mission on the Russia-Ukraine border, hindering the monitoring that was agreed in a peace plan to end hostilities, according to a report from Agence France-Presse (AFP). READ  

Pistols looted by Nazis to be sold at Bonhams
Photo: Bonhams

Pistols looted by Nazis to be sold at Bonhams

A pair of rare Brescian flintlock holster pistols that were looted by the Nazis will be auctioned at Bonhams in London on November 26th for an estimated £60,000 to £80,000. READ  

Hungary and Austria reach accord on refugees
Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner. Photo: APA (Archiv/Schlager)

Hungary and Austria reach accord on refugees

With increasing numbers of so-called illegal migrants arriving in Austria as refugees from war-torn places such as Syria, Iraq and North Africa, ministers in European countries are working to improve cooperation on dealing with the challenge. READ  

Carlos Slim increases stake in Telekom Austria
Carlos Slim. Photo: APA (Archiv/epa)

Carlos Slim increases stake in Telekom Austria

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has increased his stake in Telekom Austria, from 51 percent to 59.7 percent, he informed the Mexican stock exchange on Monday. READ  

Ebola posters put up at Austrian airports
A hospital isolation room. Photo: APA/HELMUT FOHRINGER

Ebola posters put up at Austrian airports

Multilingual posters to inform people about the symptoms of Ebola and Mers virus are being put up at airports and train stations across Austria, Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser (SPÖ) told the state broadcaster ORF. READ  

EU Commission suing Austria for Turkish rights
Photo: APA

EU Commission suing Austria for Turkish rights

The EU Commission has referred Austria to the European court of justice in a case which seeks to improve the conditions for Turkish citizens resident in Austria. READ  

Follow-up
Austrian murder suspect captured in Portland
The apartments in Strasshof where the body was found. Photo: APA/Punz

Austrian murder suspect captured in Portland

An Austrian man implicated in the murder of his mother has been captured in a hostel near to Portland, Oregon in the USA. READ  

Kerry's plane grounded... again
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in July 2014. Photo: US State Department

Kerry's plane grounded... again

Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna Thursday, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year. READ  

Hungarian gang kidnapped Vienna man
Photo: APA

Hungarian gang kidnapped Vienna man

A criminal gang has been arrested in Hungary after kidnapping a man in Vienna and imprisoning him for a month in a forest hut, according to Budapest police. READ  

Catholic Church
Austrian cardinal knows some 'marvellous' gays
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn. Photo: APA

Austrian cardinal knows some 'marvellous' gays

Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has said that he knows some "marvellous" gays, amid a fierce debate in the Church over proposed reforms in attitudes to homosexuality. READ  

Syria
Jihadist German couple arrested in Austria
Photo: APA (Archiv/epa)

Jihadist German couple arrested in Austria

A German man and woman have been arrested in Austria on charges of joining jihadist groups fighting in Syria where they had travelled with the woman's young son, officials said Thursday. READ  

Far-right extremists plan Upper Austrian meeting
Photo: APA/dpa/Thissen

Far-right extremists plan Upper Austrian meeting

A gathering of the far-right group Arbeitsgemeinschaft für demokratische Politik (AFP) is due to take place in the Wels-Land district of Upper Austria from Friday to Sunday - but several of the speakers may be stopped from making an appearance. READ  

Missing Vienna teen appears in Isis video
Screenshot from Youtube showing the teenager believed to be Oliver N.

Missing Vienna teen appears in Isis video

A 16-year-old Viennese student who was reported as missing by Interpol has appeared in a video on the internet calling on Muslims to “kill infidels” and join Islamic State (Isis) militants. READ  

Iran nuke talks fail to offer breakthrough
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif (R) and EU foreign policy chief Ashton (L). Photo: APA/Hans Punz

Iran nuke talks fail to offer breakthrough

Iran and the US still aim to strike a mammoth nuclear deal by a November 24 deadline, a US official said Wednesday after talks involving US Secretary of State John Kerry that yielded no apparent major breakthrough. READ  

BayernLB to file complaint over Hypo law
A Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in Klagenfurt. Photo: APA/Gindl

BayernLB to file complaint over Hypo law

Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB) will file a complaint at Vienna’s constitutional court over a law passed earlier this year that wiped out loans it had given to nationalized Austrian lender Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG. READ  

 
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