EU finance ministers took a major step towards ending banking secrecy on Tuesday, agreeing to the automatic exchange of account information so as to catch out tax cheats.
The UN nuclear agency said Tuesday that it will provide specialised equipment to West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak to help faster diagnosis.
Tourists visiting the Austrian capital will appreciate the benefits of the new Vienna Pass card, which ties together a host of partner sights and tourist attractions.
A Christie's auction of art owned by the financially troubled Austrian building supplies chain owner and art collector Karlheinz Essl has raised €60 million (US$75 million).
Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday "numerous questions" remain unresolved as he arrived for fresh talks with the US and EU aimed at breaking a deadlock in efforts towards a nuclear deal.
The dispute over an appropriate use for the house where Austria's most infamous son, Adolf Hitler, was born and raised continues to plague the Austrian government and local officials in Braunau.
An attempt by the University of Vienna to promote its viability as part of the Erasmus student exchange program, and to highlight its diversity backfired when one of the students depicted in a promotional image revealed he is a native born Austrian.
Around 1,600 people had to be evacuated after a pepper spray attack at a popular Viennese disco in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A new study from the MedUni Vienna released on Monday shows that gender stereotypes are strongly exhibited when Austrian daily newspapers report on suicide-related events.
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Recent cuts announced by the armed forces minister haven't led to conscription of zoo animals -- rather, the army has offered a home to the giraffes of Schönbrunn zoo while their enclosure is being renovated.