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Community service for anti-Semitic posts

Community service for anti-Semitic posts

A 25-year-old man from Lower Austria has been ordered to do community service after posting hate speech on Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz's Facebook page.

Psychologist accused of sexual assault

Psychologist accused of sexual assault

A psychologist employed by the Ministry of Justice in Graz-Karlau prison is being investigated for sexual harassment.

Saalfelden murder 'was Nazi ritual killing'

Saalfelden murder 'was Nazi ritual killing'

The murder of a young woman in Saalfelden, Pinzgau, on October 9th was not a case of domestic violence but a ritual killing - according to a report from broadcaster ORF Salzburg.

Meth lab busted near Czech border

Meth lab busted near Czech border

A pair of early-retirees were caught running a meth production lab in Moorheilbad Harbach, close to the Czech border, according to police.

Brazil v. Austria tickets sell out fast

Brazil v. Austria tickets sell out fast

An upcoming football fixture between former world champion Brazil and minnows Austria sold out all 48,500 tickets within 28 hours of going on sale.

Hungary and Austria reach accord on refugees

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.

Carlos Slim increases stake in Telekom Austria

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.