Police in Tyrol are investigating an attack on the Bürglkopf refugee centre near the market town of Fieberbrunn on Wednesday evening.
Several Austrian parliamentarians paid a flying visit to the overflowing refugee camps at the border between Turkey and Syria this week.
The organisers of the Hypotopia model-city project staged a protest march on Thursday from a central square in Vienna to the national parliament building - carrying the weighty concrete blocks of their project with them.
A new survey of 1,000 Austrians shows that nearly three quarters agree that public hospitals in all Austrian provinces should be permitted to perform abortions.
The lawyer for a Viennese Jewish author found guilty of defrauding the government over property confiscated by the Nazis has requested that the case be reheard.
A 19-year-old woman from Kosovo who was forced into prostitution and kept as a sex slave in a cellar in Switzerland for almost three years has sought asylum in Austria.
After years of investigation Vienna state police and Europe's crime fighting agency Europol say they have succeeded in smashing an international drug trafficking ring.
Kazakhstan's former ambassador to Austria is about to face charges of double murder, according to a report on national broadcaster ORF on Friday, which quoted a leaked 14-page opinion by prosecutor Bettina Wallner.