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Major drug network busted in Macedonia

Major drug network busted in Macedonia

Europol announced on Monday that it has busted a major heroin-smuggling network based in Macedonia, including distribution hubs in Austria and Germany, with the arrests of 400 people.

Austrian skier Hirscher dominates downhill

Austrian skier Hirscher dominates downhill

Austria's triple overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher claimed Sunday's giant slalom in Alta Badia to overtake his legendary compatriot Franz Klammer in number of World Cup wins.

Obituary for Udo Jürgens

Obituary for Udo Jürgens

The German-speaking world was in mourning Monday for Austrian crooner and composer Udo Juergens who died suddenly in his adopted Swiss homeland -- in the middle of a tour -- aged 80.

Japanese robbery victim stabbed after chase

Japanese robbery victim stabbed after chase

A 22-year-old Japanese man stopped for a coffee from a vending machine in the lobby of a hostel in Mariahilferstrasse on Saturday night, when two men stole his backpack.

Drunk driver impersonates cop

Drunk driver impersonates cop

A 23-year-old man from Burgenland had a great idea to raise a little money on Saturday night, by impersonating a police officer.

Masked thieves get away with millions

Masked thieves get away with millions

A pair of masked thieves broke into an armored car security transport company in Innsbruck on Saturday evening, getting away with millions of euros in cash.