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Your top stories of 2014

Your top stories of 2014

Which stories generated the most interest in Austria? The Local takes a look back at the most popular stories in each of the eight months of its brief existence.

Kazakh ex-Ambassador charged with murder

Kazakh ex-Ambassador charged with murder

According to an announcement from the Vienna Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday, the former Kazakh Ambassador to the OSCE in Austria Rakhat Aliyev has now been charged with double murder, reports the Austrian Press Agency (APA).

Weird Austrian New Year traditions

Weird Austrian New Year traditions

Austrians love to party, but some of their traditions seem a little weird to expats. The Local takes a look at how this small Central European country brings in the new year.

Indian maestro seeks harmony in Vienna

Indian maestro seeks harmony in Vienna

Indian maestro Zubin Mehta will seek to inject what he says is some much-needed harmony into the world when he conducts the illustrious Vienna New Year's Concert on January 1.

Austrian hiker's body found in Spain

Austrian hiker's body found in Spain

Rescuers in Spain on Monday found the body of an Austrian woman who went missing while hiking in the Sierra Nevada mountains, police said.