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Police fire shots to stop drug suspect

Police fire shots to stop drug suspect

On Wednesday afternoon, police patrolling the Danube Island in Vienna fired warning shots to force a drug suspect whom they were chasing to stop fleeing arrest.

US planned to drop bombs close to Austria

US planned to drop bombs close to Austria

Recently-declassified nuclear targeting documents from 1959 describe how Washington planned to destroy cities in Eastern and Central Europe, including Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, and a former Soviet air base on the border with Austria.

Hundreds of migrants sent back to Slovenia

Hundreds of migrants sent back to Slovenia

Police in Carinthia have sent hundreds of migrants back to neighbouring Slovenia this week after they lied about their nationality in an apparent attempt to improve their chances of being granted asylum, police have said.

500 police to patrol Vienna for New Year

500 police to patrol Vienna for New Year

Security in Vienna will be high as residents and visitors gather to celebrate New Year's Eve, after police received a warning last week of possible terror attacks during the holiday season.