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Shoppers and nudists get to grips with masks in virus battle

Vienna - Austria is preparing to join neighbouring states in turning to mask wearing as a further weapon to fight the coronavirus, presenting citizens under lockdown with another challenge to cultural norms due to the pandemic.

Spotlight returns to Iran's nuclear programme

Vienna - Tehran's nuclear programme is back under the spotlight after the UN's nuclear watchdog revealed the extent of Iran's uranium enrichment drive and reprimanded it for denying access to two locations.

Iran open to 'any initiative' after talks to save nuclear deal

Vienna - Iran said on Wednesday it was open "to any initiative" as Western powers stepped up efforts to save a 2015 deal to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions -- on life support since a 2018 decision by the US to withdraw its backing and reimpose sanctions.

Austria places Innsbruck hotel under lockdown over coronavirus

Vienna - Austria placed a hotel in the Alpine city of Innsbruck under lockdown on Tuesday after an Italian receptionist working there contracted the coronavirus, becoming one of the country's first cases.

Same-sex couple to waltz into Vienna's history books

Vienna - When Sophie Grau and Iris Klopfer take to the floor as two of the debutants at Vienna's prestigious Opera Ball on Thursday, they will be dancing their way into history.

Rothschild heir accuses Vienna of 'perpetuating' Nazi laws: reports

Vienna - A member of the Rothschild family is suing the city of Vienna, accusing it of "perpetuating" Nazi laws by plundering the Jewish banking family's foundation, media reports said Saturday.

Poland pushes for Nazi camp in Austria to be remembered

Langenstein - As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of a swathe of Nazi concentration camps, the hitherto neglected site of the Gusen camp in northern Austria has become a bone of contention, with the Polish government demanding it be better pres...

Austria's 'ghetto' language classes stir segregation fears

Vienna - Every morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read, write and speak German.

Far-right targets Austria's first refugee minister

Vienna - Less than a week after Austria's new conservative-Green coalition took power, it has already become a target for far-right supporters, who have railed against the country's first minister with a refugee background.

Sebastian Kurz: Austria's right-wing 'Wunderkind'

Vienna - After becoming the world's youngest elected leader in 2017 at the age of just 31, Austria's Sebastian Kurz is back in the top job, having pulled off yet another surprise.

Austria's Kurz returns as world's youngest chancellor

Vienna - The leader of Austria's conservatives Sebastian Kurz was sworn in Tuesday as the world's youngest democratically elected leader, at the head of an unlikely coalition with the Greens following the collapse of his previous alliance with the far-right.

Austria's foreign ministry says facing 'serious cyber attack'

Vienna - Austria's foreign ministry is facing a "serious cyber attack", it said late Saturday, warning another country could be responsible.

Coalition 'gambles' on making Austria carbon neutral by 2040

Vienna - Austria's first coalition between conservatives and Greens announced Thursday that it would aim for carbon neutrality by 2040 to make the country a European "forerunner" in climate protection.

Austria's conservatives, Greens agree to form government

Vienna - Austria's conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday agreed to form an unprecedented coalition government with the Greens, capping almost three months of negotiations."We have succeeded to unite the best of both worlds...

Vienna ballet academy 'endangering children's wellbeing'

Vienna - Vienna's prestigious ballet academy is endangering children's wellbeing including by encouraging them to smoke to stay slim, an Austrian commission probing abuse claims said Tuesday.

Austrian far-right kicks out scandal-hit ex-leader

Vienna - Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) announced Friday it has ousted its former leader Heinz-Christian Strache, who was caught in a corruption scandal that saw the party ejected from government in May.

Iran nuclear deal parties meet as accord nears collapse

Vienna - The signatories to the Iran nuclear deal stressed their commitment to the faltering accord during crunch talks in Vienna on Friday, as Tehran vowed to continue to breach limits on its nuclear programme.

Marathon OPEC meeting breaks up without agreement

Vienna - A meeting of the OPEC group of major oil-exporting countries broke up late Thursday without agreement on cutting production to head off pressure on prices from abundant reserves and slowing global economic growth.

New broom at UN nuclear watchdog as Iran tensions rise

Vienna - Veteran Argentine diplomat Rafael Grossi was sworn in on Monday as the new director general of the UN's nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

IAEA urges Iran to explain uranium particles at undeclared site

Vienna - The UN nuclear watchdog on Thursday urged Iran to explain the presence of uranium particles at an undeclared site, as a landmark deal aimed at curbing Tehran's atomic activities threatens to collapse.
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