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Norbert Hofer: new 'friendly face' of Austria's far-right

Vienna - Norbert Hofer, who was formally elected on Saturday to lead Austria's far-right party into national elections, has gained a reputation as the friendly face of the Freedom Party (FPOe) in contrast to some of its firebrands.

Austria's far-right party elects leader ahead of polls

Graz - Austria's far-right party on Saturday formally elected Norbert Hofer to lead it into national elections later this month.

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Unified product information is crucial to providing the streamlined, consistent omnichannel interactions required in today’s competitive B2B landscape, as Dietmar Rietsch, CEO of Pimcore explains.

'Time is of the essence' in Iran co-operation: UN nuclear watchdog

Vienna - The acting head of the UN nuclear watchdog on Monday called on Iran to "respond promptly" to the agency's questions regarding Tehran's nuclear programme.

Tourist told to pull 'Nazi grandpa' comments in Austria

Vienna - An Austrian court has ruled that a German tourist who took exception to a World War II portrait in an Austrian guesthouse had no right to complain about it on travel sites, the hotel owner's lawyer said Friday.The tourist posted comments on Booking.

Austrian football stadium turned into a forest

Vienna - The rustling of the wind through trees has replaced the referee's whistle at a football stadium in the Austrian city of Klagenfurt after an unusual art installation was revealed there on Thursday.

Report crowns Vienna 'most liveable city' for second year

Vienna - The Austrian capital Vienna has retained its ranking as the world's most liveable city, according to an annual report from the Economist.

Austria's far right eyes comeback in polls

Vienna - Austria's far right, relatively unscathed by the so-called "Ibiza-gate" scandal that brought down its government in May, hopes for a second chance in national elections next month.

The fallout from Austria's 'Ibiza-gate' scandal

Vienna - Austria will hold snap elections next month after sensational hidden-camera footage, involving a mystery Russian woman, plunged the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) into a corruption scandal and brought the government down.

Austria's love of cash in poll campaign spotlight

Vienna - It may sound like a strange thing to enshrine in a country's constitution: the right to pay cash.But a debate on whether to do just that has entered Austria's election campaign, shining a light on the country's love of cold, hard currency.

Austria highest court ends row over Hitler birth house

Vienna - Austria's highest court has put an end to a row over the house where Adolf Hitler was born, rejecting the amount the former owner had demanded in compensation, the interior ministry said on Monday.

Iran links tanker row to ailing nuclear deal

Vienna - Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive.

Austrian triathlete freed by kidnapper after complimenting orchids

Vienna - A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Saturday, confirming press reports.

UN nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies at 72

Vienna - The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, has died after suffering poor health for some time, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, as international tensions run high over Iran's nuclear activities.

UN nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies at 72

Vienna - The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, has died after suffering poor health for some time, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, as international tensions run high over Iran's nuclear activities.

Austria probes ex-leader's staff over shredding evidence

Vienna - Austrian prosecutors are probing a staffer of former chancellor Sebastian Kurz on suspicion of shredding evidence, possibly linked to the scandal that brought down the government in May, media reports and an official said over the weekend.

Iran, Russia pour scorn on US moves at UN nuclear watchdog

Vienna - Iran and Russia on Wednesday poured scorn on America's call for Tehran to adhere to limits in a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, at a special meeting of the UN's nuclear watchdog.

How serious are Iran's breaches of the 2015 deal?

Vienna - Attention is once again focused on how close Iran could be to a nuclear weapon, after Tehran said it had started enriching uranium to a higher level than agreed in a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by the US.

Austrian parliament approves total glyphosate ban

Vienna - Austrian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a total ban on glyphosate, putting the country on track to becoming the first EU member to forbid all use of the controversial herbicide.

Austria to finally ban smoking in bars and restaurants

Vienna - Smoking in Austrian bars and restaurants will be banned as of November following a vote in parliament on Tuesday, after years of protracted debate on the issue.
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