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Austria 'horror clown' attacks leave several injured

Vienna - The so-called creepy clown trend has spread to Austria where several people have been injured in attacks by masked assailants in the lead-up to Halloween.

Adolf Hitler house demolition plan sparks new row

Vienna - A new row erupted Tuesday over Austria's plans to raze the house where Adolf Hitler was born, with experts saying they opposed the demolition only a day after a decision was announced.

New row over Hitler house demolition plan

Vienna - A new row erupted Tuesday over Austria's plans to demolish the house where Adolf Hitler was born, with experts saying they opposed its destruction only a day after a decision was announced.

Austria to tear down Hitler birth house

Vienna - The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, the government said Monday, after years of bitter legal wrangling with the current owner."The Hitler house will be torn down.

Libya snubs EU calls for refugee camps on its shores

Vienna - Libya, a key springboard for Europe-bound migrants, on Thursday rejected calls from some EU countries to build refugee camps on its shores, saying the bloc could not "shirk its responsibility".

US rapper Gibbs acquitted in Austrian sexual abuse trial

Vienna - US rapper Freddie Gibbs was acquitted Friday of sexually abusing a girl half his age in his hotel room after a concert in Vienna last year.

US has met its side of Iran nuclear deal: Moniz

Vienna - US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, an architect of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, rejected Monday complaints from Tehran that Washington had not met its side of the bargain."The United States has done all that was asked of us...

Sharp rise in attacks on refugee shelters in Austria

Vienna - Attacks on centres for asylum seekers in Austria are on course to double this year, according to government figures released on Saturday.

Embattled Merkel calls for migrant deals with third countries

Vienna - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, under fire at home over her refugees policy, called Saturday for Europe to secure deals with third countries to send back migrants who do not qualify for asylum.

After 'gluegate', Austrian election set for Dec 4

Vienna - Austria's parliament on Wednesday approved December 4 as the new date for the presidential election re-run in a scandal-ridden race that could usher in the European Union's first far-right head of state.

Austrian far-right leader publishes drugs test

Vienna - The head of Austria's popular far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), long subject to allegations he takes illegal drugs, published Wednesday results of tests that he said show he is clean.

UN atomic agency chief Amano to seek third term

Vienna - UN atomic watchdog head Yukiya Amano said Monday he will seek a third term in office beyond 2017, saying the agency needs "continuity" to face difficult times ahead.

Austrian teen sues parents for posting her baby pics on Facebook

An 18-year-old woman launched a lawsuit against her parents alleging they posted embarrassing baby pictures of her on Facebook and refused to remove them despite her repeated requests.

Austria presidential re-run proposed for December 4

Vienna - Austria's main political parties on Tuesday proposed holding the country's presidential election re-run on December 4, after it was delayed because of a problem with the glue on postal votes.

Austria election re-run to be postponed 'due to glue problem'

Vienna - Austria's government was forced Monday to announce an embarrassing postponement of its October 2 presidential election because of glue failing to stick on postal votes."The defective vote envelopes have glue on the top edge and on the side.

Austria far-right's Hofer wants Hitler house torn down

Vienna - The far-right candidate in Austria's troubled presidential election wants the house where Hitler was born demolished as well as to improve relations with the Jewish community, according to comments published Sunday.

Austrian election postponement all but certain

Vienna - An embarrassing postponement of Austria's high-stakes October 2 presidential election looked all but inevitable Saturday, because of technical problems involving glue failing to stick on postal votes.

Austrian election risks coming unstuck

Vienna - Austria's hopes of finally getting a new president looked in severe doubt Friday, with the far-right candidate saying he expects a postponement of the October 2 election due to technical glitches.

UN says Austria risks breaking 'taboo' on refugees

Vienna - The UN refugee agency said Wednesday Austria is in danger of breaking a decades-old tradition of helping those in need, after Vienna moved a step closer to potentially shutting its borders to migrants.

Fertile times for Europe's populist parties

Vienna - Alternative for Germany is not the only populist party enjoying electoral success. Across Europe, these are fertile times for protest movements tapping into unease about immigration to attack a long-cosy political establishment.
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