Recent News Headlines : Vienna - Austria

AUSTRIA FAR-RIGHT EYES POWER IN 'WHIZZ-KID' GOVERNMENT


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday pointedly wished Kurz success forming a pro-European government in a letter to the 31-year-old posted on Twitter... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 0

AUSTRIAN OVP PLAYS HARDBALL WITH COALITION PARTNERS


After the election victory of the centre-right OVP on Sunday in Austria, experts are trying to work out what kind of government can be formed... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1

WHO IS SEBASTIAN KURZ? AUSTRIAN POLITICIAN TO BECOME YOUNGEST WORLD LEADER


Sebastian Kurz will be Austria youngest leader in history... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 4

AUSTRIA ELECTIONS: SEBASTIAN KURZ'S PEOPLE'S PARTY FALLS SHORT OF MAJORITY


Published October 16, 2017 2 16 pm Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz's People's Party may form an alliance with the far right Freedom Party... READ MORE

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AUSTRIA SHIFTS TO RIGHT AS CONSERVATIVE STAR KURZ SEALS ELECTION WIN


Another projection by pollster ARGE Wahlen had the Social Democrats just 0.5 percentage points ahead of the FPO... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | WHAT THE E.U. MUST CONFRONT IF IT WANTS TO SURVIVE


Some countries, such as Poland and Hungary, have been openly confrontational with the European Union, and Austria's election result indicates that Vienna may soon join them... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 138

AUSTRIA SHIFTS RIGHT AS REFASHIONED CONSERVATIVES WIN IN UPSET


The president is expected to tap Mr. Kurz to form a government once the results are finalized later this week, after absentee ballots are counted... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1698

31-YEAR-OLD KURZ SET TO BECOME NEW AUSTRIAN CHANCELLOR, WORLD'S YOUNGEST LEADER[1]


The right wing Freedom Party FPO, led by Heinz-Christian Strache, won 26 percent votes in Sunday's election, according to the projections... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 8

THIS BLUE-EYED MILLENNIAL IS SET TO BECOME A WORLD LEADER IN EUROPE


After a Social Democratic-People's Party coalition was formed four years ago, Kurz, then 27, became Austria's foreign minister -- the youngest top diplomat in Europe... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 639

SEBASTIAN KURZ, 31, DECLARES VICTORY IN AUSTRIA ELECTION


Kurz, named party leader only in May, called an end to the current alliance with the Social Democrats, forcing Sunday's snap election... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 1302

AUSTRIA'S CONSERVATIVE 'WHIZZ-KID' IN ELECTION TRIUMPH


But to form a government Kurz will have to enter a coalition with one of the other parties... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 312

AUSTRIA SET TO ELECT WORLD'S YOUNGEST LEADER


It is so far unclear whether the Social Democrats or the far-right Freedom Party will finish second... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 10319

AUSTRIA ELECTIONS: SEBASTIAN KURZ'S OVP 'LEADS' VOTE


The latest forecasts showed centre-right OVP holding onto first place, winning 31.5 percent of Sunday's vote... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 825

ANALYSIS | HOW DIRTY CAMPAIGNING AND FAKE FACEBOOK SITES CAME TO DOMINATE THE AUSTRIAN ELECTION


Pedestrians pass campaign posters for Sebastian Kurz of the People's Party and Christian Kern of the Social Democratic Party in Vienna... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 344

WHAT AUSTRIA'S ELECTION SAYS ABOUT EUROPE'S POLITICAL LANDSCAPE


Early projections showed the center-right People's Party OVP, led by Sebastian Kurz, had won the most votes in Austria, with about 31 percent... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 376

YOUNG CONSERVATIVE KURZ ON TRACK TO BE AUSTRIAN LEADER


It is highly unlikely, however, that the Social Democrats would ally with the FPO if the SPO came third... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 598

AUSTRIA SHIFTS TO RIGHT AS CONSERVATIVE STAR SEALS ELECTION WIN


Current coalition partners the Social Democrats were on 26.9 percent, just ahead of the FPO on 26.0 percent... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 228

AUSTRIA POISED TO TAP 31-YEAR-OLD CHARISMATIC RIGHT-WING LEADER KURZ AS CHANCELLOR


Austrians were voting Sunday in a snap election tipped to see conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, become the EU's youngest leader and form an alliance with th... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 8

AUSTRIANS GO TO THE POLLS IN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION


Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern was among the first party leaders to cast his vote in the election, expressing optimism that his Social Democrats would perform well... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 2292

EUROPE'S MIGRATION CRISIS CASTS LONG SHADOW AS AUSTRIA VOTES


He says he wants to shake up Austrian politics, which for decades has been dominated by a coalition between his party and the Social Democrats... READ MORE

15th October, 2017 992

WIN OR LOSE IN AUSTRIAN VOTE, THE FAR RIGHT TRIUMPHS AS RIVALS BACK POLICIES ONCE DEEMED FRINGE


At 30, Kurz took control of the People's Party, the fusty center-right party that had long lagged in the polls... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 333

ANGUISH IN IRAN AS TRUMP BALKS AT NUCLEAR DEAL


But since Trump took office in January, a cloud of uncertainty has returned, said Mahmoudi, the Iranian journalist said... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 1758

DONALD TRUMP'S SPEECH ON IRAN MAY ACTUALLY END UP SAVING THE NUCLEAR DEAL


Mr Trump has taken his now customary swipe at Barack Obama, blaming him for Iran's supposed wrongdoings... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 243

MEET THE 31-YEAR-OLD AUSTRIAN ON COURSE TO BECOME THE WORLD'S YOUNGEST LEADER


He will become the world's youngest leader, ahead of North Korea's 34-year-old Kim Jong-un, and France's Emmanuel Macron, who is 39... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 1938

HK, BEIJING, SHANGHAI AMONG MOST 'MAGNETIC' CITIES IN THE WORLD


Although Hong Kong fell from seventh to ninth in the overall ranking this year, the city continued to score highly in the category of accessibility ... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 7249

MAN IN SHARK COSTUME FALLS AFOUL OF FACE VEIL BAN


The costumed man hails from the Irish capital Dublin, according to his Facebook profile... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 1346

ACTIVIST IN SHARK SUIT CITED FOR VIOLATION


Earlier this month,A Austria becameA the fifth European country to institute a ban on full face coverings... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 37

AUSTRIA WANTED TO BAN BURQAS. NOW IT ALSO FINES MASCOTS AND STOPS CYCLISTS WHO WEAR SCARVES.


For one thing, most Austrians still refer to the new law as a burqa ban, despite officials' efforts to forestall such shorthand... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 953

ANTI-NUCLEAR CAMPAIGN ICAN AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE


It was a key player in the adoption of a historic nuclear weapons ban treaty, signed by 122 countries in July... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 267

EU DRUGS AGENCY, HIT BY BREXIT, ISSUES $42 MILLION STAFF TENDER


It comes at a time of huge uncertainty for staff, many of whom are expected to quit the agency rather than leave London... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 156

Trending News Headlines : Vienna

FAR RIGHT RAISES ?50,000 TO TARGET BOATS ON REFUGEE RESCUE MISSIONS IN MED


Far-right activists are planning a sea campaign this summer to disrupt vessels saving refugees in the Mediterranean, after successfully intercepting a rescue mission last month... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 45806

MELBOURNE CROWNED WORLD'S MOST LIVEABLE CITY FOR RECORD SEVENTH TIME


City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the EIU's index was the most widely accepted city rankings system... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 43152

CATALANS ARE NOT ALONE ACROSS THE WORLD PEOPLE YEARN TO GOVERN THEMSELVES


If a government in Barcelona does declare independence, other Europeans would be insane to deny Catalonia EU membership... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 26848

MASQUERADING AS REPORTER, ASSASSIN HUNTED PUTIN FOES IN UKRAINE


After the attack on Mr. Osmayev and Ms. Okuyeva, Ukraine's Interior Ministry and lawmakers blamed the Russian intelligence services... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 20759

FIVE DAYS NEEDED TO RAMP UP URANIUM ENRICHMENT


The 2015 accord, which lifted sanctions on Iran, currently caps the country's uranium enrichment at five percent... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 10151

TILLERSON SAYS IRAN IS NOT MEETING 'EXPECTATIONS' OF NUCLEAR DEAL


Rouhani told journalists Iran would feel it had a free hand if the US broke the agreement by re-imposing sanctions... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 8881

'LONG OVERDUE IN GERMANY'


Still, those attending Sunday's ceremony in Schoeneberg said Germany's decision to allow same-sex marriages -- the 23rd country to do so -- was a big step... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 8725

CRUDE CAPS SECOND WEEKLY GAIN AFTER U.S. STRIKE AGAINST SYRIA


Crude capped a second weekly gain after briefly spiking on the first armed strike by President Donald Trump's administration... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 7666

MERKEL RELUCTANT LEADER OF THE WEST HAS GOTTEN THE TASTE FOR IT


In general, European leaders admit, Ms. Merkel, by virtue of Germany's power and of her own longevity, has the deciding voice in Brussels... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 6136

BIG OIL JUST WOKE UP TO THREAT OF RISING ELECTRIC CAR DEMAND


The world's biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 6015

OIL CLOSES NEAR $46 AS SHALE REVIVAL CANCELS OUT OPEC EFFORTS


Oil market volatility, as measured by the CBOE Nymex Oil Volatility Index, jumped to the highest level since December... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 5383

A PAINTING STOLEN BY NAZIS IS UP FOR AUCTION -- DESPITE A JEWISH FAMILY'S DEMAND FOR ITS RETURN


A painting stolen by Nazis is up for auction -- despite a Jewish family's demand for its return... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 3785

AUSTRIAN POLICE FORCE MUSLIM WOMEN TO REMOVE THEIR BURQAS


Vienna Muslim women in Austria were forced by police to remove their facial coverings on Monday, as an anti-burqa law came into effect... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2610

YOU THINK GOOGLE SEARCH IS FREE AUSTRIA SEEKS TO TAX IT ANYWAY


The goal to raise tax revenue from digital companies and to tax international companies more efficiently is part of the government's policy update agreed in January... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 1986

'FREEDOM MARCH' PROTESTERS IN WARSAW SAY POLAND'S RULING RIGHT-WING PARTY IS UNDERMINING THE RULE OF LAW AND DEMOCRACY.


Many protesters were carrying red-and-while Polish flags and blue star-spangled EU flags... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 1743

EUROPE'S CATHEDRALS GET NEW LIFE THANKS TO NANOPARTICLES


Ordinary restoration techniques like laser are being used on much of the stonework that dates back to the 11th century... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 1729

OPEC ALLIES TO EXTEND OIL CUTS FOR NINE MONTHS TO END GLUT


The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed in November to cut output by about 1.2 million barrels a day... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 1468

IRAN CHIDES US OVER 'WORN OUT' ACCUSATIONS ABOUT NUCLEAR DEAL


His comments a day later implied that the review was not limited to the nuclear deal and would include Washington's overall Iran policy... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 1458

MELBOURNE IS NOT THE WORLD'S MOST LIVEABLE CITY, CANADIAN EXPERT SAYS


The Economist once again ranked Melbourne as the world's most liveable city this year, beating out Vienna and Vancouver for the title... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1448

OIL FALLS BELOW $50 AS SURGING U.S. OUTPUT UNDERMINES OPEC CUTS


Front-month futures in New York fell 6.7 percent this week, the biggest loss since early March... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 1332

ARAMCO LISTING RESHAPES SAUDI ARABIA'S OPEC OIL POLICY


Saudi Aramco declined to comment on the potential risks of investors suing it post-IPO if it followed Saudi OPEC policies... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 1320

IF TRUMP KILLS THE IRAN DEAL HE MAY GIVE THE WORLD ANOTHER ROCKET MAN


After the first nuclear weapons test, however, the window on denuclearizing North Korea began to close... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1290

TENS OF THOUSANDS TO PROTEST TRUMP'S CLIMATE POLICIES


Last weekend, thousands turned out for the March for Science, a de facto protest against what activists call a denial in Trump's Washington of evidence-based science... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 1198

SYRIA INVESTIGATOR DEL PONTE SAYS ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO CONVICT ASSAD OF WAR CRIMES


Syria investigator del Ponte says enough evidence to convict Assad of war crimes SonntagsZeitung... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 1033

EU PREPARES TO MOVE TWO AGENCIES FROM LONDON


EU leaders have officially launched the competition between member states to decide which will host two London-based EU agencies, responsible for medicines and banking... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 1025

IN FIGHT AGAINST U.S. SHALE OIL, OPEC RISKS LOWER FOR LONGER


The output cuts he'd painstakingly arranged with fellow OPEC states and Russia were working so well, he said, they could probably be phased out by June... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 985

IN AMERICA'S LARGEST OILFIELD, WHIR OF ACTIVITY CONFOUNDS OPEC


I'm really proud American production is offsetting those OPEC cuts, said Lilis Chief Executive Avi Mirman... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 961

OIL'S OPEC-DRIVEN GAIN WIPED OUT AS SHALE BOOM OFFSETS CUTS


Gasoline futures for May delivery dropped 3.4 percent to 1.4812 a gallon, the lowest close since Nov. 29... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 936

SAUDI ARABIA AND RUSSIA ARE AT ODDS ON ALMOST EVERYTHING, EXCEPT OIL


Saudi Arabia and Russia are at odds on pretty much everything the war in Syria, policies on Iran, ties with Washington... READ MORE

22nd May, 2017 756

16 AMERICANS SUFFERED INJURIES WHILE STATIONED AT U.S. EMBASSY IN HAVANA


It is unclear whether the Americans who were harmed are all State Department employees or whether the 16 include family members... READ MORE

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