September 17, 2013
A man killed two police officers and the driver of an emergency rescue vehicle on Tuesday before barricading himself inside a farm building in a lower Austrian town, the DPA news agency sai...
August 28, 2013
A flash flood unleashed by heavy rains has trapped 27 hikers in an underground cave in western Austria, but rescue workers say they are not in danger. The rescue officials say the hikers ha...
July 20, 2013
Behind a locked door at the back of St. Ulrich’s Basilica in Augsburg is a small winding staircase which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart climbed in 1777 to play the 16 century organ. Legend has it the sta...
June 3, 2013
Disaster warnings have been issued for large parts of Central Europe and southern Germany amid fears that floodwaters could rise further on Monday after days of heavy rain.
With rivers th...
May 17, 2011
"Considering the situation, that bail was denied, he has to figure out for himself, that he is hurting the institution," Maria Fekter told journalists as she arrived at a meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels.
February 12, 2011
Austria and India can forge greater business ties in a host of areas such as pharmaceuticals, steel, clean energy, automobile and tourism, according to Barbara Prammer, president of the Austrian N...
October 5, 2010
MUV provides cutting-edge education in the fields of Neurobiology, Vascular Biology, Immunology and Inflammation Research. »
June 17, 2010
Austrian media publisher Hans Dichand died on Thursday in Vienna at the age of 89, leaving a legacy as one of Austria’s most influential men, one who helped push late far—right l...
May 3, 2010
The Austrian President, Heinz Fischer, formerly of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) and now an independent, has trounced two far-Right candidates to win a second six-year term. I...
February 16, 2010
“Whatever”, said the teenaged daughter of a British couple who won a 56 million-pound (about $88 million) EuroMillions lottery. When Nigel Page discovered he had won 56 mi...
September 14, 2013
Vienna is a fabled city for spying and now its cloak-and-dagger legend has a 21st-century twist. A stately villa in a leafy district of the Austrian capital is at the centre of a ruckus...
July 26, 2013
We take in the sights, sounds and foods of the stunning Austrian Alps »
June 4, 2013
Another day of battling floodwaters awaited thousands in Central Europe and Germany on Tuesday, with more deaths feared as rivers across the region reach levels not seen in centuries.Floodin...
November 18, 2011
Sajan Abraham takes the road less travelled in Vienna and discovers the romantic in himself
March 4, 2011
Jovan Divjak was taken into custody in Vienna on Thursday night on arrival from a flight from Sarajevo, officials said. »
October 22, 2010
A man said to be the first person in Europe to drive a car using a mind-controlled robotic limb has died in a car crash in Austria, say media reports.
August 27, 2010
Austria’s health ministry is reporting two cases of a new gene that allows bacteria to become a superbug.
The ministry says experts at the medical university in the southern city...
June 8, 2010
” European Union countries on Tuesday thrashed out ways to toughen oversight of their finances to prevent a repeat of the debt crisis that is forcing many nations to make huge and painful bu...
March 12, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI met on Friday with Germany’s top bishop amid the spiralling abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church in his homeland.Archbishop Robert Zollitsch has apologized to G...
February 13, 2010
A lottery crisscrossed European borders at the weekend, with a Friday night draw in France resulting in as-yet-unknown winners in Spain and Britain by Saturday.
The two winning Euro...