Austria: photo show of Holocaust survivors vandalized again

Europe 05/28/19, 07:26

The creator of a photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors in Austria expressed dismay Tuesday that his portraits were slashed and daubed with swastikas in three attacks this month, but said the vandalism serves to emphasize why the show is important."This ...

Ousted by parliament, Austria’s Kurz vows to win job back

World 05/27/19, 15:19

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote Monday, paving the way for a new election. The young leader, riding high in popular support, defiantly vowed that he and his center-right People's Party would return to ...

Update: Austria’s Kurz looks forward to fall election

World 05/27/19, 12:18

The Latest on Austria's political crisis (all times local):7:15 p.m.Austria's ousted chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has told a cheering crowd in Vienna just hours after he lost a no-confidence vote that he is looking to increase his center-right party's support in ...

Update: Austria’s Kurz wants to fire interior minister

Europe 05/20/19, 11:51

The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local):6:50 p.m.Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal that's rocked the government.Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, of the Austrian People's ...

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo

Europe 05/20/19, 10:10

A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo.Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent the last few weeks in quarantine. He was chosen as a partner for Yang ...

UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal

World 02/22/19, 12:20

Iran is continuing to comply with the landmark 2015 deal with major powers aimed at preventing Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives despite the United States withdrawing from the pact and re-imposing sanctions, the U.N. nuclear ...

Update: Rare snowstorm delays, diverts flights in Prague

Sports 02/03/19, 08:19

The Latest on the winter weather in Europe (all times local):2:10 p.m.A rare snowstorm accompanied by flashes of lightning in Prague has caused on roads and at the Czech capital's international airport.At least five flights to Prague' Vaclav Havel Airport ...

Austria’s young chancellor welcomes one of oldest PMs

Europe 01/21/19, 05:41

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has some special words of welcome for his guest, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who is more than six decades his senior.Kurz told Mahathir after meetings Monday in Vienna "for me personally it is nice, as ...

Austria: 5 monks assaulted at Vienna church

Europe 12/27/18, 13:07

Austrian police say that five monks have been assaulted at a Vienna church by two people, at least one of whom apparently demanded money and valuables.Police said the assault happened at about 1:30 p.m. (1230 GMT; 7:30 a.m. EST) Thursday ...

Shooting in central Vienna leaves 1 dead, 1 badly wounded

Europe 12/21/18, 09:55

A shooting Friday in central Vienna left one person dead and another seriously wounded, Austrian authorities said. Police were looking for the gunman.The shooting took place at about 1:30 p.m. in the Lugeck square area of the Austrian capital. Police ...

EU officials, firms meet African leaders to talk investment

Europe 12/18/18, 03:39

European officials and companies are meeting in Vienna with African leaders for talks on increasing investment in the continent.Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte jokes at the start of the EU Africa Forum in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)Rwanda's ...

Update: OPEC agrees to cut in oil production

Business 12/07/18, 10:13

The Latest on the OPEC oil meeting (all times local):4 p.m.Iran's Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh speaks prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, ...

Update: Saudis seek 1 million barrels cut to OPEC output

Europe 12/06/18, 05:53

The Latest on OPEC's meeting on cutting oil production (all times local):11:50 a.m.Saudi Arabia's energy minister says his country sees an oil production cut of 1 million barrels per day as "adequate" to respond to recent declines in oil prices.Heading ...

Oil prices perk up on trade truce, possible OPEC decision

Business 12/04/18, 03:16

A rally in oil prices after a two-month slide indicates traders are betting that OPEC and its allies including Russia will agree to produce less crude.Representatives of oil-producing nations will hold a highly anticipated meeting Thursday in Vienna, with analysts ...

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