Soros-backed university in Hungary moves programs to Vienna

Europe 12/03/18, 13:08

Central European University said Monday it will move its U.S.-accredited degree programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna next September, as Hungary's government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay.CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff said Monday that the university "has been forced out" of ...

IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

Europe 11/22/18, 06:46

The head of the U.N.'s atomic watchdog has called on North Korea to allow inspectors back in to monitor its nuclear program.Speaking at a board meeting Thursday in Vienna of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Director General Yukiya Amano noted that Pyongyang had in September talked about denuclearization measures including ...

Nishikori beats Kukushkin in Vienna for 3rd final of season

Tennis 10/27/18, 11:23

Kei Nishikori reached his third final of the season on Saturday after beating Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-3 at the Erste Bank Open.The 11th-ranked Nishikori is after his 12th career title but first since winning in Memphis in February 2016. He has lost eight straight finals since.His opponent Sunday ...

Soros-backed university in Hungary partly moving to Vienna

Europe 10/25/18, 04:22

Central European University said Thursday it will move its U.S.-accredited programs of Soros from Hungary's capital of Budapest to the Austrian capital of Vienna because of uncertainty over its academic freedom. The university, which was founded in 1991 by Hungarian-American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, has said for months that it ...

Niki Lauda released from hospital after lung transplant

Sports 10/24/18, 09:44

Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda has been released from a Vienna hospital nearly three months after undergoing a lung transplant.The Vienna General Hospital says the 69-year-old Lauda left on Wednesday "in good general condition." It says he must still spend several weeks in rehabilitation.Lauda received a new lung on ...

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