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Agence France-Presse . Vienna

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    Tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:10am on November 28, 2020

    Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name — Fugging — after ridicule of their signposts, especially on...

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    Austria shuts two mosques attended by Vienna attacker

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:19am on November 07, 2020

    The Austrian government ordered the closure on Friday of two mosques in the capital Vienna frequented by the jihadist gunman who shot dead four people...

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    Four killed in Vienna shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 10:29am on November 03, 2020

    Austrian police said on Tuesday they had identified a gunman who took part in a shooting rampage across Vienna that left four people dead as...

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    Mexico sets sights on Vienna’s Aztec crowning glory

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 11:14pm on October 17, 2020

    It is one of the star attractions of Vienna’s Weltmuseum, a resplendent ancient Aztec headdress of iridescent blue-green feathers almost two metres (six feet) wide...

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    Vienna woman held for killing three daughters

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 05:53pm on October 17, 2020

    A woman on Saturday confessed to killing her three young daughters in an apartment in Vienna, the Austrian police said, without giving a motive. The...

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    Renowned author and Holocaust survivor Ruth Klueger dies at 88

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 10:20pm on October 08, 2020

    Prize-winning author and Holocaust survivor Ruth Klueger has died aged 88 at her home in California, her Austrian publisher said Wednesday. The Zsolnay publishing house...

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    Austria finds dozens smuggled in refrigerated truck

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:54am on September 18, 2020

    Dozens of migrants, including children, have been discovered hiding in a refrigerated truck, Austrian police said Wednesday after arresting a suspected member of a network...

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    Schwarzenegger says pandemic ‘opportunity’ for climate

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 10:16pm on September 17, 2020

    Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday said the coronavirus crisis was a ‘tremendous opportunity’ to rebuild devastated economies with clean energy. Speaking virtually at a climate summit...

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    100th Salzburg Fest begins under virus restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 09:57pm on August 04, 2020

    While many theatres, opera houses and concert halls across the globe remain closed, one of the world’s most prestigious summer music festivals opened in Austria...

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    Lives at risk as trafficking in faulty safety gear surges: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 01:14am on July 09, 2020

    Lives are at risk as the new coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in the trafficking of substandard masks, sanitisers and other medical products,...

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