On the Occasion of Austria's National Day -
On the Occasion of Austria's National DayUS Department of State (press release)Austria provides peacekeeping forces and technical expertise in Southeastern Europe. You set a powerful example for engagement through your role in the Partnership for Peace and as host to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:14 pm
Austria's biggest party: the 75th Hahnenkamm
Austria's biggest party: the 75th HahnenkammFinancial TimesThe Hahnenkamm – the very word sends shivers down the spine of most skiers – is a mountain above the Austrian resort of Kitzbühel that hosts a series of races each January: slalom, giant-slalom, super-giant and, the blue riband event, the downhill.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:00 am
Austria steps up sparkling ambitions - The
The Drinks BusinessAustria steps up sparkling ambitionsThe Drinks BusinessAustrian sparkling wine pyramid Level 1, the lowest tier, features a tightened minimum requirement for Austrian sparkling, that guarantees all grapes and base wine have been produced within the country. In addition, sparkling wines within this category ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:20 am
Two burglaries every hour in Austria - The
The Local AustriaTwo burglaries every hour in AustriaThe Local AustriaAt a press conference on Friday, the Austrian Road Safety Board (KVB) and the Austrian Insurance Association (VVÖ) explained that many Austrians underestimate the risks of burglary, and outlined some simple measures to be taken to avoid getting ripped ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:07 am
Austria inaugurates memorial to Wehrmacht
Deutsche WelleAustria inaugurates memorial to Wehrmacht deserters killed by the NazisDeutsche WelleHowever, this still required victims to prove that their offense had been "directed against the Nazi regime or was aimed at the restoration of an independent state of Austria." It was almost impossible for individuals to provide such evidence, and so ...Austria unveils World War Two deserters' memorialBBC NewsAustria honours WWII deserters for first timeYahoo NewsAustria apologizes to deserters from Hitler's armyMiddletown PressReuters UKall 80 news articles »
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:01 am
Vienna inaugurates monument to World War Two
Austria inaugurated a monument on Friday to thousands of its nationals who deserted Hitler's army during World War Two, marking a new step in efforts to acknowledge the nation's wartime past. Germany annexed Austria in 1938, making it part of Hitler's Third Reich that wrought destruction across the continent and slaughtered millions of Jews in the Holocaust. The Nazi military justice system ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:07 am
Vienna honors deserters from Hitler's
VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president apologized Friday for his country's postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler's army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled military duty rather than serve under the Nazi regime.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:11 am
Austria honours WWII deserters for first
Austria unveiled Friday its first national monument to the estimated 1,500 people executed by the Nazis for deserting or refusing to fight in World War II, 69 years after the conflict ended. "Hitler's army was not our army," President Heinz Fischer said at a ceremony inaugurating the flat, X-shaped concrete memorial in central Vienna attended by several aged former deserters. The monument is a ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:15 am
Austria unveils WW2 deserters' memorial
Austria finally remembers deserters from Hitler's army
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:28 am
EU executive queries Austria over lack of
The European Commission has sent a letter to Austria asking it to justify no structural budget consolidation in its 2015 budget draft even though European Union budget rules require a cut in the structural deficit of a minimum of 0.5 percent of GDP. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, confirming receipt of the letter, told reporters on entering an EU summit that Vienna would defend its fiscal ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:36 pm
On the Occasion of Austria's National Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Austria as you celebrate your National Day on October 26. Last week I was in Vienna, a city that has played gracious host as the P5+1 nations have held important ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:08 am
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 2:36 am
Austria unveils World War Two deserters'
A memorial to deserters from Hitler's army, the Wehrmacht, has been unveiled in the centre of the Austrian capital, Vienna. It follows a decision by Austria's parliament in 2009 to rehabilitate thousands of soldiers criminalised by the Nazis for desertion.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:38 am
Austria honours WWII deserters for first
Vienna (AFP) - Austria unveiled Friday its first national monument to the estimated 1,500 people executed by the Nazis for deserting or refusing to fight in World War II, 69 years after the conflict ended. "Hitler's army was not our army," President Heinz ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:27 pm
Telekom Austria AG Upgraded at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Telekom Austria AG (OTCMKTS:TKAGY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning. Deutsche Bank has also modified their ratings on a number of other stocks in the few days. The firm ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:01 pm
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Posted on 12 April 2013 | 5:10 pm
Suspected Red Bull blackmailer arrested in
Austrian police have arrested a man suspected of blackmailing Red Bull by threatening to place cans of its energy drink contaminated with feces on supermarket shelves.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 8:49 am
Wrong turn leads Germans from home town to
Instead of a five-minute trip home, a wrong turn led to an all-night drive for a pair of Germans that ended when police stopped their car in far-away Austria for heading the wrong way on a six-lane bridge.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 11:04 am
Austria party fires member over alleged Web
Austria's rightist FPO party has dismissed the spokesman of its Vienna branch for allegedly posting excerpts from a battle song of Hitler's elite Waffen-SS units on Facebook.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 10:14 am
Austria: Ex-priest charged in 15 child abuse
Austrian authorities have charged a defrocked priest with sexually abusing 15 children as head of a Catholic boarding school.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 8:19 am