Tag: Austria government

Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper

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BERLIN — The death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday after rescue workers dug deeper into debris left by...

Austrian leader Kurz and partner expecting 1st child

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BERLIN — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Saturday that he and his partner Susanne Thier are expecting their first child. ...

Austria’s ex-vice chancellor on trial for corruption charges

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VIENNA — The former Austrian vice chancellor and ex-leader of Austria‚Äôs right-wing Freedom Party went on trial Tuesday for corruption charges at a Vienna...

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party chooses new leader

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BERLIN — Austria's far-right Freedom Party on Monday nominated Herbert Kickl, the country's combative former interior minister, as its new leader. ...

Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic want North Macedonia in EU

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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — The foreign ministers of Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovenia voiced unanimous support Saturday for North Macedonia and Albania to...

Austria: Weapons seized in raids on opponents of virus curbs

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BERLIN — Austrian authorities said Thursday they seized weapons and ammunition in raids on radical opponents of coronavirus restrictions. ...

Austria’s health minister resigns, saying he’s overworked

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BERLIN — Austria's health minister announced his resignation on Tuesday, saying that he couldn't continue in the grueling job of helping lead the country's...

Austria targets hard-hit area with shots to battle variant

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BERLIN — Austria is embarking on an ambitious drive to inoculate residents of a district that has been particularly hard-hit by the virus variant...

Austria plans vaccine drive in area hit by SA virus variant

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VIENNA — Austrian officials said Wednesday that they plan to offer vaccinations to most residents in a district that has seen significant numbers of...

MS patient sues Austria over health impact of climate change

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BERLIN — A man in Austria with a temperature-dependent form of multiple sclerosis is taking his government to court in an effort to force...