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Austria follows German drive to make diesel cars cleaner.

Owners of diesel cars in Austria will get free emissions-reducing software updates and will be offered incentives to buy cleaner cars. This is the result of a meeting between government officials and carmakers.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'Bring W. Balkans into EU to keep Turkey and Russia at bay'.

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has called on the EU "to bring the Balkans into its orbit." In an interview for Germany's Handelsblatt, quoted by Tanjug, Kurz "warned of the growing influence of Turkey and Saudi Arabia."

- B92 - SK

Syrian Accused of Sexually Molesting Ten-Year-Old In Vienna Swimming Pool.

A 42-year-old Syrian man has been accused of sexually molesting a 10-year-old girl at a swimming pool in Vienna after the child complained the man had grabbed her inappropriately.

- Breitbart - US

German police seize thousands of ecstasy tablets shaped like Trump's head.

Officers said they found about 5,000 of the orange, Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets along with a large, but unspecified quantity of cash while checking an Austrian-registered car on the A30 highway on Saturday in Osnabrueck in northwestern Germany.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Austria, carmakers agree to update software of 600,000 diesel cars.

VIENNA - Austria's Transport Minister Joerg Leichtfried said on Tuesday he had agreed with carmakers to update the software of 600,000 diesel cars to reduce pollution following a similar deal struck in Germany after a large-scale emissions scandal.

- Reuters - US

Austrian football fan gets 18 months for Hitler salute.

Rapid Vienna is Austria's most successful club with 32 league titles The post Austrian football fan gets 18 months for Hitler salute appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

​Rae Sremmurd, Mike WiLL Made-I to join Red Bull in Atlanta.

Atlanta's self-described "Black Beatles" will battle it out Aug. 25 in the Big Peach as part of the Red Bull Culture Clash. Rae Sremmurd will join Mike WiLL Made-It's EarDrummers, Wondagurl's Enjoylife, Tinie Tempah's Disturbing London and Popcaan's Unruly as part of the Fuschl am See, Austria-based Red Bull GmbH event. Red ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Goal-shy Brighton agree £12m deal with FC Zurich for striker.

Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion are set to reinforce their striking options after reaching an agreement with Swiss club FC Zurich for the signing of Ghana forward Raphael Dwamena. Having had an approach for the 21-year-old rejected earlier in the transfer window, Brighton have negotiated a deal worth in ...

- City AM - UK

Before the flood: What drives preparedness?.

A new study across Austria, England, and Romania finds room for improvement in both public and private schemes that could help encourage risk reduction behaviors and reduce losses in future disasters.

- PhysOrg - NL

Austrian FM wants Med migrant route 'closed'.

'They don't have the right to asylum. Send them back'

- ANSA - IT

Vienna hosts OPEC+ Joint Technical Committee meeting.

The OPEC/non-OPEC Joint Technical Committee meeting will be held in Vienna on August 21-25.

- AzerNews - AZ

Oil retreats after Friday's market rally

Following Friday's big rally, crude oil prices turned somewhat lower early Monday as oil officials met in Vienna to discuss the impact of a balancing act.

- UPI - US

Austria Cracks Down on Foreign-Funded Mosques and Madrasas

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Serbia Withdrew All Its Diplomats From Skopje

Serbia has withdrawn all of its embassy staff in Skopje. There is currently no employee in the building, according to BGNES. Macedonian Foreign Ministry officials said they "received a note from the Serbian diplomatic mission that said staff were called for consultations in Belgrade." They said that they "are not aware of ...

- Novinite - BG

Austria has begun checks at Italian border

Austrian soldiers have carried out border checks at the Brenner Pass between Austria and Italy over the weekend, Euronews reported. The decision to deploy 70 soldiers at the border between the two EU member states was announced last week, to prevent migrants crossing on freight trains. Meanwhile, in Rome, police evicted ...

- EU Observer - EU

Austria's Kurz seeks to be youngest chancellor

At only 30 years old, Sebastian Kurz is angling not only to become chancellor of Austria, but also to give his country a more powerful stance on the world stage. To that end, he warned against any "meddling" from Turkey.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Salzburg summer festival: success for its new director

The nexus between the arts and power is nowhere more apparent than at the Salzburger Festspiele, pro­bably the world's most successful music and drama festival and certainly one of the best financed. Corporate and individual donors outdo each other with multimillion contributions and the core audience is willing to buy ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Austria's Kurz: Keep out of Europe's elections, Erdogan

At only 30 years old, Sebastian Kurz is angling not only to become chancellor of Austria, but also to give his country a more powerful stance on the world stage. To that end, he warned against any "meddling" from Turkey.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Viennale Taps Franz Schwartz as Interim Artistic Director, Following Passing of Hans Hurch

The Viennale has appointed Franz Schwartz as interim artistic director, following the death of Hans Hurch. The plan of how to carry on with this year's festival, scheduled to run from Oct. 19-Nov. 2, was announced on Thursday, as colleagues and friends gathered for the funeral of the Austrian film festival's longtime ...

- Variety - US

120 injured as storm strikes Austrian firefighter festival

120 injured as storm strikes Austrian firefighter festival...

- MENAFN - JO

Air Berlin bankruptcy will not affect Malta flights, MTA says

Air Berlin carried no passengers to Malta this year, a spokeswoman for the Malta Tourism Authority told Times of Malta. The airline, Germany's second largest, filed for insolvency after key shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew funding following years of losses. According to the MTA spokeswoman, flights to Malta operated by ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Two dead in Austria as storm wrecks marquee

The accident happened late yesterday when around 650 people were celebrating inside the tent in Sankt Johann am Walde in the north of the country.

- Zee News - IN

Storm rips through Austrian beer tent, killing two

About 700 people were in the tent erected for a local volunteer fire department festival The post Storm rips through Austrian beer tent, killing two appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Austrians first in Europe to make bacon on industrial scale?

VIENNA " Austrians were making bacon thousands of years ago. And a researcher says they were probably the first in Europe to do it on an industrial scale.Hans Reschreiter of Vienna's Museum of Natural History says DNA traces...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Karachi, Dhaka among worst liveable cities in world, reveals survey

, August 19 : Pakistan's Karachi city and Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka have been named among the least liveable cities of the world, a survey.According to Global Liveability Report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Karachi maintains its 134th rank in the listing of 140 cities, only managing to fare better than ...

- Sify - IN

Drug resistance in an intestinal parasite of piglets confirmed for the first time

The parasite Cystoisospora suis causes diarrhea in pigs, especially in newborn piglets, and is capable of quickly spreading across farms. For this reason, pig farmers in Europe preventively use toltrazuril to control parasite development. In contrast to congeneric parasites in chicken, no resistance to this pharmaceutical ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Massive particles test standard quantum theory

Vienna, Austria Aug 16, 2017 Quantum mechanics describes how matter behaves on the smallest mass and length scales. However, the absence of quantum phenomena in our daily lives has triggered a search for minimal modifications of quantum mechanics, which might only be noticeable for massive particles. One candidate is to ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

How Hitler's birthplace in Austria handles its unwanted landmark

Braunau am Inn would like to be an ordinary town, like its neighbors in this river valley on Austria's border with Germany. But it's not, thanks to an unwanted native son — Adolf Hitler. Hitler was born here in 1889 and was still in diapers when he left. But that's enough for Braun...

- The Raw Story - US

World Cup champion Hirscher breaks ankle

Six-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has broken his left ankle and will be in a cast for six weeks.The Austrian ski federation says ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Austrians first in Europe to make bacon on industrial scale?

Austrians were making bacon thousands of years ago.

- FOX News - US

Carson reveals vandalism incident, urges high road on Charlottesville

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, the only African-American member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet, revealed on Wednesday that his home had been vandalized in May.Eggs were thrown at the house, near Vienna, Va., and the lawn and trees were littered with toilet paper. Vandals used toilet paper to spell out anti-Trump invective ...

- POLITICO - US

Arnold Schwarzenegger to white supremacists: 'Your heroes are losers'

ATTNIn a new video, Austrian-born Arnold Schwarzenegger calls on President Donald Trump to reject the support of white supremacists and neo-Nazis. Tracing the violent and "losing ideology" of Nazism and white supremacy, in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Schwarzenegger condemns the presence of hate groups in ...

- Business Insider - US

Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug

VIENNA " Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval.Melphalan is a commonly injected in a solution to treat certain bone marrow cancers. But government...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Austrian baby found dead in hot car

Austrian police say a toddler has been found dead after being left in a car for several hours in during high temperatures.

- IOL - ZA

Sports Roundup: India men hockey side beat Austria, Barcelona unveil Paulinho

India ended European tour on a high as they beat Austria 4-3 at Amstelveen in Netherlands

- Yahoo! News - US

Austrian toddler dies left in hot car

Couple leave the child behind in car as they go for nap at their residence The post Austrian toddler dies left in hot car appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

He Tangata: Far North tourism specialist Anika West

Elisabeth Easther talks to Far North tourism specialist Anika West I grew up in England, Dad was half Austrian and half Polish and Mum's Swedish so we used to spend our summers in Sweden. For three months we'd stay in a little cottage...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Austrian soldiers to help stop migrant entries

MADRID " The Latest on Europe's migration crisis :2:15 p.m.Austrian officials say 70 soldiers are being sent to the border with Italy to help police stop the entry of illegal migrants over Austria's southwestern...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Austrian police: Sleeping toddler left in car, dies in heat

Austrian police say a toddler has been found dead after being left in a car for several hours in during high temperatures.

- FOX News - US

Austrian soldiers to stop migrants from Italy

Austria is sending soldiers to stop migrants coming from Italy, while Bulgaria has said the EU should defend' its borders by force of arms'.

- EU Observer - EU

Hockey: Ramandeep, Chinglensana star in India's 4-3 win over Austria

Amstelveen , Aug 17 The Indian hockey team rode on twin strikes from Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kanjugam to register a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour here. Ramandeep and Chinglensana helped India overcome Austria on Wednesday, and end their tour with three wins and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

India beat Austria 4-3 to end Europe tour on a high

Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian mens hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour here.Double goals from Ramandeep and Chinglensana helped India end the tour with three wins and two loses.For Austria, Oliver Binder , Michael ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Austria sends 70 soldiers to guard Brenner Pass

'To step up checks but no tanks'

- ANSA - IT

Tour of Europe: India beat Austria 4-3 in a thriller

Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh scored a brace each to help Indian men's hockey team end its 'Tour of Europe' on a high. India registered a thrilling 4-3 victory against Austria in their fifth and final match of the tour.

- Times Of India - IN

Austria deploys soldiers to border with Italy

Austria is sending 70 soldiers to the border with Italy to help border police stop the entry of illegal migrants. Police official Helmut Tomac and Herbert Bauer of the Austrian army say the move is in response to increased instances of migrants trying to hitch rides over the border under the carriages of freight wagons, ...

- B92 - SK

Austrian soldiers will stop migrants entering on Italian border

Thomson ReutersMADRID — Austrian officials say 70 soldiers are being sent to the border with Italy to help police stop the entry of illegal migrants over Austria's southwestern flank. Senior police official Helmut Tomac and Herbert Bauer of the Austrian army say the move is in response to increased instances of ...

- Business Insider - US

The Latest: Austrian soldiers to help stop migrant entries

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis : 2:15 p.m. Austrian officials say 70 soldiers are being sent to the border with Italy to help police stop the entry of illegal migrants over Austria's southwestern flank.

- FOX News - US

Melbourne, Australia is the world's most liveable city for the seventh year in a row

Now they're just rubbing it in. The city of Melbourne in Australia for the seventh year in a row running , has been named the most liveable city in the world by The Economist's Intelligence Unit. SEE ALSO: Grownups will love riding this all-electric smart scooter but it comes at a hefty price With a near-perfect 97.5/100 ...

- Mashable! - US

Most Popular Eastern European Hotels Are In Budapest

Vg.hu reports that in Eastern Europe only Austria is more popular than Hungary from the point of view of guest nights. Almost two million people lodged in commercial quarters in Budapest by the end of June, and domestic tourism is thriving as well.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Facebook expands Marketplace trading service across Europe

Facebook is stepping up its moves into e-commerce by expanding its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets, the US company said this week. Marketplace, which sits alongside Facebook's mainstay newsfeed, photo, video, messaging and other services, marks fresh competition for ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

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