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Erdogan's long arm in Europe.

People like me are forced to choose a side,' says Serkan Uzunyurt, 27, who was born and raised in Austria, referring to the ongoing war of words between Turkish and European leaders. Austria, like ot...

- The Hindu - IN

Austria's Alpla plans PET recycling plant.

Hyderabad unit to be the first in India

- The Hindu - IN

Pakistani athletes bring home 16 medals from Special Olympics World Winter Games.

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded in Austria on Saturday, with the Pakistan contingent returning home with an impressive tally of 16 medals.Over 3,000 Special Olympics athletes from 110 countries participated in the 2017 Winter Games.The games ended with a colourful ceremony in the Austrian city of Graz ...

- DAWN - PK

A journey through Upper Austria.

This amazing video through the sights and sounds of Upper Austria took 8 months to produce.

- Matador Network - US

Special Olympics Athletes Back From Austria with 9 Medals.

Chair of Special Olympics Bulgaria Tatyana Yancheva voiced to media that the Bulgarian athletes with intellectual difficulties had won at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 a total of 9 medals, 4 of them gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze ones. The sport persons of Special Olympics Bulgaria had taken before 5 medals at ...

- Novinite - BG

Nuclear Safety: Officials Convene to Promote Global Good Practices.

More than 900 representatives including officials from most of the world's nuclear power plant countries will convene at IAEA headquarters in Vienna next week to peer review one another's work in enhancing nuclear safety.

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Future Development Reads: Cities and the middle class.

Have you ever wondered in these turbulent times where it would be best to live? Last week, Mercer published again its annual list of most livable cities. Vienna, the capital of Austria and home of your author, made it again into the number one spot for the eighth consecutive year. Of the top 11 cities, eight         

- Brookings - US

Austria leave it late to beat Moldova.

VIENNA - Austria squandered a hatful of chances before two goals in the last 15 minutes gave them a 2-0 win over Moldova which kept their World Cup qualifying hopes alive on Friday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Woman dries pet dog to death, fails to hide her mistake.

An Austrian woman who blamed neighbours for killing her dog has emerged as the culprit, along with her tumble dryer.

- IOL - ZA

In a quantum race everyone is both a winner and a loser.

Our understanding of the world is mostly built on basic perceptions, such as that events follow each other in a well-defined order. Such definite orders are required in the macroscopic world, for which the laws of classical physics apply. The current work by a team of physicists from the University of Vienna is the first ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Air Malta to offer scheduled flights to Israel.

Air Malta will be offering scheduled flights to Tel Aviv shortly, the airline said today. In a statement announcing the beginning of its summer schedule next Sunday, the airline said it had planned 150 weekly flights to 30 destinations using a fleet of eight aircraft. It was set to carry over 1.2 million passengers. The ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Juncker opposed to selective child support payments

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he is opposed to Austrian and German initiatives to reduce state child support payments to workers from some countries with dependent children in their homelands.

- FOX News - US

Air Malta to offer scheduled flights to Tel Aviv

Air Malta will be offering scheduled flights to Tel Aviv shortly, the airline said today. In a statement announcing the beginning of its summer schedule next Sunday, the airline said it had planned 150 weekly flights to 30 destinations using a fleet of eight aircraft. It was set to carry over 1.2 million passengers. The ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

2016 was a record year for Vienna's meetings industry

Vienna's record year for tourism in 2016 is equaled by the city's meetings industry, which reported top results in all relevant key indicators: the number of events rose 11%, triggering a 2% incre

- eTurboNews - US

PHOTO: Historic Gold

GRAZ, Austria — Jamaican speed skater Romaine Austin displays his gold medal yesterday after winning the 500m race in division 15 at the Special Olympics World Winter Games inside Liebenau ice rink stadium in Graz. Austin, a novice on ice, stopped the clock at 1:18.971 minutes, ahead of three competitors from Hong ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Stress may protect—at least in bacteria

Antibiotics harm bacteria and stress them. Trimethoprim , an antibiotic, inhibits the growth of the bacterium Escherichia coli and induces a stress response. This response also protects the bacterium from subsequent deadly damage from acid. Antibiotics can therefore increase the survival chances of bacteria under certain ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Greece Fourth Largest Investor in Bulgaria for 2016

Greece is the fourth largest investor in Bulgaria after Austria, Holland and Germany for 2016. According to a report of the Greek Embassy, the total value of Greek investments in Bulgaria in 2016 was EUR 2.5 B, compared to EUR 2.4 B in 2015. Bi-lateral trade reported a 7% increase in the exports of Bulgarian goods and a 3.5 ...

- Novinite - BG

Austria min says won't take refugees from Italy

As long as there is illegal, uncontrolled immigration

- ANSA - IT

ICYMI: Watching plants grow and playing 'Mario Kart' with an actual car

Today on In Case You Missed It: The thought of watching a plant grow seems, well boring. But researchers from the Institute of Science and Technology in Austria used lasers, fluorescent lights and a microscope to track the growth of a flowering w...

- Engadget - US

Man sues Bayern Munich for €120,000 after English fan runs over him

An Austrian man is suing Germany's biggest football club after the actions of a reckless English fan left him walking with a stick.

- The Local - INT

Film director Michael Haneke turns 75

Golden Palms, an Oscar, Golden Globes, European and German film awards - few directors have been honored for their work as widely as Michael Haneke. The Austrian filmmaker, now 75, is a living legend.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Austria Raises Sum for Voluntarily Leaving Migrants from EUR 500 to EUR 1,000

Austria's Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka is launching a new initiative for returning illegal migrants. Sobotka's aim is to return 50,000 asylum-seekers from Austria by the end of 2019. The Interior Minister announced that the first 1,000 people who are refused refugee status will be offered EUR 1,000 to leave Austrian ...

- Novinite - BG

Austria moves to formally ban Erdogan from campaigning on its soil

Austria's parliament is set to decide on whether or not to formally ban foreign politicians from campaigning on its territory. EURACTIV Germany reports.

- EurActive - UK

Twin baby ring-tailed lemurs latest addition to Vienna zoo

VIENNA - Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo has welcomed two new additions to its enclosures - twin baby ring-tailed lemurs.

- Reuters - US

Austrian blueblood to plant 'Carlsberg Forest' in Hawke's Bay

An Austrian aristocrat who recently bought a sheep and beef farm in northern Hawke's Bay plans to plant the property in radiata pine and name it Carlsberg Forest.

- Stuff - NZ

New Zealand impress on the slopes in Austria

Special Olympics New Zealand has won 16 medals and counting at the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Austria doubles migrants' repatriation payment to 1,000 euro

Austria's interior minister is doubling the payment for some migrants who voluntarily return to their home countries to 1,000 euros Wolfgang Sobotka says the added financial incentive is part of plans to repatriate 50,000 migrants who do not qualify for at least temporary residence by 2019.

- FOX News - US

Twin baby ring-tailed lemurs latest addition to Vienna zoo

VIENNA - Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo has welcomed two new additions to its enclosures - twin baby ring-tailed lemurs. The park said...

- Townhall.com - US

Pakistan win 11 medals in Special Olympics World Winter Games

Athletes bag 11 medals for the country in Austria The post Pakistan win 11 medals in Special Olympics World Winter Games appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

T-Mobile Polska with new CEO

Telecom operator T-Mobile Polska’s current CEO Adam Sawicki will step down from his post as of March 31. He will be replaced by Austrian Andreas Maierhover, who currently helms Telekom Macedonia. The other change in personnel concerns the member of the management board responsible for private market...

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Azerbaijani films to be screened at LET'S CEE Film Festival in Vienna

Four Azerbaijani films will be screened as part of LET'S CEE Film Festival in Vienna, AZERTAG reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani films to be screened at LET'S CEE Film Festival in Vienna

- Today.Az - AZ

Watch plant roots grow in extreme close-up 3D

You've probably never seen growing plants this way before. A team of researchers from the Institute of Science and Technology in Austria have filmed Arabidopsis thaliana roots as they grew in extreme close-up 3D. The team did so to...

- Engadget - US

Swiss mountain guide investigated over deadly Austrian avalanche

The mountain guide who was leading a group of Swiss ski tourers hit by an avalanche in the Austrian Tyrol last week is being investigated for homicide through negligence.

- The Local - INT

Personality in the News Awards 2017

  What a great ceremony for Novinite.com 2017 annual awards! European ambassador, a representative of one of the leading economic sectors in Bulgaria– real estate and Mayor were honored during the 16th year awards for ,,Personality in the News'' for Novinite Group. The awards happened during a special ceremony in the ...

- Novinite - BG

Personality in the News Awards 2017

What a great ceremony for Novinite.com 2017 annual awards! European ambassador, a representative of one of the leading economic sectors in Bulgaria– real estate and Mayor were honored during the 16th year awards for ,,Personality in the News'' for Novinite Group. The awards happened during a special ceremony in the Aula ...

- Novinite - BG

EU states and Libya vow to fight people smuggling

Italy and other EU countries agreed on Monday to further help Libya to patrol its coast and stop people smugglers across the Mediterranean Sea. Italy, France, Slovenia, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Malta, Tunisia and Libya also set up a contact group on migration. The idea of setting up refugee camps on Libyan soil - ...

- EU Observer - EU

Austria joins up charging points to boost electric car usage

VIENNA - Austria is creating a nationwide network of charging stations for electric cars, making it easier for drivers to charge up as part of the country's efforts to promote the vehicles to reduce CO2 emissions.

- Reuters - US

Eight European countries to work with Tunisia on central Mediterranean migration issues

Home Affairs ministers from seven EU member states, Switzerland and Tunisia have agreed to increase coordination and exchange more information in the management of migration flows through the central Mediterranean.  The newly-established contact group will see Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Libya, Malta, Slovenia, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Wolf Thieiss named Austrian Law Firm of the Year

Wolf Theiss has won in the Lawyer European Awards 2017 in the category “Law Firm of the Year: Austria”. Horst Ebhardt, Partner and Head Corporate/M&A, as well as other representatives of the Wolf Theiss Corporate team were at the awards gala in London to receive the award. This was the eighth time that the ...

- The Lawyer - US

EU and N. Africa ministers meet in Rome on migration

Interior ministers from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Slovenia and Switzerland, along with EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos, are in Rome on Monday to discuss migration with their north African counterparts from Algeria, Libya and Tunisia. Some 15,500 people have arrived in Italy from the north coast ...

- EU Observer - EU

A U.S. diplomat has been expelled from New Zealand, and no one will say why

After the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand told police they would not be allowed to interview a diplomat involved in a mysterious incident earlier this month, the staffer was expelled from the country. Whatever happened took place on March 12 outside Wellington, the BBC reports. While police won't give any details and U.S. ...

- The Week - US

Special Olympics Jamaica suffer mixed fortunes

GRAZ, Austria — Special Olympics Jamaica had mixed fortunes during competitive action yesterday here at the World Winter Games.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

New sound panels for MPO concerts

Patrons to concerts organised by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra can expect an improved sound quality from now on, thanks to the orchestra's latest investment in acoustic technology. Through an investment of €70,000, the orchestra is acquiring acoustic diffuser shells manufactured by Portuguese acoustic panel specialists ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

WATCH: Special Olympics Winter World Games begin in Austria

Opening ceremonies were held overnight with athletes from 105 countries waving their nation's flags in celebration.

- ABC News - US

Austrian president announces opening of Special Olympics World Winter Games

AUSTRIAN President Alexander Van der Bellen declared the opening of the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 here on Saturday.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Austrian bishops, pinuri ng CBCP sa suporta kontra death penalty

Pinasasalamatan ng Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines ang Austrian Bishops sa pagkondena sa laganap na paglabag sa mga karapatang-pantao sa Pilipinas.

- GMA News - PH

WATCH: Twins taking the Special Olympics World Winter Games by storm

Sharita Taylor is competing for the U.S. in figure skating and her twin sister Shaye will be in Austria to cheer her on.

- ABC News - US

Judy Asks: Is Turkey Challenging Europe's Freedom of Speech?

Ian Lesser - Vice president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Brussels Yes, but in a very ironic fashion. The recent war of words between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the leaders of Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands raises important questions about politicians' ability to conduct ...

- GMF - DE

Iran challenges need to ship out excess material under nuclear deal

VIENNA - Iran has challenged the need for it to ship sensitive material abroad if its stock exceeds a limit set by its nuclear deal with major powers.

- Reuters - US

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