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Deutsche Welle: Ukrainian oligarch no stranger to intrigue during Vienna trial.

Dmytro Firtash and his lawyers were visibly shocked when the judge of Vienna√ʬĬôs Upper State Court announced the ruling on Feb. 21√ā¬†afternoon. After three years of legal back and forth on the case, the judge declared that the Ukrainian businessman can be extradited to the United States. The FBI has accused Firtash of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE seeks to defuse conflicts, combat radicalization and build trust, UN Security Council told.

Multilateral cooperation is the only way to achieve peace, security and stability, and there is no alternative to it, Austria's Foreign Minister told the United Nations Security Council today, underscoring the work of his country in its role as the Chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe .

- UN - INT

Russia resorts to political pressure, blackmail, military provocations ‚Äď Ukraine's Envoy to UN.

Russia's ongoing aggression against Ukraine and its severe consequences remain among the top threats to the European security, Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko said, addressing the UN Security Council meeting in New York on Austria’s OSCE chairmanship February 22.

- UNIAN - UA

Austrian extradition could spell trouble for Trump.

An Austrian court on Tuesday approved the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the US request was politically motivated.

- EurActive - UK

Syrian asylum seeker in Austrian court charged with 20 murders.

An asylum seeker appears in an Austrian court after speaking of killings that took place in Syria.

- BBC - UK

Ukrainian oligarch no stranger to intrigue during Vienna trial.

An Austrian court has ruled that billionaire Dmytro Firtash can be extradited to the US on corruption charges. The case has attracted particular attention because of his ties to the Kremlin.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Questions and Answers: Commission investigation into statistical reporting in Salzburg.

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 February 2017 On what basis has the Commission concluded that three entities within the general government sector of Austria were seriously negligent? On 3 May 2016, the Commission announced the launch of a formal investigation into the possible misrepresentation of statistics ...

- EU - EU

Syrian on trial in Austria for suspected killing of 20 Assad troops.

A Syrian asylum seeker went on trial in Austria on Wednesday accused of killing 20 government soldiers fighting for President Bashar Assad near the city of Homs, a court spokesman said

- The Daily Star - LB

Non-OPEC compliance with oil supply curbs improving - OPEC sources | Reuters.

By Alex Lawler and Rania El Gamal | LONDON LONDON Eleven non-OPEC oil producers that joined a global deal to cut output to boost prices have delivered at least 60 percent of promised curbs so far, OPEC sources said on Wednesday, higher than initially estimated.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia ...

- Firstpost - IN

Non-OPEC compliance with oil supply curbs improving - OPEC sources.

By Alex Lawler and Rania El Gamal LONDON - Eleven non-OPEC oil producers that joined a global deal to cut output to boost prices have delivered at least 60 percent of promised curbs so far, OPEC sources said on Wednesday, higher than initially estimated. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and ...

- Sify - IN

Ukrainian oligarch linked to organized crime in Spain is arrested in Austria.

Austrian authorities say they have detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on a European arrest warrant linked to organised crime and illegal money laundering allegations in Spain.

- The Local - ES

Syrian on trial in Austria for suspected killing of 20 Assad troops

VIENNA - A Syrian asylum seeker went on trial in Austria on Wednesday accused of killing 20 government soldiers fighting for President Bashar al-Assad near the city of Homs, a court spokesman said.

- Reuters - US

EU orders fine for Austria over region's false debt data

BRUSSELS " The European Union's budget watchdog is seeking a 29.8 million-euro fine for Austria after accusing one of its regions of providing false debt data over two years.The European Commission said Wednesday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EU orders fine for Austria over region's false debt data

BRUSSELS ‚ÄĒ The European Union's budget watchdog is seeking a 29.8 million-euro fine for Austria after accusing one of its...

- Townhall.com - US

Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling

Austria has arrested one of Ukraine's richest men, a fresh twist for the one-time ally of ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych.

- Zee News - IN

Three Weeks Til Midge Ure Hits NZ

The voice of Ultravox, Midge Ure, returns with band to perform 40 years of classic material. We're looking forward to his seven shows around NZ with sonic gems like Vienna, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Fade to Grey, Reap The Wild Wind, If I Was, ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Austrian court approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign adviser

Dmytro Firtash, a gas magnate, faces U.S. bribery charges.

- Washington Post - US

Austria Approves Ukrainian's Extradition to U.S.

An Austrian court granted a U.S. appeal to extradite Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash, a well-connected tycoon who for years has pushed for Ukraine to maintain close ties with Russia.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after shock extradition ruling

VIENNA, Feb 22 ‚ÄĒ Austria detained Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash yesterday over alleged links to organised crime in Spain, shortly after a Vienna court approved his extradition to the US on separate corruption charges. Police took the gas...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Austrian Court Backs Ukrainian Gas Mogul’s Extradition to U.S.

Dmytro V. Firtash, a strong backer of the ousted pro-Kremlin Ukrainian president, is accused of bribing officials in India through American banks.

- New York Times - US

Austrian court arrests Firtash on Spanish warrant, grants US request to extradite

VIENNA, Austria - Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash was arrested in the Vienna Court of Appeal on Feb. 21 after a judge√ā¬†ruled that the billionaire businessman√ā¬†could be√ā¬†extradited to the United States to face bribery charges. Firtash is wanted by Spanish prosecutors for money laundering and in the U.S. for bribing ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

Dmytro Firtash, a gas magnate, faces U.S. bribery charges.

- Washington Post - US

U.S. extradition OK'd for Ukrainian billionaire indicted in Chicago and linked to Trump

An Austrian appeals court approved a U.S. request to extradite Dmitro Firtash on corruption charges in a surprise decision that opens the way for the Ukrainian tycoon to be sent to the U.S. for trial. But that could be delayed after the case took another unexpected turn minutes after the verdict...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Ukrainian billionaire faces extradition to U.S., Austrian court rules

Ed AdamczykFeb. 21 -- Ukrainian billionaire Dmitro Firtash can be extradited to the United States to face corruption charges, an Austrian court ruled.

- UPI - US

Austria to reward companies for hiring locals

Austria's coalition government approved new employment rules today to ensure workers already in the country are given priority for new jobs over potential immigrants from other EU states in an attempt to halt an increase in unemployment.

- EurActive - UK

Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash faces US extradition over bribery charges

A Vienna court has approved a US extradition request for Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash. Once an ally of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, Firtash is accused of bribing officials in a bid to secure mining licenses.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Austria approves Firtash's extradition to U.S.

An Austrian court has ruled that one of Ukraine's richest men, Dmytro Firtash, should be extradited to the U.S. to face corruption charges, according to the BBC.

- UNIAN - UA

Firtash detained in Vienna courthouse following ruling on his extradition

Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash was detained in a courthouse in Vienna after the court of appeals ruled on a possibility of his extradition to the United States.

- UNIAN - UA

Associated Press: Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch

VIENNA - An Austrian court has approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials. The post Associated Press: Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Bloomberg: Austrian court grants US bid to extradite Ukraine's Firtash

An Austrian appeals court approved a U.S. request to extradite Dmitry Firtash on corruption charges, likely opening the way for the Ukrainian tycoon to be sent to the U.S. for trial. The post Bloomberg: Austrian court grants US bid to extradite Ukraine's Firtash appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

The Guardian: Austria grants US request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Firtash

An Austrian court has granted a US request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Dmytro Firtash over bribery allegations. The post The Guardian: Austria grants US request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Firtash appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

EU clash in store as Austria decides to reward companies for hiring locals

Austria's coalition government has approved new employment rules to ensure workers already in the country are given priority for new jobs over potential immigrants from other EU states in an attempt to halt an increase in unemployment. However, the plans could undermine the European Union's principle of free movement of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Austria approves U.S. extradition for Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash

An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials. The court decision overturns a lower court ruling nearly two years ago against extraditing Dymitro√ā¬†Firtash. The judge then said that the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Extradition hearing of Dmytro Firtash starts in Vienna Court of Appeals

VIENNA, Austria - Early in the morning on Feb 21, more than 50 people crowded a small 36-seat hall of the Vienna Court of Appeals, lawyers, prosecutors, √ā¬†journalists, and supporters were waiting for fugitive Ukrainian oligarch and gas mogul Dmytro Firtash to arrive in the courtroom. Denis Horbunenko, the former head of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Gamification motivates consumers to reduce power consumption peaks - pilot sites in Helsinki, Nice and Vienna

In collaboration with the international CITYOPT project, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an energy planning tool for experts and an application for consumers. The tools have been piloted in Helsinki, Nice and Vienna, with promising results. Local energy costs were reduced by 15% and carbon dioxide ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Extradition hearing of Dmytro Firtash starts in Vienna Court of Appeals

VIENNA, Austria - Early in the morning on Feb 21, more that 50 people crowded a small 36-seat hall of the Vienna Court of Appeals, lawyers, prosecutors, √ā¬†journalists, and supporters were waiting for fugitive Ukrainian oligarch and gas mogul Dmytro Firtash to arrive in the courtroom. The court proceedings started at 9 ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Costume shops running out of Donald Trump wigs in Austria

"You have to do a lot of back-combing. But you can get it done."

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

History made at World Ski Championships

History was made, sporting idols were spotted and an Austrian great ensured the World Ski Championships in Switzerland's famous resort St Moritz -- the home of skiing, glitz and glamor -- concluded in style.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Scientists look to tick 'cement' as potential medical adhesive

Brooks HaysFeb. 20 -- Researchers in Austria are exploring the potential of tick "cement" as a super-strong bioadhesive.

- UPI - US

Trump toupees all the rage during Carnival season in Austria

So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president's memorable hairstyle. Shop owner Manuela Plank, recognizing a business opportunity, went to work making her own toupees a la Trump. Plank thought she was ready to meet demand with ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Donald Trump wig shortage grips European carnival scene, with Germany Austria hardest hit

Austria and Germany experiencing high demand for blonde wigs during annual celebrations.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cagnacci's masterpiece has its UK debut at the National Gallery

For those missing strong, dramatic Italian Baroque art in their lives now¬†the excellent Beyond Caravaggio show has wrapped, the National Gallery have secured a superb and extremely rare loan of the magnificent painting, ‘The Repentant Magdalene’ by Guido Cagnacci, from the Norton Simon Museum in California. ...

- City AM - UK

Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria ‚ÄĒ so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle. The post Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Takanashi seeking gold at Nordic worlds

Ski jumping supernova Sara Takanashi is hoping to create another special memory in Lahti, Finland, as she aims for her first gold medal at the Nordic Ski World Championships starting on Wednesday. Takanashi, who last week scored the 53rd World Cup win of her career to tie Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer's all-time record, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

VIENNA " Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria " so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle.State broadcaster ORF cites...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

VIENNA ‚ÄĒ Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria ‚ÄĒ so much so that some costume rental shops have run...

- Townhall.com - US

Austrian Ambassador Roland Hauser Tops Novinite.com's Personalities in the News Poll

Austria's Ambassador to Sofia Roland Hauser has turned out to be the most popular personality in Novinite's 2016 poll. Apart from winning the contest's Diplomacy category, Mr Hauser has obtained the biggest share of votes among all nominees. Mr Hauser has been exceptionally active in initiatives held all around Bulgaria, ...

- Novinite - BG

Budapest, Vienna To Host Armel Opera Festival

Budapest and Vienna will jointly host the tenth Armel Opera Festival from June 28 to July 4, the festival director said. The festival will start in Budapest's Th√°lia Theatre with Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna performed by the P√©cs-based Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra, √Āgnes Havas said.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Austrian woman found guilty of Holocaust denial

Self-described 'Hitlerine' convicted after accusing Facebook post on Holocaust of 'spreading lies'.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Austrian Ambassador Roland Hauser Tops Novinite.com's Personalities in the News Poll

Austria's Ambassador to Sofia Roland Hauser has turned out to be the most popular personality in Novinite's 2016 poll. Apart from winning the contest's Diplomacy category, Mr Hauser has obtained the biggest share of votes. Mr Hauser has been exceptionally active in initiatives held all around Bulgaria, always committed to ...

- Novinite - BG

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