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Austria’s manufacturing sector growth gathers momentum

dpa-AFX/GNA - Austria's manufacturing sector upturn gathered momentum in March, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The UniCredit Bank Austria Manufacturing Purchasing Managers'...

Vienna and other parts of Austria tighten coronavirus rules over Easter

dpa/GNA - Vienna and other eastern regions of Austria are heading back into a lockdown in the coming weeks in an attempt to...

Tanzania moves to bring back smuggled chameleons seized in Austria

Tanzanian authorities have started a process to bring back smuggled chameleons that were seized in Austria in January. Allan Kijazi, the deputy permanent secretary in...
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Akwasi Frimpong Finishes Season Strong In Innsbruck, Austria

Skeleton athlete, Akwasi Frimpong finished the season strong in Innsbruck, Austria. Despite injuries, he had a start time personal best of 0.33 seconds...
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Ghana accepts credential of six envoys

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday accepted the letters of credence of six new envoys from China, Korea, Canada, Austria, Namibia and Mexico. At separate...

European countries resume deportation flights to Afghanistan

Several European countries have resumed deportation flights to Afghanistan that were suspended in the past couple of months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Afghan...
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Austria plans to start Covid-19 mass testing in December

Mass-testing for the corona virus in Austria will be rolled out in two waves in December and January to prevent further lockdowns, the government...

Eurofighter fraud probe closed in Austria

Austrian prosecutors no longer plan to pursue fraud allegations related to the acquisition of Eurofighter jets, a Vienna appeals court has decided. The ruling was...
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One suspect at large, three people dead after Vienna terrorist attack

At least one suspect is still at large following a terrorist attack on central Vienna late Monday in which two civilians and one attacker...

Death toll rises after weekend storms across Europe

Several people were killed as devastating storms and heavy floods hit regions in France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland over the weekend, inundating homes and...
MOSCOW, May 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- File photo taken on Dec. 19, 2019 shows Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual press conference in Moscow, Russia. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, Russian media reported Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bai Xueqi)

Moscow to retaliate for Austrian expulsion of Russian diplomat

Moscow will retaliate for the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Austria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday. "Our embassy has already...
A flag flies at half mast at the State Duma in Moscow, Nov. 1, 2015, to mourn the victims aboard the Russian plane that crashed Saturday in Egypt's Sinai. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

Austria expels Russian diplomat suspected of industrial espionage

Austria is expelling a Russian diplomat in connection with industrial espionage, local media reported on Monday. According to the Austrian Press...
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Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunge 85.3 percentage in first seven months

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunged 85.3 percent in the first seven months of this year, reflecting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

Austria regrets U.S. withdrawal from Paris agreement, sanctions against Nord Stream 2

Vienna has expressed regret over the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement and the use of sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline...
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Kennedy Boateng Happy To Gain Top Tier Promotion With SV Ried In Austria

Ghanaian defender Kennedy Boateng is pleased to qualify his side SV Ried to the Austrian top-flight league. The former WAFA defender will be playing the...
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WAFA Graduate Kennedy Boateng Gains Promotion With SV Ried In Austria

WAFAcademy graduate Kennedy Boateng won the Austrian second tier league with #SVRied on the final day of competition on Friday. SVRied have qualified to play...
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Austria to make masks mandatory again in supermarkets, banks and post offices

Masks will be mandatory again from Friday in banks, supermarkets and post offices in Austria, the government announced Tuesday. This tightening of...
German-Austrian border

Austria to fully open border with Germany on June 15

The Austrian government announced that the border between Germany and the Alpine country will fully open on June 15, local media reported Wednesday. ...
Unemployed people

Austria registers over 1.8 million unemployed or in short-time work

As of Monday, over 1.8 million people have registered as jobless or in short-time work in Austria, said the government in its first weekly...
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Austrian schools reopen with masks, distancing and disinfectants as new routine

After closing for seven weeks due to the COVID-19, Austrian schools reopened to graduating classes on Monday, with teachers and students trying to adapt...
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Face masks required for football as authorities try to resume leagues?

The Minister of Labour in Austria is considering a mask requirement for football to return in the country. This is expected to guarantee the safety...
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Botswana imposes travel ban on people entering from 18 high-risk countries

Botswana's Health and Wellness Minister Lemogang Kwape on Monday imposed a travel ban on people entering the southern African country from 18 high-risk countries...
China Mobile's 5G booth at an exhibit in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province in November 2017 Photo: VCG

Austria not to rule out Huawei in building 5G networks

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz would not rule out deploying Chinese technology group Huawei's equipment in building his country's future 5G networks, but said that...

2019 OFID Annual Award for Development: Vida Duti grabs US$100,000

The 2019 OFID Annual Award for Development has been conferred upon Vida Duti, in recognition of her remarkable work in striving for sustainable water,...

Invest In Business Ecosystems To Support More Trade For Growth

The 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization Conference kicked off yesterday in Paris, with the aim of building a stronger business ecosystems to help small...

11 National Trade Promotion Organizations Shortlisted For The 2018 WTPO Awards

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that 11 national trade promotion organizations have been shortlisted for the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO)...
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China, Austria friendship grows from strength to strength

Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen agreed to establish a Sino-Austrian friendly strategic partnership and advance bilateral pragmatic...

Bisa Kdei Commence Europe Tour

Multiple award winning Ghanaian musician Bisa Kdei has officially begun his Europe tour. The tour which is expected to have Bisa Kdei perform for over...

Austria sees 53 percent decline asylum applications in 2017

Austria has seen a sharp 53 percent drop in the number of asylum applications made for the first five months of the year, Austria...

False age claims by asylum seekers costs Austria €2.9 million last year

Asylum seekers misrepresenting their age costed Austria 2.9 million euros (3 million U.S. dollars) in 2016, the Kurier newspaper reported on Monday. ...