Diplomats: Many open questions about armed OSCE mission in Ukraine

The deployment of an armed police mission to eastern Ukraine is not yet a done deal, and there are several open questions about the plan as proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko,...

Hitler's birth house will be razed, Austrian minister says

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be razed and a new building will be erected in its place, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Monday, announcing a final decision on the...

EU projects against sex trafficking are underfunded, study finds

The European Union's spending on projects to fight sex trafficking is not in line with the dimension of the problem, according to a policy review released on Monday by the European Commission.

Austria faces high costs for migration despite drop in asylum claims

Austria expects to receive less than half the number of asylum seekers this year than it did in 2015, but the government has still earmarked 2 billion euros (2.2 billion dollars) for migration-...

Creditors settle debt deal over failed Austrian bank

Creditors have settled their dispute with Austria's failed regional bank Hypo Alpe Adria, the liability fund of the province of Carinthia said Monday.

Vienna policeman says he shot girlfriend, strangled son after fights

The Austrian police officer who was arrested last week for killing his family has told investigators that ongoing disputes with his pregnant girlfriend led him to shoot her and strangle their...

Vienna police officer kills pregnant girlfriend and son

A Vienna police officer has killed his pregnant girlfriend and their small son in Vienna and hid their remains some 160 kilometres away in his home town, Austrian police said Friday.

Austrian province set to avoid bankruptcy as creditors accept haircut

Austria's Carinthia province stepped back from the brink of possible bankruptcy Tuesday when Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling announced that creditors have been accepting a haircut deal over...

IAEA: 30 developing countries mulling nuclear power programmes

Around 30 developing countries are considering the development of nuclear power programmes, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said Monday.

Balkan route countries call for tighter borders to halt migration

Europe's external borders must be protected even more tightly to stop the flow of migrants on the Balkan route for good, leaders from the region agreed at an informal summit in Vienna on Saturday...

EU's Tusk demands closure of Balkan route at Vienna summit

European countries must make sure that the Balkan route is completely closed to irregular migrants, European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday at the start of a summit in Vienna.

Austrian election could come unstuck again over postal vote problems

Austria's presidential election, which is to be repeated next month due to irregularities in the first round, is facing another challenge to its credibility in the form of unsticking envelopes....

Turkey halts Austrian archaeological dig over tensions with Vienna

Turkish authorities have halted an Austrian archaeological dig in western Turkey due to diplomatic tensions between the two countries, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Monday.

Austria's presidential candidate calls burkini ban "ridiculous"

Austrian presidential candidate Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called the idea of banning burkinis "ridiculous," according to news agency APA.

Flights resume at Vienna Airport after technical glitch strands 900

A technical glitch at the Vienna International Airport that brought 63 flights to a standstill has been resolved, authorities said Monday.