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Austria: Federal republic in Central Europe
Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a land-locked country in Central Europe composed of nine federated states (Bundesländer), one of which is Vienna, Austria's capital and its largest city. Austria occupies an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) and has a population of nearly 9 million people. It is bordered by Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. While German is the country's official language, many Austrians communicate informally in a variety of Bavarian dialects.

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Eliud Kipochoge breaks marathon barrier with race completed in under 2 hours

Olympic runner Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya blew through one of the most challenging barriers in sports, completing a marathon in under two hours. He ran the Vienna, Austria course in one hour, 59 minutes..
CBS News - Published

Austria's Greens open door to coalition talks with Kurz's conservatives

Austria's Greens said on Sunday they are willing to enter formal coalition talks with former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's conservative party, opening the door to negotiations that could bring them into..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Austria


Man Sue Madonna Over Change In Time For Concert [Video]Man Sue Madonna Over Change In Time For Concert

Madonna recently held a concert in Las Vegas and was a bit late to the show. At the show she said: “There’s something that you all need to understand. And that is, that a queen is never late.”..

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Environmental anger over early start to ski season [Video]Environmental anger over early start to ski season

Environmentalists have reacted angrily after an Austrian ski resort opened early with snow it kept from last winter. Joe Davies reports.

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Austrian man held after Dutch police find six people at isolated farmhouse [Video]Austrian man held after Dutch police find six people at isolated farmhouse

The family of young adults were discovered in a 'small room' after a young man raised the alarm in a local bar.

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"Never doubted his ability": Kipchoge's family celebrates [Video]"Never doubted his ability": Kipchoge's family celebrates

Kipchoge's friends and family celebrate his success

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Kipchoge's sub-two hour marathon like landing on the moon [Video]Kipchoge's sub-two hour marathon like landing on the moon

Sub two hour marathon like landing on the moon for Kipchoge

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Kipchoge breaks two hour marathon barrier [Video]Kipchoge breaks two hour marathon barrier

Fans and fellow athletes marvel at Kipchoge's marathon run

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Kipchoge compares sub-two hour marathon to going to the moon [Video]Kipchoge compares sub-two hour marathon to going to the moon

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge compares being the first person to run a sub-two hour marathon to going to the moon

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Handke, Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes for literature [Video]Handke, Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes for literature

Austria's Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Megan Revell reports.

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Peter Handke wins 2019 Nobel literature prize, Olga Tokarczuk wins for 2018 [Video]Peter Handke wins 2019 Nobel literature prize, Olga Tokarczuk wins for 2018

Austria's Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

London wakes up to another day of climate rebellion [Video]London wakes up to another day of climate rebellion

London woke up on Wednesday (October 9) to the third consecutive day of acts of peaceful civil disobedience staged by the climate action group Extinction Rebellion. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Kipchoge arrives in Vienna ahead of marathon challenge [Video]Kipchoge arrives in Vienna ahead of marathon challenge

With an eye on a record shattering sub two hour time, Kenyan long distance great Eliud Kipchoge makes his way to Vienna.

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Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea transfer ban is a good thing [Video]Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea transfer ban is a good thing

Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi speaks about the Chelsea transfer ban being a good thing, ahead of England Under-21s' matches against Slovenia and Austria. The England Under-21s were..

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Five murdered in Austrian ski town - police [Video]Five murdered in Austrian ski town - police

Five people have been murdered in an Austrian ski town, police said on Sunday, with local media reporting the alleged attacker was targeting his former girlfriend. David Doyle reports.

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Watch: Footgolf world championships held in Austria [Video]Watch: Footgolf world championships held in Austria

There is no longer any need to choose between football and golf at the weekends. Footgolf – football played on the golf course – is one of the fastest growing sports worldwide.

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"We have to start winning", says Klopp ahead of Salzburg UCL clash [Video]"We have to start winning", says Klopp ahead of Salzburg UCL clash

Having begun their UCL title defence with a loss at Napoli, Liverpool must "start winning" says manager Juergen Klopp.

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Kurz to return to power in Austria [Video]Kurz to return to power in Austria

With nearly all the votes counted, 33-year-old Sebastian Kurz's conservative People's Party has taken out a clear election victory.

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Who will Austria's Sebastian Kurz choose as coalition partner? [Video]Who will Austria's Sebastian Kurz choose as coalition partner?

Austria's Sebastian Kurz's People party has come first in Sunday's poll, but now the leader must choose a coalition partner. Who will he pick?

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Austria's Sebastian Kurz wins election, projections show [Video]Austria's Sebastian Kurz wins election, projections show

The People's Party leader was expected to come out on top but faces difficulties forming a coalition.

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Polls open as Austria votes in snap parliamentary election [Video]Polls open as Austria votes in snap parliamentary election

Austrians were voting in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday, with no party expected to win an outright majority.

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Austria elections: Will far-right return to power despite video scandal? [Video]Austria elections: Will far-right return to power despite video scandal?

Former conservative chancellor Sebastian Kurz is cruising to victory but it is not clear which coalition partners he will pick — the far-right party FPO or a so-called 'Jamaica' alliance with the..

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Sebastian Kurz expected to become Chancellor again as Austria goes to the polls [Video]Sebastian Kurz expected to become Chancellor again as Austria goes to the polls

He will, however, again need a partner to gain a majority in parliament. His most likely choices are a three-way coalition with the Greens and the liberal, pro-business Neos, or reviving his coalition..

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Sebastian Kurz set to return to power in Austria after ousting [Video]Sebastian Kurz set to return to power in Austria after ousting

The centre-right People's Party is likely to win Sunday's election in Austria.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

Austria elections: Who is winning the social media campaign? | #TheCube [Video]Austria elections: Who is winning the social media campaign? | #TheCube

Social media has played an increasing role in the 2019 elections, as political parties and their lead candidates have sought to increase online engagement with potential voters

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Austria charges retired army colonel with spying for Russia for decades

Austrian prosecutors said on Friday they have charged a retired army colonel with spying and betraying state and military secrets, alleging that he worked for Russian military intelligence for at least..
Reuters - Published

Afghan suspected of killing one, wounding another in Austria knife attacks

A knife-wielding Afghan man is suspected of killing one person and badly wounding another in a series of attacks in Austria on Monday, police said.
Reuters - Published

EU seeks Italian support for Turkey arms embargo

Spain, Austria and Belgium joined Germany and France on Monday in backing an arms embargo on Turkey over its Syrian offensive but top exporter Italy had yet to declare its position, leaving an-EU wide..
Reuters - Published

Srebrenica massacre survivors want Handke's Nobel prize revoked

Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre called on Friday for Austrian author Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature to be revoked, saying it was "shameful" to recognize a man who has denied the..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award..
Reuters - Published

No sign of terrorism in Austrian waste plant blast: police

There are no indications that an explosion at a waste disposal facility in Austria which injured five people on Thursday was caused by a terrorist attack, a police spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Austria's Kurz starts talks to form new coalition government

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz opened talks with potential coalition partners on Tuesday after his People's Party (OVP) fell short of the majority needed to form a government in last..
Reuters - Published

Five murdered in Austrian ski town of Kitzbuehel: police

Austrian police are investigating the suspected murder of five people in the ski town of Kitzbuehel, police said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Austria's Kurz eyes economic growth after vote triumph

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz basked in election victory on Monday, his People's Party (OVP) strengthened by a parliamentary contest that punished the scandal-hit far right, although..
Reuters - Published

Election triumph hands Austria's Kurz range of coalition options

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sunday's parliamentary election while the scandal-tainted far right took a beating and the Greens surged, leaving Kurz the option of forming a..
Reuters - Published

Kurz's conservatives win Austrian election, still need coalition partner

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sunday's parliamentary election, as widely expected, but he will need a coalition partner to form a stable government and the vote left him..
Reuters - Published

Austria votes as clear favorite Kurz keeps coalition options open

Sebastian Kurz is expected to emerge victorious in Austria's snap parliamentary election on Sunday, but it remains unclear whether the conservative leader will lean left or to the far right in seeking..
Reuters - Published

Austria votes in snap parliamentary poll, conservatives seen heading new coalition

Austrians vote on Sunday in a snap parliamentary election that conservative leader Sebastian Kurz looks set to win, but he will still need a coalition partner to secure a majority and it remains..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Greens want Kurz to show willing, and fast, on coalition

Austria's Greens will only pursue coalition talks with the presumed winner of Sunday's parliamentary election, Sebastian Kurz, if he quickly shows he is serious about a public investment package in..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Kurz, famed for leaning to far right, could change course

Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz ate the far right's lunch two years ago with a hardline immigration policy, then formed a coalition with them, only to ditch them after a video sting scandal. Now..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Kurz set to return to power and look left after Ibiza scandal

Young Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz is cruising to victory in Sunday's parliamentary election, but after a video sting blew up his coalition with the far right, he could well reach to the other..
Reuters - Published

Turkish court acquits Austrian activist, lifts travel ban: lawyer

A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted an Austrian student, activist and journalist of terrorism charges and lifted his travel ban, according to his lawyer, who called his detainment last year "unjust..
Reuters - Published

Austria plants 300 trees in a football stadium

In Austria, a real football stadium has gone back to nature. Three hundred trees have been planted on the pitch in the town of Klagenfurt to highlight the fragility of our natural world. The creator,..
CBS News - Published

Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain

Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing..
Reuters - Published

Austrian man breaks world record for longest time spent in ice

After the event was over, Koeberl said he could have stayed in the icebox longer, but "I didn't need to"
CBS News - Published

Thiem wins Kitzbuehel title as 'childhood dream' comes true

Dominic Thiem won his 14th career ATP title and first in Austria when he beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 7-6 (0), 6-1 at the Generali Open
USATODAY.com - Published

Austria's Kurz says open to new government coalition with far right

A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in..
Reuters - Published

Foodie paradise: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.
USATODAY.com - Published

Austria confirms it wants Hahn to remain its European commissioner

Austria confirmed on Thursday that it wants Johannes Hahn, the current European Commissioner for enlargement, to stay on as its member of the next commission, headed by Ursula von der Leyen.
Reuters - Published

Austria sets September 29 as date of next parliamentary election

Austria's cabinet has set Sept. 29 as the date of the next parliamentary election, a spokesman for the head of the provisional government, Brigitte Bierlein, said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy

Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it..
Reuters - Published

Austria says proposed allocation of EU top jobs lacked balance

Austria's acting Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein said that a proposal on how to allot the EU's top jobs that failed on Monday was not balanced enough.
Reuters - Published

Austrian court clears way for U.S. extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Firtash

Austria's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a decision granting a request by the United States to extradite Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash, paving the way for him to face trial there over bribery..
Reuters - Published

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck

Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in..
Reuters - Published

Austria's Kurz says email hoax tried to link him to Ibiza video scandal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz said on Monday that an email hoax had attempted to implicate him in a video sting scandal that felled the leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) and..
Reuters - Published

Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat

Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat, forgoing a..
Reuters - Published

My dad died too soon, but a 1940 article gave me a glimpse of a man who stood up to Nazis

A story in a World War II-era newspaper gave me insight into how an Austria couple — my parents — escaped Nazis and built a home in England, America.
USATODAY.com - Published

Austrian prosecutors investigating ex-leader of far right over sting video

Austrian prosecutors said on Thursday they are investigating former far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache and others on suspicion of breach of trust in connection with a sting video that forced..
Reuters - Published

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest

Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to prevent the possible execution of a teenager in Saudi..
Reuters - Published

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close

Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks.
Reuters - Published

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