Far-Right Candidate Loses Bid for Presidency in Austria
Austrians have elected a pro-European former Green Party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, as their next president over a far-right candidate who had campaigned on an anti-immigration, " Austria First" platform. Austria's presidency is a largely ceremonial post, but if Freedom Party candidate
Austrian court sentences man who urged gassing of migrants
An Austrian court has found a man guilty of violating the country's anti-Nazi laws and sentenced him to a 14-month suspended prison term after he posted a call for the reopening of a Hitler-era concentration camp and the gassing of migrants there
Austria domain registry rejects US neo-Nazi website
An Austrian company has revoked the domain name of an American neo-Nazi website that previously was rejected by internet hosts in the U.S.
Giant Panda Surprises Vienna Zoo With Twins After Keepers Find Extra Cub
A giant panda has surprised the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria , with twins after zookeepers found an extra cub they said they didn't see when she originally gave birth. The zoo announced last Monday, Aug. 7., that their mama panda, Yang Yang, had given birth to one cub. But keepers soon became
American Au Pair in Vienna Died From Suffocation, Police Say
Police have concluded that a Colorado woman who was found dead in Vienna this week had died from suffocation. Lauren Mann, 25, had been living in the Austrian capital and was working as an au pair, or nanny, for a local family. She was found dead in a pool of blood on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in her
American Au Pair Found Dead in Vienna
An American au pair was found dead in Tuesday in Vienna, according to local police. The 25-year-old woman has not been publicly identified by police. The woman's half-undressed body was found in a pool of blood in her apartment at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. No weapons were found at the scene, police said.
World Vacation Time Scorecard: Austria - 38, US - Zero
Are you one of those folks who looks at a picture of a beautiful Caribbean beach and says, "some day," but some day never comes? Join the crowd. Many Americans take a perverse pride in overworking, as though taking a long or even short vacation trip is a sign of weakness. That's nuts. Vacation
Wallet Left Behind 70 Years Ago in Austria During World War II Returned to California Veteran
A 91-year-old U.S. army veteran now living near Fresno, California, recently got back a wallet he lost 70 years ago in Austria , where he and fellow soldiers helped rescue prisoners from concentration camps, according to his family and the VA Central California Health Care System. The veteran,