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  • Man suspected of Paris attacks link held in Austria

    VIENNA: Austrian authorities are investigating two men arrested days ago for possible links to last month’s attacks in Paris that killed 130 people, officials said on Wednesday...

    Also read: At least 128 dead in Paris terror attacks, IS claims responsibilityMr Holzleitner said the suspects arrived in Europe from the Middle East but refused to give details, saying that would jeopardise the investigation...

  • US tightens rules for visa-free visits after Paris attacks

    WASHINGTON: After militant attacks in Europe, the United States (US) will tighten security procedures for its visa waiver program for visitors from friendly countries, officials said Monday...

    The US already screens visa applicants from war zones carefully, but will now ask more questions of travellers from countries eligible for visa waivers...

  • Powell, Fraser-Pryce in blazing form in Paris

    PARIS: Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming to double 100m glory in the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday...

    There was disappointment for Olympic and world champion Valerie Adams of New Zealand as well when her five-year dominance of the women’s shot put ended in her return from shoulder and elbow surgery...

  • Gaviria shows world championship form with Paris-Tours win

    PARIS: Colombian Fernando Gaviria underlined his world championship credentials on Sunday when he won the Paris-Tours one-day cycling classic...

    On a good day for his Etixx-Quick Step team, who earlier won the team time trial at the world championships in Doha, Gaviria jumped away from the pack 300 metres from the line and never looked back...

  • LETTER from PARIS: Paris celebrates 120 years of cinema

    Workers Leaving the Factory was shot in March 1895 in the city of Lyon and screened before a select audience in Paris three months later...

    Assured of their accomplishment, the Lumiere brothers made nine additional films, each lasting 50 seconds, and projected the whole lot in Grand Cafe of Paris on Dec 28 the same year...

  • Austria's ban on full-face covering comes into force

    A law that forbids any kind of full-face covering, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa, has come into force in Austria...

    Only a small number of Muslim women in Austria wear full-face veils, but they have become a target for right-wing groups and political parties...

  • Spain punch World Cup ticket, Austria force Serbia to wait

    PARIS: Heavyweights Spain qualified for the 2018 World Cup with a routine 3-0 home win over Albania on Friday, but Serbia must wait to seal to their place following a 3-2 loss in Austria...

    Serbia missed out on a chance to wrap up qualification from Group D with a match to spare as Louis Schaub struck a minute from time to give Austria victory in Vienna...

  • Scandal ‘tsunami’ threatens to sink Austria’s ruling centre-left

    VIENNA: Caught in a “tsunami” of scandals, the battle already seems all but lost for Austria’s ruling centre-left days from a snap election...

    One page, called “The Truth about Sebastian Kurz”, showed fake pictures and video clips portraying the OeVP boss as an “immigrationist” whose aim was to open Austria’s border to let in floods of refugees...

  • Austria Eurovision viewing in Islamabad

    The Austrian ambassador, Dr Brigitta Blaha, hosted a large-screen TV-viewing in connection with the spectacular Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna on Friday night...

    The embassy had prepared itself well for the occasion, making it possible for the guests to watch the event live on a large screen in the garden, applauding their favourite melodies in the friendly competition
  • Ennis-Hill set for Austria return

    LONDON: Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31...

    The Olympic champion from Britain spent two years off the track after the London Games because of injury and the birth of her first child...

  • Austria’s conservative shift opens path to power for far right

    VIENNA: Austria’s shift to the right in a parliamentary election has paved the way for young conservative star Sebastian Kurz to become the next leader and opened a path for the resurgent far right to return to power...

    A coalition with the FPO is far from certain, but with Kurz’s party short of a majority it is the most likely outcome...

  • Austria threatens to stop migrant influx from Italy by force

    ROME: Italy summoned Austria’s ambassador on Tuesday after Vienna threatened to send troops to the border over the migrant crisis, as the influx to Europe across the Medi­terranean topped 100,000 for 2017...

    Austrian Defence Min­ister Hans Peter Doskozil had on Monday said Austria would close its border with Italy and send soldiers to guard it if there was no slowdown in arrivals...

  • France, Austria reach women’s Euro quarter-finals

    ROTTERDAM: A late Camille Abily free-kick sent 10-woman France through to the Euro quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw against Switzerland, alongside newcomers Austria who routed Iceland 3-0 on Wednesday...

    In Breda, Switzerland took the lead on 19 minutes when Eve Perisset was sent off for bringing down Ramona Bachmann and Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic slammed in a header from the ensuing free-kick...

  • Google Street View finally captures missing Austria

    VIENNA: Google’s Street View cars on Thursday started taking images in Austria, the only EU country along with Germany to remain largely absent from the popular online service showing 360-degree pictures of places around the world...

    In 2010, Google had begun to roll out its service in Austria and neighbouring Germany but was ordered to halt operations over alleged privacy breaches...

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