Syria talks begin under pall of Paris attacks

2015-11-14 21:25

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have both condemned the Paris attacks as they began meetings on how to end the more than four-year war in Syria.

Syria criticises Vienna peace talks over 'terrorism fight'

2015-11-01 20:28

Syria has downplayed international talks held days ago in Vienna with the aim of ending the country's four-year war, saying they failed to stop support for "terrorists" - a reference to opposition forces.

Russia backs Syrian rebel participation

2015-10-30 16:35

A Russian deputy foreign minister says Moscow is ready to support the Western-backed Free Syrian Army's participation in a political settlement in Syria.

Hoverboards get the green light in Austria!

2015-10-21 09:50

Hoverboards may have yet to make the leap from the Back to the Future movies to reality, but Austria's transport ministry has given them the green light anyway.

Over 20 000 march for migrants in Vienna

2015-10-03 22:33

More than 20 000 people have taken part in a rally in Vienna to show support for migrants and reject a recent upswing in support for Austria's right-wing, anti-immigration Freedom Party.

10 000 migrants pour into Austria as crisis deepens

2015-09-20 07:55

Austria is bracing for an influx of 10 000 migrants, as Europe's increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours.

2016 MotoGP: New Austrian race, Indianapolis dropped

2015-09-14 09:30

Indianapolis will not host a round of the MotoGP world championship in 2016 while Austria is to join the 18-race calendar with a new race at the Red Bull Ring.

Hungary migrant treatment 'like Nazi-era'

2015-09-12 12:36

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann has compared Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's treatment of migrants to Nazi-era cruelty.

Hungarian army hold exercises on border as migrant wave surges

2015-09-10 18:57

Hungary has begun an army exercise along its border with Serbia to reinforce a newly-constructed fence that has failed to stop a surge of migrants arriving from the Middle East.

12 000 Migrants flow west on Hungarian trains

2015-09-06 22:07

Migrants are flowing west from Hungary into Austria and Germany on normal trains.


Austria to put time limit on refugee protection

2015-11-02 19:03

Austria will review whether refugees in the country are still in need of protection after three years, the Interior Ministry says.

Nations weigh ceasefire, transition in Syria

2015-10-30 19:19

Officials say the US, Russia and other world powers are considering a new plan to set up a ceasefire in Syria within the next few months.

Refugees stranded on Austrian border without food and water

2015-10-27 16:59

Hundreds of refugees have been left in no-man's-land on the Austrian-Slovenian border after spending the night in the open when Austria refused to let them enter.

Treatment of reporters in migrant crisis criticised

2015-10-20 17:07

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders has condemned the "unacceptable pattern" of police mistreating journalists who are covering the migrant crisis.

First migrant lorry victims IDed

2015-09-23 21:16

Nearly a month after 71 migrants suffocated in a sealed lorry in Austria, the first 10 have been identified.

Austria sends troops to border with Hungary

2015-09-14 18:41

Austria has deployed army troops to the border with Hungary as it moves to tighten border controls in the face of Europe's worst refugee crisis in 70 years.

EU backs German border controls

2015-09-13 19:44

The EU executive says Germany appears legally justified in reimposing border controls, especially on its Austrian frontier, adding that it shows the need for EU states to agree a common approach to refugees.

Austria releases 71 bodies found in truck for burial

2015-09-11 20:34

The 71 badly decomposed bodies found in the back of an abandoned truck in Austria last month have been released for burial, the institution that carried out autopsies on the corpses says.

Danish police let migrants go on to Sweden

2015-09-10 14:36

Denmark's police chief says his officers have been ordered not to stop hundreds of refugees and migrants who have entered the country via Germany.

Refugees arrive in Germany to cheers, 'welcome' signs

2015-09-06 13:25

Hundreds of migrants have streamed into Germany to cheers and "welcome" signs, joining the thousands who arrived the previous day as Austria called for an emergency EU summit.

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