Kerry seeks breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks

2014-11-21 14:10

Troubled Iran nuclear talks enter the make-or-break endgame as US secretary of state John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart seek a breakthrough just days ahead of a deadline.

Princely price for Vienna palace

2014-03-26 16:05

Vienna's opulent Schoenbrunn Palace will open its doors to tourists looking to spend the night like Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sisi.

North Korea sends nuclear message

2013-02-12 17:30

North Korea's nuclear test may be aimed at showing its foes it can deliver a missile with a warhead but it is still a long way from being able to threaten the US, experts say.

'Stung' Euro MP in corruption trial

2012-11-26 15:00

A former Austrian interior minister and MEP who resigned after being caught in a sting by British journalists posing as lobbyists has gone on trial in Vienna on charges of corruption.

George Michael may spend Xmas at home

2011-12-21 11:33

British pop star George Michael is doing well in hospital in Vienna but whether he will be able to spend Christmas at home was still uncertain.

Alarm over TB/HIV co-infection

2010-07-22 20:32

Two global health agencies joined forces in a campaign aimed at averting 200 000 deaths each year by co-infection from TB and the Aids virus.

Major HIV breakthrough

2010-07-19 20:13

Scientists have reported a major stride towards a vaginal gel that can thwart HIV, a goal that would be of huge benefit to African women.

Paris world's best city 'brand'

2009-06-17 11:13

Sydney has been voted the city with the friendliest people, the best quality of life, climate and views in a survey, but was beaten to the top spot by Paris.

New gel prevents HIV

2010-08-02 12:41

A microbicide gel was 39% effective in reducing a woman’s risk of being infected. Here's how it could easily save the lives of many South African women.


Vienna palace offers flat at princely price

2014-03-26 16:13

Want to spend the night like an emperor or empress? Head to Vienna's opulent Schoenbrunn Palace.

Gunmen wound man near Vienna airport

2013-07-15 18:36

A man has been shot and wounded near Vienna airport after his car was forced off the road by two masked men who fled the scene in a car, police say.

Man strips at art exhibition of nude men

2012-12-12 13:15

An Austrian museum says a man has taken the concept of life imitating art to an extreme when he suddenly stripped at an exhibition of pictures and sculptures portraying nude men through the ages.

George Michael released from hospital

2011-12-22 14:05

George Michael has been discharged from a Vienna hospital after weeks of treatment for severe pneumonia, a local newspaper reported.

'Obama robber' nabbed in Austria

2011-04-01 16:32

Austrian authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of robbing a series of banks while wearing a Barack Obama mask.

Obama's half-sister speaks out

2010-07-20 22:46

Auma Obama, the half-sister of US President Barack Obama, has called for more help for Africa's poorest women in the fight against Aids.

Major HIV breakthrough

2010-07-19 20:13

Scientists have reported a major stride towards a vaginal gel that can thwart HIV, a goal that would be of huge benefit to African women.

'Opposites really do attract'

2009-05-25 07:54

When it comes to choosing a mate, opposites really do attract, according to a Brazilian study.

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