austria

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Austrian teenager beaten to death by IS

A teenage Austrian girl who fled to Syria along with her friend is believed to be beaten to death after being caught trying to flee the IS stronghold of Raqqa.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

'Spectre' plays like a swan song, and a long one

Agent 007's latest love interest, played by French actress Lea Seydoux in the new James Bond movie "Spectre," is called Madeleine Swann, because the film seems like a swan song for some of the participants.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to boost aid to agencies

European Union leaders pledge another €1bn (£700m, $1.1bn) to help UN agencies support Syrian refugees in the Middle East, as part of renewed efforts to tackle the EU's migrant crisis.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

EU adopts migrant relocation plan

EU ministers approve plans to relocate 120,000 migrants, with Hungary and Czech Republic among four countries voting against.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Migrant crisis: Austria sees fresh influx

Austria saw the arrival of at least 10,000 migrants, amid bitter rows among EU nations on how to handle the growing crisis.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Migrant crisis: Austria to deploy troops

Austria says it is deploying troops to help deal with a migrant influx, and will tighten controls on its border with Hungary.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Germany 'to start border controls'

Germany is to introduce some form of border controls with Austria, German and Austrian media report, as thousands more migrants arrive this weekend.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Austria 'to end migrant measures'

Austria says it is planning to phase out special measures that have allowed thousands of migrants to travel freely from Hungary to Western Europe.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Migrant crisis: Activist convoy drives to Hungary

A convoy of cars driven by German and Austrian activists crosses into Hungary to pick up migrants and help them reach western Europe.