Vienna

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

Senior envoys from world and regional powers are to meet once again in Vienna in an effort to salvage stumbling efforts to halt Syria's bloody civil war.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Austrian boy finds 100,000 euro in river

Money worth some €100,000 (£72,000; $108,000) are found floating down the river in Vienna leading one passer-by to jump in and salvage the money.

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 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Kerry seeks end to Syria ‘war hell’

The US is intensifying diplomatic efforts to end the "hell" of Syria's civil war even as it increases support for moderate rebels, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

Iran to join international Syria talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will attend multilateral talks on finding a political solution to the conflict in Syria in Vienna this week, a government spokeswoman has said.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Migrants resume journey towards Germany

Hundreds of migrants have resumed their journey through Austria to Germany after Hungary's decision on Friday to let them through.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

'Never threaten an Iranian!': How one diplomat's outburst blew up

The weather is sultry and tempers are fraying during tense negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme - one particularly testy exchange sparked a rash of social media messages and memes.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Stage set for biggest-ever Eurovision (video)

Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.