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Indian men's hockey team ends Europe tour on a high with a 4-3 win over Austria

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Indian men's hockey team ends Europe tour on a high with a 4-3 win over Austria

- Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam star as India end the tour with three wins and two loses. Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian men's hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour. Double goals from Ramandeep (25th minute, 32nd) and Chinglensana (37th, 60th) helped India end the tour with three wins and two loses
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Tags: Hockey |  Men's Hockey | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: Report

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Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: Report

- VIENNA (Reuters) - Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, a health ministry official told broadcaster ORF on Monday (Aug 14), adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. Millions of chicken eggs have been pulled from European supermarket shelves as a result of the scare over the use of the insecticide fipronil, and hundreds of thousands of hens may be culled in the Netherlands
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MotoGP, Austria: Dovizioso imperiale.  Marquez si inchina

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MotoGP, Austria: Dovizioso imperiale. Marquez si inchina

- Andrea Dovizioso. LaPresse. Basta nascondino, è ora di cambiare gioco: Dovizioso vince anche in Austria, centra il terzo successo stagionale e ora non può più restare defilato nella corsa iridata. Il forlivese centra l’obiettivo dichiarato: porta in orbita la Ducati su una pista in cui era attesa protagonista, chiude davanti a Marquez, piegato all'ultima curva in un duello mozzafiato, e Pedrosa, 3°, e mostra ancora una volta straordinarie doti di ‘lettura’ della gara e delle sue variabili
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MotoGP Austria, Marquez batte le Ducati: pole.  Rossi in terza fila: solo 7°

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MotoGP Austria, Marquez batte le Ducati: pole. Rossi in terza fila: solo 7°

- La sfida è lanciata: in Austria pare si vada verso un braccio di ferro Marquez-Ducati per la vittoria. Lo spagnolo, infatti, ruggisce e con il tempo di 1'23"235 conquista la pole, la quinta stagionale e numero 70 in carriera (record ritoccato), con Dovizioso in scia, a 0"144 e autore della scelta - unico del lotto - della gomma media al posteriore, e Lorenzo 3° a 0"386
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Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal

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Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal

- VIENNA: Two companies and their bosses are under investigation in Austria for suspected serious fraud, environmental offences and financial crimes in relation to the Volkswagen emissions scandal, a spokeswoman for economic and corruption prosecutors said on Wednesday. VW was plunged into the biggest business crisis in its 80-year history when the cheating scandal was exposed in September 2015. It has cost the company more than US$25 billion in fines, compensation and vehicle refits
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Tags: Crimes | 
Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Denmark stun Germany to set-up Austria semi-final clash

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Denmark stun Germany to set-up Austria semi-final clash

- TILBURG: Germany's hopes of a seventh successive European women's title were shattered on Sunday (Jul 30) when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam. In Thursday's semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following a goalless draw in Tilburg. Germany, who have won the Euro six times in a row and eight times overall, dominated the eventful game postponed from Saturday because of heavy rain, but Denmark's counter-attacking was eventually too much for them
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Places: Singapore |  Austria |  Germany |  Denmark | 

Google Street View finally captures missing Austria

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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. The project, launched in 2007, lets computer users view panoramic street scenes on Google Maps and take a virtual "walk" through cities. The photos are processed in the United States, where details such as faces and registration plates are automatically blurred before being published on Google Maps
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Google Street View finally captures missing Austria

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Google Street View finally captures missing Austria

- Vienna (AFP) - 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. The project, launched in 2007, lets computer users view panoramic street scenes on Google Maps and take a virtual "walk" through cities. The photos are processed in the United States, where details such as faces and registration plates are automatically blurred before being published on Google Maps
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Places: Austria |  France | 

OECD calls on Austria to speed up digital transition

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OECD calls on Austria to speed up digital transition

- VIENNA: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned Austria that its transition towards digitalisation was lagging behind most rich countries, and that the gaps relative to the others have even widened in recent years. "The differences are particularly striking for tasks related to the internet such as real-time discussions, emailing, or executing transactions online," the Paris-based OECD, a wealthy-country think-tank, said in a report published on Monday
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Win or lose, Austrian far right's views have entered government

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Win or lose, Austrian far right's views have entered government

- VIENNA (Reuters) - Even if Austria's far-right party fails to enter government after Oct. 15 elections, its views on immigration already have. The anti-Islam Freedom Party's (FPO) popularity reached new heights during Europe's migration crisis in 2015 when it denounced the centrist government's decision to throw open Austria's borders to hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants. It ran first in opinion polls for more than a year, with support of more than 30 percent, and its candidate came close to winning last year's presidential election
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Tags: Government | 
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Airbus says row over Austria Eurofighter order harming industry

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Airbus says row over Austria Eurofighter order harming industry

- VIENNA: Airbus has said a row over Austria's deal to buy Eurofighter planes was undermining the reputation of suppliers to Europe's aerospace industry and any effort to criminalize their work was unacceptable. Austria's Defence Ministry filed legal charges against Airbus and the Eurofighter consortium in February, alleging deception and fraud linked to the 2003 purchase. Airbus and the consortium, which includes Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo , have denied the accusations
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Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Turkish economy minister says will visit Austria this month after row

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Turkish economy minister says will visit Austria this month after row

- ANKARA: Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on Wednesday he will visit Austria this month after it barred him from attending an event to mark the anniversary of last year's failed coup in Turkey. Austria's move this week followed a similar step by the Netherlands and echoed restrictions imposed earlier this year by several EU countries on Turkish ministers seeking to address Turks living in Europe ahead of a referendum in Turkey
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Places: Singapore |  Turkey |  Austria | 

Austria drafts law to let police access messaging data

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Austria drafts law to let police access messaging data

- VIENNA: Austria is pursuing plans to give police authority to monitor messaging services such as WhatsApp and Skype in an attempt to "close the gap" on criminals who increasingly avoid communicating via telephone. The government asked political, technology, civil rights and legal experts to review draft legislation that would give it authority to monitor real-time conversations using new messaging services and applications, Justice Ministry officials told Reuters on Monday
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Austria pursues police access to messaging data with new law

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Austria pursues police access to messaging data with new law

- VIENNA: Austria is pursuing plans to give police access to messaging services such as WhatsApp or Skype in an attempt to "close the gap" on criminals who are no longer communicating via the telephone. "Our investigators say that potentially criminal content has not been passed on for a long time solely via traditional ways of communication," a spokesman for the Justice Ministry said
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Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Top e Flop Gp d'Austria: Bottas, sei da titolo. Sauber, una macchina imbarazzante

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Top e Flop Gp d'Austria: Bottas, sei da titolo. Sauber, una macchina imbarazzante

- Codice embed Il meglio e il peggio del week end di Zeltweg, secondo Pino Allievi Mostra DescrizioneMostra meno Parole chiave: formula, top, flop, austria, bottas, sauber, zeltweg.
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Manchester United reserves head to Austria for training camp

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Manchester United reserves head to Austria for training camp

- Manchester United's reserves have headed to Austria for a pre-season training camp. New manager Ricky Sbragia will take charge of the team, the club have announced. The travelling party is understood to include striker James Wilson, who missed the majority of last season with a serious knee injury. His loan at Derby County ended in October when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament
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Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  England |  North West |  Greater Manchester | 

Bottas domina, desbanca Vettel e conquista o GP da Áustria de Fórmula 1

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Bottas domina, desbanca Vettel e conquista o GP da Áustria de Fórmula 1

- O finlandês Valtteri Bottas fez valer a surpreendente pole position obtida no treino de classificação. Neste domingo, com extrema tranquilidade, o piloto da Mercedes dominou o GP da Áustria de Fórmula 1 e venceu a prova disputada no circuito de Spielberg, a nona da temporada. Foi apenas o segundo triunfo de sua carreira. Depois de largar em segundo, o alemão Sebastian Vettel também manteve a posição e conquistou um bom resultado para a Ferrari
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  • MotoGP Austria, Marquez batte le Ducati: pole.  Rossi in terza fila: solo 7°
    MotoGP Austria, Marquez batte le Ducati: pole. Rossi in terza fila: solo 7°

    , gazzetta.it

    La sfida è lanciata: in Austria pare si vada verso un braccio di ferro Marquez-Ducati per la vittoria. Lo spagnolo, infatti, ruggisce e con il tempo di 1'23"235 conquista la pole, la quinta stagionale e numero 70 in carriera (record ritoccato), con Dovizioso in scia, a 0"144 e autore della scelta - unico del lotto - della gomma media al posteriore, e Lorenzo 3° a 0"386
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    Places: Austria |  Italy | 

Politics & Government

  • Win or lose, Austrian far right's views have entered government
    Win or lose, Austrian far right's views have entered government

    , reuters.com

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Even if Austria's far-right party fails to enter government after Oct. 15 elections, its views on immigration already have. The anti-Islam Freedom Party's (FPO) popularity reached new heights during Europe's migration crisis in 2015 when it denounced the centrist government's decision to throw open Austria's borders to hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants. It ran first in opinion polls for more than a year, with support of more than 30 percent, and its candidate came close to winning last year's presidential election
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government | 
    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Sports

  • Indian men's hockey team ends Europe tour on a high with a 4-3 win over Austria
    Indian men's hockey team ends Europe tour on a high with a 4-3 win over Austria

    , dnaindia.com

    Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam star as India end the tour with three wins and two loses. Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian men's hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour. Double goals from Ramandeep (25th minute, 32nd) and Chinglensana (37th, 60th) helped India end the tour with three wins and two loses
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Hockey |  Men's Hockey | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Business

  • Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal
    Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal

    , channelnewsasia.com

    VIENNA: Two companies and their bosses are under investigation in Austria for suspected serious fraud, environmental offences and financial crimes in relation to the Volkswagen emissions scandal, a spokeswoman for economic and corruption prosecutors said on Wednesday. VW was plunged into the biggest business crisis in its 80-year history when the cheating scandal was exposed in September 2015. It has cost the company more than US$25 billion in fines, compensation and vehicle refits
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    Categories: Business |  Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes | 
    Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Health

Family & Parenting

  • Tragedy as Austrian mother found dead after killing baby
    Tragedy as Austrian mother found dead after killing baby

    , thelocal.at

    The 22-year-old mother had reportedly been suffering from depression following the birth of the child and had been taken on holiday by her mother to Lake Bolsena near Montefiascone to try and help her recover. The young mum had reportedly left the bungalow in the campsite where she had been with her mother, having told her she was going to lay the baby down. When she did not return
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    Categories: Family & Parenting |  Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Motherhood |  Children |  Babies |  Death & Dying |  Holidays |  Suffering |  Passed Away |  Tragedies |  Obituary |  Old moms | 
    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Society & Culture

  • Austria double murder linked to extremism
    Austria double murder linked to extremism

    , gulfnews.com

    Vienna: A Tunisian man suspected of brutally murdering an elderly couple in their Austrian home is believed to have acted with an extremist motive, Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Wednesday. If confirmed, Friday’s killings in the northern city of Linz — in which an 85-year-old woman’s throat was slit and her 87-year-old husband was stabbed and beaten to death — would be the first attack in Austria, which had so far avoided the extremist assaults seen elsewhere in Europe
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    Tags: Social Issues |  Death & Dying |  Extremism |  Murders | 
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Austria's Islamic Faith Community will open mosque doors
    Austria's Islamic Faith Community will open mosque doors

    , thelocal.at

    This would normally only be on the agenda for the upcoming Day of Open Mosques, however now it will be made a more regular occurrence. IGGiÖ's 28-year old presiding representative also shared his goal to convince Austrian imams to deliver their sermons in German, or to at least have them simultaneously translated. His aims also include strengthening their youth outreach and education programs. According the statements he made in his
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    Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
    Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Islamic |  Mosques | 
    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Entertainment & Arts

  • Photos: World Bodypainting Festival takes (it all) off in Austria
    Photos: World Bodypainting Festival takes (it all) off in Austria

    , chron.com

    For 20 years, artists and models have been gathering for the World Bodypainting Festival to celebrate their craft. With designs ranging from surreal to straight-up alien, artists compete in categories for skill levels, techniques like paintbrush, sponge and airbrushing as well as in special effects at the event held in Klagenfurt am Woerthersee, Austria. Organizers say artists from up to 50 countries will participate this year
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    Tags: The Arts |  Artists | 
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Education

  • Negative Facebook reviews could benefit business
    Negative Facebook reviews could benefit business

    , thelocal.at

    The Local · 17 May 2016, 12:22 Published: 17 May 2016 12:22 GMT+02:00 Negative reviews on social media could actually benefit businesses, a new study in Austria has shown. The study by researchers at University Klagenfurt involved 150 participants who were presented with positive and negative Facebook comments about a restaurant chain. They were then asked whether they would visit the place and how useful the comments
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    Categories: Education | 
    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Farming

  • Male chicks given lease of life in new farm project
    Male chicks given lease of life in new farm project

    , thelocal.at

    Shocking video footage showing how nine million newly-hatched chicks were killed by being thrown to their deaths have helped inspire a new organic farming project in Austria.
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    Categories: Farming | 
    Tags: Animal Husbandry |  Poultry Farming |  Chicks | 
    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Travel & Recreation

  • Tragic death inspires restaurant owner to serve meals to homeless
    Tragic death inspires restaurant owner to serve meals to homeless

    , thelocal.at

    Manuel Schmidt (32), who runs the Dresdnerhof restaurant in Brigittenau said that he was horrified when he heard the story, adding that “things like this shouldn’t happen”. He has decided to start serving warm meals and a drink from January 23rd to homeless people. They will be invited to eat for free in his restaurant, between 2.30pm and 3.30pm every day. He told the Heute newspaper that he plans to
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Travel & Recreation | 
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Law & Crime

  • Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal
    Austria investigating two companies related to VW scandal

    , channelnewsasia.com

    VIENNA: Two companies and their bosses are under investigation in Austria for suspected serious fraud, environmental offences and financial crimes in relation to the Volkswagen emissions scandal, a spokeswoman for economic and corruption prosecutors said on Wednesday. VW was plunged into the biggest business crisis in its 80-year history when the cheating scandal was exposed in September 2015. It has cost the company more than US$25 billion in fines, compensation and vehicle refits
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    Categories: Business |  Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes | 
    Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Life & Style

  • Snowfall delays Austria women's World Cup downhill
    Snowfall delays Austria women's World Cup downhill

    , koat.com

    Course workers were still busy moving fresh snow off the course at the scheduled start time for training. . Updated: 2:09 AM MST Jan 14, 2017 Snowfall delays Austria women's World Cup downhill Course workers were still busy moving fresh snow off the course at the scheduled start time for training Updated: 2:09 AM MST Jan 14, 2017 ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Snowfall has forced organizers to postpone women's World Cup
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    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Tags: Women |  Careers |  Career Skills |  Training | 
    Places: United States |  Austria | 

Motoring

  • Austrian OAP drives wrong way 11km down a motorway
    Austrian OAP drives wrong way 11km down a motorway

    , thelocal.at

    When police asked him what he was doing, the 82-year-old driver said he had noticed that he was travelling in the wrong direction but had not found an appropriate place to turn the car around. He could also not explain to officers how he had ended up driving the wrong way down a busy motorway in the first place. The pensioner from Nußdorf am Attersee had been driving on the
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    Categories: Motoring | 
    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Science & Nature

  • Strong weather warnings abound with major thaw in sight
    Strong weather warnings abound with major thaw in sight

    , thelocal.at

    Upper Austria's central regions, the lowlands surrounding the Danube, and western Lower Austria will be hit by a heavy bout of ice rain and the ensuing accumulation of ice on streets, sidewalks, trees and power lines. Residents should be wary of potentially dangerous circumstances outdoors. Likely are power outages from trees that have fallen under the weight of ice build-up, as well as risky driving conditions. The western regions will
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    Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Austria | 

Media & Information

  • Press freedom in Austria under increasing threat
    Press freedom in Austria under increasing threat

    , thelocal.at

    The World Press Freedom Index published by the organisation highlights the worldwide deterioration in freedom of information, ranking 180 countries on indicators such as media independence, self-censorship, the rule of law, transparency and abuses. This year Austria fell from seventh place to eleventh place. According to the Austrian branch of the organisation, this was partly due to temporary blocking of information from the country’s largest refugee centre Traiskirchen. “The journalists
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    Tags: Media rights | 
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