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Stories with place: Austria
  • Mitu upsets top-seeded Safarova; Petkovic also out in Linz 
    Updated: Oct-13-15 5:18 pm

    LINZ, Austria - Seventh-ranked Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic crashed out of the Generali Ladies in straight sets on Tuesday, losing her first match back on tour after a bacterial infection had kept her sidelined since the U.S. Open.

  • Swiss coach Marcel Koller guides Austria to Euro 2016 story has photos
    Updated: Oct-13-15 11:15 am

    VIENNA - For all the sporting rivalry between the neighboring countries, it took a coach from Switzerland to help Austria qualify for a European Championship for the first time.

  • Olympic downhill champ Mayer bruises legs in training crash 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 9:04 am

    INNSBRUCK, Austria - Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer of Austria could miss the season-opening World Cup event next week after bruising both legs in a training crash on Monday.

  • Socialists hold off right-wing party to win Vienna vote story has photos
    Updated: Oct-11-15 5:25 pm

    VIENNA - The Socialist party held on to Vienna city hall in a municipal election on Sunday, fighting off a challenge from a right-wing populist party campaigning on Austrian concerns over mass migration.

  • The Latest: Hungarian pres. warns of risks in migrant crisis story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 7:53 am

    ATHENS, Greece - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

  • Migrant influx boosts right-wing in key Austrian election story has photos
    Updated: Oct-08-15 4:16 pm

    VIENNA - Just a few days after more than 100,000 people turned out in Vienna to support refugees, an anti-refugee party is poised to land a huge coup - a win at the polls that could see them take control of the Austrian capital.

  • European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid story has photos
    Updated: Oct-06-15 2:29 pm

    LUXEMBOURG - Facebook and thousands of other companies could find it vastly more complicated to do business in Europe after a court ruled that personal data sent to U.S. servers is potentially unsafe from government spying.

  • Saudi blogger's wife protests at Saudi Embassy in Vienna 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 10:16 am

    VIENNA - The wife of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has joined a small group of protesters in front of the Saudi Embassy in Vienna to demand his release.

  • Dutch on verge of missing out on Euro 2016 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 10:09 am

    PARIS - Qualifying for the largest-ever European Championship was supposed to be easy.

  • Europe's story: Layers of migration 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 6:35 am

    LONDON - London's Brick Lane Mosque started as a church for Protestants hounded from Catholic France - for whom the word "refugee" was first coined. Later, displaced Jews turned it into a synagogue. Today, Muslims kick off their shoes in the lobby before prayers.

  • Austria missing 3 midfielders for Euro 2016 qualifiers 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 6:37 am

    VIENNA - Already-qualified Austria will be without three regular starters in midfield for next month's European Championship qualifiers against Montenegro and Liechtenstein.

  • Austrian minister: Deal with Assad - but only short term 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 8:13 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Austria's foreign minister said Monday that European nations are increasingly contemplating some role for the Syrian regime at negotiations to end the war in that country and suggested a compromise that could include President Bashar Assad but only for the short term.

  • Populist party surges in Austria regional election 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 4:14 pm

    BERLIN - Austria's populist, right-of-center Freedom Party has doubled its share of the vote in a regional election amid concern about the influx of refugees in recent months.

  • The Latest: Chinese teen killed in Seattle crash identified story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-25-15 7:17 pm

    SEATTLE - The latest on a crash between an amphibious tour vehicle and a charter bus in Seattle (all times local):

  • Correction: Iran-Nuclear story 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 10:53 am

    VIENNA - In a story Sept. 20 about a trip to Iran by the head of the U.N. nuclear agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the place he was visiting as an Iranian nuclear site. In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.

  • Carl Schorske, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar, dead at 100 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 1:38 pm

    NEW YORK - Carl E. Schorske, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and popular classroom lecturer whose "Fin-De-Siecle Vienna" is widely regarded as a classic work of intellectual scholarship, has died.