- Austrian government to end migrant standoff with provinces Updated: Jul-31-15 9:32 am
VIENNA - Austria's federal government plans to change the country's constitution in attempts to end a standoff with provincial leaders over finding housing for a massive influx of migrants.
- Austria turns back US troops over arms in luggage Updated: Jul-31-15 7:26 am
VIENNA - Austrian officials say legal authorities recently turned back nine U.S. soldiers en route to Ukraine from Washington after finding weapons in their luggage without the proper permits to transport them through Austria.
- Austrian pole-vaulter who landed beside mat is paraplegic Updated: Jul-31-15 4:27 am
INNSBRUCK, Austria - The Austrian athletics federation says the pole-vaulter who needed surgery after a fall beside the mat, is a paraplegic.
- Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new 'MI' flick Updated: Jul-29-15 12:59 pm
There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" about the element of luck. As in: How much is luck a factor in the success of Ethan Hunt and his IMF cohorts? After all, in the last movie they merely saved us from a nuclear holocaust. Was it talent, work, or dumb luck?
- Former IOC member Leo Wallner of Austria dies at 79 Updated: Jul-29-15 7:17 am
VIENNA - Leo Wallner, a former IOC member who led Austria's national Olympic movement for 19 years, has died. He was 79.
- Austrian police intercept 201 migrants on Munich-bound train Updated: Jul-27-15 2:04 pm
VIENNA - Austrian police say they found 201 migrants without proper travel documents on a train bound for Munich from the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
- Stosur beats Knapp in 3 sets to win Gastein Ladies Updated: Jul-26-15 12:30 pm
BAD GASTEIN, Austria - Samantha Stosur rallied to defeat third-seeded Karin Knapp of Italy 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the final of the Gastein Ladies on Sunday.
- 2 British men killed in Austrian alpine road plunge Updated: Jul-24-15 7:49 am
VIENNA - Police say two British men in their 20s have died after their car broke through a guard rail on a high alpine road in Austria and tumbled 300 meters (nearly 1,000 feet) over steep terrain.
- Strapped to flying Airbus, Tom Cruise muses on camera angle Updated: Jul-23-15 6:22 pm
VIENNA - Imagine this. You're strapped to the outside of a flying jetliner, thousands of feet above ground and rapidly rising. What would be going through your head?
- European business reps congregate on Iran business forum Updated: Jul-23-15 9:28 am
VIENNA - Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia is telling potential European investors that Tehran is looking for foreign partnerships for oil and gas projects worth $185 billion (nearly 170 billion euros) by 2020.
- 25 fans arrested after Frankfurt-Leeds friendly in Austria Updated: Jul-22-15 6:47 am
SALZBURG, Austria - Police in Salzburg say 25 people were arrested and seven injured, including two police officers, in the Austrian town of Eugendorf following fan violence at a friendly game between Eintracht Frankfurt and Leeds.
- Stage and film star Theodore Bikel dies in LA at 91 Updated: Jul-21-15 4:08 pm
NEW YORK - Theodore Bikel, the Tony- and Oscar-nominated actor and singer whose passions included folk music and political activism, died Tuesday morning of natural causes at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his agent Robert Malcolm. He was 91.
- After diplomatic disappointments, Iran deal vindicates Kerry Updated: Jul-18-15 8:01 am
WASHINGTON - For John Kerry, vindication came at midnight.
- Dortmund heads to Belarus or Austria in Europa League Updated: Jul-17-15 8:12 am
NYON, Switzerland - Borussia Dortmund will start its first Europa League campaign in five years against Shakhtyor Soligorsk or Wolfsberger in the third qualifying round.
- Europe divided along former Iron Curtain over nuclear power Updated: Jul-17-15 5:20 am
TEMELIN NUCLEAR PLANT, Czech Republic - A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit nations once on the opposite sides of the Iron Curtain against one another.
- The Latest: Obama: Unlikely that deal benefits militants Updated: Jul-15-15 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Here are the latest developments involving the agreement between the United States, Iran and world powers to limit the Islamic Republic's nuclear program (all times EDT):
- 17-year-old Austrian found guilty of joining Islamic State Updated: Jul-15-15 11:01 am
BERLIN - A court in Austria has sentenced a 17-year-old boy to 2 ½ years in prison for joining the Islamic State group.
- Iran nuclear deal: Fine 'new chapter' or 'historic mistake'? Updated: Jul-14-15 10:16 pm
VIENNA - Overcoming decades of hostility, Iran, the United States, and five other world powers struck a historic accord Tuesday to check Tehran's nuclear efforts short of building a bomb. The agreement could give Iran access to billions in frozen assets and oil revenue, stave off more U.S. military action in the Middle East and reshape the tumultuous region.
- Russia coach Fabio Capello leaves after run of poor form Updated: Jul-14-15 9:20 am
MOSCOW - Fabio Capello left his post as Russia coach Tuesday after a poor run of form put the 2018 World Cup hosts in danger of failing to qualify for next year's European Championship.
- Skier Zettel retires year after winning Olympic bronze Updated: Jul-13-15 5:53 am
VIENNA - Former world champion Kathrin Zettel became the third prominent member of the Austrian women's ski team to retire in the offseason Monday, a year after she won bronze in the Olympic slalom in Sochi.
- Cyclist escapes penalty for alleged racist abuse in Austria Updated: Jul-10-15 12:03 pm
VIENNA - Belarussian cyclist Branislau Samoilau escaped punishment Friday for allegedly racially abusing a member of the African MTN-Qhubeka team during the Tour of Austria after apologizing to the victim and offering a donation to charity.
- Nuclear talks: Kerry setting records with long Vienna stay Updated: Jul-10-15 10:47 am
VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been locked in this round of Iran nuclear talks for a longer period than any top American official has devoted to a single international negotiation in more than four decades. With no agreement in sight, he may stay longer.
- Amid flurry of diplomacy with Iran, the White House waits Updated: Jul-10-15 3:50 am
WASHINGTON - The final days of the high-stakes Iranian nuclear negotiations have been filled with a flurry of diplomatic wrangling and marathon meetings in Vienna.
- Duerr avoids criminal charges after Sochi doping scandal Updated: Jul-09-15 12:42 pm
VIENNA - Prosecutors in Austria have dropped a criminal investigation into former cross-country skier Johannes Duerr, who was kicked out of the Sochi Olympics for doping.
- On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way Updated: Jul-05-15 5:05 pm
VIENNA - Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that American officials have sometimes described as the only alternative to war.