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Austrian chancellor rejects UN criticism over migration policy

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Thursday rejected criticism from the United Nations (UN) over his country's migration policy, in comments made to the Austria...
Nuclear deal

IAEA discredits Israel’s reports over Iran’s nuclear weapons program

The UN nuclear agency on Tuesday reiterated that no evidence was found in Iran relevant to the development of a nuclear explosive device after...
Ghana-Newspaper

May 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

RABAT -- Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Dr. Bawumia Attending World Bank Investment Forum in Vienna

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has left Accra for Vienna, Austria, to participate in the World Bank Group’s Investment Competitiveness Forum slated for October...
asylum-seekers

Austria sees 53 percent decline asylum applications in 2017

Austria has seen a sharp 53 percent drop in the number of asylum applications made for the first five months of the year, Austria...
IAEA

IAEA to intensify analytical work on DPRK atomic plan

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) -- the U.N. nuclear watchdog -- said Monday that it is seeking to intensify analytical work on the...
Syrian refugees arrive in Lebanon earlier this year after fleeing their homes in western Syria. The number of Syrian refugees has passed 2.563 million. UNHCR/A.McConnell

Austria provides further 2 million euros for Syrian refugee aid in Middle East

The Austrian parliament on Tuesday approved a further two million euros (2.2 million U.S. dollars) in funding for refugee aid in the Middle East. ...
Migrants

Austrian minister calls for closure of Mediterranean migration route

Austrian interior minister Wolfgang Sobotka Wednesday called for the closure of the Mediterranean migration route to asylum seekers, when speaking to Deutsche Presse-Agentur. ...
asylum

False age claims by asylum seekers costs Austria €2.9 million last year

Asylum seekers misrepresenting their age costed Austria 2.9 million euros (3 million U.S. dollars) in 2016, the Kurier newspaper reported on Monday. ...
Wolfgang Schuessel

Wolfgang Schuessel warns of exaggerating EU crisis

There is no reason for the ongoing talk of "crisis, crisis, crisis" in Europe, former Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel said in a recent interview...
cancer

Loss of muscle mass during chemotherapy lowers life expectancy

The loss of muscle mass during chemotherapy shortens the life expectancy of esophageal cancer patients by an average of 32 months, a new Austrian...

Kumasi: E.L Jams Vienna City Tonite

file image Ghanaian  Rapper Elom Adablah popularly called ‘E.L’ has promised to give his fans in Kumasi an exciting performance they have never experienced before. As part of a...
economy

Austrian economy to see continued upswing

The Austrian economy is to see a continued growth upswing in the upcoming months with the back of strong domestic demand, the Austrian Institute...

17-year-old Austrian terror suspect to give statement to authorities

The 17-year-old Austrian terror suspect, accused of planning to detonate a bomb in the capital city Vienna, has told authorities he intends to make...
OPEC

OPEC committee agrees on measures to monitor output cuts

Representatives from five OPEC and non-OPEC countries on Sunday held their inaugural joint meeting in Vienna and agreed measures to monitor output cuts. ...

Foiled attack in Austria planned to be carried out soon

The suspect who has been arrested by the Austrian authorities in connection with a planned terror attack could have been very close to carry...
arrested

Austria foils allegedly planned terror attack

Austrian authorities on Friday arrested a man who allegedly planned to conduct a terror attack in Vienna, the country's largest newspaper Krone reported. ...

Dec. 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

ROME -- A top mafia boss listed among the most wanted fugitives in Italy was arrested on Thursday, Italian police said. Marcello...
AFP / Joe Klamar Austrian Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer (R) joins supporters at an event during the election at the Prater Alm Bar, in Vienna, Austria, on May 22, 2016

First Austrian presidential debate attracts 475,000 viewers

Local media reported the figures on Monday. They fall in line with the number of viewers the two candidates, Greens-backed Alexander Van der Bellen...

Oil producers optimistic about output cut agreement in Vienna

Officials from eleven OPEC and non-OPEC member countries gathered today in an informal consultative meeting to discuss talks on output cut under the general...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Nairobi: UNODC Director touches on regional cooperation to promote security

The Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, attended the Sixth Tokyo International...
Police maintain the order in front of the building of a media group in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 28, 2015. Turkish police on Wednesday used tear gas and water cannon to storm the headquarters of the media group known for its opposition to the government. (Xinhua/Cihan)

Austria’s FM Not In Favor Fresh Negotiation Between EU, Turkey

"I have a seat and vote in the (EU) foreign ministers' council, there it is about whether new negotiating chapters with Turkey is to...

Aug. 8 world news summary at 0030 GMT

VIENNA -- Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said he doesn't favor the "new chapters" of EU-Turkey negotiation in an interview with the Austrian newspaper...
German Bundesliga

Austrian football to probe Damir Canadi

The Austrian Bundesliga league said its disciplinary board was to take up the allegations against Damir Canadi, coach of the first-division club SCR Altach,...
European Union

July 1 world news summary at GMT 1600

VIENNA -- Austria's constitutional court on Friday accepted a challenge filed by the anti-immigration Freedom Party over the run-off presidential election on May 22,...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and corporate tax inversions in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, April 5, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

June 25 world news summary at GMT 0030

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama delivered the message twice Friday that there was "special relationship" between his country and Britain, which voted...

June 21 world news summary at 0130 GMT

WARSAW -- Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called on China and Poland to build their partnership into a paradigm of cooperation within...

June 18 world news summary at GMT 0030

BELGRADE -- Chinese President Xi Jinping paid homage to the Chinese martyrs killed in the NATO bombing of the former Chinese embassy in the...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

June 1 world news summary at 0100 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Tuesday renewed sanctions on South Sudan for another year to support the implementation of a peace...

May 24 world news summary at 0030 GMT

KAMPALA -- Uganda has threatened military action if Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) soldiers continue to attack its security forces along the shared...