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News Austria: Austria Greens minister gears up for new virus test after initial praise

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Austria Greens minister gears up for new virus test after initial praise
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austria-greens-minister-gears-virus-test-initial-praise-103630031.html

Popular for keeping the pandemic at bay in Austria, Health Minister Rudolf Anschober is preparing for a "major challenge" in an anticipated second coronavirus wave in the autumn. If all goes well, he will consolidate the Green Party's place in the Conservative-led government and prove

News Austria: Almost half in virus-hit Austria ski resort have antibodies: study

Published on: Thursday 25 June 2020
Almost half in virus-hit Austria ski resort have antibodies: study
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/almost-half-virus-hit-austria-ski-resort-antibodies-165114333.html

Almost half of the population of an Austrian alpine resort hit by a coronavirus outbreak have antibodies, indicating they had been infected in the pandemic, researchers said on Thursday. Thousands became infected after holidaying in Ischgl and other ski resorts in the western province of Tyrol around

News Austria: Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) announces the successful signing of the acquisition of a further promising office asset in Vienna, Austria

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Eastern Property Holdings Limited (EPH) announces the successful signing of the acquisition of a further promising office asset in Vienna, Austria
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/eastern-property-holdings-limited-eph-221847595.html

Eastern Property Holdings (“EPH” or “Company”) announces the signing of the acquisition of the property in Lassallestrasse 1 in Vienna, a prominent and centrally located office property which is currently under refurbishment. The parties to the transaction agreed to not disclose the acquisition price

News Austria: Austria breaks ground on Holocaust memorial in Vienna

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Austria breaks ground on Holocaust memorial in Vienna
News source: https://apnews.com/7fe8a5881ab8917e0c3c6c221f6d7abe

BERLIN (AP) — Austria broke ground Monday on a new memorial to the country's 65,000 Jews killed during the Nazi era. “The Memorial to the Jewish Children, Women and Men of Austria who were...

News Austria: U.S., Russian envoys to discuss arms control in Austria next week - State Department

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
U.S., Russian envoys to discuss arms control in Austria next week - State Department
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/u-russian-envoys-discuss-arms-020851619.html

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy Marshall Billingslea will travel to Austria on Monday and Tuesday to discuss "mutually agreed topics related to the future of arms control" with Russian Deputy Foreign Sergei Ryabkov, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. "The United States has extended

News Austria: Sebastian Kurz has totally shifted Austria’s treatment of Israel. Is it because of a bromance with Benjamin Netanyahu?

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
Sebastian Kurz has totally shifted Austria’s treatment of Israel. Is it because of a bromance with Benjamin Netanyahu?
News source: https://www.jta.org/2020/06/19/global/sebastian-kurz-has-totally-shifted-austrias-treatment-of-israel-is-it-because-of-a-bromance-with-benjamin-netanyahu

The two leaders praise each other publicly and have a lot in common. These days, Austria is the only Western European country shielding Israel from potential EU sanctions.

News Austria: U.S., Russian Envoys to Discuss Arms Control in Austria Next Week: State Department

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
U.S., Russian Envoys to Discuss Arms Control in Austria Next Week: State Department
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/06/19/world/europe/19reuters-usa-armscontrol-russia.html

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy Marshall Billingslea will travel to Austria on Monday and Tuesday to discuss "mutually agreed topics related to the future of arms control" with Russian Deputy Foreign Sergei Ryabkov, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

News Austria: Austria set to host Formula 1 season openers in July

Published on: Saturday 30 May 2020
Austria set to host Formula 1 season openers in July
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/52860575

The 2020 season was due to start in Australia in March, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of that race and a further nine more. If the Austria races run successfully, the F1 season ...

News Austria: The Latest: Austria awaits tourist season, with precautions

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
The Latest: Austria awaits tourist season, with precautions
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/latest-austria-awaits-tourist-season-precautions-70807120

President Donald Trump says a “full” G7 summit bringing together the leaders of the world’s major economies “looks like” it “will be on.”

News Austria: Austria tests travelers for coronavirus at airports to prevent spread

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
Austria tests travelers for coronavirus at airports to prevent spread
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/austria-tests-travelers-for-coronavirus-at-airports-to-prevent-spread-83275333516

Travelers landing in Austria are now given a test for coronavirus and are either free to enter or facing a 14-day quarantine depending on their results. It’s a small step towards getting the nation back to work and a possible example for other countries.

News Austria: Romania-Austria night train new lifeline for care workers, elderly

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Romania-Austria night train new lifeline for care workers, elderly
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/romania-austria-night-train-lifeline-care-workers-elderly-131133698.html

Romanian care worker Cornelia Weisz arrived in Vienna on Monday after waiting more than two months to resume her work in Austria thanks to a special night train started up despite the border closures due to the new coronavirus pandemic. With a photo of her two children, who remain in Romania, in her

News Austria: Austria's AMS expects impact from coronavirus in second quarter to be limited

Published on: Tuesday 28 April 2020
Austria's AMS expects impact from coronavirus in second quarter to be limited
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austrias-ams-expects-impact-coronavirus-053544264.html

Shares in sensor producer AMS jumped 22% after the Apple supplier gave an upbeat forecast for the current quarter and the remainder of the year, soothing investors who fear a slump in smartphone demand due to the coronavirus crisis. AMS, which is in the process of taking over the leading car headlight

News Austria: Austria limits restaurant tables to four adults as it eases lockdown

Published on: Tuesday 28 April 2020
Austria limits restaurant tables to four adults as it eases lockdown
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/live-blog/2020-04-29-coronavirus-news-n1195006/ncrd1195046

Carlo Angerer As Austria continues to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, the country's tourism ministry has set out some rules for when restaurants can re-open on May 15. Each table will be limited ...

News Austria: Formula 1 plans to start up in July with a race in Austria

Published on: Monday 27 April 2020
Formula 1 plans to start up in July with a race in Austria
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/04/27/formula-1-plans-start-up-july-with-race-austria/

Formula 1 organizers are planning for a later start to its season, even as it announced that the French Grand Prix had been called off because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The French race, ...

News Austria: Austria wants coronavirus suspension of EU rules on state aid

Published on: Sunday 19 April 2020
Austria wants coronavirus suspension of EU rules on state aid
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austria-wants-coronavirus-suspension-eu-112102631.html

Austria said on Monday it wants the European Union to suspend its rules on state aid so that Vienna can prop up companies during the coronavirus pandemic without having to seek permission from Brussels. Austria is one of the self-described 'frugals' within the bloc, net contributors to the EU

News Austria: Austria's last coal-fired power station closes as the country pushes renewables

Published on: Monday 20 April 2020
Austria's last coal-fired power station closes as the country pushes renewables
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/20/austrias-last-coal-fired-power-station-has-closed-down.html

In a move welcomed by environmental organizations, Austria's last operational coal-fired power station has shut down. The Mellach facility, in the province of Styria, had generated electricity and ...

News Austria: Austria reopens small shops and parks as coronavirus lockdown is relaxed

Published on: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Austria reopens small shops and parks as coronavirus lockdown is relaxed
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/14/austria-reopens-small-shops-and-parks-as-coronavirus-lockdown-is-relaxed

Country takes first steps towards normality but citizens still must abide by strict distancing measures ...

News Austria: Austria extends coronavirus restrictions until April 13

Published on: Friday 20 March 2020
Austria extends coronavirus restrictions until April 13
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austria-extend-coronavirus-restrictions-until-102821041.html

Austria will extend its coronavirus restrictions until April 13 in efforts to curb the pandemic, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday, and tighter controls on movement were imposed after many people flocked outdoors to enjoy warm early spring weather. The Alpine republic, which has reported more