Tag Archives: Austria

Syria: Child killed as mortar shells strike Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state-run news agency says a child has been killed & three people wounded by mortar shells that struck the capital Damascus. SANA says Sunday's shells…

Bloomberg says investors pricing in climate risk

Global investors are increasingly pricing in the risk of climate change, US billionaire Michael Bloomberg told AFP on Saturday after taking charge of a task force to bring greater clarity…

Oscar Pistorius murder verdict brings delayed justice for Reeva Steenkamp

Nearly three years after Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the home they shared in Pretoria, there is a glimmer of hope justice will be served. The…

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Austria rethinks asylum rules as migrants to relocate from Greece

Austria sought to tighten asylum rules in the face of a record influx of migrants, hours before the first refugees are set to be relocated from Greece Wednesday under a…

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Austria hopes border barriers will slow migrants

By Francois Murphy & Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria on Wednesday outlined plans to build barriers including a fence at a busy border crossing to slow an influx of…

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'Open the gate!' – Migrants stranded on Balkan borders

By Fedja Grulovic BERKASOVO, Serbia (Reuters) – Thousands of migrants clamoured to enter European Union member Croatia from Serbia on Monday after a night spent in the cold & mud…

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Exhaustion, elation as 6,500 migrants reach Austria, Germany

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, elated people fleeing their Arab & Asian homelands reached their dream destinations of Germany & Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat,…

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Thousands Of Migrants Cross Border Into Austria

Thousands of migrants & refugees have entered Austria from Hungary, with many believed to be on their way to Germany. Exhausted families, among them refugees from Syria, began trickling across…

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Police Block Budapest Station To Migrants

Hungary has closed a main station in Budapest to migrants after hundreds of people boarded trains for Austria & Germany on Monday. Migrants – many of them refugees from Syria…

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Hungarian police detain fifth suspect for migrant deaths in truck

By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian police said on Sunday they had arrested a fifth suspect, a Bulgarian citizen, in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants whose bodies…