- Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea Updated: Aug-28-15 4:28 pm
VIENNA - Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.
- Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue Updated: Aug-28-15 3:11 pm
NICKELSDORF, Austria - An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria's border with Hungary as workers unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped inside the vehicle they hoped would take them to a better life.
- Correction: Iran-Nuclear story Updated: Aug-28-15 2:00 pm
VIENNA - In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site. In fact, it's a military site where some believe nuclear work occurred.
- Correction: Iran-Nuclear story Updated: Aug-28-15 1:08 pm
VIENNA - In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site." In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.
- The Latest: Red Crescent: At least 105 dead in sea off Libya Updated: Aug-28-15 8:47 am
GENEVA - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.
- Balkan summit on migrants overshadowed by migrant deaths Updated: Aug-27-15 11:13 am
VIENNA - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann had just finished telling other European leaders that there was an urgent need to crack down on human traffickers when the news came: at least 20 migrants - possibly up to 50 - have been found dead in a truck just miles away.
- Shakhtar beats Rapid Vienna to qualify for group stage Updated: Aug-25-15 4:46 pm
LVIV, Ukraine - Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk overcame a rocky start to qualify for the Champions League group stage Tuesday, drawing 2-2 with Austrian side Rapid Vienna for a 3-2 aggregate win.
- Austria's Alaba, Leitgeb return for Euro 2016 qualifiers Updated: Aug-25-15 6:36 am
VIENNA - Austria midfielders David Alaba and Christoph Leitgeb will return from injuries for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Moldova and Sweden.
- Salzburg signs Austria midfielder Pehlivan on 1-year deal Updated: Aug-22-15 4:59 am
SALZBURG, Austria - Red Bull Salzburg says Austria midfielder Yasin Pehlivan has joined the club on a one-year deal, ending a four-season stint in Turkey.
- Shakhtar's Stepanenko out of hospital following head injury Updated: Aug-20-15 5:56 am
VIENNA - Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taras Stepanenko has been released from hospital and was traveling back to Ukraine with his team on Thursday, a day after hurting his head in a Champions League playoff game at Rapid Vienna.
- Shakhtar beats Rapid Vienna 1-0 in Champions League playoff Updated: Aug-19-15 5:37 pm
VIENNA - Shakhtar Donetsk beat Rapid Vienna 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League playoff Wednesday, positioning itself for reaching the group stage for a sixth straight season.
- Austria investigating extremist on suspicion of murder Updated: Aug-14-15 11:43 am
VIENNA - The Austrian prosecutor's office is investigating an Islamic extremist on suspicion of murder after a video was posted showing him shooting a kneeling man to death in Syria.
- Neo-Nazis shut out of Austrian academy that rejected Hitler Updated: Aug-13-15 7:31 am
VIENNA - Hungarian neo-Nazis hoping to visit the Austrian art academy that rejected Hitler more than a century ago received the same response Thursday- no admittance.
- Austrian former cyclist banned for selling doping substances Updated: Aug-10-15 5:18 pm
VIENNA - Former cyclist Christof Kerschbaum of Austria has been banned for life for selling doping substances to other riders from 2007-09.
- Austrian police find 86 refugees in truck, driver flees Updated: Aug-08-15 9:34 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Austrian police who stopped a small truck that appeared overloaded have found 86 refugees crammed inside during sweltering heat.
- Kohlschreiber, Mathieu advance to final in Kitzbuehel Updated: Aug-07-15 10:37 am
KITZBUEHEL, Austria - Philipp Kohlschreiber ended top-seeded Dominic Thiem's 10-match winning streak on Friday, setting up a final against Paul-Henri Mathieu of France at the Generali Open.
- Wallet lost in Austria returned to WWII veteran Updated: Aug-05-15 12:09 pm
FRESNO, California - A World War II veteran has his lost wallet back after an Austrian doctor spotted the black square of cracked leather, still full of family photos, underneath wooden planks in a farmhouse his grandfather owned.
- Former Austria captain Ivanschitz joins Seattle Sounders Updated: Aug-04-15 2:30 pm
VIENNA - Former Austria captain Andreas Ivanschitz is joining Seattle Sounders FC in the MLS after Spanish club Levante terminated its contract with the attacking midfielder.
- 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?