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  • Austrian ex-footballers charged for match-fixing 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:29 pm
  • GRAZ, Austria - State prosecutors have brought charges against former players Dominique Taboga and Sanel Kuljic as well as "other persons" for their alleged role in a match-fixing scandal that rocked Austrian football in November.

  • 2 teenagers leave Austria, seek to fight in Syria 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:25 am
  • VIENNA - Austrian police say they are conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria.

  • Feleke wins Vienna marathon with course record 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:36 am
  • VIENNA - Getu Feleke of Ethiopia overcame stomach problems in the closing kilometers of the Vienna City Marathon to win the event in a course-record time on Sunday.

  • Andreas Puelacher becomes Austria men's head coach 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:39 am
  • INNSBRUCK, Austria - The Austrian ski federation has appointed Andreas Puelacher as head coach of the men's Alpine team, replacing Mathias Berthold.

  • Vienna Philharmonic wins Birgit Nilsson Prize 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:20 pm
  • VIENNA - The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra added a prestigious feather to its cap Wednesday, with the Birgit Nilsson Foundation picking it as this year's winner of its $1-million prize named after the late Swedish soprano.

  • IOC formally disqualifies 2 Sochi athletes 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:24 pm
  • BELEK, Turkey - The IOC has formally disqualified an Austrian cross-country skier and Polish bobsledder who failed doping tests during the Sochi Olympics six weeks ago.

  • French photo duo Pierre et Gilles love to shock 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:31 am
  • PARIS - Pierre et Gilles may have timid smiles.

  • Austrian pays $15 million for prize-winning horse 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:25 pm
  • VIENNA - The founder of Austrian firearms maker Glock has bought a prize-winning stallion for 11 million euros ($15.15 million), in one of the priciest purchases of its kind.

  • Class seeks suspected Nazi who aided Jewish family 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:11 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Students at a Connecticut university are working on a daunting assignment: Who was the suspected Nazi who protected a Jewish family 75 years ago from violence and warned them to flee Austria just before World War II broke out?

  • Linger brothers retire after missing 3rd luge gold 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:37 pm
  • VIENNA - Austrian lugers Andreas and Wolfgang Linger have announced their retirement, less than six weeks after the brothers failed to win a record third straight Olympic gold medal in the doubles competition.

  • Report: Art treasures in Gurlitt's Austrian house 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:45 pm
  • VIENNA - Austrian state television says experts have found 180 artworks - including a long-lost painting by Claude Monet - in the Salzburg house of the German art collector who hoarded art in his Munich apartment for decades.

  • Austrian politician compares EU with 3rd Reich 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 5:36 pm
  • VIENNA - An Austrian far-right politician under fire for saying that Hitler's rule may have been more liberal than European Union regulations on Monday acknowledged that he also disparaged blacks during a speech at a presentation of a book written by a fellow right-winger

  • Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:15 pm
  • VIENNA - It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price - nearly $760,000.

  • Ukraine oligarch pays $172.5M bail in Austria 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 2:35 pm
  • VIENNA - An influential Ukrainian oligarch arrested in Vienna on an American warrant charging him with bribery and other offenses has been released on 125 million-euro ($172.5 million) bail by an Austrian court.

  • Ukraine oligarch pays $172.5M bail in Austria 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:58 pm
  • VIENNA - An influential Ukrainian oligarch arrested in Vienna on an American warrant charging him with bribery and other offenses has been released on 125 million-euro ($172.5 million) bail by an Austrian court.

  • Analysis: Ukraine casts pall over Iran nuke talks 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 5:18 pm
  • VIENNA - Tehran may have a new ally when Iran nuclear talks reconvene Tuesday - the Ukraine crisis. U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine could fray the search for consensus on what Iran needs to do to ease fears it could make atomic arms.