Austria

BERLIN | Austria: 6 deportees set fire to cell, leave farewell note

BERLIN — Austrian police say six men have been hospitalized with serious injuries after setting alight the mattresses and bedding of the deportation cell in which they were being held. Vienna police said Saturday that five Afghans and an Iranian man tried to block the cell door with a locker and left a joint farewell … Continue reading BERLIN | Austria: 6 deportees set fire to cell, leave farewell note

KITZBUEHEL, Austria | Klizan wins 6th ATP title in 6 finals in Kitzbuehel

KITZBUEHEL, Austria— Martin Klizan of Slovakia won his sixth ATP title in six finals when he beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-2, 6-2 at the Generali Open on Saturday. The second all-qualifier final on the tour since 1990 was wrapped up in 68 minutes. “My performance was the best of the tournament,” Klizan said. “There … Continue reading KITZBUEHEL, Austria | Klizan wins 6th ATP title in 6 finals in Kitzbuehel

HAMBURG, Germany | DeChambeau, McEvoy lead European Open by 1

HAMBURG, Germany — Bryson DeChambeau shared a one-shot lead with Richard McEvoy heading to the final round of the European Open on Saturday. Both golfers seek their first European Tour title.  DeChambeau started the third round ahead by a shot.  But McEvoy carded a 3-under 69 for the Englishman to lead the tournament at 12 … Continue reading HAMBURG, Germany | DeChambeau, McEvoy lead European Open by 1

ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

ROME  — Italy’s hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya. The Diciotti ship pulled into the port of Trapani after taking on board the migrants from an … Continue reading ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford Travels to Austria, Saudi Arabia, and New Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Dr. Christopher A. Ford will travel to Vienna, Austria and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia July 5-8, and Los Alamos, New Mexico July 9-11. In Vienna, Dr. Ford will meet with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford Travels to Austria, Saudi Arabia, and New Mexico

BERLIN  | Austria says it’s prepared to ‘protect’ its southern border

BERLIN — Austria’s government and German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s coalition partners raised questions Tuesday about a deal to end a crisis over migration policy, with Vienna saying it is prepared to take unspecified measures to “protect” Austria’s southern border if migrants are its neighbor turns back migrants. In a compromise Monday night to end a … Continue reading BERLIN  | Austria says it’s prepared to ‘protect’ its southern border

SPIELBERG, Austria | Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP as Mercedes fails to finish

SPIELBERG, Austria— Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday as both Mercedes cars failed to finish. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel came second and third, with the German taking back the lead in the championship from Lewis Hamilton. On a bleak day for Mercedes, both Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas … Continue reading SPIELBERG, Austria | Max Verstappen wins Austrian GP as Mercedes fails to finish