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Austria closes Vienna mosque after deadly attack

November 07, 2020 11:09 am

Authorities in Austria have ordered the closure of a mosque frequented by the attacker who killed four people in Vienna. The police confirmed Germany had sent information linked to the gunman months before the shooting.

The moderate Muslim must address the reality of many lived Islams

November 06, 2020 9:14 am

The moderate Muslim must not seek to explain away violence in the name of Islam with whataboutery, but must face up to the problems with lived Islam.

Tennis player Sasikumar Mukund relives night of anxiety in terror-hit Vienna

November 06, 2020 12:29 pm

The 23-year-old Sasikumar Mukund, World No 294 and India’s fourth highest ranked singles player, has been based in Vienna since July 2018 and lives close to the city centre, where heavily armed gunmen attacked six locations earlier this week.

Vienna attack perpetrator supported Islamic State, says Austria

November 03, 2020 11:48 am

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the shooter -- who was killed by police during the fray -- acted alone or with others, Nehammer told a briefing on Tuesday morning.

Vienna terror attacks HIGHLIGHTS: Islamic State claims responsibility, say reports

November 04, 2020 1:01 am

Vienna terror attacks HIGHLIGHTS: Interior Minister Karl Nehammer warned people to stay away from the centre of the city, adding that border checks were being reinforced and that children would not be required to attend school on Tuesday.

Vienna holds off Melbourne to top EIU ranking of most liveable cities

September 04, 2019 9:53 am

Vienna and Melbourne have been neck and neck in the EIU survey for years, but the Austrian capital also regularly tops a larger ranking of cities by quality of life compiled by consulting firm Mercer.

Vienna tops Melbourne as world's most liveable city, Economist survey states

August 14, 2018 12:46 pm

Vienna regularly tops a larger ranking of cities by quality of life compiled by consulting firm Mercer. It is the first time it has topped the EIU survey, which began in its current form in 2004.

The Vienna turn

July 16, 2015 12:14 am

Iran nuclear deal is by no means perfect. But it is significant, most of all, for what it avoids.

Laidback Vienna is Indian honeymooner's paradise

September 01, 2014 12:15 pm

The city's relaxed and laidback attitude is the perfect getaway after many tiring weeks of preparations and celebrations .

Promoting eco-tourism, Vienna's green hotels now a rage

June 23, 2014 12:19 pm

'Green hotels' of Vienna are cashing in on the concept of eco-friendly hotels catering to the tourists conscious of their carbon footprint.