Category: Austria

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Nov
2020

European Union To Increase Border Security After Wave Of Extremism AttacksEuropean Union To Increase Border Security After Wave Of Extremism Attacks

European Union officials to increase security at the border, reinforce the police agency, and regulate hate speech and online propaganda after an increase in attacks by extremist groups, the Associated Press reported Friday. Four people were fatally shot by a man who attempted to join ISIS during an attack on Vienna, Austria, on Nov. 2, […]

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Nov
2020

German Police Raid Homes Of Men With Ties To Vienna Gunman Who Tried To Join ISISGerman Police Raid Homes Of Men With Ties To Vienna Gunman Who Tried To Join ISIS

Police in Germany raided the homes and businesses of four men suspected to have links to the gunman who opened fire in Vienna on Monday in what has been called an “Islamist terror attack,” numerous sources reported. German police raided sites in Osnabrueck, Kassel and the Pinneberg area that belonged to the men. Although they […]

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Nov
2020

‘The Terrorist Risk Is Everywhere’ — Macron Calls For Stricter European Borders After Recent Attacks‘The Terrorist Risk Is Everywhere’ — Macron Calls For Stricter European Borders After Recent Attacks

November 05, 2020 11:21 AM ET French President Emmanuel Macron called for Europe to re-think its Schengen Area open-border system Thursday after recent Islamic terror attacks across the continent.  Macron said that many of the criminal enterprises who frequently traffic migrants into Europe are linked to terrorist organizations, Reuters reported. “I am in favor of […]

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Nov
2020

UK Raises Terror Threat Level To ‘Severe’ After Determining Possible Attack Is Highly LikelyUK Raises Terror Threat Level To ‘Severe’ After Determining Possible Attack Is Highly Likely

The U.K. raised its terror threat level to “severe” after determining that a potential attack is highly likely following killings in France and Austria, the Associated Press reported. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that the threat level was elevated Tuesday from “substantial,” which means an attack is thought to be likely, rather than highly likely, […]

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Nov
2020

Suspect In Vienna Shooting Tried To Join ISIS, Was Released From Prison Early After Terrorism ChargesSuspect In Vienna Shooting Tried To Join ISIS, Was Released From Prison Early After Terrorism Charges

The suspected gunman in an attack in Vienna on Monday was an Austrian man with dual citizenship who had previously attempted to join ISIS in Syria, numerous sources reported. Kujtim Fejzulai, 20, was shot dead by police after the beginning of the attack that left four dead and 14 injured Monday evening, according to the […]

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Nov
2020

Afghan Teen Arrested After Attacking Elderly Nun Amid Series Of Incidents Targeting ChristiansAfghan Teen Arrested After Attacking Elderly Nun Amid Series Of Incidents Targeting Christians

Police in Austria arrested an Afghan man suspected of attacking a nun amid a series of other incidents targeting Christians in Europe, Catholic News Agency reported. The 19-year-old Afghan-born man allegedly hit the 76-year-old nun in the face while she was on a bus in Graz on Saturday before fleeing, according to CNA.  Police reviewed […]

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Nov
2020

REPORT: At Least Seven Dead In Austria Shooting, Explosion Near Vienna’s Main SynagogueREPORT: At Least Seven Dead In Austria Shooting, Explosion Near Vienna’s Main Synagogue

November 02, 2020 4:31 PM ET At least seven people have allegedly been killed after a shooting in Vienna, Austria, Monday night, according to multiple reports.  A large-scale police operation is currently underway in Vienna after at least one gunman opened fire Monday evening in the Inner City district, according to Reuters. The head of […]

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Jul
2020

Bachelor Party Dare Leaves Man In Hospital After He Licks Venomous SnakeBachelor Party Dare Leaves Man In Hospital After He Licks Venomous Snake

A German man was hospitalized Saturday after he was dared to lick a venomous snake during his bachelor party in the Austrian Alps. After the incident was reported, a mountain rescue operations team and a doctor were called and the 38-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital, the Associated Press reported. The local Red […]

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austria-says-reopening-shops-has-not-led-to-coronavirus-case-spike
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May
2020

Austria Says Reopening Shops Has Not Led To Coronavirus Case SpikeAustria Says Reopening Shops Has Not Led To Coronavirus Case Spike

After reopening thousands of shops in April, Austria’s health minister announced the country hasn’t experienced a new spike in coronavirus cases, Reuters reported Tuesday. Austria reopened hardware and garden centers along with shops up to 400 square meters (nearly 4,306 square feet) April 14, becoming one of the first European countries to make the move […]

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