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How the world's cartoonists are skewering the Trump vs. Kim war of words

Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events IT IS a war of escalating rhetoric. President Trump "will face results beyond his expectation," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in a statement released

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-22 13:30:00

This European Burqa Ban Could Punish Wearing a Scarf in Summer-But Folk Dancers in Demon Masks Are Exempt

It can be tricky being a politician designing policy. You start out with a bold, simple aim, then end up mired in regulatory purgatory. So it goes for the designers of Austria's so-called "burqa ban." Like France and Belgium, Austria is aimed at stopping Muslim women from wearing full face veils, in

NEWSWEEK - 2017-09-22 11:38:18

Angela Merkel's Great Escape

Two years ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered the most resonant, but also the most widely ridiculed, judgment on the refugee crisis just then arriving at the borders of Europe: "wir schaffen das" - "we can do it." A year later, after staggering numbers of Syrians - and then Iraqis and Afgha

FOREIGN POLICY - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Austria burqa ban: Government warns Muslim women to show faces in public or be fined

The Austrian government has issued posters and leaflets threatening Muslim women with fines for wearing face veils ahead of the introduction of a controversial ban. The authorities launched the publicity drive to raise awareness of the legislation outlawing niqabs and burqas, which will come into fo

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 10:00:04

Player in Austria Sent Off, Banned for Reaction to Racist Insults

VIENNA - Ghanaian player Bernard Tekpetey has been banned after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist provocation from rival supporters during an Austrian Cup match. The Austrian league's disciplinary committee said that Tekpetey, who plays for top-flight club Altach on loan from German

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-21 17:30:33

Quick View: Austria's Century Bond

Austria issued 3.5 billion of a new 100-year bond, the biggest syndication of a century bond in Europe to date. Janus Henderson's Mitul Patel, Head of Interest Rates, shares his views on the positive aspects of such ultra-long bonds. Austria issued 3.5 billion of a new 100-year bond on Monday, Septe

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2017-09-21 02:11:18

Oberbank signs deal to finance Austrian projects in Iran

VIENNA (Reuters) - Oberbank (OBER.VI) on Thursday said it had signed a deal with Iran, enabling it to finance new ventures there and making it one of the first European banks to do so since sanctions were eased. The deal Tehran struck in 2015 with six major powers lifted many sanctions against the

REUTERS - 2017-09-21 14:03:21

Austria checking indications 9 foreigners abducted in Libya in 2015 are dead

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria said on Wednesday it had some evidence that nine foreign oilfield workers abducted by Islamist militants in Libya in 2015 were killed the same year, though it was still trying to verify the information. The four Filipinos, two Bangladeshis, one Austrian, one Czech and one

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 11:22:56

Austria Diagnostic Imaging Market Outlook to 2022

LONDON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5102689 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Austria Diagnostic Imaging Market Outlook to 2022", provides key market data on the Austria Diagnostic Imaging market. The report provides value, in millions

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 20:34:00

No proof of bribery in Eurofighter deal: Austrian parliament report

VIENNA (Reuters) - A parliamentary inquiry into Austria's $2 billion Eurofighter deal found no indications of bribery or that Airbus (AIR.PA) and its partners illegally influenced Austrian politicians, according to the final report on the matter. Lawmakers launched their inquiry in March to check w

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 17:02:38

Juniper Systems Limited Eyes German Market with InterGeo 2017 Exhibit, Opens New Office in Wels, Austria

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manufacturer of rugged handheld data collectors Juniper Systems Limited aims to expand its footprint in the German marketplace. Coinciding with the opening of its new office in Wels, Austria, the company will exhibit at the geometrics in

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 04:16:00

Kreisel Electric Opens New High-Tech Research and Development Center as its Headquarters

Kreisel Electric opens its new high-tech research and development center as its headquarters today in Rainbach, Mhlkreis district, Upper Austria. The new location, which comprises almost 7,000 m2 of space, includes a prototype workshop and a completely automated manufacturing line for Kreisel Electr

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 10:35:00

Austrian minister says Airbus settlement still possible in lawsuit

Reuters. A logo of Airbus is pictured on their booth during EBACE in Geneva VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's defense minister said on Tuesday he stands by his legal complaint against Airbus (PA:AIR) about allegations of fraud over a $2 billion fighter deal but still considers an eventual out-of-court s

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-19 06:02:14

12 of the best family ski holidays for this winter

From budget holidays to flexible childcare, in our top pick of trips you'll find something to perfectly meet the needs of you and your brood Unless stated otherwise, prices are based on seven nights chalet board for two adults and two children including flights and group or private airport transfers

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-18 12:11:00

Airbus hits back against Austria in Eurofighter row

VIENNA (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) has filed a legal submission to Austrian prosecutors denying any wrongdoing in response to allegations of fraud and wilful deception linked to a $2 billion fighter deal. Europe's largest aerospace company hit back against Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil, sayi

REUTERS - 2017-09-18 10:47:33

Austria: Girl stabbed to death, police say by her brother

VIENNA - Vienna police and municipal officials say a 14-year-old girl from Afghanistan has been stabbed to death and that her 18-year-old brother has confessed to the slaying. Petra Mandl of Vienna's Youth and Family Offices says the girl had been living in a crisis center run by the Austrian capita

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-18 08:46:00

Death, Dehydration and Amputations: Young Army Recruits Aren't Treated Very Well

In August 2017, a 19-year-old Austrian army recruit died of dehydration while on an official training exercise. Austria is one of the few European countries that still has mandatory military service - men are required to serve six months when they turn 18. Since last month's death made local headlin

VICE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

A Landmark Austrian Government Report Warns Against Muslim Brotherhood Activism in the Country

The report, commissioned by the Austrian intelligence establishment, documents exploitation of Austrian government funds and schools, radicalization of local Muslim communities, and the use of Austrian territory as a springboard for Brotherhood activism in Arab countries. In recent years, several Eu

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-18 16:47:52

Airbus hits back at Austria in Eurofighter scandal

Aerospace giant Airbus on Monday formally rejected fraud allegations levelled by Austria over a two-billion-euro ($2.3 billion) deal for Eurofighter jets, calling the accusations "factitious". The company said in a statement it had filed a legal submission to Austrian prosecutors denying "all allega

FRANCE 24 - 2017-09-18 16:00:37

Why You Should Take A Solo Trip On Your Birthday

I've not only matured another year, but I was able to check a destination off my travel bucket list in a really meaningful way. I've never been afraid of the dark, and I'm known amongst my coworkers as a superb cockroach terminator, but there's one major fear that holds me back: I'm terrified of spe

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-18 14:07:40