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Austrian Health Minister Anschober announces resignation over health issues

Vienna/Sputnik: Austrian Health Minister Rudolf Anschober announced on Tuesday his intention to step down from the ministerial post due to health problems and exhaustion from combating the coronavirus pandemic.

Austrian Special Forces capture 2 suspects linked to November Vienna attack: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Austria's Cobra counter-terrorism unit has detained two people suspected of involvement in last month's deadly attack in the capital city of Vienna, the Kronen Zeitung newspaper reported on Sunday.

Second tough lockdown over COVID-19 begins in Austria

Vienna/Sputnik: Austria starts the second tough lockdown due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, and the restrictions will be in effect until at least December 6.

Austrian Interior Minister confirms that 4 civilians died in Vienna attack

Vienna/Sputnik: Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer on Tuesday confirmed that four people died as a result of a terrorist attack in Vienna on Monday night.

Austria: 'Terror attack' in Vienna leaves three dead, 15 injured

Vienna/IBNS: Shootings at multiple locations in the capital city of Austria, Vienna, left three people dead and 15 "severely injured" on Monday night.

Donald Trump, UN chief condemn deadly attacks in Austrian capital Vienna

New York/Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned the violent attacks in Austrian capital Vienna which left at least two people killed.

Death toll in Vienna shooting rises to two: Mayor

Vienna/Sputnik: The death toll in the Vienna shooting has risen to two as a woman injured in the attack in the Austrian capital has died, city mayor Michael Ludwig said.

Austria: One killed, several injured in Vienna attacks carried out at 6 locations

Vienna: At least one person was killed as gunmen opened fire in six different locations in central Vienna on Monday, media reports said.

Austria to introduce new COVID-19 lockdown starting November 3: Chancellor

Vienna/Sputnik: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the introduction of the second lockdown in the country starting from November 3 over surging COVID-19 contagion.

Australian COVID-19 cases soar to 1,709

Canberra/Xinhua/uni: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Australia soared in the past 24 hours from 1,098 on Sunday morning to 1,479 on Monday morning and then to 1,709 by afternoon.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Austria rises to 1,132

Vienna/Sputnik/UNI:  The number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Austria has increased to 1,132, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Five people killed by avalanche in central Austria : Reports

Moscow/Sputnik:  Five people were killed by an avalanche on the Hoher Dachstein mountain in central Austria, local media reported on Sunday.

Austria to ban smoking in pubs, restaurants in November

Vienna, Jul 2 (Xinhua/UNI) Smoking in Austrian pubs and restaurants is to be banned from Nov 1, the lower-house National Council decided in a vote on Tuesday, according to an Austria Press Agency report.

Austrian vice-chancellor to resign over secret video scandal

Vienna, May 18 (Xinhua/UNI): Austria's vice-chancellor and leader of the right-wing populist Freedom Party (FPO) Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to resign over a scandal in which he appears on video offering government contracts in exchange for political support.

Turkey criticises Austria over decision of closing down mosques

Ankara, June 9 (IBNS): Turkey has criticised Austria over its decision of shutting down  seven mosques and even expelling imams who they consider as being funded by foreign countries.