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Vienna: Capital of Austria
Vienna is the national capital, largest city, and one of nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's most-populous city, with about 1.9 million inhabitants, and its cultural, economic, and political center. It is the 6th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.

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Djokovic aims to equal Sampras world no.1 record this week [Video]

Djokovic aims to equal Sampras world no.1 record this week

Novak Djokovic hopes to ride Vienna to equal Pete Sampras’ record and finish the year as world number one for a sixth time.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:47Published
Sweeping melodies with Jonas Kaufmann at the Summer Night Concert [Video]

Sweeping melodies with Jonas Kaufmann at the Summer Night Concert

Sweeping melodies with Jonas Kaufmann at the Summer Night Concert in Vienna - in this week's episode of Musica on Euronews.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:50Published

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Austrian president's office briefly cleared after bomb threat

Part of the former imperial palace in central Vienna housing Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen's office was evacuated on Wednesday after a bomb threat and the president was taken to safety,..
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Vienna police give all-clear after bomb threat at president's office

Vienna police gave the all-clear on Wednesday after part of the former imperial palace housing Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen's office was evacuated due to a bomb threat.
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Banned Vienna protest against lockdown draws 200

A crowd of around 200 defied a police ban to gather in central Vienna on Friday for a protest against Austria's coronavirus lockdown.
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With no tourists, Vienna's horse-drawn carriages deliver lockdown meals

Under coronavirus lockdown, one aspect of modern Vienna might look familiar to victims of plagues past - horse-drawn carriages delivering meals to those most at risk during the pandemic.
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Austria optimistic to flatten spread of coronavirus

Austria is optimistic to be able to reduce the increase in new coronavirus cases within the next days and it is well equipped with the necessary kits for testing, health minister Rudolf Anschober said..
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Avoiding hugs, OPEC officials greet with their feet amid virus outbreak

When OPEC ministers descend on Vienna to decide oil production policy, their meetings are usually accompanied by displays of brotherhood between the men in charge of a third of global crude supplies.
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'Avoid hugs': OPEC in the time of the coronavirus

When OPEC ministers descend on Vienna to decide oil production policy, their meetings are usually accompanied by displays of brotherhood between the men in charge of a third of global crude supplies.
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Europeans, Britain, China, Russia to meet Iran in Vienna on Feb. 26

China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet with Iran in Vienna on Feb. 26 to discuss how to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, the European Commission said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Number of coronavirus cases in China rises over 9,800: ambassador

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China has risen over 9,800, the country's envoy to the United Nations in Vienna said on Friday.
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U.N. says offices in Geneva, Vienna targeted by 'well-resourced' cyberattack last year

The United Nations said on Wednesday that its offices in Geneva and Vienna were targeted by an "apparently well-resourced" cyber attack in the middle of last year that exposed lists of user accounts,..
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Austrian far right starts to fracture amid Ibiza scandal fallout

Three Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) city councillors in Vienna left the party on Thursday, a fracture possibly leading to a nationwide split after it crashed out of the coalition government..
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China envoy says Iran deal dispute resolution not triggered

European parties to the Iran nuclear deal did not trigger a mechanism that could lead to the renewal of U.N. sanctions at talks in Vienna on Friday, China's envoy said.
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Iran nuclear deal Joint Commission to meet in Vienna on December 6: EU statement

Officials from China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet with Iran in Vienna on Dec. 6 to discuss how to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, the European Union said in a statement on..
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Moving university to Vienna, Soros vows to defend academic freedom from Orban

Billionaire George Soros opened the new main campus of his Central European University in Vienna on Friday, saying it would not halt its struggle to defend academic freedom from Viktor Orban, the right..
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Why Vienna keeps beating Melbourne and Sydney in the Global Liveability Index

An annual report has again ranked Vienna as the world's 'most liveable city', ahead of Melbourne and Sydney.
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Vienna holds off Melbourne to top EIU ranking of most liveable cities

Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its reputation as the world's most pleasant city,..
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Dr Liane Russell, a pioneer in the study of the dangers of radiation on developing embryos, whose findings are the reason doctors today ask women if they are pregnant before giving them X-rays, died on..
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China says all parties at Vienna nuclear meeting aim to safeguard nuclear deal

All parties to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran want to safeguard the accord and strongly oppose Washington's decision to unilaterally re-impose sanctions on Tehran, the head of the Chinese delegation..
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Iran says meeting with parties to 2015 nuclear deal was 'constructive'

An emergency meeting with parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was "constructive", the nation's senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said after the talks in Vienna.
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Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal

Parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal are meeting in Vienna on Sunday for emergency talks called in response to an escalation in tensions between Iran and the West that included confrontations at sea and..
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Iran nuclear deal parties meet after month of friction

Parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal met in Vienna on Sunday for emergency talks called in response to an escalation in tensions between Iran and the West that included confrontations at sea and..
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Iran says Vienna meet is 'last chance' to save nuclear deal: agency

Iran said Friday's meeting in Vienna between the remaining signatories of the nuclear deal was the "last chance" to save the accord after the U.S. withdrawal last year and warned Tehran would not..
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Suspected gas blast in Vienna causes partial building collapse

A suspected gas explosion tore through a building near Vienna's city center on Wednesday, causing several floors to collapse and seriously injuring four people, emergency services said.
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Four seriously injured in Vienna building collapse: ambulance service

Four people were seriously injured and others were also hurt in a partial building collapse in Vienna on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's ambulance service said.
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Iran to discuss saving nuclear deal with European powers, China and Russia

Senior officials from Iran, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia will meet on June 28 in Vienna to discuss ways to save the 2015 nuclear accord with Tehran, the European Union said on Thursday.
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Iran to meet Europe, China, Russia in Vienna on June 28

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Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest

Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to prevent the possible execution of a teenager in Saudi..
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