austria austria  /ˈɔ stri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century

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News

  1. Austria Threatened With Panda Loss for Meeting Dalai Lama

    The Chinese regime is playing the panda card in an attempt to make sure that Austria won’t repeat last year’s visit by the Dalai Lama. Still smarting with resentment over the visit, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to send … The post Austria Threatened With Panda Loss for Meeting Dalai Lama appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

  2. Austria begins withdrawing peacekeepers from Golan

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria has begun withdrawing peacekeepers from the Golan Heights, winding down a four-decade mission due to spillover fighting from the Syrian civil war, the defense ministry said. A Reuters journalist on the Golan said Austrian troops had already moved from the Quneitra crossing point to a United Nations base inside the Israeli-held part of the heights on Tuesday. "The first ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Austria still open to sending peacekeepers back to Golan

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria does not rule out returning its U.N. peacekeepers to the Golan Heights if their mandate is improved, its foreign minister told Sunday's newspaper Oesterreich. The Alpine republic, whose peacekeepers account for 380 of the 1,000 members of a U.N. force monitoring a 40-year-old ceasefire between Syria and Israel, said on Thursday it would pull them out after battles ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "We have witnessed it before in the past," he said. "Think about two years ago in Austria and Switzerland. We beat Italy and France and everybody already thought we would become European champions." "But we didn't even survive the...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: NDTV.com

  2. Captain Lloyd said: "I thought it would be closer but Austria were always the favourites. Our boys are disappointed. They didn't play as well as they can. But it's all about winning three matches and we still think we can win the match."
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: John Lloyd Source: Times Online

  3. "I would like Gov. Schwarzenegger to say that he wants the citizens of California to have the same, fine, universal health coverage he got as a young man in the country of Austria," Moore said Tuesday of the Austrian-born governor.
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Michael Moore Source: Guardian Unlimited

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