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aw stree uh

  • 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
News & Articles

  • 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 .
    June 12, 2013 - The Epoch Times
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • 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 ...
    June 9, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Bert van Marwijk in NDTV.com
    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...
  • John Lloyd in Times Online
    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."
  • Michael Moore in Guardian Unlimited
    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.

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