Posts Tagged ‘Austria’

Antisemitic incidents in Austria hit record in 2020, report says

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Austria can ‘return to normal’ in summer, Sputnik V can speed up vaccination program if Vienna buys it – Chancellor Kurz

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said the country can return to normal life in three months, as everyone could be vaccinated by then. He added that the campaign will be boosted if Vienna buys the Sputnik V vaccine from Moscow. Every Austrian will have an opportunity to receive at least the first dose of the vaccine […]

Austria police files charges vs. Jewish students for anti-BDS protest

 The Austrian Union of Jewish Students on Saturday slammed the Vienna police for a heavy-handed crackdown on 15 Jewish students who protested against an organization that advocates a boycott of Israel. While the Austrian federal interior ministry and the Austrian Jewish community issue “warnings for synagogues because right-wing extremists are marching, 15 Jewish university students […]

Austria’s vaccine official resigns over order and distribution mistakes

Austria’s senior official in charge of COVID-19 vaccine orders has resigned for failing to purchase all available BioNTech/Pfizer doses. Health Minister Rudolf Anschober confirmed on Monday that Clemens Auer had asked to relieve him of his duties. “He did not inform me of the possibility of obtaining vaccines beyond the 31 million doses already secured, […]

European countries – including Denmark, Norway, Austria, Italy and Iceland – suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab after reports of blood clots in vaccinated people

C-o-v-1-9 V@cc Reacts and News New Zealand ASTRA ZENECA VACCINE AND POTENTIAL BLOOD CLOT LINK European countries – including Denmark, Norway, Austria, Italy and Iceland – have suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab after reports of blood clots in vaccinated people.The Austrian national competent authority has suspended the use of a batch of COVID-19 Vaccine […]

Austria Suspends AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccines After One Person Dies and Another Falls Ill

Home » Europe, Health » Austria Suspends AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccines After One Person Dies and Another Falls Ill     Austria has suspended vaccinations with a batch of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus jabs as a precaution following the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots. The Federal Office for Safety in Health […]

Austria suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine batch after death

March 7, 2021 – 14:46 By Michael Shields and Ludwig Burger ZURICH (Reuters) – Austrian authorities have suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots, a health agency said on Sunday. “The Federal Office for Safety […]

France chides Austria, Denmark for coordinating with Israel on virus vaccines

PARIS, France — France has criticized a push by Austria and Denmark to coordinate with Israel on developing new COVID-19 shots, as EU unity frays even further over its troubled vaccine rollout. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the Israeli partnership on Monday, saying the European Medicines Agency (EMA) was “too slow in approving vaccines,” leaving […]

Austria and Denmark team up with Israel for next generation COVID-19 vaccines

Austria and Denmark have teamed up with Israel to produce 2nd generation vaccines against new mutations of the coronavirus. The alliance, dubbed First Movers Group, comes amid growing frustration over delays in the EU’s vaccine rollout. Israel has offered 94 vaccine doses per 100 people compared with just seven per 100 in the European Union. […]

Austria has failed in fight against corruption, says Council of Europe

Austria has made “overall insufficient” progress in the fight against corruption, according to a new report by the Council of Europe. The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) says Austria has failed to implement its recommendations to tackle judicial and political misconduct. Four years ago, the Council of Europe body had issued recommendations to the […]

‘It’s about effectiveness & availability, not geopolitics’: Austria’s Kurz will take Sputnik V or Chinese vaccine if approved

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he would take the Russian-made Sputnik V or a vaccine developed by China if they are certified by a European regulator. Geopolitics should not be the issue, he added. Kurz was asked by German newspaper Welt am Sonntag whether he would personally take the Sputnik V or a Chinese-made vaccine. […]

Tension grows in Austria over the deportation of three young girls to Georgia and Armenia

Tensions are growing in Austria over the deportation of three girls to Georgia and Armenia, including a 12-year-old girl who was born in the country. The government is being criticised for expelling the children, who are considered to be “well-integrated” into Austrian society, especially amid the coronavirus crisis. Tina, 12, who was born in Austria […]

Austria: Jewish community vaccinate survivors on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The main representative body of Austrian Jewry organized the vaccination of Holocaust survivors in Vienna on Wednesday, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In the project by the Jewish Community of Vienna on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, multiple survivors were brought from across Austria and Slovakia to a vaccination […]

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria, Slovakia vaccinated on Auschwitz liberation day

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Austria university disinvites Iran-affiliated Imam after uproar

The Vienna University of Technology has withdrawn an invitation to a radical pro-Iranian regime Imam with respect to an event about mosques after a human rights group protest, it confirmed on Tuesday to The Jerusalem Post.Herbert Kreuzeder, the university spokesman, told the Post that “Mr. Waldmann [the Imam] was originally invited” but after information from […]

Man caught trying to smuggle 74 chameleons into Austria

They said in a statement Friday that a 56-year-old man, who was not further identified, had hidden the animals in socks and empty ice-cream boxes when he was caught at customs control in Vienna. He had traveled to Austria from Tanzania via Ethiopia. The chameleons were taken to the Austrian capital’s Schoenbrunn Zoo, which said […]

Austria gives ‘Iranian Holocaust-deniers millions, Shoah survivors pastry’

The Vienna-based branch of the NGO Stop the Bomb on Monday issued a stinging indictment of Wolfgang Stanek, the president of Austria’s umbrella parliament covering its nine state governments, because of his efforts to expand trade with the Islamic Republic of Iran. “Millions in business for the Holocaust denier regime in Iran and Linzer torte […]

Austria suspects outbreak of new UK COVID-19 strain at ski resort

Austria has identified a new cluster of COVID-19 cases in Jochberg, suspected of being the new coronavirus variant from the UK. Most of the new cases in the alpine province of Tyrol are British citizens on a ski instructor training course, authorities have said. All on the course had arrived in Tyrol by 18 December […]

‘Deliberate stigmatization’: Austria’s top court overturns headscarf ban in primary schools

Austria’s Constitutional Court has lifted a ban on wearing headscarves in primary schools that was in force since 2019, arguing that it targets Islam and hinders the integration of Muslim girls. The court declared the ban unconstitutional in a Friday ruling, saying it violates Austria’s principles of religious and ideological neutrality. “The school is based, […]

Detective who investigated Austria’s ‘Ibizagate’ scandal arrested in Germany

German police have arrested a private detective, who was allegedly behind the “Ibizagate” scandal that brought down the Austrian government in 2019. A “40-year-old Austrian citizen” was arrested on a European arrest warrant, a Berlin police spokeswoman said on Friday. His identity was confirmed by Austrian prosecutors, who had been searching for him. The “Ibizagate” […]

Mossad helped Syrian general ‘escape and get asylum’ in Austria

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How did Jews remain in Austria after being treated so terribly?

“What? There are still Jews in Austria?” the journalist and author Anna Goldenberg would constantly hear from New Yorkers who tried to make sense of her Jewish identity and Austrian accent. “My grandparents are Holocaust survivors who remained in their birthplace, Vienna, after the war,” she would respond. “How could they live in a country […]

Bishops Of Austria: Submitting To Potentially Dangerous COVID Vaccines A ‘Christian Responsibility’

The Catholic bishops of Austria believe that being injected with a vaccine against Covid-19 is a form of Christian responsibility: In a statement released at the end of their autumn plenary assembly on Friday, the Austrian Bishops’ Conference said “Christian responsibility” should manifest itself during the coronavirus pandemic as “personal responsibility, consideration, and solidarity.” “The […]

DNA Reveals Earliest Twins Buried 30,000 Years Ago in Austria

Thanks to news DNA analysis, prehistoric remains discovered in Austria have been found to contain the earliest evidence of twins found to date anywhere in the world. The discovery of infant remains from prehistory is rare, but to find twins is astonishing. The two male infants were found back in 2005 at the important archaeological […]

Austria confirms reports that Vienna shooter hosted ‘Islamist summit’ with extremists from Germany and Switzerland

Home » Eurabia, Europe, Terrorism » Austria confirms reports that Vienna shooter hosted ‘Islamist summit’ with extremists from Germany and Switzerland     The Austrian Interior Ministry has confirmed earlier reports that the gunman behind the deadly Vienna attack met with a group of fellow jihadists from Germany and Switzerland in the country’s capital several […]

Austria: Nationalists Organize and Protest Against Jewish-Led Invasion

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Austria closes Mosque & Religious Association for ‘radicalization’ of Vienna terrorist

    Austrian authorities have decided to close two religious facilities that contributed to the extremist views of the hardline Islamist accused of the Vienna attacks. The shootings left four people dead and more than 20 injured. Austria’s interior and integration ministers announced the closure of radical mosques, APA news agency reported on Friday. The […]

Terrorist Attackers of Vienna Austria revealed as ISIS sympathizers

    A fourth victim of the terrorist attack in the Austrian capital Vienna has died. One of the assailants was a young man who was convicted for attempting to join Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants in Syria last year. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has confirmed that one more person has died, bringing the […]

Austria: Subhuman Terrorist Raghead Kills Five in Shooting Spree

Instead of heeding calls of Remove Kebab from Aryan white men, leftists and liberal white women demand more of these animals be allowed into Europe. The Guardian: Five people died during an attack in Austria’s capital on Monday night, including two male civilians and two female, and one gunman who was killed by police. Austrian chancellor […]

COVID-19 test that gives a result in 10 minutes trialled in Austria

Students in the Austrian capital Vienna have trialled a new COVID-19 test that claims to give a result in just 10 minutes. More than 3,000 students from Vienna University took part. The test, which claims a 99% accuracy rate, was developed in Germany and is now been trialled on large numbers of people in Austria. […]

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