Tag: Austria

Listen: Ambassador to Austria recounts shock at Vienna attacks

Malta’s Ambassador to Austria Natasha Meli Daudey recounted her shock at the terrorist attacks that shook Vienna last night in an interview on 103 Malta’s Heart.

Islamic-state sympathiser behind Vienna’s terror attack

Police confirmed on Tuesday that three civilians were killed in the attacks - two men and one woman - with 15 others wounded, including a police officer.

More countries and airports added to Malta’s Amber List

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister announced that the notice will come into affect as from Friday 23 October at midnight.

Austria plans coronavirus help for jobless, families

Measures to be approved at a cabinet meeting next week include payments of 450 euros ($506) to the unemployed and 360 euros per child under 18, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Greens party leader Werner Kogler told broadcaster ORF in interviews aired on Saturday.

Austria lifting coronavirus border checks with all neighbours bar Italy

Austria borders eight countries and had agreed with Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein that they would reopen their shared borders from June 15.

EU medical teams deployed to Italy

A team of European doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway, deployed through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to Milan and Bergamo to help Italian medical staff working to battle the coronavirus.

Austria plans to start reopening shops next week, easing coronavirus lockdown

The Alpine republic was broadly shut down three weeks ago, with schools, bars, restaurants, theatres, non-essential shops and other gathering places closed. The public has been told to stay at home and work from there if possible.

Macron, Merkel and leading EU officials to discuss border controls

French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the coronavirus and the topic of border controls on Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leading EU officials Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, said Macron's office.

Italy in coronavirus lockdown as deaths soar and economy fades

Just hours after the dramatic new restrictions came into force, health authorities announced the death toll had jumped by 168 to 631, the largest rise in absolute numbers since the contagion came to light on Feb. 21.

EU presses Austria to lift veto on Libya sea patrols

EU plans to resume maritime patrols in the Mediterranean faced more delays.