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Austrian envoy stresses key role of mutual visits in strengthening Qatar ties

Austrian envoy stresses key role of mutual visits in strengthening Qatar ties

Austria's ambassador to Qatar Karin Fichtinger-Grohe described her country's relations with Qatar as friendly and close, stressing that she sees a lot of potential to increase the bilateral co-operation, in culture, tourism, business, sustainability, to name just a few.

Austrian police arrest 14 in dragnet after gunman kills four on rampage

Austrian police arrest 14 in dragnet after gunman kills four on rampage

Austrian police raided 18 locations and arrested 14 people in a massive dragnet on Tuesday, after a gunman killed four people in a rampage in the centre of Vienna overnight.

Gunman on the run after Vienna 'terror attack' leaves two dead

Gunman on the run after Vienna 'terror attack' leaves two dead

A huge manhunt was under way Tuesday after gunmen opened fire at multiple locations across central Vienna, killing at least two people and wounding several more ...

Amir sends cable of congratulations to the President of Austria

Amir sends cable of congratulations to the President of Austria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to Federal President of the Republic of Austria Alexander van der Bellen on the occasion of his country's National Day.

Austria introducing rule of six for indoor gatherings

Austria introducing rule of six for indoor gatherings

Austria is limiting gatherings to a maximum of six people indoors and 12 outside, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Monday, to battle a steady rise in coronavirus infections.

Two foreign ministers test positive for Covid-19 after EU meeting

Two foreign ministers test positive for Covid-19 after EU meeting

The foreign ministers of Austria and Belgium have tested positive for coronavirus after attending a meeting with EU colleagues earlier this week, raising concerns the gathering may have been a so-called "super-spreader" event.

PM sends written message to Austrian Interior Minister

PM sends written message to Austrian Interior Minister

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani sent a written message to Minister of Interior of Austria Karl Nehammer pertaining to bilateral relations ...

Amir honours ambassadors of Bangladesh, Austria

Amir honours ambassadors of Bangladesh, Austria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday with the outgoing ambassadors of Bangladesh and Austria to Qatar Ashud Ahmed and Dr Willy Kempel respectively.

Austria plans to reopen bars and restaurants in easing of coronavirus lockdown

Austria plans to reopen bars and restaurants in easing of coronavirus lockdown

Austria will allow bars, restaurants and churches to reopen on May 15 in a further loosening of its coronavirus lockdown provided infections do not surge again, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Tuesday.

Saint Corona name vexes Austrian tourist village

Saint Corona name vexes Austrian tourist village

The Austrian village of Sankt Corona am Wechsel may need to rethink its tourism campaign, its mayor said Monday after the new coronavirus pandemic has drawn some unwanted attention.

Austrian court orders teen's re-trial in murder case

Austrian court orders teen's re-trial in murder case

Austria's highest court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a schizophrenic teenager sentenced to 13 years in jail despite conflicting expert evidence at his trial for the murder of a seven-year-old girl.

Amir appoints two ambassadors

Amir appoints two ambassadors

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Thursday Amiri decision number 24 of 2019 appointing Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Hassan al-Haiki as ambassador to the Republic of Korea.