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Four Rescued, At Least 10 Still Buried in Avalanche, Vent Austria

Update (1005 EST): Three Dutch nationals have been confirmed killed, four have been rescued, and one remains hospitalized. There were 17 in the Dutch tourist group. At approximately 0530 EST this morning, an avalanche struck at Otzal Alps near Vent, Austria. Initially, at least 10 people were reported buried. However, by 0600 EST, four had been rescued and a total...

Austria and Russian Federation Exchange Diplomat Explusions

On March 13th, 2024, and February 2nd, 2024, the Austrian government expelled several diplomats from the country due to concerns over spying activities. On February 2nd, four Russian citizens were expelled and on March 13th, two were expelled. In both instances the Russians in questions were "engaged in acts incompatible with their diplomatic status” and were declared “personae non...

Former Austrian Intelligence Officer Re-Arrested Over Wirecard Espionage Investigation

At approximately 0600 EST, local Austrian media reported that the Austrian Public Prosecutor's Officer (StA) had executed raids at several houses in Vienna and had arrested former Austrian intelligence officer Egisto Ott as well as another suspect, who as of this publication has remained unnamed. StA spokeswoman Nina Bussek confirmed this information to STANDARD. It is important to note...

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Senegalese President Faye Makes First Foreign Visit Since Election

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