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Germany warns against travel to ski regions in Austria, Switzerland, Italy

23 Oct 2020

BERLIN Germany has issued travel warnings for popular ski regions in Austria, Italy and Switzerland, scrambling to contain the spread of the coronavirus as new infection numbers rose above 10,000 a day for the first time.

Police investigate attack on antique artworks on Berlin's Museum Island

21 Oct 2020

BERLIN Police are investigating an attack that caused extensive damage to more than 60 works of art and artefacts displayed at three locations on Berlin's Museum Island and whose motivation is a mystery.

UPDATE 1-Police investigate attack on antique artworks on Berlin's Museum Island

21 Oct 2020

BERLIN, Oct 21 Police are investigating an attack that caused extensive damage to more than 60 works of art and artefacts displayed at three locations on Berlin's Museum Island and whose motivation is a mystery.

U.S. will do utmost to renew Iran arms embargo - Pompeo

14 Aug 2020

VIENNA The United States will do everything in its power to renew the international arms embargo on Iran under review at the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Raiffeisen expects risk provisions to peak early next year at latest

11 Aug 2020

* NPE ratio expected to increase to under 3.5% from 1.9% end-June

Sensor maker AMS sees strong demand for next generation smartphones

29 Jul 2020

VIENNA Sensor specialist AMS, which just closed the takeover of OSRAM, expects third-quarter revenue to grow about 20% versus the second quarter as it sees strong demand from smartphone makers despite the pandemic.

Austria's OMV core profit down almost 90% as virus hits demand

29 Jul 2020

VIENNA Oil and gas group OMV reported a lower-than-expected 86% fall in second-quarter operating profit due to strict cost management and said it was trimming its spending plans in response to the global economic downturn.

Two hikers killed by rockfall in popular Austrian gorge

08 Jul 2020

VIENNA Two walkers were killed on Wednesday by a rockfall in the Baerenschuetzklamm, a spectacular mountain river gorge popular with hikers in the Austrian province of Styria, police said.

UPDATE 2-Voestalpine books 2019/20 loss, sees China-led recovery

03 Jun 2020

* 2019/20 net loss of 216 mln eur vs 2018/19 profit of 459 mln

No preferential access to Themis' potential COVID-19 vaccine - CEO

28 May 2020

VIENNA Nobody will get preferential access to a potential COVID-19 drug developed by vaccine maker Themis Bioscience, which is being bought by U.S. pharmaceuticals firm Merck & Co Inc, the Austrian firm's chief executive said on Thursday.

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