Muslims commemorate victims of Vienna attack

Muslims commemorate victims of Vienna attack

Muslims from an Austrian NGO on Wednesday visited the scene of a recent attack in Vienna that left four dead and 23 wounded in an incident branded by the Austrian government as a terrorist act, to commemorate the victims.

US awaits results from battleground states in nail-biter election

US awaits results from battleground states in nail-biter election

Vote counting for the US presidential election was continuing in key battleground states as Americans found their country still in limbo after a tense election night.

Austria’s interior minister says Vienna attacker was a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia

Austria’s interior minister says Vienna attacker was a 20-year-old dual citizen of Austria and North Macedonia

Austria’s Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said Tuesday that the Vienna attacker who was killed was a citizen of Austria and North Macedonia.

Italy to introduce curfew, close museums in new anti-virus crackdown

Italy to introduce curfew, close museums in new anti-virus crackdown

Italy will introduce a national night-time curfew as part of a new set of restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday.

New Zealand to legalize euthanasia, but not cannabis

New Zealand to legalize euthanasia, but not cannabis

New Zealanders have voted in favour of legalizing euthanasia but not cannabis, according to provisional results announced by the country’s electoral commission Friday.

Belarus’ Lukashenko names new interior minister as protests persist

Belarus’ Lukashenko names new interior minister as protests persist

Belarus’ embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko promoted the chief of Minsk’s police force, Ivan Kubrakov, to interior minister on Thursday, state media reported.

Sniffer dogs used to detect coronavirus win Finnish ‘hero dog’ award

Sniffer dogs used to detect coronavirus win Finnish ‘hero dog’ award

Four sniffer dogs deployed at Helsinki Airport to trace potential cases of the coronavirus more rapidly have received Special Hero Dog Awards, the Finnish Kennel Club said on Wednesday.

EU Commission urges members to double down on virus testing, tracking

EU Commission urges members to double down on virus testing, tracking

The European Commission is urging member states to more efficiently share Covid-19 data, ensure that different tracing apps are compatible at the EU level, and adopt rapid antigen-tests as the second wave gathers force in Europe.