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Four-time Olympic biathlon medalist Dominik Landertinger of Austria retired Monday at the age of 32. Landertinger said on the Austrian Ski Federation’s website that he retired because he wanted to look...

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Austria has shut down its last coal-fired power plant as part of a plan to end the use of fossil fuels for energy production by 2030. Utility company Verbund said the plant in the southeastern town of...

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Austria and the Czech Republic moved Monday to start relaxing some of their restrictions for curbing coronavirus infections, getting ahead of European counterparts with plans to restore elements of pre-pandemic...

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, on his first trip abroad Thursday since being re-elected, failed to persuade the governments of four central European countries to give up on nuclear energy which they...

Lufthansa is was cancelling all flights to and from Tehran until January 20, following indications that Iran mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane earlier this week. The German group, which...

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz says he’s optimistic that his new coalition government with the environmentalist Greens will last a full five-year term — something that the country’s...

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday he expects his conservative People’s Party to sign a coalition agreement with the environmentalist Greens and form a new government by mid-January. “I’m...

Austria’s constitutional court on Tuesday overturned key provisions of a law passed by the previous right-wing coalition government, including benefit cuts aimed at immigrants. In its judgement...

An Austrian ban on the weedkiller glyphosate, a substance that has long been disputed in Europe and beyond, can’t take effect on Jan. 1 as supporters hoped, the government said Monday. The country’s...

At least four buildings were heavily damaged by a fire in the Austrian tourist town of Hallstatt on Saturday. A fire broke out in a wooden hut and then spread to a shed and two residential buildings in...