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  • Pro-whaling countries once again harpoon plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary
    PORTOROZ, Slovenia, Oct. ...
    PR Newswire.  Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:15:00 EDT.
  • Austria Protestant leaders slam Hofer over 'God' slogan
    Protestant leaders in Austria criticise an anti-immigration presidential candidate for invoking the name of God in his political campaign.
    BBC News.  Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:48:31 GMT.
  • Lara Gut Wins Opening Race of World Cup Season
    The defending champion defeated Mikaela Shiffrin at Soelden, Austria, and then said, “I had to fight against my head as I had been thinking too much in the past 24 hours.”
    The Associated Press.  New York Times.  Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:10:13 GMT.
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  • Wife Of Iranian-Austrian Jailed In Iran Proclaims His Innocence
    The wife of an Iranian-Austrian man sentenced recently by an Iranian court to 10 years in prison on spying charges has told RFE/RL's Radio Farda that her husband is a "simple businessman" unjustly imprisoned.
    Radio Liberty.  Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:43:38 +0000.
  • Swiss beat UK's BT to next-gen broadband
    Switzerland is the first country in Europe to deliver so-called ultrafast broadband to customers through traditional copper infrastructure, according to service provider Swisscom.
    BBC News.  Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:14:17 GMT.
  • Austria Will Demolish Hitler's Birth Home From History
    Adolf Hitler’s notorious childhood home in Braunau am Inn, Austria, has an unscheduled date with a wrecking ball, if the Interior Ministry gets its way. ...
    By Keith Flamer, Contributor.  Forbes.  Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:35:00 -0400.
  • Austria Seeks to Seize, and Possibly Tear Down, Hitler’s House
    The government’s move to expropriate the building in Braunau am Inn, where Hitler was born in 1889, is intended to remove a site that has drawn neo-Nazis and tourists alike.
    Melissa Eddy.  New York Times.  Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:55:51 GMT.
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  • Austria: Hitler's House Will be Remodeled, Not Torn Down
    The building where Adolf Hitler was born may be spared demolition, but emerge heavily disguised. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:40:36 -0400.
  • Austria to Demolish Hitler’s Birth House
    After years of bitter legal wrangling, the Austrian government announced plans Monday to demolish the house where Adolf Hitler was born and replace it with a new building in efforts to erase any link to the Nazi dictator's birthplace. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:12:17 -0400.
  • Austria to tear down Hitler birth house
    The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, the government said Monday, after years of bitter legal wrangling with the current owner. ...
    Yahoo.  Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:54:21 -0400.
Switzerland map, showing Berne, the capital city, and other major Swiss cities
Austria map, showing Vienna, the capital city of Austria, and other major Austrian cities
Slovenia map, showing Ljubljana, its capital city, and parts of adjacent countries

Facts About the Alpine States

The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and Liechtenstein.  These nations are located in the Alpine region of south central Europe, and you find more news and information about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.

The Swiss Confederation's capital city is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc.  The primary languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007, the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.

The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency is the Euro.  The primary language used in Austria is German, and in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.

The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its currency is the Tolar.  The country's national language is Slovene, and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.

The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its currency is the Swiss Franc.  The Alemannic German dialect is spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 34,000.

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