- Turkish intel detects possible signal from Austrian ‘jihad girls’
Turkish intelligence has detected a signal, possibly coming from the cellphone of one of two Austrian teenage girls who some believe were tricked into going to Syria to fight for Islamist rebels
Hurriyet. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:03:00 +0200.
- Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested
A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.
Miami Herald. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:53 EDT.
- Cayman Islands Is The New Switzerland, But Not The Way You Think
FATCA May Have Americanized Switzerland, But Cayman Islands Compliance Is About To Change in a Big Way.
By Robert W. Wood. Forbes. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:03:00 GMT.
- Far-right parties replace lead candidates
Both of the leading far-right parties in Austria have been forced to replace their lead candidates in the run-up to the European Parliament elections.
European Voice. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:30:01 GMT.
- Scot dies after French Alps ski fall
Tributes are paid to a Scottish businessman who died from "catastrophic" injuries after a skiing accident in the French Alps.
BBC News. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:20:27 GMT.
- VIDEO: The films making science captivating
David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.
BBC News. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:20:16 GMT.
- Greece seeks Swiss co-operation in hunt for tax cheats
Athens is asking for assistance to identify Greek citizens who are using Switzerland as a tax haven.
Southeast European Times. 2014-04-09.
- Camera from NASA's moon missions sold at auction
A Hasselblad camera claimed to have been used by U.S. astronauts on the moon sold on at auction in Vienna for nearly $1 million, despite questions as to the veracity of its travels. ...
Digital Photography Review. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:30:00 Z.
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