- Germany closes motorway in bomb scare near Austria
German police closed a motorway at the Austrian border overnight after stopping a car carrying suspected bomb-making materials.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:24:16 GMT.
- How do you stop an ice grotto melting?
The low-tech solution helping to preserve an ice grotto in Switzerland's Rhone Glacier.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:36:14 GMT.
- Escape Politics At The Ultimate Peaceful Destination: Switzerland's Lake Geneva Region
Beautiful, historic -- and neutral.
By Lea Lane. Forbes. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:11:00 GMT.
- Latin America's premier MVNO Uff! Móvil to Migrate to I-New's Colombian MVNE Platform
MATTERSBURG, Austria, September 29, 2016 -- I-New Unified Mobile Solutions' Latin America MVNE track record matures with the onboarding of Colombia's premier MVNO Uff! Móvil. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:24:00 EDT.
- Istanbul Photo Awards exhibit opens in Vienna
Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency launched its first global photo exhibition in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Sept. 27, displaying around 40 pictures covering key global events in 2015.
Hurriyet. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:13:00 +0200.
- Newly Released: Books by Melanie Finn, Alexandra Kleeman, Robert Seethaler and Margot Livesey
One novel follows a grieving woman in Africa and Switzerland; another offers alienation in experimental tales; a third covers a life; and a fourth dissects a marriage.
John Williams. New York Times. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:12:04 GMT.
Subscription may be required.
- EU, not trafficker, should decide who come to Europe: Austrian chancellor
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said on Saturday the European Union should be able to decide who could be able to reach the European continent, not the human traffickers.
- European Leaders Meet to Tackle Illegal Migration
European leaders gathered in Vienna Saturday to discuss how to better fortify the European Union's outer borders against illegal migration and trafficking. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:34:00 -0400.
- Wounded Merkel meets Balkan leaders over migrants
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stung by several setbacks at the ballot box over her refugees policy, was due in Vienna Saturday for potentially tense talks with the leaders of countries along the Balkan migrant route. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:51:38 -0400.
- Takata failed to report 2003 airbag rupture to NHTSA
Japanese airbag supplier Takata said it failed to inform the U.S. auto safety agency of a 2003 rupture of one of its airbag inflators in Switzerland, according to an internal Takata report released by U.S. regulators on Friday.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:06:12 EST. Subscription required.
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