- Syria army pounds Aleppo rebels as US, Russia to meet
Fresh air strikes pummelled the shrinking rebel enclave in Aleppo on Saturday ahead of parallel talks in France and Switzerland aimed at saving the Syrian city from "complete" destruction. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:48:03 -0500.
- High Life: A Christmas & New Year's Concert on an Airbus ACJ319 Private Jet to Vienna - Mozart Friends
VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world's most exclusive Christmas & New Year's Concert on an Airbus ACJ319 Private Jet ...
Business Wire. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:17:00 UTC.
- Russia’s Gazprom, Allseas Group sign Turkish Stream contract
Russia’s Gazprom said on Dec. 8 it had signed a contract with Switzerland’s Allseas Group S.A. to build the first stage of the Turkish Stream pipeline, as reported by Reuters
Hurriyet. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:41:00 +0200.
- Capital Gold Group Asks: Is the EU Doomed?
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2016 -- Instability continues to drown the euro, after votes were counted in Italy and Austria over the weekend regarding the future of the two nations' governance. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST.
- Op-Ed Contributor: The Far Right Suffers a Defeat in Austria. What Can We Learn?
Presenting an alternative — not pandering — is the way to win against Europe’s right-wing populists.
Florian Bieber. New York Times. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:46:57 GMT.
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- Editorial: A Momentary Setback for Europe’s Right-Wingers
Austrian voters reject an anti-immigrant candidate, but the populists are far from vanquished.
The Editorial Board. New York Times. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:21:01 GMT.
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- Austria far-right candidate Norbert Hofer defeated in presidential poll
Far-right Norbert Hofer loses to environmentalist Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria's presidential election.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:14:26 GMT.
- Student Matt Smith dies on Oxbridge ski trip to Alps
A student dies during a ski trip attended by Oxford and Cambridge university scholars in France.
BBC News. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:39:00 GMT.
- Spotlight: ORF projection shows Greens-backed candidate beat right-wing one
Green Party-backed candidate Alexander Van der Bellen beat the right-wing candidate in the rerun of Austrian presidential election on Sunday, according to the projection by the SORA institute for broadcaster ORF.
- As Austrians Vote Against Populists, Will Italians Follow Their Lead?
Unintentionally or not, pro-Europe Germany has fueled the rise of right-wing, anti-European sentiment through its policies on budgets and immigrations.
By David Schrieberg, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:04:00 -0500.
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