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September 3, 2018 11:00 AM Kangaroo on the loose in Austria

VIENNA: A kangaroo is on the loose and has been spotted in forests and meadows in Austria, police said Monday. The animal — not a native to the central European country — has been seen numerous times since late last week in Hellmonsoedt district in Upper Austria state. Police, who have identified it to be a kangaroo from photos and videos they received 91

August 27, 2018 9:51 AM Austria asylum seekers to be denied apprenticeships

VIENNA: Austria will no longer allow asylum seekers to take up apprenticeship opportunities while their claims are being assessed, a policy reversal by the country's anti-immigration government criticised by the opposition. The government is working on a new regulation to fill vacant training places with labourers from third countries, but will no longer 92

July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 98

June 9, 2018 11:58 PM Neymar due to start Brazil's final World Cup warm-up

VIENNA: Neymar's Brazil put the finishing touches to their World Cup preparations against Austria on Sunday in a game coach Tite described as the "most difficult" of all their warm-ups on the road to Russia. Neyamr proved his fitness with an explosive return after injury, his stunning strike inspiring a 2-0 win over Croatia in Liverpool last weekend 88

June 7, 2018 12:16 PM Injured Ozil to miss Germany's final World Cup warm-up

BERLIN: Arsenal star Mesut Ozil will miss Germany's final warm-up match on Friday with a knee injury, but the attacking midfielder's participation in the World Cup is not in danger, according to the German football federation. Ozil, 29, will sit out the friendly against Saudi Arabia in Leverkusen with light bruising to his left knee, but was able to run in training 71

May 27, 2018 11:45 PM Neymar 'not yet 100%' but ready to play for Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO: Neymar acknowledged on Sunday that he was "not yet at 100%" after surgery on his fractured right foot, but the Brazil forward said he was ready to play for his country at the World Cup. "I'm not yet at 100%. That will come with time. I'm still a bit scared of going all out, but there are still several days before our start," the Paris 69

April 20, 2018 11:21 AM More than 50 injured in train accident in Austria

A train is seen after a crash in Salzburg April 20, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. — Picture courtesy of Christian Hennig via Reuters SALZBURG, April 20 — Fifty-four people were treated for injuries after two train carriages collided at a station in the Austrian city of Salzburg today, the state rail company OeBB said. The accident 44

April 19, 2018 3:22 PM Thiem stuns Djokovic in Monte Carlo

Austria's Dominic Thiem (pic) celebrates after winning his third round match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, April 19, 2018. — Reuters picMONTE CARLO, April 19 ― Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by an inspired Dominic Thiem in the third round today, with the Austrian fifth seed progressing to a possible quarter-final with Rafael 74

April 4, 2018 2:31 AM Amazon announces Elton John-themed special broadcast

Sir Elton John performs in New York on January 24, 2018. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 4 — Amazon Music has announced an original audio programme titled The Soundboard with Elton John, an exclusive collection of interviews and music that will be broadcast for 24 hours only, reports Variety. The Soundboard broadcast is timed to coincide with the release 107

March 21, 2018 10:46 PM Johnson, McIlroy upset in WGC Match Play openers

Johnson was spent spinning to a 3 & 1 defeat in his opening group game against Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger. ― Reuters picAUSTIN, March 22 ― World number one Dustin Johnson and in-form Rory McIlroy suffered shock losses as the World Golf Championship Dell Technologies Match Play opened with a string of upsets yesterday. Defending champion Johnson was spent 44