Austria will allow bars, restaurants and churches to reopen on May 15 in a further loosening of its coronavirus lockdown provided infections do not surge again, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Tuesday.
Austria's highest court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a schizophrenic teenager sentenced to 13 years in jail despite conflicting expert evidence at his trial for the murder of a seven-year-old girl.
The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on his anti-immigration stance ahead of European elections on May 23.
The cabinet’s regular meeting, presided over by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Wednesday, praised the outcome of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani's official visit to Austria on March 4 and 5.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Tuesday discussed ways to strengthen relations of friendship and co-operation between Qatar and Austria in various fields, especially economy, investment, trade, energy and technology.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Vienna on Monday for a two-day official visit to Austria.
The visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to Austria comes as part of the wise leadership's strategy and the keenness to keep strong and robust communication, co-operation and co-ordination with other states.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will head to Vienna Monday for an official visit to Austria, during which he will hold talks with President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on bilateral relations and means to develop them in different fields besides a host