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Austrian court orders teen's re-trial in murder case

Austrian court orders teen's re-trial in murder case

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.

Amir appoints two ambassadors

Amir appoints two ambassadors

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Thursday Amiri decision number 24 of 2019 appointing Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Hassan al-Haiki as ambassador to the Republic of Korea.

Austria gets first female chancellor

Austria gets first female chancellor

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor Thursday to lead an interim government until elections later in the year.

Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria will mourn Formula One legend Niki Lauda with his body laid out in Vienna's Roman Catholic cathedral in a public homage next Wednesday, his family said.

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections

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.

Cabinet hails outcome of Amir's visit to Austria

Cabinet hails outcome of Amir's visit to Austria

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.

Amir, Austrian leaders discuss ways to enhance ties

Amir, Austrian leaders discuss ways to enhance ties

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.

Amir arrives in Vienna on 2-day official visit to Austria

Amir arrives in Vienna on 2-day official visit to Austria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Vienna on Monday for a two-day official visit to Austria.

Qatari-Austrian relations witness sustainable growth

Qatari-Austrian relations witness sustainable growth

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.

Amir to visit Austria Monday

Amir to visit Austria Monday

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

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria's right-wing government announced on Wednesday tougher sentences for violent crimes, particularly against female victims, while pointing to a recent spate of cases in which foreigners are suspected ...

Employers woo refugees amid Austria labour shortage

Employers woo refugees amid Austria labour shortage

Austria's right-wing government might defend tough anti-immigration policies but employers were out to attract refugees at a special jobs fair last week as the country faced pressing labour shortages.