A group representing Austrian Holocaust survivors voiced outrage on Wednesday over staffing shortages in a government department dealing with Nazi-related crimes, calling on Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to take action.
Austria's leader says he expects U.S. officials to bring up their desire for European countries to take back captured Islamic State group fighters when he visits Washington this week, but he is "very cautious" on the issue.
The centenary of South Tyrol becoming part of Italy marks the sixth year since Bolzano’s ice hockey club joined the Austrian League -- a move that could have been deemed a divisive statement but has proved an undoubted success for the team. Since 1919, the Alpine province, home to the Bolzano Foxes, has often been in political turmoil, subjected to forced Italianisation under the regime of Benito Mussolini and a target for terrorism in the 1960s and 1970s.
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