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Vienna attack: Gunman responsible for killing four had attempted to join Islamic State earlier
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Vienna attack: Gunman responsible for killing four had attempted to join Islamic State earlier

Two men and two women died from their injuries in the attack on Monday night. A police officer who tried to get in the way of the attacker was shot and wounded, along with 21 other people.

Novak Djokovic wants to play two more tournaments till end of season
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Novak Djokovic wants to play two more tournaments till end of season

The Serb said that the London Masters, starting on November 15, is the second and final tournament that he still intended to play for the remainder of the season.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tennis players allowed to play singles without shaking hands as Austria eases lockdown restrictions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tennis players allowed to play singles without shaking hands as Austria eases lockdown restrictions

Tennis is one of several social-distancing-compatible sports the Austrian government allowed to resume from 1 May, part of the second wave of lockdown easing

Coronavirus pandemic: Air India to suspend flights to Europe, UK from 19 to 31 March in the wake of visa, travel restrictions
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Coronavirus pandemic: Air India to suspend flights to Europe, UK from 19 to 31 March in the wake of visa, travel restrictions

In the wake of travel and visa restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak, Air India on Tuesday announced temporary suspension of its entire services to Europe and the UK from 19 March till 31 March

From Bonn to Vienna: In Search of Ludwig van Beethoven on his 250th birthday
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From Bonn to Vienna: In Search of Ludwig van Beethoven on his 250th birthday

As the world gears up for the 250th birth anniversary of Beethoven, a pilgrimage from Bonn to Vienna in search of the man offers new insight into the composer's life and art.

Eliud Kipchoge's Alphafly shoe would be legal under World Athletics' new rules, says Nike
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Eliud Kipchoge's Alphafly shoe would be legal under World Athletics' new rules, says Nike

After launching the new Alphafly version on Wednesday, Nike Chief Executive John Donahoe denied that the technology gives athletes a mechanical advantage.

Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report
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Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report

Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, the hackers' identity and the extent of the data they obtained are not known

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge makes history in Vienna, becomes first man to complete marathon under two-hour mark
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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge makes history in Vienna, becomes first man to complete marathon under two-hour mark

Because of the way the run was set up and paced, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not validate the time as a world record

Kenya's marathon man Eliud Kipchoge looks to break personal best, complete Vienna race under two-hour mark
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Kenya's marathon man Eliud Kipchoge looks to break personal best, complete Vienna race under two-hour mark

The course has been prepared so that it should take Kipchoge just about 4.5 seconds more than on a computer-simulated completely flat and straight path

Iran says US rejected offer for robust nuclear inspection in exchange for lifting sanctions, claims Washington 'not seeking talks'
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Iran says US rejected offer for robust nuclear inspection in exchange for lifting sanctions, claims Washington 'not seeking talks'

Iran said on Monday the US had rejected an offer from Tehran for more robust nuclear inspections in exchange for lifting sanctions because Washington is "not seeking dialogue

Diplomats from Iran, non-US P5+1 States meet in Vienna to save nuclear deal amid rising tensions between Washington, Tehran
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Diplomats from Iran, non-US P5+1 States meet in Vienna to save nuclear deal amid rising tensions between Washington, Tehran

Representatives of Iran, Germany, France, Britain, China, Russia and EU met in Vienna to discuss 2015 agreement that restricts Iranian nuclear program. Iran is pressuring the European parties to the deal to offset the sanctions US President Donald Trump reinstated after pulling out.

As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners
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As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners

On Thursday, Paris recorded a temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius, an all-time high, as people across northern Europe tried to battle a ferocious heatwave.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views taken seriously while deciding oil prices, says Saudi oil minister
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views taken seriously while deciding oil prices, says Saudi oil minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it has been very strongly making a case for oil producers' cartel OPEC to price crude at reasonable and responsible rates.

Vienna says Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia for decades, demands explanation from Moscow
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Vienna says Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia for decades, demands explanation from Moscow

Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, who danced with Russian president Vladimir Putin at her wedding in August, has cancelled a planned trip to Moscow over the case, which involves a colonel whose spying activities are believed to have begun in the 1990s.

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena aims to 'send powerful message' to country's foreign service with sacking of six diplomats
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Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena aims to 'send powerful message' to country's foreign service with sacking of six diplomats

Sri Lanka's president on Monday justified his decision to sack six diplomats — including an ambassador — for not answering his phone calls, saying more would follow if the foreign service did not shape up.

Vladimir Putin dances at Austrian foreign minister's wedding, raises eyebrows in European Union  critics say invitation undermines EU's stance against Moscow
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Vladimir Putin dances at Austrian foreign minister's wedding, raises eyebrows in European Union critics say invitation undermines EU's stance against Moscow

The invitation surprised many in Vienna and Moscow, particularly at a time when the European Union is at odds with Russia over its annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine, and other issues.

UK assesses its post-Brexit trading options, explores Chinese Foreign Minister's offer of free-trade arrangement
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UK assesses its post-Brexit trading options, explores Chinese Foreign Minister's offer of free-trade arrangement

UK is already negotiating a free-trade deal with the United States as well as brokering back-door deals with EU members for when it leaves the European Union.

Hassan Rouhani warns of threat to regional exports if US puts pressure on allies to stop importing Iran's crude oil
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Hassan Rouhani warns of threat to regional exports if US puts pressure on allies to stop importing Iran's crude oil

Rouhani’s comments come as Iran plans to hold a meeting this week with the foreign ministers of the five global powers that are still party to a 2015 deal.

Iran's oil minister walks out of OPEC meeting following Saudi push for increase in group's oil output
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Iran's oil minister walks out of OPEC meeting following Saudi push for increase in group's oil output

Iran's oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh walked out of an OPEC meeting after Saudi pushed for increased oil outputs from the group thus, deepening the rifts between the two countries

Austria to shut seven mosques, expel imams in 'crackdown on political Islam'; Turkey slams move
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Austria to shut seven mosques, expel imams in 'crackdown on political Islam'; Turkey slams move

Austria said that it could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and would shut down seven mosques as part of a crackdown on "political Islam".