In our news wrap Monday, after 71 people were found in a truck last week, Austria held up traffic and trains on its border with Hungary, saying it was targeting traffickers. Meanwhile, EU countries traded criticism for the mass migration crisis. Also, General Mills, one of the world’s largest food companies, announced it plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025. Continue reading
It was another deadly day amid the growing refugee crisis in Europe. Hundreds are feared dead just off the coast of Libya, and the number of victims found in the back of a truck in Austria has risen to more than 70. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News visits a refugee camp in Austria. Continue reading
Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow took the top prize in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria Saturday night. Continue reading
In preparation for the Eurovision Song Contest, Vienna has outfitted its traffic lights throughout the city with figures of same-sex couples, replacing the single, gender-neutral figures typically seen at pedestrian crossings.
Interpol has confirmed that at least two passports used by passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight were registered in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database, the international police agency said on Sunday. Continue reading
Austria hopes to weather a banking crisis and recover from the recession by continuing its expansion to Central and Eastern Europe. Continue reading