THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants in Europe (all times local):
British officials have intercepted a total of 36 migrants trying to cross the...
BERLIN (AP) — A man who says he fled an Austrian prison over a decade ago has turned himself in to police in Salzburg, telling them he was fed up with living in Spain's Canary...
BERLIN (AP) — The parents of celebrated Austrian climber David Lama said Friday that he had "lived his dream," as hopes he and two other top climbers survived an avalanche in the Canadian Rockies...
CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Participants in black suits with white masks are marching in the southern Czech city of Ceske Budejovice, beating drums and pushing small carts in a revival...
BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian music festival is apologizing to British grime artist Stormzy, who pulled out of an appearance after accusing security staff of racial profiling.
BERLIN (AP) — The director of the Vienna State Opera on Wednesday called for allegations of abuse at its renowned youth ballet academy to be cleared up in full, expressing shock at "unacceptable"...
BERLIN (AP) — The suspected New Zealand mosque gunman sent money to a French far-right group and once bought a ticket to Bavaria's "fairytale castle," German police said Thursday.
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have extradited to Austria two suspects who allegedly formed a terror cell with a man detained by Austrian authorities over unsuccessful attacks on trains in...
BERLIN (AP) — A prominent Austrian far-right activist who is under investigation for ties to the suspected New Zealand mosque gunman said Thursday that U.S. authorities have canceled his permit to...
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's top security official says Czech authorities have arrested two men suspected of forming a terror cell with a man detained over unsuccessful attacks on trains in...
VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian government is considering dissolving a far-right group after it emerged that one of its leading members received a donation in the name of the suspected New Zealand...
Austria arrests Iraqi over German train attacks
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities have arrested an Iraqi man suspected of carrying out unsuccessful attacks on trains in neighboring Germany last year and sympathizing with the Islamic State...
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's leader called Tuesday for authorities to "ruthlessly" investigate possible ties between an Austrian nationalist group and the alleged Christchurch mosque gunman, after it...
BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian court has sentenced a dog owner to six months in prison after her Rottweiler mauled a toddler who died of his injuries weeks later.
VIENNA (AP) — State prosecutors in Innsbruck have charged an Austrian policeman with malpractice for leaking a police video showing a skier apparently in the middle of a blood transfusion during...
1 killed, 1 injured in Austrian avalanche
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and a second seriously injured after getting caught in an avalanche in Austria.
Police told the Austrian news agency APA on Saturday that...
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local):
People across New Zealand will listen to the Muslim call to prayer on...
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21 athletes, 5 sports in focus as doping probe expands
MUNICH (AP) — As many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world, German prosecutors said Wednesday.
Thiem edges Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net.
BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian town has burned what organizers says is the world's tallest bonfire, clocking in at 60.646 meters (198.97 feet).
The local bonfire group in Lustenau, near the Swiss...
2 Russian cross-country skiers banned for doping
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for doping, the latest blow to a sport already struggling with a drug problem.
Ukraine blasts Austria after barring its reporter
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has defended its decision to deny entry to an Austrian journalist, claiming that Austria has been too friendly to Russia.
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Beat Feuz and Nicole Schmidhofer wrapped up the season-long downhill titles at the World Cup Finals despite neither winning a race on Wednesday.
SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Dominik Paris of Italy led the final training run for the men's downhill at the World Cup Finals on Tuesday, and Stephanie Venier of Austria was fastest in the women's...
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KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — After wrapping up his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday, Marcel Hirscher hinted that there might not be a ninth.
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union suspended two Austrian riders on Tuesday because of their role in an international blood-doping ring.
VIENNA (AP) — Austrian cyclist Georg Preidler has admitted to blood doping linked to a case in which five skiers were arrested, his professional team Groupama-FDJ said Monday.
VIENNA (AP) — The blood doping case which started with police raids at the Nordic skiing world championships four days ago spread to cycling on Sunday.
VIENNA (AP) — A police video showing Austrian skier Max Hauke apparently caught with a needle in his arm during a doping raid has led to consequences for the leaker.
Kazakhstan says 4-time Olympian arrested in doping raids
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Four-time Olympian Alexei Poltoranin was among five skiers arrested in Austrian police raids targeting an alleged doping network centered on a doctor who once worked with...
9 people arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany
SEEFELD, Austria (AP) — Five elite skiers and a doctor were among nine people arrested Wednesday in doping raids in Austria and Germany amid the Nordic skiing world championships, and police say...
Rescuers search for missing skier after Austrian avalanche
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities say a German man is still missing after an avalanche in Austria buried a group of backcountry skiers, killing one and injuring a second. Three other skiers were...
1 dead, 4 rescued after Austria avalanche, search continues
BERLIN (AP) — An avalanche hit a forest in Austria near the German border on Saturday, killing one skier, Austrian police said. Four others were rescued from the snow but emergency workers kept up...
Geisenberger wraps up 7th consecutive World Cup luge title
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Germany's Natalie Geisenberger left no doubt, once again.
She clinched her seventh consecutive World Cup luge overall championship Saturday, winning the final...
World champion Pinturault wins season-long combined title
BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Alexis Pinturault added the season-long World Cup title in Alpine combined Friday to the world championship title he won 11 days ago.
Trump says EU trade talks key to outcome on auto tariffs
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that tariffs on autos imported from Europe are something "we certainly think about" as the White House reviews a Commerce Department report...
Austrian leader expects US to raise IS fighters during visit
BERLIN (AP) — 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.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to meet President Donald Trump Wednesday. The Austria Press Agency reported that he told reporters in Vienna Tuesday: "I don't think you can really prepare for a meeting with Donald Trump."
Hirscher skis to Austria’s rescue with slalom gold at worlds
ARE, Sweden (AP) — A proud and storied Alpine skiing nation, Austria headed into the final event of the world championships in danger of finishing without a gold medal for the first time in a generation.
Trust Marcel Hirscher to deliver when it matters the most.
In perhaps his last race at the worlds, Hirscher produced one of the best runs of his decorated career to set up a big lead in the slalom, then coasted to victory and a record-tying seventh career gold medal at the event.
Austrian leader: Trump foreign policy successful in parts
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's chancellor has described parts of U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy as "very successful" as he prepares to visit Washington this week.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told Sunday's edition of Austrian newspaper Die Presse that one of the main aims of his visit is to help avert a trade war, which he said "would endanger thousands of jobs in Austria."
The Latest: Hirscher says he’s likely skied in last worlds
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local):
Marcel Hirscher says he has likely skied in his last world championships and could even decide to retire at the end of this season.
The Austrian says he will compete in 10 more races this season and then assess his options.
Hirscher says he will "take a break and things will be way clearer than right now."
Asked if these will be his last worlds, Hirscher says "I think so."
Austrian antitrust agency opens investigation into Amazon
BERLIN (AP) — Austria's antitrust agency says it has initiated an investigation into online retailer Amazon over complaints of unfair trade practices on its "marketplace" platform.
The Federal Competition Authority, or BWB, said Thursday it had received several complaints from Austrian retailers through the country's trade association alleging that "Amazon discriminates against other retailers and thereby tries to inordinately favor its own products on the Amazon marketplace."
Switzerland beats rival Austria for gold in team event
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Switzerland has now won gold in all 11 events in the history of the Alpine skiing world championships.
The Swiss completed their medal collection by narrowly beating rival Austria to win the team event Tuesday.
Ramon Zenhausern edged Marco Schwarz in the final run as the Swiss followed up their Olympic title from last year's Pyeongchang Games.
Wendy Holdener, who won the combined on Friday, gave Switzerland its first point.
The Latest: Svindal beaten in his final race by Jansrud
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the Alpine skiing world championships (all times local):
Kjetil Jansrud narrowly beat Norwegian teammate Aksel Lund Svindal in the final race of Svindal's career.
Amid a crowd of thousands of flag-waving Norwegian fans, Jansrud finished 0.02 seconds ahead of Svindal in the men's downhill.
Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria came third, 0.33 behind.
President Trump to meet young Austrian Chancellor Kurz
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz next week at the White House.
The 32-year-old Kurz is a conservative and is the youngest head of government in Europe. He took office in December 2017 in a coalition with the nationalist, anti-migration Freedom Party. He has made curbing unregulated migration a priority.
The Latest: Mayer quickest in downhill training
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local):
Two-time Olympic champion Matthias Mayer was fastest in the first downhill training at the world championships, ahead of a trio of Norwegian racers.
Mayer, the 2014 Olympic downhill champion, was 0.28 seconds ahead of Austrian teammate Hannes Reichelt, who posted the second quickest time but missed a gate on his run.
From tending sheep to death metal, Paris now a ski champion
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Dominik Paris shook his head as he crossed the finish line. The third skier to start in the super-G, he had made technical mistakes requiring some corrections near the end of his run and was sure he would be coming up short once again at a major championship.
Not this time.
The man from Italy's "Last Valley" (Val d'Ultimo) became a world champion for the first time Wednesday to crown what was already the best season of his life.