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Chinese lantern festival on Danube island

China’s traditional Lantern Festival has come to Europe, with 36 sculptures, lit by 18,000 LEDs on Vienna’s Danube island.

China’s traditional Lantern Festival has come to Europe, with 36 sculptures, lit by 18,000 LEDs on Vienna’s Danube island.

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Crans Montana Forum debate climate change

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

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Big names get together at the Crans Montana Forum

Politicians, business leaders and representatives of international organisations came together in the heart of Vienna, Austria, for the 27th annual Crans Montana…

Politicians, business leaders and representatives of international organisations came together in the heart of Vienna, Austria, for the 27th annual Crans Montana…

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OPEC fails to agree on limiting output, denies it is 'dead'

OPEC has failed to agree on limiting output which would have boosted the price of crude but Saudi Arabia promised not to flood the oil market with extra barrels.

OPEC has failed to agree on limiting output which would have boosted the price of crude but Saudi Arabia promised not to flood the oil market with extra barrels.

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Juan Diego Flórez: singing for Peru's disadvantaged children

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

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Juan Diego Flórez changing lives with Symphony for Peru

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

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Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra triumphs on tour

With young Lionel Bringuier at the helm, and starring Lisa Batiashvili and Gautier Capuçon, the Zurich Tonhalle has been wowing the audience in Vienna

With young Lionel Bringuier at the helm, and starring Lisa Batiashvili and Gautier Capuçon, the Zurich Tonhalle has been wowing the audience in Vienna

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Thousands protest in Vienna against annual right-wing ball

Thousands of protesters have marched through Vienna, to demonstrate against an annual ball, which usually attracts far-right and right-wing figures

Thousands of protesters have marched through Vienna, to demonstrate against an annual ball, which usually attracts far-right and right-wing figures

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Iran expects sanctions to be lifted today under nuclear deal

Iran is expecting international sanctions to be lifted on Saturday, with an announcement by the UN nuclear agency that Tehran has complied with a

Iran is expecting international sanctions to be lifted on Saturday, with an announcement by the UN nuclear agency that Tehran has complied with a

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Mariss Jansons conducted the annual New Year gala concert from Vienna.

Latvia’s Mariss Jansons took up the baton for the third time for the annual New Year gala concert from Vienna. The United Nations Secretary General

Latvia’s Mariss Jansons took up the baton for the third time for the annual New Year gala concert from Vienna. The United Nations Secretary General

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Energy markets fall as reports say OPEC to maintain output policy

Energy markets fell following unconfirmed reports that OPEC has kept its policy of pumping near-record volumes of oil. Anonymous sources quoted by

Energy markets fell following unconfirmed reports that OPEC has kept its policy of pumping near-record volumes of oil. Anonymous sources quoted by

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Saudi Arabia unfazed as OPEC set to keep oil output high

OPEC members have been meeting in Vienna with the oil producers’ organisation widely expected to do nothing to tackle one of the worst crude gluts in

OPEC members have been meeting in Vienna with the oil producers’ organisation widely expected to do nothing to tackle one of the worst crude gluts in

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Saudi Arabia hints it may back oil output cut - if others do too

Are there more signs of a chink in the Saudi armour over oil production? OPEC’s effective leader has been softening its stance against cutting

Are there more signs of a chink in the Saudi armour over oil production? OPEC’s effective leader has been softening its stance against cutting

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Talks delegates in Vienna agree plan for Syria

Delegates at the multi-national talks on Syria taking place in Vienna say a broad timeline and plan for political transition towards elections in the

Delegates at the multi-national talks on Syria taking place in Vienna say a broad timeline and plan for political transition towards elections in the

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Progress made in Syria talks but disagreement over Assad

Foreign powers meeting in Vienna with the aim of finding a solution to the civil war in Syria have said advances has been made but substantial

Foreign powers meeting in Vienna with the aim of finding a solution to the civil war in Syria have said advances has been made but substantial

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Iran takes seat in international peace talks on Syria

Iran's foreign minister arrived in Vienna on Thursday to join international peace talks on Syria for the first time.

Iran's foreign minister arrived in Vienna on Thursday to join international peace talks on Syria for the first time.

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Iran to attend Syria talks in Vienna on Friday

Iran has announced it will attend international talks on the Syrian crisis being held in Vienna. It will be the first time Tehran – an ally of Syrian

Iran has announced it will attend international talks on the Syrian crisis being held in Vienna. It will be the first time Tehran – an ally of Syrian

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Quartet: calls for calm between Israelis and Palestinians

International Middle East peace mediators have repeated their calls for calm to be restored between Israelis and Palestinians. #EU

International Middle East peace mediators have repeated their calls for calm to be restored between Israelis and Palestinians. #EU

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Far-right makes gains in Vienna's city hall elections

A far-right populist party in Austria has scored its best ever results in the election for Vienna’s city hall. Support for The Freedom Party leaped

A far-right populist party in Austria has scored its best ever results in the election for Vienna’s city hall. Support for The Freedom Party leaped

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Migrants: Vienna summit given added impetus

The discovery of a lorry containing the corpses of dead refugees on an Austrian motorway gave added impetus to a key summit on migration in Vienna

The discovery of a lorry containing the corpses of dead refugees on an Austrian motorway gave added impetus to a key summit on migration in Vienna

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Exclusive - EU's Mogherini hails 'good' Iran deal

The nuclear deal agreed between Iran and six world powers represents a “historic opportunity” to change the relationship between Tehran and the West

The nuclear deal agreed between Iran and six world powers represents a “historic opportunity” to change the relationship between Tehran and the West

Business

OPEC ups global oil demand forecast, Saudi Arab

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised its forecasts for global demand. In its monthly report, OPEC said demand was

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised its forecasts for global demand. In its monthly report, OPEC said demand was

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Israel angry as Iran and West talk up nuclear deal

Iran and the Western powers in Vienna are making increasingly positive noises about a nuclear deal becoming a reality. An Iranian diplomat said on

Iran and the Western powers in Vienna are making increasingly positive noises about a nuclear deal becoming a reality. An Iranian diplomat said on

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Iran nuclear deal 'never closer' says Foreign Minister Zarif

Iran's foreign minister has taken to YouTube to voice cautious optimism about a final nuclear deal between his country and six world powers as talks continue in Vienna.

Iran's foreign minister has taken to YouTube to voice cautious optimism about a final nuclear deal between his country and six world powers as talks continue in Vienna.

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OPEC holds output high

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said that keeping its output level unchanged at 30 million barrels per day. The

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said that keeping its output level unchanged at 30 million barrels per day. The