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Austria to reopen schools with split classes

Austria, which is loosening its coronavirus lockdown, said on Friday that most pupils will go back to school on May 18, with classes split in two groups that will each attend lessons half the week to ...

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Austria's 'ghetto' language classes stir segregation fears

Every morning Abulrahman leaves his normal primary school lessons in Vienna and joins about 20 other children for three hours to learn to read, write and speak German.Only when his level is deemed ...

Austria's 'ghetto' language classes stir segregation fears

OPEC considers deeper output cuts

Faced with slowing global economic growth and abundant reserves putting pressure on oil prices, the OPEC group and its partners could seek to deepen output cuts when they meet in Vienna on Thursday ...

OPEC considers deeper output cuts

Two Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe's fault lines

Nobel Prizes for literature were awarded Thursday to two writers enmeshed in Europe's social and political fault lines: a liberal Pole who has irked her country's conservative government and an ...

Two Nobel literature prize winners expose Europe's fault lines

Conservatives set to win Austria polls

Austrian conservatives won most seats in snap elections Sunday, putting their leader Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power but forcing him into tough coalition negotiations after a corruption ...

Conservatives set to win Austria polls

Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

Can artificial intelligence turn out symphonies to match one of the greats of classical music?That was the question posed by one unusual orchestra performance in the Austrian city of Linz on Friday, ...

Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

Dhaka ranks '3rd worst liveable city' in 2019

The Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has ranked as one of the least livable cities in the world whereas Austrian capital Vienna has retained its ranking as the world's most liveable city, according ...

Dhaka ranks '3rd worst liveable city' in 2019

France urges Trump not to mix digital taxes and wine tariffs

Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday that France would proceed with taxing revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how ...

France urges Trump not to mix digital taxes and wine tariffs

Myanmar preparations 'minimal' for Rohingya return, satellite images show

Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighbouring Bangladesh, according to an Australian think-tank, despite the ...

Myanmar preparations 'minimal' for Rohingya return, satellite images show

How cities around the world fight mounting rents

Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs.Other capitals have taken different ...

How cities around the world fight mounting rents
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