20 Mar 2020
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his country would extend strict measures put in place to stem the coronavirus pandemic until April 13.
15 Mar 2020
Quarantine, schools, shops and borders closed, gatherings banned, here are the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. - Confinement - Italy's population of 60 million has to stay at home until April 3, but can go out to work, for health reasons or to buy food. In…
15 Mar 2020
Austria on Sunday banned gatherings of more than five people and told residents to go out only if necessary, in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus.
4 Mar 2020
Across the world, 3,245 people have died from the virus. Nearly 95,000 have been infected in 81 countries and territories, according to AFP's latest toll based on official sources
19 Jan 2020
Ex-convict and former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori had about 17 bank accounts linked to him in different locations across the world
27 Sep 2019
President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, underscored the need to have a budget reform that will include a law on timeliness in budget passing.
12 Sep 2019
An Austrian man who smuggled 88 living reptiles including 43 poisonous snakes from the Philippines was stopped by customs officers at Vienna airport, Austria’s Finance Ministry said Thursday.
27 Aug 2019
An Austrian court has ruled that a German hiker who was trampled to death by cows was partly to blame for the accident in a case which has sparked national debate.
19 May 2019
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said Sunday he wanted snap elections to take place in September after the government collapsed over a corruption scandal.
9 Dec 2018
Belgium's Flemish nationalist party said on Sunday it will quit the ruling coalition, leaving Prime Minister Charles Michel as the head of a minority government after a row over a UN migration pact. Interior Minister Jan Jambon of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) confirmed on Sunday that he and the party's other ministers would step…
28 Aug 2018
International payments provider MoneyGram has announced an expansion of its digital platform to five new countries. The service is now available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal. With the expansion, customers in these countries can send money directly to more than two billion bank accounts and mobile wallets or to any MoneyGram location…
12 Jul 2018
Representatives of Austria, Germany and Switzerland have reiterated commitment to expanding business activities and workforce in Nigeria, following the recent ranking by the World Bank Ease of Doing Business index which placed the country among the 10 most improved economies. The delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria, Marc Lucassen, said foreign businessmen were…