World / Crime & Legal Dec 17, 2019

Austrian authorities 'foil Christmas market terror plot'

Austrian authorities have foiled a plot to carry out a series of terror attacks, including bombing one of Vienna's Christmas markets, local media reported Monday. The plot involved three men, including a 24-year-old ringleader who had been influenced by the ideology of the Islamic State ...

An enlightening buildup to Viennese modernism

Art Sep 17, 2019

An enlightening buildup to Viennese modernism

by Matthew Larking

"Vienna on the Path to Modernism" at The National Museum of Art, Osaka, is essentially an illustrated history of sociopolitical developments leading to the city flourishing as one of the world's great cultural centers from the mid-18th century.