Vienna attack was only a matter of time, expert says

World Nov 4, 2020

Vienna attack was only a matter of time, expert says

Until the deadly shooting in the heart of the Austrian capital Vienna on Monday night, the country had in recent decades been spared the shock and mayhem wreaked by major terrorist attacks — but experts say the horrific events shouldn't have come as a ...

Gunman on the run after Vienna 'terror attack' leaves two dead

World Nov 3, 2020

Gunman on the run after Vienna 'terror attack' leaves two dead

A huge manhunt was under way Tuesday after gunmen opened fire at multiple locations across central Vienna, killing at least two people and wounding several more in what Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz describes as a "repulsive terror attack." One of the gunmen was shot dead ...

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.