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SA participating in UN space conference

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Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is leading a delegation to the UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of...

Austria checking indication abducted foreigners in Libya are dead

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Austria said it had evidence nine foreign oilfield workers abducted by Islamist militants in Libya in 2015 were killed the same year,...

UN anti-crime agency marks 20 year of tackling terrorism and cybercrime

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Marking the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Secretary-General António Guterres stressed the...

Austrian special forces prepare for deployment in Mali

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The Austria Army has deployed a reconnaissance team to conduct a ground appreciation study ahead of the possible deployment of up to...

Two Austrians kidnapped near Burkina Faso’s border with Mali

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Two Austrian citizens, a doctor and his wife, were kidnapped overnight in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Mali, the West...

Austria, backed by 159 nations, calls for ban on nuclear weapons

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Austria on Tuesday called for banning nuclear weapons because of their catastrophic humanitarian effects, an initiative it said now has the backing...

Austria boosts peacekeepers after Golan withdrawal

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Austria will send more peacekeepers to the Balkans and Africa after its withdrawal from the Golan Heights last year raised questions about...

Austrian Army to cut two thirds of armoured vehicles by 2014

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Austria will retire two thirds of its armoured vehicles, including half of its Leopard 2A4 tank fleet, in order to save money....

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