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Francois Murphy

Exclusive: U.N. nuclear watchdog inspects Iran 'warehouse' Netanyahu pointed to - sources

04 Apr 2019

VIENNA The U.N. atomic watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal has inspected what Israel's prime minister called a "secret atomic warehouse" in Tehran, three diplomats familiar with the agency's work said.

Iran hopes trade channel skirting U.S. sanctions will work within weeks

06 Mar 2019

VIENNA Iran hopes a new trade channel with Europe aimed at cushioning the blow of reimposed U.S. sanctions will be working within weeks, its deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Iran still holding up its end of nuclear deal, IAEA report shows

22 Feb 2019

VIENNA Iran has remained within the key limits on its nuclear activities imposed by its 2015 deal with major powers despite growing pressure from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog showed on Friday.

Kreise - Österreich hievt FPÖ-nahen Ex-Weltbank-Manager an Spitze von Notenbank

30 Jan 2019

Wien Österreichs neue Stimme im Rat der Europäischen Zentralbank wird einem Insider zufolge der FPÖ-nahe frühere Weltbank-Direktor Robert Holzmann.

Austria to name Holzmann as central bank chief, succeeding Nowotny: officials

29 Jan 2019

VIENNA Austria's cabinet will on Wednesday name economist Robert Holzmann as the next governor of its central bank and Vienna's future voice at the European Central Bank (ECB), officials said, in a move widely seen as a far-right political appointment.

Austria sets aside more than 300 mln euros to buy military helicopters

03 Jan 2019

VIENNA, Jan 3 Austria's government has set aside more than 300 million euros ($341 million) to buy military helicopters including three Blackhawks, it said in a statement on Thursday.

France, Germany taking charge of EU-Iran trade move but oil sales in doubt

28 Nov 2018

PARIS/BRUSSELS/VIENNA France and Germany are to take joint responsibility for an EU-Iran trade mechanism to minimise the risk of U.S. punishment but few now believe it will cover oil sales, heightening fears for the fate of the landmark international nuclear deal with Iran.

EU plan unravelling for non-dollar Iran trade, oil sales - diplomats

14 Nov 2018

PARIS/VIENNA/BRUSSELS A special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran against newly reimposed U.S. sanctions faces possible collapse with no EU country willing to host the operation for fear of provoking U.S. punishment, EU diplomats said.

EU plan to enable non-dollar Iran trade, oil sales unravelling -diplomats

14 Nov 2018

PARIS/VIENNA/BRUSSELS, Nov 14 A special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran against newly reimposed U.S. sanctions faces possible collapse with no EU country willing to host the operation for fear of provoking U.S. punishment.

Merkel marks Nazi 'Kristallnacht' against Jews with synagogue speech

09 Nov 2018

BERLIN Germany has a moral duty to fight rising anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday in an emotional speech at a Berlin synagogue to mark the 80th anniversary of a Nazi campaign of attacks on Jews.

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