How to Make Fattet Al-Makdous/Eggplant Fatteh
‘Fatteh’ comes from the Arabic language meaning crumble or lay bread over something.
New Study Finds Stops by Austrian Police Highest in the EU
Residents of the Alpine Republic reported some of the highest numbers in the European Union, with people of Sub-Saharan African origin reporting twice as frequently.
Summer 2021 | Let’s Talk!
In our 43rd issue we take a look at how language shapes who we are and how we are together. We focus on multilingualism, learning German and political correctness.
New High-Speed Rail Train Connection Between the Austrian and German Capitals
From Vienna to Berlin in under five hours – the Via Vindobona is part of Europe’s bid to expand railway lines and reduce short-haul flights within the region.
All You Need to Know About Austria’s Green Pass
Hailed as a ticket back to normal life, the certificate will provide access to culture, gastronomy and sporting facilities. Here’s an overview.
“Bierwirt” Charged with Murdering Ex-Partner, Spurring Renewed Calls to Protect Women from Violence
The recent murder in Vienna’s 20th district marks the ninth femicide in less than five months.
Burgenland to Build Austria’s Largest Wind Turbines
The project near Neusiedl am See is hailed as a major step toward carbon neutrality.
Austrian Catholics Criticize the Vatican’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
Members of the Church are speaking out against the Vatican’s decision to bar priests from sanctifying homosexual unions.
The Governing ÖVP Further Rocked by ÖBAG Scandal
Recovered chats reveal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Finance Minister Gernot Blümel’s involvement, previously denied, in the appointment of state holding CEO Thomas Schmid.
No More Hiding – Austria Set to Disclose State Information
If the measure passes, the Republic will dismantle its nearly 100-year-old Official Secrecy Laws – the last EU country to do so – and launch new measures increasing public insight into state operations.
Kitzbühel in Summer Is For Gourmets Who Hike
A picturesque medieval town, regional gourmet cuisine, hiking and idyllic scenery make Kitzbühel the perfect getaway.
Trump Praises Austrian “Forest Cities” With Exploding Trees
With some highly unusual comments meant to put California’s environmental management in a bad light, the U.S. president set off a twitter storm of mockery and once again exposed his ignorance of the world.
QAnon Supporters Put on a Homophobic Display at a Protest in Vienna
At a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna, far-right extremists put on a homophobic display in front of a cheering crowd, while drawing outrage from the Greens.
Low Marks for Integration in Austrian Schools – Who is to Blame?
The annual integration report has confirmed that migrant children have difficulty learning German, but Integration Minister Susanne Raab rejects changing the system.
Newcomer Parties Fighting to Get on the Ballot
New, small political parties are vying to get on the ballot for the upcoming elections – in the district council elections, EU citizens can vote too.
Vienna Takes on Airbnb Over Social Housing
After negotiations failed, the city is suing the short-term housing platform over illegal sublets in Gemeindebauten municipal apartments.
KAICIID is Leaving Vienna
After years of heated debate over its mission, the disputed Saudi-led organization is moving to Geneva.
The End for Cars in the Inner City
The Greens have long pushed for a car ban in Vienna’s first district. Now, this is becoming a reality.