Tag Archives: Vienna

30Sep/17

China holds world’s first secure quantum video conference

China Central Television (CCTV)- Chinese scientists held the world’s first quantum intercontinental communication video conference with their counterparts in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday, thanks to the successful connection between China’s quantum communication line and satellite.
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13Mar/17

Carlos the Jackal trial begins in Paris

Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as Carlos the Jackal, faces a trial in Paris for a grenade attack in a drugstore in 1974.

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06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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06Dec/16

Austrian President-elect says his win a “clear signal” for European values

Austrian President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen calls his victory a “clear signal” that European values still work and urges for “tactful” dialogue.

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17Jan/16
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

EU, US announce lifting of Iran nuclear-related sanctions

China Central Television (CCTV) – Both the European Union and the United Sates announced on Jan. 16 to lift sanctions over Iran under the historic nuclear deal after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed all the preparation steps have been completed by Tehran.
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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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15Nov/15

Kerry says he has been told Assad means to enter real negotiation

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has been told Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad means to enter real negotiations to resolve Syrian crisis.

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24Oct/15

Vatican synod ends with opening to divorcees, no change on gays

Roman Catholic bishops agree to a qualified opening toward divorcees but reject calls to become more open towards homosexuals as the synod draws to an end.

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31Aug/15

20,000 people gather at pro-refugee rally in Vienna

Some 20,000 people take to the streets of the Austrian capital as part of a pro-refugee rally.

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