Category: Opinion

Climate change: Water workshops in schools to raise awareness

Climate change: Water workshops in schools to raise awareness

Over the next five years, workshops will be held in Austrian schools to raise awareness about the value of water. The target group of the Ministry of Agriculture’s (BML) initiative is young people in fifth to eighth grades. “We want to find out what drives and motivates young people when it comes to water, but […]

Riots in Sydney following terrorist attack on Bishop

Riots in Sydney following terrorist attack on Bishop

A teenager stabbed the bishop of the Assyrian Christian church community in Sydney, sparking serious riots in Australia’s coastal metropolis. An angry crowd marched outside the church in the suburb of Wakeley on Monday evening (local time) after the action was livestreamed online and quickly classified as a terrorist attack by investigators. The situation escalated […]

Attack on church service in Sydney is an act of terrorism – police

Attack on church service in Sydney is an act of terrorism – police

An attack on clergy during a church service in a Christian community near Sydney, injuring at least four people, has been classified by investigators as an act of terrorism. The aim of the alleged perpetrator, who is about 16 years old, is clearly in the realm of “religiously motivated extremism”, Karen Webb, chief of police […]

US aid package for Ukraine and Israel will be voted on soon

US aid package for Ukraine and Israel will be voted on soon

After a months-long delay, the U.S. House of Representatives, led by opposition Republicans, will vote this week on billions of dollars in military aid to support Ukraine and Israel, according to Speaker Mike Johnson. “We will examine separate draft bills this week (…),” Johnson said on Monday (local time) at X. These include financial support […]

Trump fails criminal case with motion against judge

Trump fails criminal case with motion against judge

In a hearing for the history books, anticipated new US presidential candidate Donald Trump was forced to answer in New York on Monday for covering up a secret cash payment to a former porn actress. This is the first criminal case against a former US president. Trump was defeated from the start when Judge Juan […]

IAEA: Zaporizhia nuclear power plant “dangerously close” to a nuclear accident

IAEA: Zaporizhia nuclear power plant “dangerously close” to a nuclear accident

As a result of recent attacks, the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine is “dangerously close” to a nuclear accident, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). “These reckless attacks must be stopped immediately,” IAEA chief Rafael Grossi told a U.N. Security Council meeting on Monday. The facility has been repeatedly attacked by […]

Israel releases 150 prisoners in Gaza Strip

Israel releases 150 prisoners in Gaza Strip

According to officials in the Gaza Strip, Israel has released 150 detained Palestinians. “Since the early morning, 150 prisoners held by the Israeli occupation have been released from different parts of the Gaza Strip,” a spokesman for the border crossing authority told AFP on Monday. “It is very striking that some of these prisoners were […]

Over 2 billion euros in aid was promised to Sudan

Over 2 billion euros in aid was promised to Sudan

A year after the start of civil war in Sudan, an international humanitarian conference held in Paris promised over two billion euros in aid to the northeast African country. “We can announce that more than two billion euros will be mobilized,” French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday. This will make it possible to respond […]

The Android version of the ID Austria app was down for days

The Android version of the ID Austria app was down for days

After the “Digital Office” application, which recently replaced the mobile phone signature, did not work for a few days on mobile phones with Android operating system, the Federal Information Technology Center (BRZ) reported that a new version was released on Monday evening. They said the app is now available to everyone again. An update released […]

The Android version of the ID Austria app was down for days

The Android version of the ID Austria app was down for days

After the “Digital Office” application, which recently replaced the mobile phone signature, did not work for a few days on mobile phones with Android operating system, the Federal Information Technology Center (BRZ) reported that a new version was released on Monday evening. They said the app is now available to everyone again. An update released […]