Conservatives pleased about crucifix verdict

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Crosses hung up in kindergartens are no “preference in favour of certain religions”, according to the Constitutional Court (VfGH).The federal panel announced in Vienna today (Weds) that kindergartens in Austria were not discriminating against other religious communities by displaying crucifixes at their facilities.The issue had to be dealt with by the VfGH after a Lower […]

Vienna zoo presents baby Batagur turtles


The first human-bred Batagur turtles are now on display at Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo.Zoo officials said the two baby Batagur turtles – whose ancestors used to live in rivers in India and Bangladesh – now bring the world population up to 22 after they were born last month.Their pregnant mothers were saved from the cooking pot […]