Austrian may have headed European prostitution ring

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A 32-year-old Austrian is accused of having masterminded an internationally operating human-trafficking gang.Austrian police announced today (Thurs) that the man was arrested earlier this week. He is the main suspect in investigations into a prostitution business in Ibiza. Women from the Czech Republic, Germany and other countries were lured to the Spanish island.The Austrian and […]

Temple attacker gets life

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A 35-year-old Sikh was sentenced to life behind bars yesterday (Mon) for killing a guru of the Ravidas movement in a temple in Vienna last year.Prosecutor Stefan Apostol explained at the Criminal Court of Vienna that Jaspal Singh fired seven shots from close range at gurus Sant Niranjan Dass and Sant Rama Nand at a […]

RZB boss warns of overestimating HGAA scam

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Raiffeisenzentralbank (RZB) head Walter Rothensteiner has appealed to people not to “overestimate” investigations of the near collapse of Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA).Rothensteiner said today (Thurs) the Austrian financial sector¬ís reputation would not suffer because of embezzlement and fraud investigations of dozens of politicians and former bankers responsible for the actions of the bank that […]