Ex-diplomat attacks ‘self-centred’ USA


An influential author and university lecturer has criticised the United States of America for having changed little since the end of the presidential term of George W. Bush. Thomas Nowotny, who worked as secretary of late Austrian Social Democratic (SPĂ–) Chancellor Bruno Kreisky, claimed in an interview that the USA “are still very self-centred and […]

OeNB chief welcomes EU’s Greece agreement


Austrian National Bank (OeNB) Governor Ewald Nowotny said the rescue plan agreement “defused” the situation of cash-strapped Greece.Nowotny met with Austrian President Heinz Fischer today (Tues) to inform him about recent developments on the Austrian and European financial market.The OeNB boss said afterwards, referring to the rescue plan European Union (EU) leaders had agreed about […]