Raiffeisen confirms Pröll talks


A Raiffeisen manager has fuelled speculations that former People’s Party (ÖVP) boss Josef Pröll could join the finance industry giant.Erwin Hameseder, head of Raiffeisenlandesbank Lower Austria-Vienna, said today (Weds) representatives of the bank discussed future options with the agricultural economist.Pröll retired from all his political functions – vice chancellor, finance minister and party leader – […]

Foreign ministry lifts Egypt travel warning


The Austrian foreign ministry has abandoned its partial travel warning for Egypt.The ministry said today (Tues) it would still appeal to Austrians not to travel to sparsely frequented areas where the country borders with Sudan and Libya. The authority however warned tourists from going there already before the most recent protest movements – which resulted […]