No Austrians on plane that crashed in Cuba

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The Austrian Foreign Ministry has reported that there were no Austrians on board a plane that crashed en route from Santiago de Cuba to Havana, killing 68 people.Ministry spokesman Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal said today (Fri) that two victims initially thought to be Austrian had actually been Australian.He cautioned, however, that there had not yet been official […]

No Austrians injured in Chilean earthquake, say agencies

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Vienna travel agency Siesta IT-Reisen and Vienna¬ís so-called “jumbo group” of travel agencies reported today (Mon) that no Austrians had been hurt in the Chilean earthquake.An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale occurred off shore of Concepcion, Chile, early Saturday morning.Two Austrians were stranded on Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean because of the […]