Shootings in Austria leave several injured, at least 1 person dead

Several people were injured and at least one was killed during mass shootings in Vienna, Austria, Monday. The Austrian Police tweeted that several suspects armed with rifles started shooting at 8 p.m. local time in six different locations. WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS VIOLENCE. Oskar Deutsch, the head of the Jewish...
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Police launch major operation in Vienna after shots fired

Vienna, Austria (CNN) — Police in Vienna have launched a major operation after shots were fired in the Austrian capital. Several people have been injured in the city center amid exchanges of fire, police said on Twitter. "All possible forces" are responding to the incident, according to police, who are...
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Vienna shooting: what we know so far about the attack

Five people have died in an attack in Vienna on Monday night, including two male civilians and two female, and one gunman who was killed by police. Twenty-two people were injured with gunshot and knife wounds, of whom three are in a critical condition. Authorities described the attacker as a...
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Vienna gun attack by Islamic State sympathizer shatters an evening of revelry

VIENNA — Peering out a window at Vienna's main synagogue compound on Monday evening, Rabbi Schlomo Hofmeister watched as a gunman opened fire on customers in the bars and restaurants of the city's main nightlife district. The shots rang out — dozens of volleys, perhaps hundreds, he isn't sure —...
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'Europe stands united': international leaders condemn Vienna attack

The terror attack in Vienna has been widely condemned by international leaders. We, the French, share the shock and the grief of the Austrian people struck this evening by an attack in the heart of their capital, Vienna. After France, it is a friendly country that is attacked. This is our Europe. Our enemies must know who they are dealing with. We will not give up anything.

Austrian police arrest 14 in manhunt after gunman's deadly rampage

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian police raided 18 properties and arrested 14 people in a massive manhunt on Tuesday for possible accomplices of a convicted jihadist who shot dead four people and injured 22 others in a late-night rampage in the centre of Vienna. The gunman, who was killed by police...
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Microsoft announces plans to establish its first cloud region in Austria to accelerate local innovation and growth

Microsoft establishes Center of Digital Excellence, new skilling initiative for up to 120,000 Austrians by 2024 and plans for its first local cloud region. Vienna, Austria – Oct. 20, 2020 – Microsoft Corp. today announced a significant commitment to drive local innovation and growth in Austria, including plans to establish its first datacenter region in the country, which will bring the power of Microsoft’s global-scale and trusted cloud to the country’s broad ecosystem of startups, SMBs, enterprises and government. The company also announced a new Center of Digital Excellence to modernize Austria’s IT infrastructure, public governmental services and industry innovation. Microsoft will also continue to invest in new community resources to boost innovation and digital skilling for approximately 120,000 Austrians by 2024. According to research from IDC,* Microsoft’s investment in a new cloud region will help generate up to $2.1 billion in new revenue in Austria’s ecosystem of local partners and its cloud-using customers fueled by Microsoft over the next four years.