Manfred Barnreiter, 73, and his wife were also both mistakenly sent $1,200 checks by the U.S. federal government this year.
The Vienna police department said: "He rose slightly from the park bench, looked at the officers, and apparently intentionally released a massive fart in the immediate vicinity of the officers."
Austria's interior ministry has announced that Adolf Hitler's birthplace will be transformed into a police station after years of legal wrangling between the Austrian government the private citizen who owned the house, and politicians who had differing ideas about what the house should represent.
The scandal that brought down Austria's vice chancellor shows the danger of "oligarchization."
Lauda won the world title three times.
The far-right minister in charge of asylum for Lower Austria said refugees would be required to sign the pledge along with their official asylum applications.
The poem—titled "The Town Rat"—compared migrants to rodents and decried the mixing of cultures.
Congress continues to scrutinize Russian efforts to influence the U.S., even after the Mueller report was submitted.
André Poggenburg said he was unhappy with the AfD's "shift to the left."
Amazing photos of snow in Austria, Germany, Greece, the Czech Republic and Kosovo, as well as further afield in Turkey, Israel and Afghanistan.
The European Court of Human Rights upheld an Austrian ruling against a woman who was convicted of disparaging Islam.
Young Austrians see themselves in their 32-year-old chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, a conservative populist with big ambitions. In championing him, they also flirt with the country's dangerous past.
Putin will visit Austria for the second time in three months, despite the strain put on EU-Russian relations after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Gottfried Waldhäusl said the law was designed "from an animal welfare point of view."
Two weeks after the interior minister broke ranks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a deal on immigration.
New research hits back at the myth immigration damages the host nation's economy.
"Our goal is to confront any development of parallel societies in Austria."
The embassy attaché wore a T-shirt celebrating a World War II Nazi tank division.
"I'm convinced he is psychotic. He could have stabbed me as well had I been there by chance. He had lost all control."
Far-right Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is on the losing end of a court ruling after he accused left-wing activists of of "public insults."
The problems Austria's chancellor is facing, from immigration to xenophobia, are as old as they are intractable.
Einstein described his friend's personality, calling him "goodhearted" but also someone with "a rather sterile, rabbinical mind."