Switzerland and Germany Unlikely Adversaries
Switzerland and Germany Unlikely Adversaries in Spy DramaNew York TimesFRANKFURT — Tax collectors do not usually loom large in espionage thrillers, nor are Germany and Switzerland often portrayed as bitter adversaries in the spy game. Yet those were the elements in a real life cloak and dagger drama revealed on ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:15 am
Switzerland grocery chain to offer bug
YourErieSwitzerland grocery chain to offer bug burgersYourErieSwitzerland's second-largest supermarket chain, Coop, will stock its shelves with burger patties and meatballs made from insects, according to Bloomberg. The beef-alternative patties are made from mealworms, rice and various vegetables and spices, and ...Bug burgers to hit Swiss grocery store shelves next weekFox NewsInsect burgers and mealworm balls to hit stores in Switzerland soonDeccan ChronicleInsect burgers and balls: Essento launches bug line in SwitzerlandFoodBev.comInhabitat -ExpressNewslineall 23 news articles »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:11 am
EU, Switzerland to link carbon markets -
swissinfo.chEU, Switzerland to link carbon marketsPlattsEfforts to link the EU Emissions Trading System with Switzerland's national carbon market have moved forward after the European Commission on Wednesday adopted two proposals to finalize an agreement. Two-way fungibility of EU, Swiss CO2 allowances ...EU, Switzerland to link emissions cap and trade systemsNew Europeall 6 news articles »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:48 am
Switzerland refuses cooperation with Russia
The Local SwitzerlandSwitzerland refuses cooperation with Russia over fraud probeThe Local SwitzerlandSwitzerland has unblocked hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to the former head of the Bank of Moscow whom Russia accuses of fraud and embezzlement. The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) said in a statement on Wednesday that it had denied ...Switzerland removed attachment from accounts of Bank of Moscow former president Andrey Borodinhttps://en.crimerussia.com/Swiss refuse legal assistance in Borodin caseswissinfo.chall 5 news articles »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:16 am
Opposition to immigration remains strong in
swissinfo.chOpposition to immigration remains strong in Switzerlandswissinfo.chThree years ago, voters approved an initiative to limit numbers of EU citizens coming to work in Switzerland, incurring the anger of its partners in Brussels. Under agreements with the EU, workers have been free to cross the border since 2002, a ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:00 am
Solar Impulse 2 pilot back in Switzerland
The co-pilot of a pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered by the sun, is being treated for migraine in his native Switzerland but will return to China soon, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Andre Borschberg had returned for a medical check-up for migraine problems but "he will be back in China in a few days," spokeswoman Claudia Durgnat told AFP by email. She said the next leg ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:29 am
New Market Research Report Quarterly
(MENAFN Press) The Quarterly Beverage Tracker Switzerland report published by Canadean is an essential tool for keeping up-to-date with the latest industry developments in Switzer...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:39 am
How to 'cheat' at mountain climbing
The easiest way to "climb" mighty mountains in Switzerland is … to cheat a little. I was in a part of the country called Valais, home to the densest concentration of snowy peaks in the Alps. It has a whopping 45 "four-thousanders", peaks of over 4,000 metres in altitude, including the most famous one: Matterhorn. After arriving in the pretty resort town of Zermatt in the afternoon, I couldn't ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:41 am
Switzerland sells 10-year bonds at negative
ZURICH/LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) - Switzerland auctioned 10-year government bonds with a negative yield on Wednesday, in what some banks said was the first time a government has effectively made investors pay for the privilege of lending to it for such a long period. Ultra-low interest rates have helped drag bond yields down right across the developed world but investors have continued to snap ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 7:23 am
Kerry lands in Switzerland for make-or-break
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is back in Switzerland to resume Iran nuclear talks as negotiations go down to the wire against an end-of-month deadline for the outline of a deal.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 6:08 pm
U.S. Targets Swiss Link to Colombia’s
The U.S. placed Kingpin Act sanctions on a network operating in Switzerland that it linked to the Colombian FARC rebels. The four Colombians living in Switzerland targeted Thursday by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:36 am
The World's Longest Tunnel Is Complete
Switzerland has just completed work on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which is 35 miles long and now the world’s longest tunnel. The train tunnel was designed to make it easier and faster for both passengers and freight to traverse part of Europe’s most ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:30 am
U.S. targets bodega in Switzerland accused
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – The U.S. Treasury Department is levying financial sanctions on four Colombians accused of laundering money for leftist rebels through a speciality grocer and money transfer shop in Switzerland. The four individuals targeted ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
Switzerland calling: FC Sion hand trials to
A bright future in Europe awaits promising Wa All Stars and Black Meteors midfielder, Sadiq Alhassan whose performances in the Ghana Premier League has impressed scouts of Switzerland side, FC Sion. The young player who has been named in Ghana U-23 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:38 am
Switzerland faces first recession since 2009
ZURICH: Switzerland is likely to confirm on Friday that it has fallen into its first recession since 2009, the clearest sign yet of the country’s struggles this year with a strong currency. A Reuters poll of 12 analysts forecasts the $690 billion Swiss ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:58 pm
Glencore, Xstrata merger clears final hurdle
Commodities trader Glencore says its merger with mining company Xstrata PLC has cleared its final hurdle after Chinese regulators approved the deal.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 6:19 am
Ex-HSBC worker: bank information is
A former HSBC employee fighting extradition to Switzerland for allegedly stealing and revealing confidential information about private Swiss accounts said Monday the material in his possession highlights "scandalous" levels of tax evasion and mone
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 11:12 pm
Lavrov: Russia would back NKorea talks in
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday his nation would welcome a fresh round of talks on Swiss soil over North Korea's nuclear program, if all the parties were to agree.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 3:34 am
Severe US flu season helped Roche's Q1 sales
Strong sales of new cancer drugs and a severe U.S. flu season helped lift first-quarter revenue at Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG by 6 percent.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 1:49 am
Swiss say no takers yet on offer to defuse
Switzerland says it is standing by as a potential negotiator to defuse the tensions between the United States and North Korea but so far no one has taken it up on the offer.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 10:19 am
Resolved Question: Catholics and protestants
can someone give me info abt why this happened and how it Ended ?
Posted on 3 June 2012 | 4:32 am
Resolved Question: UNITED STATES or
I am going on a student exchange next year and i don't know where to go? Switzerland or United States.. or France out of these three which one and why? i'm from New Zealand and i'm not sure what country to pick, heeelp me.
Posted on 11 February 2012 | 9:17 am
Resolved Question: Conscription in
My cousin is moving to Switzerland from the US and wants to know if he would be required to follow the conscription laws of Switzerland. He is a 35 year old Male born in US and currently has a sturdy job offer in Zurich, and plans to live there permanently.
Posted on 13 January 2011 | 12:28 pm
Resolved Question: Best places to go in
im traveling all across europe and Switzerland is my man attraction, i would love to have any travel tips in switzerland, prices for a week and a half of being thee, is it expensive to travel there? things to watch out for? etc please share (:
Posted on 4 October 2010 | 3:34 am
Resolved Question: Doing a powerpoint
Any good websites with helpful information? I need information on everything along with interesting facts about doing business with other people, etc.
I want to bring in a food too but can't think of anything. I really don't want to make something, just buy something.
Posted on 17 April 2009 | 6:13 am