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'On this train until Wimbledon,' says Federer as Swiss legend returns

Roger Federer resumes his injury comeback on Swiss home soil in Geneva next week with the 39-year-old legend insisting: "We're ...


China cancels climbing on Mt. Qomolangma amid COVID-19 fears

© Provided by Xinhua LHASA, May 14 (Xinhua) -- China has decided to cancel all climbing activities on Mount Qomolangma ...


Competitors need decision on Olympics, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer said on Friday that athletes need a firm decision on whether the Tokyo Olympics are going ahead, with ...


Roundup: U.S. equities post weekly loss amid inflation fears

NEW YORK, May 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks pulled back for the week as a key inflation gauge showed higher-than-expected ...


Reuters: Toshiba European Operations Suffer Ransomware Cyber Attack

The Japanese tech conglomerate Toshiba announced that its European operations suffered a ransomware cyber attack, Reuters reported. The French headquarter ...


Most of Swiss far from militant when it comes to 5G - SWI swissinfo.ch

Most of Swiss far from militant when it comes to 5G swissinfo.ch ...


Man United defeat impacts Leicester, Liverpool, Man City fortunes without harming their own

Tuesday's defeat might not affect the Old Trafford club to any great extent, but it had contrasting ramifications for opponents ...


Switzerland moves Greece off the red list - eKathimerini.com

Switzerland moves Greece off the red list Kathimerini English Edition ...


Free movement is main hurdle in Swiss-EU treaty talks - Swiss minister

Free movement is main hurdle in Swiss-EU treaty talks - Swiss minister Reuters ...


Contactless Payments and Credit Card Transactions Increasing Steadily in Switzerland

Contactless Payments and Credit Card Transactions Increasing Steadily in Switzerland: Report Crowdfund Insider ...


Lynx thrive in Switzerland 50 years after reintroduction - SWI swissinfo.ch

Lynx thrive in Switzerland 50 years after reintroduction - SWI swissinfo.ch swissinfo.ch ...


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Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Ireland looks forward to strong economy post-covid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Commission has expressed its optimism in Ireland's economy, saying it anticipates a strong, export-led rebound in ...

Justin Timberlake enjoys day out with son

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake enjoyed the 'coolest' visit to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Walt ...

Can The West Devise An Alternative To China's Belt And Road?

Since it was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has channeled hundreds ...

Lukashenka To Meet Putin Soon As Belarus Plans To Raise Cash

Alyaksandr Lukashenka will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin later this month as the Belarusian strongman faces growing isolation from ...

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With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

CHICAGO, Illinois: McDonald's Corporation announced on May 12 that it would increase the average hourly pay at its 660 corporate-owned ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

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South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...


Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...


Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...


Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...


Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...


Online out-of-state purchases to now be taxed in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri: The legislature passed bills on May 12 to require out-of-state online stores to collect sales taxes on ...


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