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Swatch showcases its fall winter collection 2018 with Yami Gautam

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (NewsVoir): Swatch, the Swiss watch brand known for creating the world's most innovative timepieces for ...

UN to Adopt Migration Pact at Meeting Hit by Withdrawals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Politicians from around the globe will gather Monday in Morocco for a major conference to endorse a ...

Glencore begins the changing of the old guard - SWI swissinfo.ch

The impending retirement ofGlencores copper kingpin Telis Mistakidis marks the start of a generational shift at the top of the ...

Famous Swiss orchestra marks 100 years - SWI swissinfo.ch

A retrospective of one of Switzerland's best-known musical institutions, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. ...

Viola Amherd and Karin Keller-Sutter elected to government - SWI swissinfo.ch

Viola Amherd and Karin Keller-Sutter have been chosen by parliament to join Switzerlands seven-person executive, the Federal Council. Amherd, a ...

Two women for government: who are Switzerlands new ministers? - SWI swissinfo.ch

On Wednesday morning, Karin Keller-Sutter and Viola Amherd were elected to Switzerlands seven-member executive body - who are the new ...

Parliament rejects proposal to tax plane tickets - SWI swissinfo.ch

The idea of introducing a climate tax on plane tickets in Switzerland has failed to win support. The House of ...

The capital of the Helvetians - SWI swissinfo.ch

What is today the town of Avenches, in canton Vaud, used to be a Roman metropolis.It was known as Aventicum,the ...

Racism in Switzerland: An expats perspective - SWI swissinfo.ch

An African-American woman living in Switzerland shares her and her children ...

Switzerland faces stark choice on EU integration deal - SWI swissinfo.ch

The Swiss government on Friday faces a stark choice on its future relations with the EU that is likely to ...

Switzerland labels homophobia a criminal offence - SWI swissinfo.ch

The Swiss parliament has extended the scope of anti-racism laws to include discrimination based on sexual orientation. Intersexual (people born ...

New ministers: big news at home, indifference abroad - SWI swissinfo.ch

The day after Switzerland elected two new members of its seven-member cabinet, the gap between domestic excitement and international indifference ...

Switzerland likes to tax differently from Europe - SWI swissinfo.ch

From January 1, 2019, Switzerland will be the only country in Europe where employees taxes are not deducted directly from ...

A special relationship: The US military and Swiss universities - SWI swissinfo.ch

From aerial surveillance cameras to autonomous reconnaissance drones: Swiss universities are participating in projects funded by the US military. What ...

Torrid time predicted for Switzerland by 2060 - SWI swissinfo.ch

Over 40C in the cities, long periods of drought and little snow in winter: in forty years time, Switzerland might ...

Regulator warns banks over Brexit moves out of City - SWI swissinfo.ch

The UKs financial regulator has urged a group of international banks in the City of London to limit the number ...

Solving crimes with the help of virtual reality - SWI swissinfo.ch

Law enforcers in Zurich are using virtual reality to help witnesses recall details from crime scenes. Realistic-looking crime scene visits ...

Women in politics and battling homophobia - SWI swissinfo.ch

Almost every article published by swissinfo.ch containsa percentage, an age, an amount of money or some other figure.Heres a round-up ...

'We recreate borders in people's minds' - SWI swissinfo.ch

The photographer Alberto Campi roamedthe migrant trails to meet the people who have come to Europe seeking shelter.An exhibition highlights ...

Brexit: what would Switzerland do? - SWI swissinfo.ch

On Tuesday the British Parliament will vote onPrime Minister Theresa May ...

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Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

Migration comes to fore at Marrakesh summit

MARRAKESH, Morocco – Countries from around the world tackled the migration issues on Monday adopting the Global Compact for Migration ...

May admits backstop still a major hurdle for Brexit

LONDON, UK -  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday deferred a crucial parliamentary vote on the controversial Brexit deal, that ...

George HW Bush, the last U.S. president to win a war

There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A World War II ...

Climate change action: Ireland worst country in the EU

DUBLIN, Ireland - For the second year in a row, Ireland has been deemed as the worst country in the ...

Turkey told extradition of Saudi nationals is not on

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Suspects in the Turkish investigation into the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi will not ...

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