Switzerland's Lower House Votes In Support
TowleroadSwitzerland's Lower House Votes In Support Of Same-Sex Marriage InitiativeTowleroadSwitzerland's Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council, the lower house of the Swiss Federal Assembly, has voted to approve a “marriage for all” initiative introduced by the Green Liberal Party last week, reports Pink News. Switzerland map In a ...Switzerland's Lower House Progresses Gay-Marriage BillPassport Magazine (blog)all 6 news articles »
Posted on 25 February 2015 | 5:34 am
Providence tops Switzerland County, reaches
NewsandtribuneProvidence tops Switzerland County, reaches semistateUSA TODAY High School SportsPAOLI, Ind. On a night when the shots weren't falling, the Providence girls basketball team kept plugging away for a 49-42 win over Switzerland County on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Class 2-A Paoli Regional. The Pioneers (22-5 ...GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Providence captures first regional title, 49-42Newsandtribuneall 2 news articles »
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 5:34 pm
Switzerland picks team without stars for
USA TODAYSwitzerland picks team without stars for Davis Cup defenseUSA TODAYBERN, Switzerland (AP) — Without Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland begins its Davis Cup defense in Belgium with no player ranked in the top 250. The Swiss tennis federation announced its team on Tuesday for next week's first-round tie in ...and more »
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 3:18 pm
Switzerland accused of undermining
Switzerland accused of undermining international lawsswissinfo.chIn its annual report, the human rights organisation Amnesty International singled out the clash between international human rights laws and Swiss popular initiatives as problematic, as well as Switzerland's deportations, prisons and headscarf policies.
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 11:50 am
Brazilian IT firm accused of wage dumping in
ZDNetBrazilian IT firm accused of wage dumping in SwitzerlandZDNetStefanini got into trouble over pay in Switzerland. Image: Thomas Galvez (cc). Brazilian IT outsourcing company Stefanini IT Solutions has been managing an international crisis over the last few days after being accused of paying lower-than-average ...
Posted on 24 February 2015 | 4:19 am
Austria asks Swiss to do new autopsy on dead
Austria has asked Switzerland to carry out an autopsy on Rakhat Aliyev, a Kazakh dissident found hanged in an Austrian prison last week, to dispel any suggestions of a cover up after a first post mortem found traces of sedatives. "The authorities will exhaust all investigative possibilities to clear up (this case) completely and transparently," Justice Minister Wolfgang Brandstetter told the ...
Posted on 1 March 2015 | 3:01 am
Switzerland becomes 1st country to formally
STOCKHOLM - Switzerland has become the first country to submit a pledge to the United Nations for a new global climate deal, vowing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, compared to 1990 ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 12:54 pm
Switzerland 1st country to submit pledge for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Switzerland has become the first country to submit a pledge to the United Nations for a new global climate deal, vowing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 9:45 am
Switzerland first to submit climate plan for
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Switzerland became the first nation on Friday to submit a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020 as a basis for a U.N. deal to limit climate change due to be sealed in December. Some other countries - including China, the United States and the 28-nation European Union - have outlined their domestic plans for slowing global warming beyond 2020 but ...
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 9:44 am
Research and Markets: Employee Benefits in
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Employee Benefits in Switzerland" report to their offe
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 6:52 am
Switzerland first to submit climate plan for
OSLO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Switzerland became the first nation on Friday to submit a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020 as a basis for a U.N. deal to limit climate change due to be sealed in December. Some other countries - including China ...
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 6:19 pm
Loway Switzerland Announces QueueMetrics
Loway releases this month the new version of its world renown QueueMetrics call-center suite. QueueMetrics 15.02 is a release centered around usability and changes that make the whole call-center monitoring and management experience richer. Stabio ...
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 4:08 pm
Switzerland Mountain Biking: Part One -
Day One - Simplon Pass | Day Two - Planetenweg - Zinal | Day Three - Illsee-Parilet | Day Four & Five - Becs de Besson/Val d'Herens | Day Six & Seven - Crans Montana Off to Switzerland again for Sharon and I. Our last trips to Switzerland in 2010 ...
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 4:05 pm
Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky wins Mexico
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for her second WTA Tour title, beating third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0. The 25-year-old Bacsinszky also won the 2009 Luxembourg Open.
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 1:26 pm
BABYMETAL 2015 World Tour Adds Dates for
J-pop idol / heavy metal fusion band BABYMETAL have announced three new engagements on their upcoming 2015 world tour. The new dates and locations are June 1 in France, June 3 in Switzerland, and June 5 in Italy. The complete, updated tour listing is as ...
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 10:41 am
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 | 11:32 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 | 5:17 pm
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 | 8:28 pm
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 | 1:13 pm
Resolved Question: PLZ HELP!!! ANY FACTS ON
i am doing a report on Switzerland and i know about MANY websites like: www.nationsencyclopedia.com, www.natioalgeographic.com, www.state. gov, www.worldfactbook.com, etc. and i just need some facts help is really appreciated!! thnx ( if you have any recipies for Switzerland plz let me know i also have to bring in a simple food)
Posted on 8 April 2009 | 12:56 pm