Heat wave descends on Switzerland - Le News
Le NewsHeat wave descends on SwitzerlandLe NewsOn its website, Switzerland's Federal Office of Public Health, points out that 975 people died in Switzerland during a heatwave in 2003, most of whom were over 65. Across Europe around 70,000 died, making it one of Europe's worst natural disasters.
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 2:21 pm
US Falls Behind China and Switzerland in
FortuneUS Falls Behind China and Switzerland in Supercomputer RaceFortuneTwo Chinese supercomputers and an upgraded supercomputer in Switzerland rank ahead of the U.S. in a biannual list of top supercomputers released Monday by the TOP500 organization, which tracks supercomputer speeds. It is only the second time that ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 1:13 pm
Geneva (Switzerland) - Priceless Sarcophagus
HuffPostGeneva (Switzerland) - Priceless Sarcophagus on exhibit before being returned to TurkeyHuffPostThe artefact was part of the inventory of the specialized antiquities dealer Phoenix Ancient Art. The Federal Culture Office in Bern, Switzerland, stated back in 2011 that the sarcophagus originated from the region of the ancient Turkish city of ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 9:21 am
Switzerland in pole position in ESA's new
EurekAlert (press release)Switzerland in pole position in ESA's new missionEurekAlert (press release)Switzerland, through the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Berne (UNIBE), is heavily involved in this mission, which should enable astronomers to discover and characterize planets the size of the Earth and the "super -Earths" that orbit around solar ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 9:07 am
3 places you just can't miss on Grand Tour
3 places you just can't miss on Grand Tour of SwitzerlandOutlook IndiaNew Delhi [India], June 20 : Is there a better way to beat the merciless Indian summer than to head out for a vacay in switzerland? Hint: there isn't. And once you're there, you're likely going to want to drive across the beautiful country that ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 5:57 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