Switzerland grants entry to Eritrean asylum
HaaretzSwitzerland grants entry to Eritrean asylum seeker fearing detention in IsraelHaaretzA Swiss court recently permitted an Eritrean asylum seeker to enter Switzerland, in an effort to prevent the man from being held in an Israeli detention center. A three-judge panel of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court accepted the man's appeal ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:09 pm
Footage from secret meeting reveals spread
The IndependentFootage from secret meeting reveals spread of Calabrian 'Ndrangheta Mafia into ...The IndependentThe scene could have been lifted straight from The Godfather. In a dimly lit restaurant back room, 14 thickset men sit huddled around a table listening attentively to their boss as he lectures them on the importance of dignity, honour, respect – and ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:04 am
Switzerland Extends Sanctions on Five
swissinfo.chSwitzerland Extends Sanctions on Five Russian BanksWall Street JournalThe Federal Council, Switzerland's cabinet, said five Russian banks would be required to get authorization to issue new long-term financial instruments. The Swiss subsidiaries of the banks, however, are exempt from the measures as long as they aren't ...Switzerland adopts stricter sanctions on Russiaswissinfo.chSwitzerland expands Ukraine crisis blacklistThe Local.chUkrainian, Russian Officials on Switzerland's Updated Sanctions ListRIA NovostiNaharnet -Reuters -The Moscow Timesall 109 news articles »
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 9:52 am
Apple on Campus program reportedly no longer
Apple on Campus program reportedly no longer available in Belgium or ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)Mac4Ever is reporting that Apple has confirmed that the Apple on Campus program, allowing students to buy significantly discounted Macs and accessories via their college, is no longer available in either Belgium or Switzerland. The confirmation was ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:30 am
Switzerland's drive-thru BROTHELS hailed a
Daily MailSwitzerland's drive-thru BROTHELS hailed a success after year-long trialDaily MailThe experiment in Switzerland's largest city began last August when the authorities opened Europe's first municipal drive-in brothel in an old industrial area. It was hoped the initiative would slash the number of sex workers on the streets, while at ...'Drive-in Brothel' hailed a success in SwitzerlandWorldCarFans.com'Sex drive-in' hailed as success after year-long experiment in ZürichThe GuardianSwitzerland: Sex Drive-ins for Prostitutes Open for Business in ZurichInternational Business Times UKInquirer.net -Expatica Switzerland -Huffington Postall 22 news articles »
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 5:58 am
Swiss outline new measures to stop bypassingRussian banks will require approval to issue long-term financial instruments in Switzerland, the government said on Wednesday, as it detailed measures to ensure it does not become a place for individuals or funds to avoid European sanctions on Moscow. Switzerland, which is outside the European Union but is linked by agreements governing trade and other measures, decided in March not to join the ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:53 am
'Going to Switzerland' Is aMore and more foreigners are visiting the country's right-to-die organizations, a new study says.
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:42 am
'Suicide tourism' has doubledMore than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:40 am
Syngenta Files 2014 Half Year Results forBASEL, Switzerland, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced that the 2014 unaudited half year results for Syngenta Finance NV have been filed with the London Stock Exchange, the Luxembourg Stock ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 7:30 am
Switzerland tap Federer and Wawrinka forSwitzerland captain Severin Luethi will tap the star power of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka when the Alpine country faces Italy in next month's Davis Cup, Swiss Tennis announced Wednesday. World number three Federer and number four Wawrinka will team up with Marco Chiudinelli and Michael Lammer, 167th and 454th respectively in the ATP rankings.
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 6:31 am
Kuwait, Switzerland lobbying for Gaza conf.(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim said Wednesday that Switzerland sought Kuwait help to ensure the success of the planned international conference of the state parties to the Geneva Conventions on ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:21 pm
Switzerland expands Ukraine crisis blacklistThe government in a statement said it had taken "all the measures required to ensure that the most recent sanctions imposed by the European Union cannot be circumvented via Swiss territory". Switzerland. which is not a member of the European Union, has ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 12:10 pm
'Drive-in Brothel' hailed a success inSwitzerland is known for their banks and chocolate but their new 'sex drive thru' is being hailed as a success following a yearlong experiment. Originally introduced last year in Zürich, the 'sex drive thru' consists of wooden 'sex boxes' that enable ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 11:49 am
Switzerland Expands Blacklist over UkraineSwitzerland on Wednesday added 11 names and five banks to its blacklist over the Ukraine crisis in fresh moves to stop the country from being used to avoid EU sanctions against Russia. The government in a statement said it had taken "all the measures ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:35 am
'Going to Switzerland' Is a Euphemism forIn the United States, “aid-in-dying” as some advocates call it, is legal in New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Montana. But the conditions under which a physician can help someone die are regulated—for example, in Washington, the person ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 1:57 am