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Melting glacier uncovers U.S. WWII plane that crash-landed in Switzerland in 1946

The wreckage debris of a U.S.-WWII warplane C-53 Skytrooper Dakota that crashed in 1946, pictured on the Gauli Glacier in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Anthony Anex / AP Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 1:41 PM EDT A heatwave in Switzerland has uncovered the wreckage debri

CBS NEWS - 2018-08-17 17:35:30

The week in theatre: Switzerland; The Price; Aristocrats – review

Theatre Royal, Bath; Donmar, LondonPatricia Highsmith’s most famous creation comes back to haunt her, while the ghosts are closer to home in revivals of Miller and Friel

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-08-19 07:00:15

Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

ACCRA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. FILE PHOTO: U.N.-Arab League mediator

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 13:12:55

Watchman who saved Holocaust-era records relives Swiss ordeal

Now aged 50,Meili says he would do it all againdespite the upheaval of exile from Switzerland's close-knit society, which traditionally values unity and conformity. Since returning home nine years ago, he has chosen to live in relative obscurity as a part-time hardware salesman and quail breeder.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-08-18 03:11:00

Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan has...

Annan, of Ghanaian nationality, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two close associates of Annan said.

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 10:14:45

Lucerne Festival, review: a  thunderous delivery of Stravinsky’s The Firebird and a long ovation for Bernard Haitink

For years, the classical music world has attempted to bring cohesion to its many loose strands and lure audiences in to its seasons and its festivals with opaque themes. You know the sort of thing – this year we will be exploring “identity” or “memory” or “intersectionalism”. Actually, I think I mad

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-19 14:31:00

After refusing a handshake, a Muslim couple was denied Swiss citizenship

When a Muslim couple sat down for a meeting with a municipal commission in the Swiss city of Lausanne, their interviewers found that they “showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex,” the city’s mayor said.

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-08-18 13:12:00

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies aged 80

Kofi Annan, the former chief of the United Nations who also won the Nobel Peace Prize, has died at the age of 80.He served two terms at the UN from 1997 to 2006 and was the first back African to take up the role.The Kofi Annan Foundation confirmed his death on Saturday, saying he died in hospital in

CNBC - 2018-08-18 09:43:41

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over no handshake

A Muslim couple have been denied Swiss citizenship after they refused to shake hands with people of the opposite sex during their interview, officials say. They confirmed the decision on Friday, further citing the couple's failure to integrate and respect gender equality. The couple, interviewed mon

BBC - 2018-08-18 10:13:58

Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it's impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways to

QUARTZ - 2018-08-18 10:00:08

Germany may tighten border with France, Switzerland

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DGAP-News: FUCHS sells equity holding in Switzerland | Markets Insider

The FUCHS Group, which operates globally in the lubricants industry, sold its 50% share in MOTOREX AG Langenthal, founded in 1973, for CHF 17 million to the former local partner, MOTOREX-BUCHER Group AG in Langenthal.

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12 ReTech To Open Technology Demonstration Facility In Zurich, Switzerland. | Markets Insider

Carson City, NV & Hong Kong, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 12 ReTech Corporation (OTCQB: RETC) announced today that it will be opening a technology showroom in Zurich, Switzerland partnering with Pietro Coppola, who will become a member of 12 Europe’s Board of Directors. This showroom will all

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Bolton to meet with Russian counterpart in Switzerland next week

National security adviser John Bolton will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, next week to meet with his Russian counterpart, the White House announced Tuesday.

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Heatwave uncovers Second World War plane hidden in glacier for 72 years

All 12 people onboard were rescued five days later by Swiss soldiers alerted to the accident by a radio message. The C-53 Skytrooper, also known as a Dakota, was never recovered, eventually being buried by decades-worth of layers of snow and ice.

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Switzerland's ZKB to pay $98 million to end U.S. probe of tax evasion

Two bankers at ZKB, Stephan Fellmann and Christof Reist, also pleaded guilty on Monday to a single misdemeanor conspiracy charge, which carries a maximum prison sentence of one year. The two were originally indicted on a more serious felony charge in 2012.

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Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russians next week in Geneva

August 14, 2018 / 8:00 PM / Updated 6 hours ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser John Bolton will meet Russian officials in Geneva next week as a follow-up to the summit meeting that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had in Helsinki last month, t

REUTERS

Inside Switzerland's Le Rosey, the most expensive boarding school in the world

It is known as the school of kings, counting among its alumni the Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and King Farouk of Egypt.

TELEGRAPH

Coca-Cola looking to Switzerland water "made by mountains" as part of its sparkling drink selection

Coca-Cola is gauging interest in a potential newcomer to its U.S. sparkling water portfolio with a pilot project in Atlanta.The Coca-Cola Co.(NYSE: KO) hosted a tasting of its Valser water at Kevin Rathbun Steak on Thursday, pitching it as "America's first taste of Switzerland's finest water." It's

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CUV Ventures Corp. RevoluCHARGE DA Signed With CY Talk Geneva Switzerland | Markets Insider

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --CUV Ventures Corp.(TSX-V:CUV)(the “Companyâ€) is pleased to announce that the wholly owned subsidiary, RevoluPAY® S.L, has entered into a definitive agreement (“DAâ€) with Geneva, Switzerland based CY Talk S.A, for the RevoluCHARGE w

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