Tag Archives: Switzerland

AP PHOTOS: Editor's pick from Mideast, Afghanistan-Pakistan

This week, the holiday spirit taking root across much of the world is barely making an appearance in the Middle East. Despite an agreed-on cease-fire, fighting continued in Yemen even…

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Switzerland boosts counter-terrorism forces

Geneva (AFP) – The Swiss government said Friday it was creating 86 new positions dedicated to combatting terrorism as additional resources were needed to effectively investigate & contain increased security…

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Design For 36-Storey 'Vertical Forest' Building Unveiled And It’s Spectacular

The plans for a building that will have its own vertical forest have been unveiled – & they look amazing. The urban tower which will be built in Lausanne in…

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Robot salamander helping scientists unlock spinal secrets

By Matthew Stock A robotic salamander that can replicate the amphibian's movement to an unprecedented degree of accuracy has been built by robotic engineers in Switzerland. Called Pleurobot, it can…

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Nadal gets past Dimitrov, advances to Swiss Indoors QF

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal was pushed to three sets again at the Swiss Indoors before beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the second round on Wednesday. Third-seeded…

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Anti-immigration SVP wins Swiss election in swing to right

By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – The anti-immigration Swiss People's Party (SVP) won the biggest share of the vote in Sunday's national parliamentary election, projections showed, keeping pressure on Bern…

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Nestle spends $70 million on U.S. health science hub

ZURICH (Reuters) – Nestle's health science division is investing $70 million in a product technology center that will become the unit's new U.S. headquarters & research hub, the division said…

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Six experts vie for top U.N. climate science job

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Six candidates are vying to become head of the U.N.'s top authority on climate alter science this week, seeking to narrow down uncertainties approximately…

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Six experts vie for top U.N. climate science job

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Six candidates are vying to become head of the U.N.'s top authority on climate alter science this week, seeking to narrow down uncertainties approximately…

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Swiss parliamentarians get surprise musical send-off

Members of Switzerland's lower house of parliament on Friday received a surprise musical send-off to mark the end of their term ahead of federal elections next month. A group of…

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