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Woman dies in dramatic sledding accident in Switzerland

Added: 15.01.2018 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 16, 2018 2:57 AM
GENEVA (AFP) - A 64-year-old woman died in the Swiss Alps on Monday (Jan 15) after her sled veered off course and plunged off a cliff onto train tracks below, police said.


Brazil and Switzerland renew R&D agreement

Added: 15.01.2018 12:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

The countries will aim to deliver a series of joint research projects until 2020.


[Ticker] Spanish anti-mafia prosecutor targets Russian officials

Added: 15.01.2018 10:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

Spain has opened an investigation into complaints that Russian officials laundered €30 million of stolen money through the EU country as part of a wider scam exposed by the late Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky. Spanish prosecutor Jose Grinda, known for previous cases against the Russian mafia in Spain, is to head the new probe, amid ongoing investigations into the money trail in Cyprus, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Switzerland, and the US.

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Thrills up in the sky, and down on the slopes

Added: 14.01.2018 16:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

January 15, 2018 5:00 AM
Fighter jets of the Patrouille Suisse, the aerobatic team of the Swiss Air Force, and a commercial plane flying over the ski slopes of Wengen, Switzerland, in an aerial display ahead of the men's downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup last Saturday.


San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Added: 13.01.2018 1:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

If Patagonia ever became independent, its logical capital might be San Carlos de Bariloche, the highest-profile destination in an area explorer Francisco P. Moreno called “this beautiful piece of Argentine Switzerland.”

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Extraordinary chalet home with indoor heated beach is for sale

Added: 12.01.2018 13:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

Imported from Switzerland 135 years ago, this Thames-side chalet has had millions spent on it to turn it into the ultimate home for entertaining

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Hotel Grand Bellevue, Gstaad, Switzerland - hotel review

Added: 12.01.2018 9:32 | 4 views | 0 comments

Gstaad's grand old lady is alive and well, says Phoebe Luckhurst

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WATCH: Trump to advance 'America first agenda' in Davos, White House says

Added: 11.01.2018 13:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the president is "committed to promoting policies that promote strength for American businesses and the American worker" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.


Kitchen welfare

Added: 11.01.2018 7:53 | 4 views | 0 comments

In Switzerland, lobsters must now be stunned before being boiled - but do they really feel pain?


Trains resume service in snowbound Swiss ski resort

Added: 10.01.2018 12:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

January 11, 2018 1:19 AM
ZERMATT, Switzerland (AFP) – Trains began running again in the Zermatt ski station on Wednesday (Jan 10) after crews dug through mounds of snow blocking the tracks, offering relief to thousands of tourists stranded at the popular Swiss resort.


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