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  • Switzerland urged to step up fight against ill-gotten funds

    BERNE (Reuters) - Switzerland is not doing enough to rid itself of ill-gotten funds, despite loosening its banking secrecy, and should now beef up its law against money laundering, an global corruption watchdog said on Tuesday. Cobus de Swardt, head of...
  • James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up' To Open Zurich Festival

    PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help." Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's aunt, will be in Zurich to...
  • Michael Schumacher discharged from hospital, will rehab at home

     
    Filed under: Motorsports, Celebrities, Racing Michael Schumacher's medical progress has been slow but consistently positive over the past several months, and more seemingly good news has arrived in a statement from his manager. The seven-time Formula 1...
  • Federer says Swiss ready to make history

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer will lead Switzerland in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy on Friday determined to banish the memory of one of the biggest disappointments of his illustrious career. The 17-times grand slam champion, who will open...
  • Swiss watch industry denies 'Nokia moment' from new Apple Watch

    Swiss watch industry denies 'Nokia moment' from new Apple Watch
    ZURICH/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPod upended the music industry, and its iPhone knocked Nokia off its smartphone perch, but Swiss watch makers breezily dismissed warnings that the technology giant's new wristwatch gadget could do something...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
  • F1 legend Michael Schumacher moved to Swiss home from hospital

    Michael Schumacher has left the hospital and will continue his recovery from severe head injuries at his Swiss home, his manager said Tuesday. The record seven-time Formula One racing champion sustained the injuries in a skiing accident in the French...
  • Swiss President not optimistic about Ukraine ceasefire, urges political solution

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss President Didier Burkhalter said on Monday that he was not optimistic about the Ukraine ceasefire, saying it was not enough just to have a cessation of hostilities but both sides must push for political solution. Burkhalter,...
  • Victorinox Swiss Army's Inox watch is steeled for action

    The newest timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army, the Inox, was created to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the company, but it's engineered to survive so much punishment that the resulting wristwatches are likely to be ticking when the company's 230th...
  • Lombard Odier breaks with tradition to publish results for first time

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Lombard Odier on Thursday became the second Swiss private bank this week to break with more than two centuries of tradition and publish results for the first time. The figures showed the famously discrete Geneva bank to be more...
  • One dead in shooting at mosque in Switzerland: police

    ZURICH (Reuters) - A man was killed on Friday in a shooting at an Albanian mosque in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and another man was arrested, Swiss police said. Police arrested a man with a handgun after they were called to the mosque in a suburb of the...