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Carlos the Jackal Says Switzerland Protected the PLO
World  (tags: Mideast conflict, PLO, Switzerland, politics, terrorism, world, middle-east )

- 1141 days ago -
Switzerland last month began looking into whether a former government minister, now dead, had struck a covert deal with the PLO.
The Worlds Second Largest Bank Helped Wealthy Customers Conceal Billions Of Dollars Of Assets
World  (tags: HSBC, conceal, leaked files, Switzerland, undeclared bank accounts, international criminals )

- 1533 days ago -
Files reveal how HSBCs Swiss private bank colluded with some clients to conceal undeclared black accounts from domestic tax authorities across the world and provided services to international criminals and other high-risk individuals.
Why a St. Bernard Will Not Save You in the Alps
World  (tags: St. Bernard dogs, heroes, legend, Alps, Italy, Switzerland, Great St. Bernard Pass, monks )

- 1777 days ago -
High in the Alps, you've lost your way: snow blind, thirsty and cold. But what's that bark? A rescue dog? And can it be? Has the St. Bernard that's come to your aid really brought you a flagon of brandy? Why not have a sip?
The Long March Towards Abolition of War
World  (tags: war, peace, abolition of war, foreign policy, briefing, co-sponsored by coalition of NGO's, diplomats, former senior UN officials, anti-war activists, Switzerland )

- 2154 days ago -
A high-level panel will convene to discuss a politically sensitive issue: Should the institution of war be abolished? Scheduled to take place Jun. 6, the briefing will focus on the topic "Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from the scourge of war".
Nestle Withdraws Pasta Meals as Horsemeat Scandal Spreads
World  (tags: , horsemeat, scandal, Europe, pasta meals, Buitoni brand, Germany, mislabeling, fraud, criminal, Switzerland, Italy, Spain )

- 2252 days ago -
Nestle has removed beef pasta meals sold under its Buitoni brand from sale in Italy and Spain after finding traces of horsemeat, becoming the latest victim of a food scandal still spreading across Europe.
Topless Protesters Detained in Davos - Photos
World  (tags: World Economic Forum, WEF, Davos, Switzerland, protest, 3 topless protesters, Femen, protesting poverty.poverty, Ukraine, topless protesters arrested )

- 2638 days ago -
Three topless Ukrainian protesters were detained Saturday while trying to break into an invitation-only gathering of international CEOs and political leaders to call attention to the needs of the world's poor.
Topless Protesters Detained at Davos Forum
World  (tags: Switzerland, world, politics, OCCUPY )

- 2640 days ago -
Three topless Ukrainian protesters were detained Saturday while trying to break into an invitation-only gathering of international CEOs and political leaders to call attention to the needs of the world's poor. Separately, demonstrators from the Occupy...
World  (tags: world, news, politics, gay rights, Switzerland, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2644 days ago -
Switzerland is gradually becoming more tolerant of gays. But many homosexuals say they're still reluctant to come out at work, where clear cases of discrimination continue to occur.
Global Rescue Teams Arrive to Lend Hand
World  (tags: Japan, earthquake, rescue, arrived, German, switzerland, China, U.S., help, emergency, New Zealand, Australia, Russia, Red Cross, confusion )

- 2961 days ago -
Facing the chance that more than 10,000 people were dead in the wake of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan, international rescue teams have been arriving to give assistance.
Minaret Ban Challenges Tolerant Swiss Image
World  (tags: freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, europe, Switzerland, interesting )

- 3429 days ago -
After months of heated debates fueled by charges of racism and religious discrimination, about 57% of the Swiss electorate voted to ban the construction of new minarets in a nationwide initiative Sunday.

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