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Breaking News: UN: 'Massive evidence' of government war crimes found in Syria
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-12-06 14:06:00 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Investigators have found "massive evidence" that Syria's government is responsible for war crimes committed during the country's three-year civil war, a top United Nations official said Monday. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also said Monday that evidence...
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Breaking News: US, EU, Russia and Ukraine announce deal to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-20 16:02:17 -0700 | political-news

Ukraine, the United States, the European Union and Russia announced Thursday that they have reached a deal at the talks held in Geneva to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine. The Guardian reports that the parties agreed on "initial concrete steps to...
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Breaking News: Geneva II conference: US and allies, not Iran, are major obstacles to peace in Syria
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-23 15:49:42 -0800 | disasters-news

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced at a news conference Sunday that Iran has been invited to the Geneva II peace talks scheduled to start Tuesday in Montreux, Syria. But the United States objected to the invitation, saying Iran has...
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Breaking News: Study: Richest 85 people have the same wealth as poorest 3.5 billion

Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-22 11:47:55 -0800 | political-news

A new study published ahead of the World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland, says that the richest 85 people in the world share a total wealth of about $1.64 trillion (£1 trillion), as much as what the poorest half...
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Breaking News: Hillary who? Kerry diplomacy train moves on to Syria (Opinion)
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-11-30 13:57:30 -0800 | disasters-news

Diplomatic ink had barely dried on the US-Iran agreement when news came Monday that Syria's government and warring rebel groups would begin talking next month. In days, two of the world's most explosive situations had been at least partially defused....
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Breaking News: Green tea helps boost memory, finds Swiss study
Posted by: Nina Rai

Basel :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-18 21:28:42 -0700 | health-news

Who would have ever thought drinking the ubiquitous green tea - popular as a health beverage - could also make one clever? Well, it does, finds a new study. Green tea has been one of the most researched fares in...
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Breaking News: What about the deal? Iran now says Western sanctions were illegal
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-29 12:21:05 -0800 | technology-news

Do world powers have a deal to dismantle Iran's nuclear capacity or not? The fact that we are still asking that question -- weeks after the agreement was announced -- does not bode well for the future of the deal...
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Breaking News: UN lifeline to Syrian city comes under fire despite ceasefire
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-02-11 15:07:07 -0800 | humanitarian-news

A long-awaited United Nations convoy bringing direly needed food and medicine for thousands in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was fired on Saturday as it delivered aid. One driver for Syria's version of the Red Cross, which assisted with...
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Breaking News: Emergency aid stalls for beseiged Syrian city as peace talks begin
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-02-01 15:29:03 -0800 | humanitarian-news

A convoy of food and other emergency aid for thousands of Syrians in the beseiged city of Homs remained stalled Tuesday, even as talks aimed at resolving the three-year-old civil war began in Geneva. The United Nations said it was...
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Source: BBC

Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-20 09:30:33 -0700 | sports-news

As a road cyclist, the 31-year-old has a world title and Olympic silver medal to her name. She is one of the world's pre-eminent time-trial specialists...After almost a decade in cycling, has she saved any money worth talking about?...Pooley long...
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Source: The New Zealand Herald

Sent :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-20 16:47:59 -0700 | sports-news

England After seeing title rivals Manchester City and Chelsea slip up over the last four days, Liverpool move five points clear in the Premier League with three matches remaining by beating Norwich 3-2 at Carrow Road. It's also a crucial...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-20 13:34:12 -0700 | sports-news

Der Duim defeated Adrien Bossel from Switzerland, 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-3 in the final; Action from the Emir Cup basketball match between Al Rayyan and El Jaish at Al Gharafa Indoor Stadium in Doha yesterday.
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Posted by: arkar

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-28 15:55:57 -0800 | disasters-news

International efforts were able to finally bring the Syrian government and opposition face-to-face at the Geneva II Conference which is underway in Switzerland, with both sides addressing humanitarian issues. Geneva II, which begin last Wednesday, has been long in the...
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Breaking News: Iran's foreign minister tells CNN: ‘We did not agree to dismantle anything'
Posted by: Robert Myles

Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-26 15:38:53 -0800 | political-news

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday the White House had consistently overplayed the obligations incumbent upon Iran following the Joint Plan of Action agreed at Geneva, Nov. 24, between Iran and the 5+1 group of negotiating states comprising...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis sends message to World Economic Forum, but are members listening?
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-25 08:49:06 -0800 | political-news

Popes in the past have had all sorts of endearing nicknames. John Paul II was called “the traveling pope.” Pope Francis is becoming the “reform pope.” Gatherings whether they are religious or “worldly” do not get a pass from his...
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