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Breaking News: The June flooding in Europe caused the insurance losses at $ 4.5 billion

Heimberg :: Switzerland | updated 2013-07-12 10:43:53 -0700 | disasters-news

The Swiss insurance company Swiss Re argues that the severe floods last month in central and eastern Europe, the continent will cost insurers at least $ 4.5 billion. The share of the Swiss company in this sum will be about...
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Breaking News: Brahimi says July Geneva II conference doubtful
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-29 13:20:44 -0700 | disasters-news

United Nations peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi expressed doubts Tuesday about the possibility of holding the upcoming international conference to end the war in Syria next month. "Frankly I doubt whether the conference will take place in July. The...
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Posted by: rsa76

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-24 03:09:08 -0700 | disasters-news

According to Swiss police, they left on a motorcycle in neighboring France The bandits in disguise, dressed all in black, in the middle of the day climbed to prison, took the money and kept it disappeared Law enforcement officers immediately...
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Breaking News: Powerful storm hitting Switzerland left several people injured, disrupted transport too
Posted by: NadeemIftekhar

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-22 09:23:13 -0700 | disasters-news

On Thursday, several people were seriously injured while transport was adversely affected and disrupted when a storm hit Switzerland. Driving winds accompanied by hail stones nearly 2-centimetre-wide, battered the entire central part of the country, tearing off tree branches. According...
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Breaking News: Syria death toll reaches 93,000, says UN
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-16 15:20:20 -0700 | disasters-news

Syria death toll has reached more than 93,000 including at least 6,500 children who have perished in the brutal civil war, a new study by the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) showed. "Unfortunately, as...
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Zurich :: Switzerland | updated 2013-05-31 00:42:39 -0700 | disasters-news

The unidentified man opened fire at a cultural center Perla Moda, located in Langstrasse quarter. According to preliminary data, injuring two people, their lives are not in danger. Both victims - ethnic Turks, reports newspaper Tagesanzeiger. The incident occurred at...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-05-31 22:13:51 -0700 | disasters-news

The non-governmental organization for the defense of human rights Human Rights Watch today called on all countries to stop the development of fully autonomous robotic weapons known as "robots murderers". This type of weapon, once programmed by a person, they...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-10-08 16:23:49 -0700 | disasters-news

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, has spoken out on a number of issues of concern to Pakistan including the use of armed drones. In her statement on the opening day of the 23rd Session of...
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-05-27 07:16:15 -0700 | disasters-news

Geneva - About 50 people, including several policemen, were injured in the Saturday night in Bern, the picturesque capital of Switzerland, during the demonstration "Tanz dich frei" (free yourself with the dance), techno party degenerated as local police. The event,...
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Breaking News: UN commission: Syrian rebels used sarin gas
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-05-24 05:16:48 -0700 | disasters-news

The independent United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria has evidence from victims and medical staff in Syria that the deadly nerve agent sarin has been used by rebel forces in their fight against President Bashar al-Assad's regime forces. However,...
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Breaking News: Iran awaits European Union's response on dialogue with world powers
Posted by: StephenManual

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-04-29 09:25:59 -0700 | disasters-news

Iran’s controversial nuclear program remains a source of concern for world powers and they all don’t want to see the Islamic Republic with nuclear weapons. Efforts have been underway for more than a decade to get Iran’s nuclear program halted...
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Breaking News: UN bemoans it's short of cash, as Syrian refugee funds dwindle
Posted by: Nina Rai

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-06-11 08:23:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Giving its bleakest warnings ever, the United Nations on Friday declared that it would soon be unable to cope with the massive influx of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war there and pouring into Jordan and nations in its periphery....
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Breaking News: Kofi Annan claims it is too late for foreign military intervention in Syrian crisis
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-03-29 16:10:19 -0700 | disasters-news

On Tuesday night, speaking at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, the Ghanaian diplomat and former UN and the Arab League mediator for the Syrian crisis, Kofi Annan said it's "too late" for military intervention in Syria. He added that providing...
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Breaking News: Number of Syrian refugees hits 1 million, UN says
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-03-09 15:07:37 -0800 | disasters-news

The flow of Syrian refugees arriving in neighboring countries has now exceeded 1 million since conflict in Syria erupted in March 2011, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Antonio Guterres, said on Wednesday. Guterres stated in a statement...
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Breaking News: UN Rights Inquiry: Time to refer Syrian war crimes to ICC
Posted by: saleh1966

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2013-02-21 15:16:23 -0800 | disasters-news

A report issued by human rights experts of the United Nations, released in Geneva on Monday, said that both Syrian state forces and rebels were committing war crimes, though it said the government camp carried more blame. At a press...
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