swiss glaciers shrink 10% in 5 years: study

Measurements on Swiss glaciers have shown that melt rates this year have reached record levels, of the glaciers, published by Cryospheric Commission at Swiss Academy of Sciences.. ... But during two weeks of intense heat at the end of June and again July, the volume of snow and ice..

everything you need to know about the swiss elections

On October 20th, Swiss voters will head to the polls to elect 245 members of Federal Assembly 200 for the lower house of parliament, National Council, and 45 of the 46 members of the upper house, Council of States.. ... According to poll conducted by Zurich-based Sotomo research institute in..

is donald trump saving britain?

EU also wants Swiss to submit to European Court of Justice in certain areas — court so in its interpretation of the laws that it makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg look like originalist. Swiss People's Party stated that EU demand for dynamic alignment is wholesale assault on the rights of the..

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EU also wants Swiss to submit to European Court of Justice in certain areas — court so in its interpretation of the laws that it makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg look like originalist. Swiss People's Party stated that EU demand for dynamic alignment is wholesale assault on the rights of the..

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TEHRAN - Iran has summoned Swiss to Tehran to protest Federal Bureau of Investigation 's illegal detention of Press TV news Marzieh Hashemi. ... In the absence of diplomatic or consular relations between Tehran and Washington since 1980, Swiss government, acting through its Tehran,..

imee marcos mum on mother’s case

Marcos, 89, was convicted of funneling about $200 million to Swiss foundations in the 1970s the dictator, placed Philippines under martial law.. ... Imee, while refusing to talk about mother and address questions on her being the beneficiary of Swiss foundations set up by her parents,..

migration is a human right

is a  residence permit required, and, In effort to limit immigration from non-EU EFTA countries, Swiss authorities impose strict annual limitations on the number of residence and work permits granted to foreigners... These hard-to-come-by-residencies have, unsurprisingly,  become a source of..

banks: the end of the swiss tax haven?

The profitability of European banks in Swiss confederation was at 12.5 percent in 2017, meaning European banks made profit of 12.5 euro on every 100 euro of revenue. ... In order to conform with OECD, Swiss government is trying to reform the corporate tax system series of measures. ..

economics everywhere, politics nowhere

Huguenots expelled from France in religious wars started Swiss watch industry, and German protestants escaping Catholic oppression founded major industrial companies. There was focus on knowledge and education to compensate for the lack of natural resources, and Swiss were networked and..

10 valiant diplomats of world war ii

One day, while Nazi squads were rounding up Jews, Lutz jumped into river after Jewish woman, declaring her Swiss on the spot and saving life. ... His was the South American government to do so, against the wishes of his superiors and Nazis, giving the holders the right to seek refuge with Red..

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