Tag Archives: Switzerland

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Plane believed to be carrying Algerian president leaves Geneva

An Algerian government plane believed to be carrying President Abdelaziz Bouteflika took off Sunday from Switzerland, where the ailing leader has been undergoing medical treatment for two weeks.

High avalanche risk in Alps amid heavy snow; 1 dead

Authorities warned Sunday of a high risk of avalanches on the northern side of the Alps, after heavy snowfall in recent days created dangerous conditions in parts of southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Kaspersky Lab moves core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

As part of its Global Transparency Initiative, Kaspersky Lab is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland.

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Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: “Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef.” Then bite into the burger of rice, chopped vegetables, spices and mealworm larvae.

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Round of 16 pairings set in Basketball Champions League

The Round of 16 is now set for the Basketball Champions League with eight sides having punched their tickets to the second phase of the Play-Offs this week.

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Sonny Barrios, FIBA execs hold crucial talks

Three hours before the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament draw ceremony on Tuesday at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland, Sonny Barrios, executive director of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, will sit down with Predrag Bogosavljev, FIBA sport and competitions director, to discuss various concerns regarding the country’s hosting of one of the forthcoming OQT competitions.

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Tennis: Federer confirms Olympic mixed doubles with Hingis

Roger Federer confirmed Friday that he will team up with fellow Grand Slam winning star Martina Hingis for Switzerland in the mixed doubles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.