Tag archive for ‘Switzerland’
By Guest Author On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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The Future of Flight: How Airport Logistics is Taking the Robotics Industry Under Its Wings

When vice-president Joe Biden compared New York’s LaGuardia Airport to airports seen in the Third World, the comment was widely quoted, both for its harshness and the truth that it contained. Not only do American More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The Ameropa Foundation – Helping the Underprivileged

The Ameropa Foundation was founded in December 2001 by Andreas Zivy and Nicole Miescher as a part of the Ameropa group (a Swiss agri-business, producing and marketing fertilizers and grains). Based in Binningen, More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Obama administration skirts Congress, gets UN approval of Iran deal

During the closed-door talks in Vienna on limiting Iran’s nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry argued that the United Nations Security Council should not vote on lifting sanctions on Iran until Congress More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Rend Collective sets August release for new album, ‘As Family We Go’

Rend Collective is known for their dynamic live worship, and their upcoming August 21 release, As Family We Go, has captured that same energy and spirit.Claiming neither folk or indie rock, this celebration band More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Former Obama aides join call against Iranian nuke deal

In an open letter, the group of former U.S. officials and foreign policy experts cautioned that an Iran nuclear deal would “fall short of meeting the administration’s own standard of a ‘good’ More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Some Quirky Facts about Italy

photo/ Julia Casado via Pixabay.com Italy is a country that has fascinated us for thousands of years. Some of the world’s greatest artists, musicians and thinkers were from Italy and many still flock here in order More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Belgium court case continues over ‘euthanizing’ depressed woman

The case against a doctor who killed a woman for being depressed and then didn’t have anyone inform her son until the next day is headed back to a Belgian criminal court. ADF International had filed an application, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

150 dead in French Alps plane crash, investigators seach for answers

French investigators on Wednesday searched for the cause to the sudden German Airbus crash into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 on board including 16 teenagers returning from a school trip to Spain. Helicopters More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Aleksander Doba named Nat Geo ‘Adventurer of the Year’ over Tommy Caldwell, Will Gadd

Aleksander Doba has been named the 2015 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for completing the longest open-water kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — at age 67. Doba was selected from More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Swiss pharma company, Basilea, receives FDA Qualified Infectious Disease Product designation for fungal drug, isavuconazole

PRESS RELEASE Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. announced Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for the treatment of invasive More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

US government working with Switzerland to target tax shelters and cheaters

The US government and Switzerland have reached an agreement that could expose Americans who have used Swiss banks to avoid paying taxes. The agreement Wednesday will allow Swiss banks to settle any potential US More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Two trains in Switzerland collide killing over 25, driver’s body found

Two trains collided head-on in Switzerland late on Monday, injuring 26 people and killing the driver of one, police said. The driver’s body was found overnight in the wreckage of the crash at Granges-près-Marnand More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Nestle to open more than 20 new labs to study food-borne pathogens

Switzerland-based, Nestle SA,  announced Thursday the opening of more than 20 advanced research laboratories to study food-borne pathogens that are harmful to human health, according to a press release May 30. Norovirus More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Swiss authorities catch French investigators searching for tax evaders at border

French government authorities have been identified in Switzerland investigating French citizens suspected of dodging strict French tax laws. photo Elwood J Blues According to a report by the Le Matin Dimanche and More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012

University of Zurich microbiologists confirm the existence of another tick disease in Switzerland – neoehrlichiosis

Microbiologists from the University of Zurich have detected a new disease transmitted via tick bites, and thanks to a newly developed PCR test, the bacterial infection can be detected within a day, according to More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Swiss Airline ‘cross’ ads upsets Muslims

Swiss companies have been removing the Swiss flag from their logos in order to appease Muslims. Some Islamic apologists claimed the companies were reacting to a problem that was entirely imaginary and, in reality, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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New tax on wealthy in France is driving away the rich, hundreds of homes go up for sale

France’s luxury property market has hit a selling ‘panic’ as millionaires rush to flee the socialist government’s looming tax hikes on the “wealthy”, a leading estate agent has More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Christian Oesch, Swiss cattle farmer, uses smartphones to track when cows are in heat

From the hillsides in Zollikofen, Switzerland comes a unique story of a cattle farmer, cellphones and bizarre text messages. Agricultural Research Services Christian Oesch tends to a herd of dairy cattle, each female More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Stephen Morrissey, Ojai California man, not killed in Florida plane crash

One man is dead after a small plane crashed in rural Land O’ Lakes early today, authorities said. Stephen Morrissey was identified as the owner of the plane and lone death in the crash, reports Ojai Valley More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, December 18th, 2010
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Swiss bank’s new dress code tell employee’s what color underwear they can wear to work

Swiss banking giant UBS has issued a strict dress code for employees, calling on them to wear “skin-coloured” lingerie and to ditch “fancy and coloured” artificial fingernails. In a document More...

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