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Small majority of Swiss back re-exporting arms to Ukraine

Swissinfo 29 Jan 2023
A majority of Swiss (55%) are in favour of re-exporting Swiss-made war materiel ... This is currently prohibited by Swiss law ... Rejection was clearest among the ranks of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party.
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Swiss move to ban Nazi symbols

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2023
A cross-party group of regional ... "It's highly symbolic because politicians from different parties have been trying to ban these Nazi symbols and objects for more than 20 years," said Thomas Blasi, a lawmaker from the populist right Swiss People's Party who initiated the proposal.
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My bad trip – I took a voyage of self-discovery, but the self I discovered was a total buzzkill

The Observer 26 Jan 2023
Newsletters may contain info about charities, online ads, and content funded by outside parties ... I spent a few weeks travelling with a Swiss German accountant whose defining features were his love of techno and kindness ... ‘I spent a few weeks travelling with a Swiss German ...
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Switzerland May Lose Credibility by Allowing Re-Export of Weapons to Ukraine - Councillor

Urdu Point 25 Jan 2023
... in the case of re-export of country's weapons to parties of military conflict, Swiss Federal Councillor Alain Berset said on Wednesday.
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Switzerland makes decision on weapons for Ukraine

Beijing News 25 Jan 2023
The security policy committee of the parliament in Bern voted on Tuesday in favor of allowing third party countries to deliver Swiss-made weapons to Ukraine ... The Swiss government could still veto the transfer of weapons in cases where it would pose "major" risks to Switzerland's foreign policy.
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The world is one step closer to making a business out of vacuuming carbon dioxide ...

Business Insider 23 Jan 2023
Climeworks Climeworks got third-party sign-off on its technology for sucking carbon dioxide out of the sky ... The Swiss company Climeworks this month hit a milestone when, for the first time, an independent third-party verified the startup's novel technology for sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and storing it underground.
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ANDREW NEIL: Starmer posing as UK’s Greta Thunberg can’t obscure the fact we’ll need oil ...

The Daily Mail 20 Jan 2023
Labour leader Keir Starmer and his shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves strutted around the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss resort ... Even if the annual salute in the Swiss Alps to globalist billionaires, crony capitalism and corporate welfare is not the party's natural habitat.
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Putin’s War Tests Switzerland’s Neutrality

Truth Dig 19 Jan 2023
But was Switzerland really ever neutral? And what does Swiss neutrality entail? Even though the Swiss constitution states that the government has to safeguard Switzerland’s neutrality, it does not define the nature of that neutrality in one word. Does taking sides count? And how neutral is financing a war party?.
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Right-wing party calls referendum against Swiss climate bill

Reuters 19 Jan 2023
ZURICH, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Switzerland's right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP) on Thursday called a referendum aimed at blocking a draft law to cut greenhouse gas emissions ... No other party has supported its referendum against the proposed legislation on climate change, ...
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Davos 2023-‘Open for business’ Labour slams PM Sunak no-show

FX Empire 19 Jan 2023
Starmer, whose left-leaning opposition party is riding high in polls before an election in the next two years, told attendees at the Swiss resort that a future Labour government would pursue an “active state” ready to partner with business ... ruling Conservative party at the polls.
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Davos 2023-'Open for business' Labour slams PM Sunak no-show

Reuters 19 Jan 2023
Starmer, whose left-leaning opposition party is riding high in polls before an election in the next two years, told attendees at the Swiss resort that a future Labour government would pursue an "active state" ready to partner with business ... party at the polls.
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Nasdaq retreats 138 points during volatile trading

Beijing News 19 Jan 2023
NEW YORK, New York - U.S. retail sales fell 1.1 percent last month, triggering major stock market falls. While investors were encouraged that the retail figures indicate inflation is dipping, they also stoke fears of a recession ... The U.S ... The Swiss franc surged to 0.9163. The Canadian dollar missing an invite to the party, it weakened sharply to 1.3492.
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Diary of a Davos first-timer: never trust a Swiss train timetable

Irish Independent 17 Jan 2023
Who says Swiss trains run on time? It’s 6.21am on Tuesday morning and I feel a shiver of panic, standing on a platform 37km outside Davos ... Why just two minutes? People said Swiss trains had military precision.The Irish military, maybe.It pulls in at 6.23am, leaving me with minus one minute to catch my connection ... Swiss trains.
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After a Davos DJ gig, Idris Elba has new role: advocate for small farmers

The Philadelphia Inquirer 17 Jan 2023
Almost a decade later, the versatile artist is back in the Swiss Alpine village with his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, in a very different role.

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