Publication: Expatica Switzerland

First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss satisfied by first sex drive-in

Swiss authorities are basking in the afterglow of a decision to create a "sex drive-in" in Zurich, with social services hailing it a success on its first anniversary on Tuesday.The experiment in Switzerland's largest city began last August when the authorities ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

WHO tackles Ebola through global airline and travel sector

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola.The UN agency said it was working hand in hand with the International Civil Aviation Organization, ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

E-cigarettes: a state of play around the world

Countries around the world have different rules regarding e-cigarettes, and while they are enormously popular in some countries, people in others turn up their noses at them.Here is a snapshot of the situation around the world, after the World Health ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mid-air collision in Switzerland leaves six seriously injured

A collision between two light aircraft in Switzerland on Sunday has left six people with serious injuries, according to police.One of the planes crashed in a field in the canton of St Gallen. Local police cited by Swiss news agency ATS said the four people ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

One dead in Swiss mosque shooting: police

One person was killed Friday in a shooting in the prayer hall of a Swiss mosque, police said.The suspected killer was arrested at the scene in the northeastern city of Sankt Gallen, local police told AFP, without giving further details about the indi ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Shooting, Police, Officer
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss policeman who saved Jews from Holocaust honoured

A Swiss policemen who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust and ended up being punished for forging their entry documents was honoured by his former force Friday."Paul Grueninger should be an example to us all," said Fredy Faessler, police and justice ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kuoni travel reports loss on unrest, shares plunge

Shares in Switzerland-based global travel group Kuoni plunged on Thursday after the company posted weak results for the first half of 2014, blaming unrest in many parts of the world.For the first half of the year, Kuoni posted a net loss of 14 million ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kidnapped ICRC staff freed in Afghanistan

Five staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross have been released, six days after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan, the aid agency said Wednesday."Our five colleagues are free. They are in good health and have been reunited with their ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

415,800 flee fighting in east Ukraine: UNHCR

At least 415,800 people have fled their homes due to fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.According to the latest UNHCR estimates, at least 190,000 have been displaced ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UN launches aid operation for 500,000 in northern Iraq

The UN refugee agency said it had launched a huge operation Wednesday to bring desperately needed aid to half a million Iraqis driven from their homes by jihadist rebels."It's the largest single aid push we have mounted in more than a decade," UNHCR chief ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss chase adrift construction platform down rain-swollen Rhine

Swiss authorities were on Wednesday forced to chase a 50-tonne floating construction platform down the River Rhine after it broke free of its moorings due to the rain-swollen current.Swiss news agency ATS said that the platform broke free near the regional ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

US faces UN review of racial discrimination record

A UN watchdog body took the United States to task Wednesday over continued discrimination of minorities, amid heightened tensions in the country after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 14 2014]

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"The risk of a traveller becoming infected with the Ebola virus during a visit to the affected countries and developing disease after returning is very low, even if the visit includes travel to areas in which cases have been reported" it said
"The new regulation of street prostitution has attained its objectives of protecting the population and the sex workers" the city said in a statement Tuesday
"Grueninger paid a high price for the choice he made. In the struggle between his sense of duty as a police officer, and dedication to the concepts of humanity, the latter triumphed" Yad Vashem says in its website entry on his case
"We expect it to remain so for the rest of this year" he said, adding that currency trends in Japan, India, Indonesia, Australia, Russia and Scandinavia had also had "a negative effect on consumer senti...

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WHO tackles Ebola through global airline and tr... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
E-cigarettes: a state of play around the world [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
Swiss satisfied by first sex drive-in [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 26 2014]
Mid-air collision in Switzerland leaves six ser... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 24 2014]
Swiss policeman who saved Jews from Holocaust h... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 22 2014]
One dead in Swiss mosque shooting: police [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 22 2014]
Kuoni travel reports loss on unrest, shares plunge [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 21 2014]
415,800 flee fighting in east Ukraine: UNHCR [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
Kidnapped ICRC staff freed in Afghanistan [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
UN launches aid operation for 500,000 in northe... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
US faces UN review of racial discrimination record [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 14 2014]
Swiss chase adrift construction platform down r... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 13 2014]
Swiss Life posts strong half-year profits [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 13 2014]
Swiss bar Russian display team from air show du... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 12 2014]
CORRECTED: Global Ebola death toll passes 1,000... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 12 2014]
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