Federal Assembly of Switzerland

Type: Organization
Name: Federal Assembly of Switzerland
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

How An Otherwise Progressive Switzerland Fails Its Children

GENEVA  — Swiss children have no say in the courtroom. In the case of divorce , they are interviewed only one in 10 times, when listening to them should be the rule and not the exception. The practice depends on the cantons, or regions, of the country, ... [Published Worldcrunch - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Croatia step closer to CHF 45 million Swiss aid

The Council of States, one of the two chambers of the Swiss Federal Assembly, has approved aid in the amount of 45 million Swiss francs for Croatia, making with that decision, which is yet to be confirmed by the other chamber, the National Council, a ... [Published Dalje.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

MP criticises Swisscom roaming prices

Swiss Parliament member Ursula Wyss has criticised Swisscom for not lowering its roaming prices proportional to cost, writes Handelszeitung. The politician from the Social Democratic Party said that the company was stalling for time and profiting from ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Of politics and divorce - The Sarawak case

Mahmud says a global politically motivated conspiracy had evolved from his divorce maintenance caseKUALA LUMPUR --- Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today continued his testimony in the Shariah Court of Kuala Lumpur testifying ... [Published The Mole - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

It is time to unmask the corrupt in Switzerland

Switzerland must make it much harder for the corrupt to hide behind secret companies if the country wants to keep criminal activity out of its financial system, Transparency International Switzerland said today as it launched the "Unmask the Corrupt" ... [Published di-ve.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Arab Parliament Speaker commends Egypt$s commitment to Gaza ceasefire

Arab Parliament Speaker commends Egypt’s commitment to Gaza ceasefire(Wam) / 27 August 2014Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Jarwan said that the agreement means that crossings will be re-opened to speed up the humanitarian aid response and reconstruction relief ... [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Media: Minister of economy of Switzerland postponed his visit to the Russian Federation

Minister of economy of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann has postponed a planned visit to the Russian Federation because of the situation in Ukraine, informs portal Romandie. Com.according to the information portal, Schneider-Ammann postponed the visit, ... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament Speaker starts visit to Switzerland

(Changing dateline)GENEVA, Aug 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim arrived here on Sunday evening leading a parliamentary delegation on a four-day official visit to Switzerland under an invitation from the Swiss Federal ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

'Sexy Selfies' in Swiss Parliament Go Viral Online

Young secretary sacked after posting sexy selfies - then politician reveals too much on WhatsAppWhat is it about the Swiss parliament building that is causing men and women to take erotic selfies?(Reuters)Is there something in the water in the Swiss Parliament, ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Swiss parliament's secretary suspended for posting 'naked' selfies on Twitter

London, Aug 24 (ANI): A woman working as a secretary in the Swiss Parliament has been suspended after she took naked selfies in her office and posted them on Twitter. ... [Published Ani News - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Swiss Parliament Discovers Its Own Dangers of Sexting

Apparently, there are folks in the Swiss Parliament who've never heard of Carlos Danger.That was the alias of former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner, who resigned after sending lewd photos of himself to women. Now similar situations are playing out ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

FBR team to renegotiate tax treaty with Switzerland

KARACHI: Pakistan and Switzerland will renegotiate an existing treaty on the exchange of information regarding the duel taxation between the two countries, the FBR spokesman Shahid Hussain Asad said on Wednesday.A three-member team headed by the chairman ... [Published The News International - Aug 21 2014]

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"The parents had agreed on custody matters," she recalls. "But when I interviewed the child, who was already 15, he told me that he would rather live with his father because of a conflicting relationship with his mother. So I called the father again to relay the wishes of the child, but unfortunately his work commitments kept him from becoming more involved. This case stuck with me because I felt like the child was relying on me, and in the end he wasn't able to get what he ultimately wanted."
"The State of Kuwait will do its utmost to capitalize on the network of its special ties with various countries around the world to lobby for this conference geared to alleviate the suffering of our brothers in Gaza" he told KUNA and Kuwait TV
"Parliamentary services will have to decide, based on the specific circumstances, whether this case breaches good faith obligations between employer and employee" he said
...getting pored over," said Bernhard Bauhofer, founder and managing partner at reputation management company Sparring Partners GmbH in Wollerau. "The second case of Mueller makes us suspect that we've just touched the tip of the iceberg."

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How An Otherwise Progressive Switzerland Fails ... [Published Worldcrunch - Sep 11 2014]
Croatia step closer to CHF 45 million Swiss aid [Published Dalje.com - Sep 10 2014]
MP criticises Swisscom roaming prices [Published Telecompaper - Sep 10 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: UNRWA Commissio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
It is time to unmask the corrupt in Switzerland [Published di-ve.com - Sep 02 2014]
Of politics and divorce - The Sarawak case [Published The Mole - Sep 02 2014]
Kuwait, Switzerland lobbying for Gaza conf. - A... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Aug 27 2014]
Arab Parliament Speaker commends Egypt$s commit... [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 27 2014]
Media: Minister of economy of Switzerland postp... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 25 2014]
Parliament Speaker starts visit to Switzerland [Published Kuwait News Agency - Aug 24 2014]
'Sexy Selfies' in Swiss Parliament Go Viral Online [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 24 2014]
Swiss parliament's secretary suspended for post... [Published Ani News - Aug 24 2014]
Swiss parliament's secretary suspended for post... [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 24 2014]
Swiss Parliament Discovers Its Own Dangers of S... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
FBR team to renegotiate tax treaty with Switze... [Published The News International - Aug 21 2014]
In the state Duma, said the abolition of Switze... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 15 2014]
The Swiss Parliament did not go speaker of the ... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 14 2014]
Switzerland declared void visit Naryshkin [Published RIN.ru - Aug 14 2014]
Swiss concede huge data on black money [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 11 2014]
Black money pursuit: Swiss amend key law under ... [Published DNA India - Aug 10 2014]
Putin discusses humanitarian situation in E. Uk... [Published Russia Today - Aug 08 2014]
Former PM Hariri returns to Lebanon after 3yr a... [Published Russia Today - Aug 08 2014]
Malaysia to remove national airline from stock ... [Published Russia Today - Aug 08 2014]
Secretary tweets selfies: Swiss Parliament nude... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 07 2014]
Secretary Tweets Selfies: Swiss Parliament Is N... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 07 2014]
Secretary tweets racy selfies to Swiss Parliament [Published ECanadaNow - Aug 07 2014]
Boil Advisory Issued For Chesterville After Wat... [Published NBC4 Columbus - Aug 06 2014]
CPD: Missing Adult Requires Oxygen [Published NBC4 Columbus - Aug 06 2014]
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Suara Sarawak - May 20 2014]
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Sarawak Report - May 19 2014]
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occupied Palestinian territory: UNRWA Commissio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Bern The UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, has made his first official visit in office to Switzerland. During the two day trip, ...
PR Blunder By Norway’s Norconsult? [Published Sarawak Report - May 19 2014]
Sarawak’s Save Rivers Campaigners outside the Swiss Parliament building this week The delegation of natives who took the trouble to visit Europe to explain the widespread popular resistance to SCORE has received an arrogant rebuff from the Norwegian ...
Saab: Result in Swiss Referendum Announced [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - May 18 2014]
LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Further to the decisions by the Swiss Parliament in 2013 to procure 22 Gripen E, a national referendum was held today in Switzerland on the funding law for Gripen. The result was ‘no’ which means that ...
Saab: Result in Swiss Referendum Announced [Published Business Wire Defense News - May 18 2014]
LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Further to the decisions by the Swiss Parliament in 2013 to procure 22 Gripen E, a national referendum was held today in Switzerland on the funding law for Gripen. The result was ‘no’ which means that ...
Swiss Company Reviews Engagement In SCORE [Published Sarawak Report - May 16 2014]
Sarawak’s Save Rivers Campaigners outside the Swiss Parliament building this week The Sarawak NGO Save Rivers has been taking its case to Europe and presenting the other side of the PR story to companies participating in SCORE. And today the native ...
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Result in Swiss referendum announced [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 18 2014]
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