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Situated in Southern Switzerland on the shores of Lake Lugano, this glass-walled penthouse apartment makes the staggering views of the water, Monte San Salvatore, and the Swiss Alps take center stage. "Glimpsing the magnificent views of the little ...
Swiss authorities are investigating whether any laws were broken when protesters against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the weekend held up a banner bearing the words "Kill Erdogan," as well as allegations of spying by people linked to ...
From international downhill champions and decorated war heroes to the world's top ski instructors of the time, our region's landscape was transformed by Skiers from Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland who brought a piece of their Alpine legacy to ...
BERLIN - J is not OK - as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court. The Zurich administrative court said in a ruling released Tuesday it had upheld a local registry's office decision to reject the letter as a given name in the best interests of the ...
The Zurich administrative court said in a ruling released Tuesday it had upheld a local registry's office decision to reject the letter as a given name in the best interests of the child, Switzerland's 20 Minuten news website reported. The court ...
... environmental protection, as well as cultural inheritance. The delegation will meet Swiss media and local inhabitants from Tibet and will head to the Swiss capital city of Bern to meet officials from the parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The town lies nestled between the Swiss Alpine peaks and Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland. DW Sendung Euromaxx Luzern (DW/P.
"As global urbanization gathers pace, the protection gap for volcanic hazards widens," said Jayne Plunkett, CEO of reinsurance Asia at Swiss Re. "But economic disruption and large-scale economic losses for people and businesses locally are only one ...
Swiss and Turkish prosecutors announced separate investigations Monday after protesters hoisted a banner in Switzerland's capital showing a gun pointed at an image of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next to the words, "Kill Erdogan.".
Nothing that train crews and Swiss chocolate couldn't fix: Lucerne's rail station reopened after an unprecedented closure, lasting four and a half days, to clear up after a train accident.
Most extensive and up to date airline knowledge base: More than 42150 aircraft, 6000 airports and 7490 airlines, access to fleet lists, worldwide airline ...
An internet survey of the French-speaking part of Switzerland has found that almost two-thirds back the idea of a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic...
prosecutors in Bosnia say a woman wanted for war crimes she allegedly committed against Serb civilians during the country's 1992-95 war has been extradited from Switzerland. A statement from prosecutors says that 56-year-old Efeta Veseli was handed ...
Swiss Federal Prosecutors say they have "concrete indications" pointing to alleged political espionage by people linked to the Turkish community in Switzerland. Attorney General Michael Lauber's office says it opened a Criminal Investigation into ...
A Swiss private investor named Max Rossler will take over Romanian insurance company City Insurance, according to the Financial Supervisory Authority.
It's going to be hard for diners to similarly pace themselves at the restaurant inspired by Switzerland and the countries that surround it, especially because Stable features raclette dinner parties on its enclosed back patio.
More than a billion people and $30 billion in economic activity are exposed to volcano risks, according to a Swiss Re Ltd. model.
There was a lighthouse at the ocean, and there was a Swiss couple there. They said, "We live in Toronto, why don't you visit us?
3 Passengers leave a derailed train in the station of Lucerne, Switzerland (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP). Seven people have been injured after an Italian train derailed and one carriage tipped over in the central Swiss city of Lucerne. The train from ...
Placing joint ninth, Copenhagen is the only other European city in the top ten, while New York is the only North American city, though it fell two places to ninth owing to a slight weakening of the dollar, said the EIU. The inclusion of the two Swiss ...
Swiss bank UBS AG has been ordered to stand trial in France for allegedly helping wealthy French clients evade the country's tax authorities after it rejected as too pricey an out-of-court settlement offer from prosecutors.
Singapore - The Republic has once again emerged as the world's most expensive city to live in for the fourth year running, a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit showed.
And that was the soft, low key work of Pierre Jeanneret (his cousin and associate) who shouldered the burden of designing most of the housing and civic buildings of the Phase I of the city. In addition, he established the on-site chief architects ...
In Chur - an old, small city worth a visit - we changed trains to the mountain railroad. Known in English as the Rhaetian Railway, the system, with its red cars and panoramic windows, cruises through Graubuenden, the large Alpine canton on Switzerland ...
For 19 years, the global consulting firm Mercer has been investigating, assessing, and ranking the world's cities according to their overall quality of living.
Swiss police on Friday cancelled an event celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the naval victory of the Ottomans against the mighty Allied forces and commemorating thousands who lost their lives during the Gallipoli Campaign, saying it could disrupt ...
Switzerland is making efforts to make India a pollution-free nation for which purpose the government of Switzerland has contributed by providing e-rickshaws to the lake city. Swiss Ambassador Andreas Baum visited Udaipur on Friday and attended a ...
... romantic European cities like Rome, Paris, and Barcelona. When travellers think of Zurich, they think of rich bankers living monotonous lives in a reserved city of perfect, neat streets, lined with historic buildings and transport running on ...
Leicester City are in the Champions League quarter-finals - yes, we are still struggling to come to terms with that fact as well.
... the cost of rents in the world's most competitive financial centres (as determined by the Global Financial Centres Index) to determine the price people must pay to gain access to the job variety, cultural attractions and lifestyle options offered ...
All Nordic capitals rank among the 21 global cities with the best infrastructure ... Zurich, Switzerland - many residents of the Swiss capital choose to get around the city on foot, and there are also buses, trams, and trains, which run from the airport.
By good luck, winter break was just days away at our second-grader's public school as I flew Swiss International to represent my firm at meetings in Zurich.
Foreign investors are buying into music City by record amounts, another sign of our increasing appeal. ... A Switzerland-based investor bought Nashville's Bank of America Plaza in 2016. ... "The general consensus among very shrewd real estate investors ...
Rolling up to Heidi's hilltop in a white Porsche SUV is a sacrilege of nearly unforgivable proportions: the spotless, smooth leather interior of the car jars with the dark, straw-strewn ground-floor entry to the Swiss miss's alpine sanctuary; surely ...
A controversial Swiss property developer is one of the newest members of US President Donald Trump's exclusive Mar-a-Lago club.
Prince William is catching flak for being caught dancing at a club in Switzerland instead of attending to more "serious" matters.
PRISTINA (Kosovo), March 15 (SeeNews) - Greek airline orange2fly will launch flights from Kosovo's capital Pristina on behalf of local tour operators to several destinations in Switzerland and Germany this summer, news portal EX-YU aviation reported on ...
Most European cities remained stable in the survey apart from Brussels (27th), which fell six places because of terrorism-related security issues, and Rome (57th), down four due to waste removal problems.
... Olympic Committee, it also boasts the lively Olympic Museum. Pick a sport, any sport: peer at the memorabilia and watch multi-media coverage of gold medal action.
Firstly entering Switzerland at Geneva on my Swiss International airlines flight well rested, and filled to the brim swiss cheese and some red wine, I took a nights rest before I then flew into the tiny airport in Lugano, Switzerland on another Swiss ...
BASEL, Switzerland - Swiss authorities say gunmen opened fire inside a cafe in the city of Basel leaving two people dead and a third critically wounded.
Swiss police blocked a rally Friday supporting a referendum in Turkey, amid uncertainty over whether the Turkish foreign minister would be allowed to host a ...
Turkish minister banned from campaigning in Rotterdam * More events cancelled in Austria and Switzerland * Row fuels tension between Turkey and EU countries (Updates third and penultimate paragraphs with fourth event in Austria cancelled) By Thomas ...
technicians are working to restart an old funicular put out of service in 1998 in order to provide an emergency link to the mountain village of Bristen, cut off since ...
With this vehicle, Land Rover is betting the whole farm, the livestock, and the apartment in the city that the Discovery will carve out an extra portion of the market.
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo National Councillor Walter Wobmann displays a leaflet reading "Yes to the ban on veiling'' at the Reunion of the Swiss People's Party SVP in Dornach, Switzerland. Switzerland's upper house of parliament has ...
Basel cafe shooting in Switzerland leaves two dead and third person fighting for life as cops hunt gunmen. Two men entered ... TWO gunmen opened fire inside a cafe in the Swiss city of Basel last night killing two people and leaving a third fighting ...
Top Swiss casinos can be found not only in big cities but small tourist resorts as well. They are open seven days a week since afternoon until morning and accept players who are older than 18 years old.
Whether you want to take a scenic train through the mountains or travel from one city to another, the Swiss Travel Pass is an all-in-one pass for unlimited travel in Switzerland. Simply start your tour from any city and travel at your own pace. Many of ...


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