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Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated in the meetings of the General Assembly of the 134th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday.

Several people buried in Swiss avalanche

Several people buried in Swiss avalanche

An avalanche buried several skiers on the busy slopes of the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on Tuesday, police said, as scores of rescuers worked to dig out survivors.

LuLu Group International hospitality investment arm marks Swiss entry

LuLu Group International hospitality investment arm marks Swiss entry

Twenty14 Holdings (T14H), the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, has entered into a forward purchase contract with Swiss real estate developer Necron AG ...

LuLu Group to attend World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos

LuLu Group to attend World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos

LuLu Group International is attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos-Klosters in Switzerland from January 22 to 25.

Wawrinka beats Kachanov

Wawrinka beats Kachanov

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action against Russia's Karen Kachanov during the first round of the Qatar Exxon Mobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex Tuesday.

Swiss parliament elects president, picks two ministers

Swiss parliament elects president, picks two ministers

Switzerland's parliament on Wednesday elected the country's hardline finance minister to serve in the largely symbolic position of president next year, and also picked two women to fill vacant ministerial spots.

'Incomparable' pink diamond could smash record at Geneva auction

'Incomparable' pink diamond could smash record at Geneva auction

An exceptionally rare 19-carat pink diamond goes under the hammer in Geneva Tuesday, when it could fetch $50 million (44 million euros), setting a new record for a stone of its kind.

'Year of extremes' for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study

'Year of extremes' for shrinking Swiss glaciers in 2018: study

Despite an exceptionally snow-filled winter, Swiss glaciers have lost 2.5 percent of their volume this year, according to a report Tuesday which dubbed 2018 ‘a year of extremes’.

Katara Hospitality unveils iconic resort in Switzerland

Katara Hospitality unveils iconic resort in Switzerland

Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has unveiled the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne in Switzerland at a grand opening ceremony.

Swiss probe Russian agents over WADA 'cyber-attack'

Swiss probe Russian agents over WADA 'cyber-attack'

Two Russian spies arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of targeting a Swiss labouratory are also being probed over an attempted cyber-attack on the World Anti-Doping Agency, an official said Saturday.

Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Amir meets Swiss ambassador

Amir meets Swiss ambassador

His Highness the Amir wished Etienne Thevoz success in his future mission, and relations between the two countries further progress and development.