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Swiss vote on whether to hike taxes to fight climate change
World

Swiss vote on whether to hike taxes to fight climate change

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum on a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would hike…
Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise
Middle East

Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

The first secretary at the Swiss embassy in Tehran was found dead on Tuesday after falling from a high-rise building…
Air Cairo to operate 30 flights between Germany, Austria and Switzerland and Hurghada
Travel

Air Cairo to operate 30 flights between Germany, Austria and Switzerland and Hurghada

Air Cairo, a subsidiary of the state-owned EgyptAir company will soon operate 30 flights per week between Hurghada and 14…
Sunken Egyptian antiquities return to Egypt following tour in Europe, US
Archaeology

Sunken Egyptian antiquities return to Egypt following tour in Europe, US

Several Egyptian antiquities put for display in the “Egypt’s Sunken Secrets” exhibition returned home following after several years of touring…
Swiss look set to approve ban on facial coverings
World

Swiss look set to approve ban on facial coverings

ZURICH (Reuters) – A far-right proposal to ban facial coverings in Switzerland was headed toward a narrow victory in a…
Egypt first in the world among most sought-after destinations for 2021: Swiss tourism magazine
Travel

Egypt first in the world among most sought-after destinations for 2021: Swiss tourism magazine

Egypt has ranked first as the most attractive travel destination for the Swiss in 2021, according to Swiss magazine “Travel…
Egyptian Luca Abdel Nour wins second place in Prix de Lausanne
Art news

Egyptian Luca Abdel Nour wins second place in Prix de Lausanne

Egyptian dancer Luca Abdel Nour, a 17-year-old student of the Zurich Academy of Dance, has won second place for classical ballet at…
Swiss envoy, Lebanese FM holds talks amid central bank probe
Middle East

Swiss envoy, Lebanese FM holds talks amid central bank probe

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s foreign minister held talks Monday with the Swiss ambassador to Beirut after Switzerland started a probe…
Iran struggles to buy food in a world wary of touching its money
Middle East

Iran struggles to buy food in a world wary of touching its money

LONDON/SAO PAULO/SEOUL (Reuters) — Iran, creaking under the impact of US sanctions, a collapse in oil sales and a severe…
Egypt mediates prisoner swap deal with Israel, Hamas leaders
Middle East

Egypt mediates prisoner swap deal with Israel, Hamas leaders

A member of the political bureau of Palestine’s Hamas organization, Basim Naaim, said Friday that mediation efforts on a prisoner exchange…
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