Russia admitted to World Trade Organisation

December 17th, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global trade ministers Friday accepted Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO).The accession protocol was signed for Russia by Economic Development Minister Elvira ... Read more...

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Couple’s abduction: Swiss president calls up Gilani

December 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) President of the Swiss Confederation Micheline Calmy-Rey has spoken to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani over the July kidnapping of a Swiss couple.Ocholivier David ... Read more...

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Look beyond national interests, Ban to G20

October 18th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bern, Oct 17 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged G20 leaders to look beyond domestic and regional interests and come up with actionable plans to save the world ... Read more...

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President to visit Switzerland, Austria

September 23rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will visit Switzerland and Austria from Sep 30 to Oct 7 in a trip aimed at enhancing bilateral relations with the ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland ink double taxation avoidance pact

August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Switzerland Monday signed a double taxation avoidance agreement, paving the way for Indian authorities to obtain information on money stashed away in secret bank ... Read more...

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Swiss Foreign Minister meets Ramesh in New Delhi

August 30th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): The Foreign Minister of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey, met Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh here on Monday.Calmy-Rey discussed the flash flood tragedy in Leh with ... Read more...

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Switzerland urges Libya to release Swiss nationals

September 3rd, 2009 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (Xinhua) The Swiss government has called on Libya to honour pledges it made in an accord with Switzerland and allow two detained Swiss nationals to leave the country, the ... Read more...

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Brangelina moving to Brazil?

February 3rd, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have sparked speculations that they might be moving to Brazil.With homes all over the world, trips to the Far East and ... Read more...

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