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28 Belgians die in Swiss bus accident (Evening Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) At least 28 Belgians, including 22 children, were killed in a horrific accident inside a tunnel in Switzerland, police said Wednesday. Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di ... Read more...

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Swiss president rings Gilani over abduction (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan has assured Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey that it is doing all it can to trace a Swiss couple kidnapped in July in the restive ... 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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Parliamentarians meet in Bern, focus on global crises


October 17th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian parliamentarians led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be interacting with MPs from across the world at the 125th Assembly of the ... Read more...

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President heads to Switzerland Friday, to unveil Tagore bust


September 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil heads to Europe Friday on an eight-day trip that will take her to Austria and Switzerland, where she will unveil a ... 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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Emirati-Swiss friendship forum opens in Switzerland


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), June 22 (IANS/WAM) The Emirati-Swiss friendship forum that promotes bilateral cooperation was opened here Wednesday.Former Swiss president Pascal Couchepin and other senior officials of the two countries attended ... Read more...

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Taliban deal would need to meet strict conditions: Canadian PM


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 23 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has laid down strict conditions for his country to bless a deal arising from peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan.During a ... Read more...

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Spectacular flying display heralds Berlin air show (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Breathtaking flying display by fighter jets with daring manoeuvres by veteran test pilots and stunning feats by aerobatics pilots in various formations marked the inaugural ... 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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Swiss to use military to protect ships against piracy


December 22nd, 2008 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Berne, Dec 22 (DPA) Switzerland is to protect its ships near the Horn of Africa by military means, Swiss President Pascal Couchepin said in an interview published Sunday in the weekly SonntagsZeitung."There ... Read more...

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Euro 2008 opens with short ceremony


June 7th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Basle (Switzerland), June 7 (DPA) The 13th European football championships, Euro 2008, opened Saturday with a short ceremony ahead of the first game between co-host Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Conceptualized by ... Read more...

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Nuke bomb blueprints may up for sale on world black market: Experts


June 1st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, June 1 (ANI): Nuclear bomb blueprints and manuals on how to manufacture weapons-grade uranium for warheads are feared to be in circulation on the international black market, The Guardian has ... Read more...

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Swiss President discuss US-India nuke deal with Manmohan Singh


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Common points between India, Switzerland can improve bilateral ties: Swiss President


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Swiss President begins India visit, pays homage at Rajghat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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