Tag: Switzerland

Photos: Climate activists dressed as koalas set off on mountain hike...

Climate activists set off on a three-day hike from Landquart in eastern Switzerland to the ski resort of Davos on Sunday to draw attention to global warming at the World Economic Forum this week.

Swiss Greens fall short in bid for first cabinet seat

Environmentalist Greens failed to win a seat in the Swiss federal government on Wednesday

Ex-head of U.N. Palestinian refugee agency denies wrongdoing amid misconduct probe

The former head of the United Nations' Palestinians aid agency who resigned in the face of an inquiry into misconduct allegations has denied wrongdoing...

Swiss parliament re-elects attorney general Lauber amid FIFA scandal

The Swiss parliament on Wednesday approved Attorney General Michael Lauber for a third term, opting for continuity despite disciplinary proceedings against him...

Foreign Minister speaks at forum empowering Mediterranean youth

Malta’s Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela has spoken as part of a ten-day Middle East and Mediterranean (MEM) Summit held in Switzerland.Minister Abela explained that...

Photos: Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland – police

A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in...

Photos: Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality

Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first...

Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, who survived fiery crash, dies

Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at...

Malta ratifies agreement improving satellite navigation in the EU

Malta has signed an agreement ratifying it cooperation over systems to satellite programmes.The ratification of the Instrument was signed by Malta’s Foreign Minister Carmelo...