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Steck set many mountaineering records before fatal fall during Everest preparations Click Here to Open in a New Window
Kathmandu - The famous Swiss climber Ueli Steck, who has been killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, was one of the most-renowned mountaineers of his generation. Steck, 40, was best known for his speed-cli
Famed climber Ueli Steck killed in accident near Mount Everest Click Here to Open in a New Window
Kathmandu - Expedition organisers say famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks says Steck was k
'Toni Erdmann' dominates German Film Awards Click Here to Open in a New Window
PanARMENIAN.Net - After being snubbed by at the BAFTAs, and the Oscars, the critically-acclaimed tragicomedy Toni Erdmann cleaned up at home, winning best film at the German Film Awards, or Lolas, hel
Blixt-Smith open 4-shot lead at Zurich Classic Click Here to Open in a New Window
Jonas Blixt of Sweden and Cameron Smith of Australia were among the least touted teams at the start of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, but the tandem is on top of the leaderboard after three rounds
Blixt-Smith hold slim lead at Zurich Classic Click Here to Open in a New Window
Jonas Blixt of Sweden and Cameron Smith of Australia combined for a 10-under-par 62 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Patrick Reed and Patrick Cantlay in four-ball at the Zurich Classic of New
Brussels Euro 2020 host city status in jeopardy over new stadium delay Click Here to Open in a New Window
MACOLIN, Switzerland -- Belgiums most-senior football official doubts that a planned new stadium in Brussels can be ready for the 2020 European Championship. FIFA Council member Michel DHooghe tell
Basel win eighth straight title in Swiss Super League Click Here to Open in a New Window
LUCERNE, Switzerland -- Basel sealed their eighth straight Swiss Super League title with six games still to play. A 2-1 win at Lucerne on Friday sent Basel 24 points clear of Young Boys, who have sev
Russia shows more support for Syrian Kurds after Turkish airstrikes Click Here to Open in a New Window
A Russian government spokesperson praised the Kurdish forces in their fight against ISIS. Meanwhile, the co-Chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, and PYD Europe repre
Swiss climber Ueli Steck is killed on Mount Everest Click Here to Open in a New Window
Steck was killed at Camp II of Everest in Nepal on Sunday. His body has been recovered from the site and been taken to Lukla. Stuck had planned to get to the summit of Everest next month.
Blixt and Smith extend lead at Zurich Classic Click Here to Open in a New Window
Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith remained on track to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans after extending their lead on day three at TPC Louisiana.
Speech: 'Without women's mobilization'peace-making and peace-building will not be possible''Lakshmi Puri Click Here to Open in a New Window
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary- General, Lakshmi Puri, during a high-level roundtable discussion with Ambassadors and representatives of Member States in Geneva
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri discusses gender equality in crisis situations with key Ambassadors in Geneva Click Here to Open in a New Window
In a high-level roundtable discussion with UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri, Ambassadors and representatives of Member States in Geneva discussed accelerating progress towards the 2030





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