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Number of Syrian refugees passes five million: UN Click Here to Open in a New Window
Geneva - The number of refugees who have fled the devastating conflict in Syria has passed five million, the United Nations said on Thursday. As the number of men, women and children fleeing six yea
UN reminds importance of measles vaccine amid Europe outbreak Click Here to Open in a New Window
PanARMENIAN.Net - Hundreds of measles cases have been reported in Europe - where the disease was believed to be nearing elimination - leading the United Nations health agency to urge families to vacci
Miami Open: Federer beats Roberto Bautista Agut, reaches quarterfinals Click Here to Open in a New Window
Miami [U.S.], Mar. 29 (ANI): Swiss maestro Roger Federer thrashed Roberto Bautista Agut at the Miami Open and advanced to the quarterfinals at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida. Federer beat Agut
No peace deal in Syria without US: Opposition Click Here to Open in a New Window
Geneva - A political deal to end the Syrian conflict is not possible without a strong US role, says Mohamad Sabra, the oppositions chief negotiator, warning that Washingtons absence was threatening
Lionel Messi on Argentina ban - 'My sayings were never addressed to the assistant' Click Here to Open in a New Window
Lionel Messi has asserted his innocence after being hit with a four-match international ban for verbally abusing a match official in Argentinas World Cup qualifier against Chile last week, saying he
Barcelona: Lionel Messi's Argentina ban 'unfair and totally disproportionate' Click Here to Open in a New Window
Barcelona have released a statement expressing their surprise and indignation at FIFAs decision to hand Lionel Messi a four-match international ban for verbally abusing a match official in Argentin
Swiss court bans parents from using single letter as name Click Here to Open in a New Window
Despite the couple insisting it would be pronounced the English way Jay, the court claimed the German version Yott created confusion.
Stair climbing wheelchair Scewo could hit market by 2018 Click Here to Open in a New Window
A team of masters students from Zurich have created a working version of a wheelchair which can climb stairs. Users will be able to control the chair with a joystick or simply by shifting their body w
Swiss man 'killed Brit while high raped an ex-girlfriend' Click Here to Open in a New Window
A Swiss art dealer is standing trial for killing a British ex-public schoolboy in 2014 and for raping his unidentified ex-girlfriend just a year earlier in unrelated cases in Switzerland.
Doctor cut off child's PENIS during circumcision in Geneva Click Here to Open in a New Window
The four-year-old son of Algerian refugees in Geneva had his penis cut off during a procedure in July 2014, when a doctor cut into the body part as the boy turned to his father for a photo.
Lexington biotech Agenus to cut 50 jobs in reorganization Click Here to Open in a New Window
Lexington-based Agenus Inc. announced plans to phase out 50 jobs worldwide over the next six months about 20 percent of its headcount and close a facility in Switzerland as it reorganizes to focus
BofA's Cathy Bessant joins Zurich Insurance Group's board of directors Click Here to Open in a New Window
Cathy Bessant has another role to add to her resume director on Zurich Insurance Groups board. The board elected Bank of America Corp.s (NYSE:BAC) chief operations and technology officer as a dir





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