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News Switzerland: How Switzerland Lost a Currency Battle, but Won the War

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-switzerland-lost-a-currency-battle-but-won-the-war-1524216601
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

ZURICH—The euro briefly exceeded 1.20 Swiss francs Thursday and again early Friday, a level it hasn’t reached in over three years, marking a milestone for Switzerland’s economy that was battered, but not broken, by its strong currency. Switzerland ...

News Switzerland: Switzerland: Campaign against 'welfare detectives' gets support of thousands

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/switzerland-campaign-against-welfare-detectives-gets-support-of-thousands/ar-AAw8e9l
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Switzerland passed a law allowing insurers to use GPS and even drones to spy on people suspected of committing welfare fraud. A small group has now launched a campaign against it, shaking up Swiss politics along the way. GPS tracking devices on cars ...

News Switzerland: Switzerland, other neutral locations emerge as potential Trump-Kim Jong Un summit sites

News channel or source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-says-good-relationship-formed-pompeo-kim-jong-un-meeting-n866931
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Trump administration has made some headway on one of its biggest challenges ahead of President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this spring: finding a suitable location for the summit. A senior U ...

News Switzerland: UBS to lead European cross-border business from Switzerland

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ubs-group-wealth-europe/ubs-to-lead-european-cross-border-business-from-switzerland-idUSKBN1HQ233
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS will centralize its European cross-border wealth management business and run it out of Switzerland from June, the latest step within a series of reshuffles since merging its flagship business under one global unit this year.

News Switzerland: Robb: Should the United States become a giant Switzerland?

News channel or source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/robertrobb/2018/04/20/should-united-states-become-giant-switzerland/534530002/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Robb: Should the United States become a giant Switzerland? Robert Robb: Our international engagements, in Syria and elsewhere, run risks disproportionate to our true security interests. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2qMTmk5

News Switzerland: Switzerland or Swaziland? Be Confused No More

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/swaziland-changes-name/4357166.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name. King Mswati III announced it during celebrations of the 50th anniversary of independence and his 50th birthday. It appears to be as easy as that, as the king is an ...

News Switzerland: Switzerland: Duck snapped twice for speeding in 30km zone

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/switzerland-duck-snapped-twice-for-speeding-in-30km-zone/ar-AAw71Xk
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A duck or pair of ducks have been caught by the same speed camera flying at more than 20 kilometers per hour over the limit. The feathered felons are still at large. A speed camera in western Switzerland has snapped a duck twice within a period of three ...

News Switzerland: Swaziland is tired of being confused with Switzerland so it’s rebranding as “eSwatini”

News channel or source: https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/j5a4yx/swaziland-changed-its-name-to-eswatini-after-being-confused-with-switzerland
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Tired of being confused with Switzerland,” the small African kingdom of “Swaziland” has changed its name. It’s now called “eSwatini,” by decree of the king. The name means “land of the Swazis” in Swati, the language spoken there. There aren ...

News Switzerland: How do people die in Switzerland today?

News channel or source: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-people-die-switzerland-today.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A study conducted by the universities of Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland's three linguistic regions shows how a common legislative framework and the cultural context of each of Switzerland's three linguistic regions interplay to shape medical end-of-life ...

News Switzerland: Swaziland: King Renames Swaziland As Eswatini, Citing Colonial Past - - and Confusion With Switzerland

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200114.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The king of the tiny African nation of Swaziland announced the kingdom's new name would be eSwatini. Unlike some other countries, Swaziland maintained its colonial name after independence. Swaziland's King Mswati III said Thursday that he was officially ...