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News Switzerland » Politics: Citing “political crimes,” Switzerland casts doubt on extradition of Catalan separatist leader

News channel or source: https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/02/21/inenglish/1519204673_212715.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Swiss government said on Wednesday that it will not in principle extradite a leading figure of the Catalan separatist movement to Spain, where she is facing a rebellion and sedition probe over the illegal independence bid. Folco Galli, the spokesman ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Former Catalan MP to spurn Spain court summons in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-spain-politics-catalonia/former-catalan-mp-to-spurn-spain-court-summons-in-switzerland-idUSKCN1G411W
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MADRID (Reuters) - A former member of Catalonia’s parliament who has fled to Switzerland from Spain says she will ... Gabriel said she was preparing to ask for political asylum if the Spanish courts call for her extradition. Several prominent members ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Switzerland imposes sanctions on allies of Congo's Kabila

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1G60SB-OZATP
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Switzerland imposed sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 14 allies of Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday amid a worsening political crisis linked to his refusal to step down.

News Switzerland » Politics: Flow of undocumented migrants to Switzerland shrinks in 2017

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/22/flow-of-undocumented-migrants-to-switzerland-shrinks-in-2017-n2452798
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss customs authorities say the number of undocumented migrants who entered Switzerland last year shrank nearly by half compared to a record influx in 2016. The Federal Customs Administration says border guards found 27,300 people on ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Why has a Catalan political leader has gone to Switzerland?

News channel or source: https://uk.blastingnews.com/europe/2018/02/why-has-a-catalan-political-leader-has-gone-to-switzerland-002381595.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Gabriel, one of the visible faces of the independence movement, was meant to testify this Wednesday facing possible charges of sedition and rebellion. The party, Popular Unity Candidacy, seeks to open by this saying, "a new political and judicial front ...

News Switzerland » Politics: The Rise of Anti-Liberalism

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/liberalism-trump/553754/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(Political liberalism, as expounded by John Rawls ... In Europe, no populist party—and several, in Switzerland, Poland, and Hungary, have been in power—has managed to imagine something truly new. What liberalism’s critics appear unable, or unwilling ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Switzerland’s most unhappy political parties unhappy for the same reason

News channel or source: http://lenews.ch/2018/02/13/switzerlands-most-unhappy-political-parties-unhappy-for-the-same-reason/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Overall little changed in a year. 36% of the more than 22,000 surveyed in a poll recently published by Vimentis, said they were either satisfied or fairly satisfied with Swiss politics. On the flip side, 45% were dissatisfied or fairly dissatisfied and 19% ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Madiba FINALLY gets his man: 'Humbled' tycoon Cyril Ramaphosa who was Mandela's favourite to replace him 19 years ago declares he will tackle corruption in South Africa as he ...

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5394387/South-African-parliament-elect-new-president-Thursday-ANC-chief-whip.html?ITO=1490
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Disillusioned with politics, Ramaphosa left to make his millions before ... The report also alleged that former mining minister Mosebenzi Zwane 'travelled to Switzerland with the Guptas to help them seal the deal' to buy a struggling coal mine.

News Switzerland » Politics: The campaign to kill Coalition's company tax cuts plan

News channel or source: http://www.afr.com/news/politics/national/the-campaign-to-kill-coalitions-company-tax-cuts-plan-20180212-h0vyd9
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"Not just the politics, but the economics of those tax cuts has been ... licensed their intellectual property to themselves to generate profits in tax havens like Switzerland. In Australia, the practice was being squeezed by the Gillard, Rudd and Abbott ...

News Switzerland » Politics: Confederalism, Democratic Confederalism and Rojava

News channel or source: http://libcom.org/library/confederalism-democratic-confederalism-rojava
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Whilst these problems have remained unresolved, groups, political parties and individuals have continued ... wrote a lot about federation and confederation with regards to Canada, Switzerland and Europe. However, when he observed the debates about European ...