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News Switzerland » Security: Right-wing security patrols 'not making Genevans feel safer'

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.ch/20180222/switzerland-right-wing-security-patrols-not-making-genevans-feel-safer
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The presence of citizen security patrols whose members sported red and white Swiss Cross armbands in central Geneva last weekend has caused surprise and concern among residents. The unarmed patrols organized by a far-right group known as Résistance ...

News Switzerland » Security: Belgian police set up security cordon after murder report

News channel or source: https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/belgian-police-set-up-security-cordon-after-murder-report/43920170
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Police closed down a street in southern Brussels in a major security operation involving specialist armed units on Thursday after a report of a possible murder. A police spokeswoman denied media reports that an armed gunman was hiding ...

News Switzerland » Security: Outrage over Iran minister's presence at UN rights meet

News channel or source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/39293408/outrage-over-iran-ministers-presence-at-un-rights-meet/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

"the competent authorities in Switzerland can grant exceptions from travel bans to allow sanctioned persons to participate in international conferences. Such exceptions equally exist in the EU." Avaie is not on the Security Council's sanctions list ...

News Switzerland » Security: Manhunt launched for three men who stole up to £23 million from an armoured van after taking security guard's daughter hostage

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/armoured-van-robbery-cash-switzerland-france-hostage-woman-manhunt-kidnap-millions-a8204481.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The daughter was later released by her captors and questioned. She was said to be in a state of shock. No arrests have yet been made. Appealing for witnesses investigators said they were searching for three men with accented French, “perhaps from the ...

News Switzerland » Security: World Chess Federation’s Swiss accounts frozen over president’s Syria sanctions

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/world-chess-federations-swiss-accounts-frozen-over-presidents-syria-sanctions/a-42593833
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The world chess body said its Swiss accounts have been frozen because its president is subject to US sanctions. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian, has allegedly aided the Syrian regime. The World Chess Federation (FIDE) said Wednesday that its Swiss bank ...

News Switzerland » Security: The Congressional Stalemate Over Guns and Immigration Isn't Going Away

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/parkland-immigration-congress/553499/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

But they also have fewer gun-related deaths than the U.S. In February 2011, Swiss citizens voted in a referendum that called for a national gun registry and for firearms owned by members of the military to be stored in public arsenals. “It is a question ...

News Switzerland » Security: Comptroller: Cuomo’s budget plan raises oversight concerns

News channel or source: http://wivb.com/2018/02/15/the-latest-ioc-member-involved-in-altercation-with-security/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics ... Still winless, the Russians will play Switzerland, with the winner advancing to a semifinal against the U.S. Riikka Valila and Pera Nieminen ...

News Switzerland » Security: The Latest: IOC member involved in altercation with security

News channel or source: http://www.newser.com/article/f7654245c3aa43bebef66092fedc62b1/the-latest-ioc-member-involved-in-altercation-with-security.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics ... Still winless, the Russians will play Switzerland, with the winner advancing to a semifinal against the U.S. Riikka Valila and Pera Nieminen ...

News Switzerland » Security: Trump and White House consumed with turmoil amid abuse allegations

News channel or source: https://www.sltrib.com/news/nation-world/2018/02/10/trump-and-white-house-consumed-with-turmoil-amid-abuse-allegations/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Cohn has started making his way back into Trump's good graces, having played an integral role in last December's passage of tax cuts and the president's visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ... of Porter for a security clearance.

News Switzerland » Security: Swisscom Breach Hits 10% of Swiss Population

News channel or source: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/swisscom-breach-hits-10-of-swiss/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom has admitted suffering a data ... was affected by the incident. Rigorous long-established security mechanisms are already in place in this case.” After discovering the incident, Swisscom said it blocked the offending partner ...