Switzerland

Finland retains title as world's happiest country

For the fourth year running, Finland has come out on top in the annual list powered by data from the Gallup World Poll, with Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, and the Netherlands following in second, third, fourth and fifth position …

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WTO to hold ministerial meeting in Geneva in late 2021

World Trade Organization members agreed on Monday to hold the next major ministerial meeting in Geneva, Switzerland in late 2021, delegates said. The biennial conference was originally set to be held in Kazakhstan last year but was …

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Ancient glazed bricks returned to Iran

Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said last Sunday that some 49 pieces of 2800-year old glazed bricks were repatriated to Iran from Switzerland, …

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Switzerland to return Uzbekistan funds seized from Karimova

Switzerland and Uzbekistan have reached an agreement on returning more than $130 million to Tashkent that was seized in connection with criminal proceedings against Gulnara Karimova, the oldest daughter of late President Islam Karimov, Radio …

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Swiss scientists: laughter acts as a stress buffer

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events – although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter, according to a research team from the University of Basel. …

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World's most liveable cities revealed

Copenhagen in Denmark and Bern in Switzerland have been ranked as the most 'liveable' cities in the world, according to an annual study. Global mobility experts, ECA (Employment Conditions Abroad) International looked at a …

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Switzerland puts Einstein on world's smallest gold coin

Switzerland has minted the smallest gold coin the world has ever seen, state-owned Swissmint announced Thursday, DW reports. The 2.96-millimeter (0.12-inch) gold coin, weighing only 0.063 grams (1/500th of an ounce), is so small the …

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Tokayev to hold talks with Swiss President

President of Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer will visit Kazakhstan on official visit on November 21-22 at the invitation of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, spokesman of the Kazakh President Berik …

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