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News on Switzerland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

New Report Available: Verwaltungs und Privat Bank AG (VPB) -...

The company offers banking services, asset management, and portfolio advisory services to institutional and private investors.

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13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

World's first battery-less pacemaker in the works

In a revolutionary breakthrough for heart patients, scientists have come up with a way to power a cardiac pacemaker with an alternative energy source - the heart motion.

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16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization / - Switzerland is stepping up its aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Liberia, Africa

20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Experimental coronary stent combines ultrathin structure with biodegradable material

A new generation of coronary artery stent that combines a biodegradable component with an ultrathin scaffold showed promising results compared with the current gold standard, in a large population of coronary artery disease patients, according to a new study.

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Yesterday | Big News Network.com

Swatch says it will go it alone in new smartwatch sector

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Is a smartphone stealing away your life? [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

Editor's Note: Smartphones have become so ingrained in our daily lives. It's difficult for some of us to consider going out about our days without one.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, World News

EurekAlert!

Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch

Sunday 31 August 2014: A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion was presented at ESC Congress 2014 today by Adrian Zurbuchen from Switzerland.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Groong

Armenia-Turkey issue close to actualization today - historian

Armenia-Turkey issue close to actualization today - historian 12:13 * 29.08.14 In an interview with Tert.am, the director of the National Academy's Institute of History, Ashot Melkonyan, addressed the current stage and the future prospects of the Armenia-Turkey relations, noting that the process seems to be at the threshold of actualization today.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Star Online

Wanted jewel thieves nabbed

A screengrab of Meng, 46, the mastermind of duo, who are internationally wanted for multiple cases of high profile jewellery thefts, at a store in Zurich, Switzerland moments before he was arrested KUALA LUMPUR: Two international jewel thieves, who stole two diamond rings worth RM1.4mil in Bukit Bintang earlier this month, have been nabbed in ... (more)

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Cleveland.com

Cleveland Orchestra minding tradition and new rules on September tour of Europe

As it jets around Europe next month on a two-week international tour, the ensemble will execute a number of firsts and rarities, even as it offers music by Brahms and Widmann, two composers routinely charged with conventionalism.

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Related Topix: Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra, World News, Austria, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel,

Sys-Con Media

@BlueBox To Present #OpenStack At @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

At DevOps Summit, Blue Box's Myles Steinhauser to discuss why Leysin chose private cloud as a service powered by OpenStack Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland.

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Related Topix: World News, Framingham, MA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Ndiku wins 5000m race in Zurich Switzerland

World Indoor champion Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku was the Kenyan star at the 13th edition of the Diamond League held Thursday night in Zurich Switzerland after winning 5000 metres race.

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Triple Pundit

Sustainable Palm Oil Sales Surge as Demand Meets Supply

For 10 years the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has been on a mission to convert 100 percent of the world's palm oil into a more sustainable and responsible commodity.

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Reuters

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 29

The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening up 0.1 percent at 8,630 points, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Swissinfo

Reports of assisted suicide 'highly exaggerated'

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist], swissinfo.ch" If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Reports of assisted suicide 'highly exaggerated'Chantal Britt 28.00.2014 The latest media frenzy was triggered by a study published by the University of Zurich on August 21. Researchers calculated ... (more)

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UAport

Brahimi, Hulk perform, while Celtic crash out

Reuters, BERNE, Switzerland Porto's French-born Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi celebrates after scoring a goal during their UEFA Champions League playoff second-leg match against Lille at the Dragao Stadium in Porto, Portugal, on Tuesday.Photo: AFP 1 2 Porto and Zenit St Petersburg swept into the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, helped ... (more)

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Penarth Times

Penarth residents face long journey home after outbreak of WWI

TRAIN: Brothers Wilfred and Ernest Guy face a long journey home, including on a French train, after the outbreak of World War One MESSR'S Wilfred and Ernest Guy, sons of Mr Richard Guy, Penarth, reached Folkstone on Friday after a trying journey from Switzerland.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Greenpoint Gazette

Trumpets to Liven Up Dreary BQE UnderpassAug 27, 2014

The project is the brainchild of composer and trombonist Craig Shepard, who previously conducted this performance along Park Avenue in Manhattan in early August, in Bern, Switzerland in 2013, and in Zurich, in the same country, as early as 2009.

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The Independent

Footage from secret meeting reveals spread of Calabrian 'Ndrangheta ...

The scene could have been lifted straight from The Godfather. In a dimly lit restaurant back room, 14 thickset men sit huddled around a table listening attentively to their boss as he lectures them on the importance of dignity, honour, respect - and extortion.

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EurekAlert!

The roots of human altruism

Scientists have long been searching for the factor that determines why humans often behave so selflessly.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News,

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