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8 hrs ago | Swissinfo

Reports of assisted suicide 'highly exaggerated'

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist]," 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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10 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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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"Kuros Biosurgery AG - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" now available at Fast Market Research

It was formed as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and University of Zurich.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014


BeiGene Co.,Ltd Enrolls First Patient In Phase 1 Study Of BGB-3111

BeiGene , Co., Ltd., an innovative oncology company focused on developing targeted and immune-oncology therapeutics, today announced that it has dosed the first patient in a Phase 1 study of BGB-3111 for the treatment of cancer.


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Officials Declare Drive-In Brothel A Success For Sex Worker Safety

It's been a year since Zurich, Switzerland, installed drive-in "sex-boxes" to improve safety for sex workers, and now authorities are hailing the program as a success.


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Vancouver Sleep Clinic Releases Stream Of A Collaborative Track...

Vancouver Sleep Clinic aka 18 year old Tim Bettinson is currently in the UK, his first visit to our shores to play his beautiful and delicate sound built around his touching falsetto vocal.


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Finextra Research news

Swisscard implements Entersekt Transakt 3D-secure tech

Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication, announced that Zurich, Switzerland-based Swisscard AECS AG has implemented its mobile application Transakt to enable safer, more user-friendly 3-D Secure protection of online purchases.


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Power Online

Jinko Power Signs Project Investment Agreement For 100 MW PV Power...

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. , a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that JinkoSolar Power Co., Ltd. , a subsidiary of the Company has signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop totally 100 MW PV projects.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Smartwatches Put Pressure on Swatch

For years, Biel, Switzerland-based Swatch has dismissed Internet-enabled watches, such as Samsung Electronics Co.'


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MIT Researchers Turn Used Car Batteries into Solar Cells

NEMA Lighting Standard Recommended in Revised DOE Report The U.S. Department of Energy revised its October 2013 report, Dimming LEDs with Phase-Cut Dimmers: The Specifier's Process for Maximizing Success , to include a recommendation of a National Electrical Manufacturers Association... [ read more ] UTC Cybersecurity Workshop: Managing ICT Supply ... (more)


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Sun Aug 24, 2014


Scientists Honour Bruno Manser on His 60th Birthday

A team of Swiss scientists honour missing rainforest advocate Bruno Manser with the announcement of the discovery of two new animal species in the tropical rainforests of Borneo.


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The Chairless Chair Lets You Sit Anywhere

I have been writing about technology since 2006 and have written over 17,000 articles on Pulse2 , a popular media news blog that I co-founded.


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The charm of Dambach-la-Ville

Dambach -la- Ville is located in the wine and tourist region of the wine route of Alsace is one of the most important production centers of the region.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


Edmund and Evelyn Napieralski of Jackson Township celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 22, 2014.


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New Market Research Report: SYZ & CO Private Banking - Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

WealthInsight strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014


.com | One dead in Swiss mosque shooting

The suspected killer was arrested at the scene in the northeastern city of Sankt Gallen, local police told AFP, without giving further details about the individual.


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