May 11, 2015

Gen. MacArthur's watch fetches $75,000 in Geneva

Seventy years after the end of World War II, a watch worn by legendary U.S. five-star Gen. Douglas MacArthur was sold at auction Sunday for 70,000 Swiss francs ($75,000), far above the estimate. The steel Jaeger-Lecoultre “Reverso” watch — a classic model in which ...

Mar 3, 2015

Apple car rumors fuel Geneva debate about car of future

The main talking point at this week’s Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. The world’s automakers will gather in the Swiss city to tout their latest minivans, city cars and sport utility vehicles ...

Watchdog meets on Syria chemical arsenal destruction plan

Nov 15, 2013

Watchdog meets on Syria chemical arsenal destruction plan

The world’s chemical weapons watchdog met Friday to approve a final timetable for ridding Syria of its entire arsenal by mid-2014, amid hopes that long-delayed peace talks could be held soon. Friday is the deadline for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ...