Greens poised to make gains as Swiss elect parliament

World / Politics Oct 20, 2019

Greens poised to make gains as Swiss elect parliament

Swiss voters' concerns about climate change look set to give the environmentalist Greens strong gains in a parliamentary election Sunday that could dilute the center-right's grip on power. A solid showing by the Greens could vault them and allies into the mix for a seat ...

World Oct 13, 2019

German chancellor urges Erdogan to immediately end Syria offensive

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt Turkey's offensive in northern Syria immediately, warning it could spark further destabilization of the region and a resurgence of the Islamic State jihadi group. In a phone conversation with Erdogan, Merkel "spoke ...