Mike Pompeo to attend secretive Bilderberg meeting in Switzerland

World Jun 1, 2019

Mike Pompeo to attend secretive Bilderberg meeting in Switzerland

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday is scheduled to take part in a secretive meeting in Switzerland of global power brokers discreetly discussing issues like Brexit and the future of capitalism. The State Department confirmed Saturday that Pompeo, who is on a four-nation ...

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait

World May 29, 2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait

Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border. Titled "Portrait of Isabella d'Este" and dated to the 16th ...

In referendum, Swiss voters approve tighter gun control

World / Social Issues May 19, 2019

In referendum, Swiss voters approve tighter gun control

Swiss voters agreed Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed. The projections from the gfs.bern polling outfit saw the measure passing in the binding referendum by ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 6, 2019

Russia beats Swiss on last-minute tally

Russia defeated Switzerland 2-1 at the women's world hockey championship Friday, with Olga Sosina scoring on a power play with 36.8 seconds remaining. In the day's other preliminary-round game, the Czech Republic beat France 3-1. Sosina's winner in the Group A game came with Switzerland's Livia ...

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

World Feb 20, 2019

Over 10 people feared 'buried' in avalanche at Swiss ski station

An avalanche at a ski station in the Swiss Alps buried several people on Tuesday, regional police said, as local media reported that more than 10 people may have been covered. The avalanche on the Plaine-Morte ski track in Crans-Montana in southern Valais canton occurred ...