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Denis Balibouse

All art is political: Switzerland's Blocher puts masterpieces on display

06 Dec 2019

MARTIGNY, Switzerland Christoph Blocher's vast collection of works by Switzerland's master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79-year-old billionaire's decades at the vanguard of right-wing Swiss politics.

New photos vs old: comparisons show dramatic Swiss glacier retreat

25 Nov 2019

THE FURKA PASS, Switzerland On the hairpin bend of a Swiss mountain pass, a Victorian-era hotel built for tourists to admire the Rhone Glacier has been abandoned now that the ice has retreated nearly 2 km (1.2 miles) uphill. | Video

Swiss AG Lauber, under cloud of FIFA scandal, elected to third term

25 Sep 2019

BERN The Swiss parliament on Wednesday approved Attorney General Michael Lauber for a third term, opting for continuity despite impending disciplinary proceedings over his handling of a soccer corruption probe.

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival

18 Jul 2019

VEVEY, Switzerland Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century.

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights

14 Jun 2019

GENEVA Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment. | Video

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights

14 Jun 2019

GENEVA Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment.

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again

12 Jun 2019

ZURICH/GENEVA Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families.

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights

12 Jun 2019

GENEVA Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment.

One killed, six hurt in accident at Swiss Alps resort

05 Jun 2019

ENGELBERG, Switzerland One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service ski lift.

Hip hop best bet for a cheese that will please: Swiss study

15 Mar 2019

BURGDORF, Switzerland Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday. | Video

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