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Absolute monarch renames Swaziland 'eSwatini'

Added: 20.04.2018 18:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th anniversary of independence -- and to avoid confusion with Switzerland.

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Real Madrid headlines Champions League semifinal draw

Added: 13.04.2018 10:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

After a dramatic conclusion to the Champions League quarterfinals, Friday sees the semifinal draw take place at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Tanzania takes historic step to save dwindling elephant population

Added: 11.04.2018 11:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

Protecting elephants from poachers in a reserve larger than Switzerland is no simple task.

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Kim's cunning strategy is not without risk

Added: 28.03.2018 14:08 | 15 views | 0 comments

On Tuesday, Korea-watchers were surprised by the news that North Korean President Kim Jong Un had made the 24-hour journey to Beijing on his armored train to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. While Kim attended a German-speaking school in Switzerland as a boy, this was his first trip abroad since becoming North Korea's leader in 2011.

Why Donald Trump loves Davos

Added: 26.01.2018 13:10 | 25 views | 0 comments

At first glance, a gathering of global elites focused on the world community -- in Switzerland, no less! -- would not seem like the sort of crowd with which Donald Trump would like to fraternize.


Melania skips Davos and heads to Florida

Added: 25.01.2018 18:54 | 14 views | 0 comments

First lady Melania Trump's plane arrived in West Palm Beach, Florida, Thursday, the same week she cancelled her planned trip with her husband to Davos, Switzerland, at the last minute.


Trump's 'shithole' controversy hovers over Davos meeting

Added: 25.01.2018 11:20 | 16 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump arrives in Switzerland on Thursday, where he'll meet global players and heads of state two weeks after he reportedly used a vulgar word to describe African nations and Haiti.


Igloo an unlikely symbol for Davos issues

Added: 23.01.2018 10:40 | 21 views | 0 comments

CNN's Richard Quest builds an igloo to demonstrate the fractured issues facing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.


Best things to do in Davos, Switzerland

Added: 13.01.2018 19:40 | 25 views | 0 comments

Park the Porsche.


Switzerland bans boiling lobsters alive

Added: 12.01.2018 15:09 | 33 views | 0 comments

Lobsters are a delicious delicacy loved by coastal dwellers across the world -- but is boiling them alive inhumane?


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