Pressure mounts for Swiss parliamentary probe into spying operation

Reuters Thursday, 13 February 2020
Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to eavesdrop on other countries.

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Stripe customers will be able to funnel money into carbon capture projects

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Terror threat remains high in Switzerland, warns Federal Intelligence Service

Terrorist attacks inspired by the Islamic State group remain likely in Europe, with Switzerland not invulnerable to such threats, says the Federal...
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Running wild in Verbier: How to enjoy Switzerland's iconic ski resort 'off season'

Trail running is not just a sport for elite athletes, but an activity for anyone who wants to step out of the gym, off the pavement and discover new and amazing places. And in the Swiss alpine town of Verbier they've made it even easier to hit the trails.View on euronews

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Stolen Ming vase worth £2.5m found in Charlton

The "unique" antique was taken by an organised crime group from a collection in Switzerland, police said.
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Fact check: Photo claiming to show large Trump rally in Florida is of Swiss music festival

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New lockdowns in France, Germany as cases surge [Video]

New lockdowns in France, Germany as cases surge

Germany announced plans to shut down large swathes of public life for a month on Wednesday while France prepared to tighten controls further as COVID surged across Europe and financial markets tumbled at the likely cost of a second lockdown. Gavino Garay reports.

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New lockdowns announced in Germany and France as COVID-19 cases surge in Europe

The coronavirus surge in Europe has wiped out months of progress, prompting France and Germany to reimpose lockdowns. Elizabeth Palmer has more on the measures..
CBS News

Germany imposes partial lockdown to control COVID's spread

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged people to stay home in November so families and friends can meet again during the Christmas season.
CBS News

Covid-19 coronavirus: France, Germany, look to more limits to curb rebounding virus

The French Government announced a nationwide lockdown today and German officials agreed to impose a four-week partial restriction period as European governments..
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Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown [Video]

Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown

Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theaters to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. Olivia Chan reports.

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