Wednesday, 27th September 2023


5 Sep
Some six billion tonnes of sand and other sediment are extracted from the world's seas and oceans every year, the UN said Tuesday, warning of the devastating toll on biodiversity and coastal communities.
21 Jun
Swiss President Alain Berset announced Wednesday that he will quit the government at the end of 2023, in a surprise move after more than a decade of ministerial service.
20 Jun
The United States, on behalf of 27 countries, condemned Tuesday the open-ended nature of the UN investigation into alleged human rights violations in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
18 Jun
The Swiss, feeling the impact of global warming on their rapidly melting glaciers, were voting on Sunday on a new climate bill aimed at steering the country towards carbon neutrality by 2050.
16 Jun
Swiss rider Gino Maeder has died from the injuries he sustained when he plunged into a ravine during a stage of the Tour of Switzerland, his team Bahrain-Victorious said on Friday.
20 May
A tourist plane crashed in a mountainous area of western Switzerland on Saturday, reportedly leaving several people dead.
1 Dec 2022
When an elderly man suddenly realised that he was missing more than $20,000 in cash just withdrawn from a Swiss bank, he assumed he had been robbed.
28 Nov 2022
A Brazil side lacking spark without the injured Neymar needed a late strike from Casemiro to edge out Switzerland 1-0 on Monday as the five-time winners secured their place in the World Cup last 16 with one game to spare.
7 Nov 2022
FIFA has pleaded with teams that are set to participate at the World Cup in Qatar to ‘now focus on the football’ and not allow the sport to be ‘dragged into every ideological or political battle that exists
1 Nov 2022
While one aspect of the parameter believed in multilateralism, Trump believed in unilateralism. While one aspect of the parameter believed in pacta sunt servanda— the sanctity of agreements
19 Sep 2022
Switzerland signed a controversial contract on Monday to buy 36 US F-35 stealth fighter jets at a cost of more than six billion francs ($6.2 billion).
12 Sep 2022
This was how the then Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and current President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, summarised her perspective on economic diversification


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More than a dozen people were arrested overnight in the US city of Philadelphia following looting of stores after a peaceful rally against police violence, officials said
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Armenia said Wednesday that nearly half of Nagorno-Karabakh's population has fled the enclave since Azerbaijan crushed the rebels' decades-long fight for an independent state last week. Yerevan's attempts to absorb the sea of homeless and hungry ethnic Armenians come with officials still trying to identify the whereabouts of more than 100 people reported missing in…
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Lagos State Governor,Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given traders two days ultimate to vacate the red line rail tracks at Agege.
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Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has expressed worry over the spate of insecurity in Imo State ahead of the forthcoming November 11th governorship election in the state.
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The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) in partnership with Platinum X Art and Media Ltd has concluded plans to organise the ‘Abuja I Believe Carnival 2023” for residents of Abuja and other talented Nigerians in other states to showcase their talent.