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Feb 22, 2017
Roger Federer commits to keep playing at Swiss Indoors Basel till 2019Roger Federer may be 35 but he showed retirement is far from his mind by committing to play at the Swiss Indoors for another three years.
Feb 21, 2017
Oscars 2017: Deadpool, Paterson and other films that have been snubbed by the AcademyThis year's Best Film nominees feel like a reaction to #OscarsSoWhite. While Moonlight being nominated is good news, there are many other films that should have made the Oscars cut.
Feb 09, 2017
Sourabh Verma ready for All England Championship challenge, eyes place in top 30Shuttler Sourabh Verma says it was his perfect execution of plans which helped him clinch his second national title but also needs to work harder at All England Championship
Jan 28, 2017
Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer stresses 'nothing-to-lose mentality' ahead of finalsResurgent Roger Federer believes that a long period of rest, where he was out for six months with injury had fuelled his incredible shot at more Grand Slam glory at the Australian Open.
Jan 12, 2017
SC to Vijay Mallya: Explain transfer of $40 mn to your childrenIn October last year the court had rapped Mallya for not making full disclosure of his overseas properties and had asked him to do so within a month.
Dec 20, 2016
Gunman wounds three in Zurich mosque rampage, motive unclear | ReutersBy Michael Shields and Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi | ZURICH ZURICH A man stormed into a Zurich mosque on Monday evening and opened fire on people praying, injuring three, Swiss police said.They said they had collected evidence inside the building and would make more details available on Tuesday. They declined to comment on the potential motive.Two of the three men -- aged 30, 35 and 56 -- were seriously injured in the attack shortly after 5:30 p.m. local time (1630 GMT) near the main train station in Switzerland's financial capital, Zurich police said.A third sustained less severe injuries.
Dec 20, 2016
Three wounded in shooting near Zurich Islamic centre, target unclear | ReutersBy Michael Shields and Arnd Wiegmann | ZURICH ZURICH Three people were wounded in a shooting near an Islamic centre in central Zurich on Monday, police said.Swiss media said a suspect was on the run after the incident near the main train station in Switzerland's financial capital.It was not immediately clear whether the Islamic centre or any of the other businesses registered buildings nearby, were the target of the attack, or what any motive might have been.People at the scene told Reuters they prayed at the centre, which was used as a mosque, often by Somalis.
Dec 16, 2016
Brussels upbeat as Swiss skirt clash with EU on immigration | ReutersBy Michael Shields and Philip Blenkinsop | ZURICH/BRUSSELS ZURICH/BRUSSELS The Swiss parliament passed a law on Friday aimed at curbing immigration by giving local people first crack at open jobs, skirting voters' demand for outright quotas, which it feared could disrupt close ties with the European Union.The European Commission offered a cautious welcome while it checks with members on how to handle non-member Switzerland, knowing that its treatment will be scrutinised for hints on what Britain might expect as it negotiates its EU divorce.A Commission spokesman said the Swiss law "appears to go in the right direction" by not setting quotas of EU citizens able to work there.Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was due to talk with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann later on Friday, and a joint committee meeting planned for Dec. 22.Brussels has so far shown scant inclination to compromise on free movement of people - the principle underpinning Swiss access to the EU's single market of 500 million - so as not to encourage Britain after its Brexit vote.The bill's lack of upper limits on immigration to a country where a quarter of residents are foreign prompted the right-wing Swiss People's Party to say politicians had defied the people's will as expressed in a 2014 referendum.The SVP, the largest party in parliament, has accused other parties of caving in to Brussels and selling out sovereignty.Its members held up signs in the chamber reading "Breach of the constitution" and "Mass immigration continues".AVOIDING A ROW But a clear majority in parliament did not want a row with the EU, Switzerland's main trading partner, which could retaliate by abrogating bilateral accords governing trade worth about 7 percent of Swiss economic output.The Swiss debate mirrors that in Britain, where voters decided to quit the EU in part to control immigration, which critics said was straining social infrastructure.Asked if the Swiss approach might be a guide for Britain, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said: "We have made it clear ..
Dec 11, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo declared €20 million in Swiss banks; denies tax evasion chargesRonaldo said after Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund that 'he who owes nothing isn't afraid'.
Nov 30, 2016
Fifa World Cup 2006 probe: Police swoop on ex-executive, carry out fresh house searchesA Swiss corruption probe into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany was broadened on Wednesday to include former FIFA general secretary Urs Linsi after police raided homes.