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Oct 08, 2015
UEFA executive committee expresses 'full confidence' in Platini despite FIFA suspensionUEFA's executive committee on Thursday expressed "full confidence" in Michel Platini after he was suspended by FIFA and said he planned to appeal.
Sep 25, 2015
FIFA 'committed' to cooperating as Swiss want access to Jerome Valcke emailsFIFA insisted Thursday they were "committed" to helping any investigation following the suspension of secretary general Jerome Valcke, as Swiss prosecutors said their demand to access the French official's emails had so far been blocked.
Sep 02, 2015
Swiss freeze millions amid investigations of Malaysian fund | ReutersZURICH Swiss authorities said on Wednesday they had frozen funds in Swiss banks amid investigations of Malaysia's troubled state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), on suspicion of corruption and money laundering. Both Swiss and Malaysian authorities are conducting inquiries concerning the fund, whose advisory board is chaired by Prime Minister Najib Razak
Jul 12, 2015
PM Modi, President Mukherjee congratulate Sania Mirza after Wimbledon triumphPrime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first Indian to win the Wimbledon women's doubles title with her Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
Jul 08, 2015
Swiss railway posts ‘how-to’ toilet signs, says Asian tourists not aware of 'our way of living'Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how to sit on a toilet seat.
May 26, 2015
Do not celebrate Swiss black money disclosures yet, it is unlikely to yield any resultsBut the Sawhneys must be seething with rage nevertheless at the Swiss disloyalty
Jan 20, 2015
Ex-Swiss banker found guilty in WikiLeaks trial, avoids jailZURICH (Reuters) - A former Julius Baer banker found guilty on Monday of breaching Swiss banking secrecy laws by handing over data about offshore clients to WikiLeaks will avoid jail time. The trial of Rudolf Elmer, 59, a self-described "Gandhi of Swiss tax law", comes as banking secrecy in Switzerland is crumbling under international pressure from countries trying to recoup lost tax revenue. The former senior executive at Zurich-based Baer's Cayman Islands office was accused of passing confidential information to WikiLeaks on two occasions, one in 2008 and another in 2011
Dec 18, 2014
No safe haven: Swiss National Bank to charge 0.25% for depositsThe Swiss National Bank on Thursday said it would introduce a negative exchange rate of -0.25 percent on sight deposit account balances at the central bank as it seeks to deter safe-haven buying.
Dec 15, 2014
Black money returns via bullion? Swiss gold imports to India near Rs 1 lakh cr in 2014Amid concerns of bullion trade being used for routing of black money, Switzerland's gold exports to India have risen further and is fast approaching Rs one-trillion mark for the entire 2014.
Dec 14, 2014
SIT Chief: Tax evasion should be made a serious 'criminal offence'Tax evasion needs to be made a serious 'criminal offence' to force foreign countries to reveal names and account details of Indians stashing illicit wealth abroad, the Special Investigation Team on black money has said.