Showing posts with label Swiss. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Swiss. Show all posts

Thursday, March 2, 2017

French-Swiss Company Admits to ‘Unacceptable’ Activity in Syria

LafargeHolcim, the Swiss-French cement company, on Thursday admitted “unacceptable” measures were taken to keep its Syrian plant open, following allegations staff had dealt with armed groups during the country’s foreign-sparked war.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Switzerland to hold first ever vote on basic income

Switzerland is voting on whether to introduce a guaranteed basic income for every citizen, becoming the first country to hold such a vote.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Residents of the richest villages of Europe refused to take 10 refugees and paid 260,000 euros

Swiss village of Oberwil-Lily, one of the richest and most prosperous settlements in Europe, where 2,200 people from the population of 300 millionaires, refused to take ten refugees in accordance with established EU quota, preferring instead to pay a fine in the amount of 263.000 euros.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Swiss right set for record seats in polls dominated by migrant fears

The Swiss populist right was set for record seats in Sunday's parliamentary elections amid concerns over migration, shifting the balance in the legislature towards the right, according to projections.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.