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Switzerland to vote on whether to keep Covid restrictions as cases surge

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People in Switzerland will vote on Sunday on the government's health measures against Covid-19, in the wake of a large increase in new cases this month. Voters will have their say on the modifications of a previous...

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini indicted for fraud in Switzerland

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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, former presidents of FIFA and UEFA, respectively, were indicted for fraud in Switzerland on Tuesday, according to the country's attorney general. The Office of the Attorney General o...

Russia beat Switzerland 3-1 in women’s world hockey

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Pavlova tied it on a power play with 9:11 left in the period, and Kulishova put Russia ahead at even strength with 8:57 to go. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Maria Batalova scored in the third period, and...

US beats Switzerland 3-0 to open women’s world hockey

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The tournament began with the Beijing Olympics less than six months away. The world championship was last played in 2019 in Finland, with the United States winning its fifth straight title. The pandemic twice forced ...

Spain beats Switzerland on penalties at Euro 2020

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The match had ended in a 1-1 draw through extra time. Oyarzabal scored past goalkeeper Yann Sommer, whose penalty save on France striker Kylian Mbappe's shot in a shootout in the round of 16 had put Switzerland into ...

Neutral Switzerland plans to buy dozens of US F-35 fighter jets

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Zurich Switzerland has chosen Lockheed Martin's F-35A Lightning II as its next-generation fighter jet, the government said on Wednesday, angering opponents who have pledged a new referendum to overturn what they dubb...

France stunned after Kylian Mbappe missed penalty against Switzerland

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Mbappe, 22, is widely regarded as one of the best players in soccer. He signed with Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 for more than $ 150 million and has led Ligue 1 in scoring for three straight seasons. CLICK HERE FOR M...

Switzerland beats France 5-4 on penalties at Euro 2020

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Switzerland eliminated the World Cup champions 5-4 in the shootout after a 3-3 draw on Monday in the round of 16. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, who left the team durin...

Switzerland stuns France in Euro 2020 as Kylian Mbappe misses in penalty shootout

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Switzerland stunned reigning world champion France with victory in a nerve-shredding penalty shootout to book its place in the Euro 2020 quarterfinals. More to follow...

Liberian rebel sentenced in Switzerland for war crimes, cannibalism

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GenevaA Liberian rebel commander was sentenced in Switzerland to 20 years in jail on Friday for rape, killings and an act of cannibalism, in one of the first ever convictions over the West African country's civil war...

Italy impress again in 3-0 win over Switzerland at Euro 2020

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A new-look Italy is impressing with its offensive flair at the European Championship. Midfielder Manuel Locatelli scored two goals Wednesday and the Azzurri beat Switzerland 3-0 to become the first team to reach the ...

Biden and Putin summit expected to take place next month in Switzerland

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The first face-to-face meeting between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to take place next month in Switzerland, two US officials told CNN, as the White House and the Kremlin move...

US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial

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Washington A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man's ham-hand...

Switzerland narrowly votes to ban face covering in public

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Swiss voters have approved a ban on full facial coverings including niqab and burqa in nearly all public places in a closely contested referendum on Sunday. The result means facial covering will be banned in all pub...