Posts Tagged ‘swiss’

Swiss Guards who Refused Pope’s Mandatory Vaccination Fired from Jobs and Sent Home

    Three Swiss Guards have resigned and three others have been suspended after refusing to comply with a Vatican mandate that they get the COVID-19 vaccination. The Swiss Guards, colloquially known as the Pope’s bodyguards, had previously been ordered “to protect their health and that of the others they come into contact with as […]

3 Swiss Guards Resign After Vatican Orders Vaccinations & Introduces Covid-19 Green Passes

Three Swiss Guards have resigned ‘voluntarily’ from the ceremonial Vatican force, while several others have been suspended after the Holy See ordered the troops to get vaccinated against Covid-19 without any religious exemptions. Swiss guards stand guard at Cortile San Damaso, Vatican © Reuters / Remo Casilli While other Vatican staff and visitors have an […]

Swiss vote highlights Europe’s east-west divide on gay marriage

After Swiss voters overwhelmingly backed same-sex marriage in a referendum on Sunday, LGBT groups in the country hailed a “historic day” for Switzerland. But the Swiss vote also marks a turning point for LGBT rights in Europe: all of Western Europe, except Italy, is now allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed. Meanwhile, in Central […]

Will the Swiss vote for gay marriage in Sunday’s referendum?

Twenty years after the Netherlands became the first in Europe to legalise same-sex marriage, Switzerland is among the last Western European countries where it is still outlawed. But that may change after a national referendum on Sunday (September 26) when the wealthy Alpine nation will vote on whether to allow gay and lesbian couples to […]

Swiss Citizens Revolt, Install Tables Outside in Front of Bars, Restaurants to Ignore Vax Passports

Swiss Citizens Revolt, Install Tables Outside in Front of Bars, Restaurants to Ignore Vax PassportsDate: September 19, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source: Matt AgoristThroughout Europe, despite their heads of state promising otherwise, countries have begun to roll out vaccine passports. Under the tyrannical measures, citizens must present proof of vaccination, usually on a smartphone, before being allowed in […]

Swiss Citizens Revolt – They Install Tables Outside in Front of Bars & Restaurants to Ignore Vax Passports

Throughout Europe, despite their heads of state promising otherwise, countries have begun to roll out vaccine passports. Under the tyrannical measures, citizens must present proof of vaccination, usually on a smartphone, before being allowed in places like bars, restaurants or social events. Naturally, this attack on the freedom to travel and socialize has sparked massive […]

Swiss Police Reject the ‘Great Reset’: ‘We Work for the People, Not the Elite’

Police in Switzerland are rising up against the “Great Reset” by refusing to enforce government-imposed restrictions on the general public. by Jay Greenberg A group representing Swiss police officers wrote a letter to the Swiss Federation of Police Officers (FSFP) declaring that cops work for the people and not the global elite. The group warned […]

Swiss university claims to have set new record for counting Pi

A Swiss university said it had set a new world record for calculating the number Pi to 62.800 trillion decimal places. The University of Applied Sciences in Graubünden said it had achieved the result using a high-performance computer that worked for 108 days and nine hours. The university says the new record was calculated around […]

Swiss Police Reject ‘New World Order’ Lockdowns: “We Work for the People, Not the Elites”

Police in Switzerland are rising up and rejecting the lockdowns imposed by ‘New World Order’ by refusing to enforce them on the general public. A group representing Swiss police officers wrote a letter to the Swiss Federation of Police Officers (FSFP) declaring that they were considering not enforcing lockdown measures as they disproportionately undermine the fundamental rights […]

Swiss Police Threaten to Stop Enforcing COVID-19 Rules

Police in Switzerland have threatened to stop enforcing COVID-19 rules over fears that the measures are disproportionately undermining the fundamental rights of citizens. A group representing police officers in the Alpine country wrote a letter to the Swiss Federation of Police Officers (FSFP) warning of potential insubordination within the force over the enforcement of draconian […]

Thai police charge local man with murder of Swiss tourist on Phuket

A man has been charged with the murder of a Swiss tourist who was found earlier this week on the resort island of Phuket, police have said. The body of Nicole Sauvain-Weisskopf, 57, was discovered face down in water in a rock crevice near a waterfall Thursday afternoon by an island resident. On Sunday, Krisana Pattanacharoen, […]

Thirteen Aligned Neolithic Menhirs Discovered in a Small Swiss Town

A group of 13 aligned menhirs believed to be from the Neolithic period have been found in Switzerland’s Valais canton, in the municipality of Saint-Léonard. This discovery was made as part of excavation work at a construction site called “Les Fougains” (The Fountains) in collaboration with the cantonal office of archaeology, as reported in the […]

Why You Should Add Swiss Chard to Your Garden

By GreenMedInfo Research Group Providing an abundance of fiber, essential minerals and nutrients, Swiss chard has noteworthy benefits that rival those of its more popular peers in the world of leafy greens Swiss chard may not be the most popular leafy green out there, but it is just as nutritionally promising if you’re looking for […]

Today at the Olympics: Swiss women pull off clean sweep of medals in mountain biking

It’s Day 4 of the Olympics and it’s another big day in the pool. Still, one of the main nail-biters of the day will be whether Simone A. Biles can lead Team USA to another gold in artistic gymnastics. There will be plenty of team sports to get through the day including softball, basketball, hockey, […]

It seems Swiss Nationals do not want climate measures

Swiss electors dismissed a triad of climate suggestions on Sunday, including another law expected to help the nation meet its objective for cutting fossil fuel byproducts under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Another CO2 law was barely dismissed, with 51.6% of electors denying it in a national poll led under the country’s arrangement of […]

Miss Swiss 2016 finalist dates Arab Refugee for a while, Breaks up, Ends up with Acid Attacked Face

    A migrant from Afghanistan has confessed to a brutal acid attack upon a young woman in a parking garage in Switzerland, according to reports. The incident unfolded in mid-February at the victim’s residence in Neuchâtel, as we reported at the time. The 24-year-old Swiss woman, a former model and Miss Suisse Francophone 2016 […]

Swiss Trade Unions Federation to hold nationwide protests as MPs debate pension reforms

Switzerland’s Trade Unions Federation has called for a general strike next week over what it says are persistent inequalities faced by women in the workplace. The umbrella organisation, which represents about 20 trade unions with a cumulative membership of 370,000, is set to hold nationwide protests next week to draw attention to the issue. It […]

Swiss writer Barbara Schibli’s “Lichen” appears in Persian

Swiss writer Barbara Schibli’s “Lichen” appears in Persian – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A Persian translation of Swiss writer Barbara Schibli’s debut novel “Lichen” (“Flechen”) has recently been published in Tehran.  Ketabe Kucheh is the publisher of the book rendered into Persian by Manijeh Nasiri. In this novel, Schibli portrays a woman looking for her place […]

Did Ancient Swiss Farmers Genetically Modify Opium Poppies?

When it comes to plants with powerful medical applications Asia can be called the ‘traditional home.’ However, this is not the case when it comes to opium poppies, for new research has shown their domestication happened around 5000 years ago in the Swiss Alps. The Zürich Opera House was built in 1891 at the Sechseläutenplatz […]

Exhaustion Kills Two Everest Climbers, an American and a Swiss

KATHMANDU—A Swiss and an American climber have died on Mount Everest, hiking company officials said on Thursday, the first fatalities on the world’s highest peak this season. Abdul Waraich, 41, of Switzerland and American Puwei Liu, 55, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of the 8,848.86 meter (29,031.69-foot) mountain on Wednesday, said Thaneshwar Guragai, […]

Swiss and American climbers die on Mount Everest in year’s first fatalities

A Swiss and an American climber have died on Mount Everest, in the first known fatalities of the year. Abdul Waraich, 41, from Switzerland, reached the peak of the world’s highest mountain before suffering from exhaustion, expedition organisers said. “Abdul successfully reached the summit but began experiencing issues during his descent,” said Chhang Dawa, from […]

Singer Omer Adam Partnering With Europe-Israel Group and Swiss Fund Lian Group to Build $120 Million Underground Data Center

Israeli singer Omer Adam. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. CTech – The Europe-Israel Group, P.A.I. controlled by Israeli singing sensation Omer Adam, and the Swiss fund Lian Group have signed an agreement to build an underground data center in Israel, investing a total of NIS 400 million (approximately $122.5 million) in the venture, Calcalist has learned. The […]

Swiss Archaeologists Find Bronze Age City in Lucerne Lake

Archaeologists fishing for artifacts beneath the muddy floor of Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland discovered something enthralling. Approximately 13 feet (four meters) below the opaque surface of Lake Lucerne, they found the remains of %20a long-lost sunken village , which had apparently been there for millennia.  This amazing find confirmed the theory that the Lucerne lake […]

Riot in Swiss city, police use rubber bullet and tear gas, dozens detained

Police used rubber bullets against rioters as the rioters hurled bottles and Molotov cocktails in the northeastern Swiss city of St. Gallen on Saturday. More than 30 people were temporarily banned from entering the city. The riot broke out after around 1,000 young people gathered at the Roter Platz square in the city center. The […]

Swiss agency says antisemitic COVID conspiracy theories on the rise

The Swiss  Federal Commission against Racism (FCR) has said that hate speech and intolerance are on the rise in the country, including antisemitic conspiracy theories often surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement on Sunday to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination External link, the commission said that the pandemic had given […]

Swiss Jews join Muslims in protesting face-covering ban

Swiss voters passed a referendum on banning face-covering veils, prompting the country’s Muslim and Jewish groups to protest that infringement on religious freedoms. The Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities and the Platform for Liberal Jews in Switzerland said the ban, which passed with 51% of the vote on Sunday, “restricts and violates several conditions of […]

Swiss newspaper apologises for ‘inappropriate’ headline about new WTO Director-General

A Swiss newspaper has apologised for publishing an offensive headline about new World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Okonjo-Iweala was the first woman and first African woman to be appointed as the Director-General of the WTO. But the regional daily Aargauer Zeitung caused outrage by headlining that “this grandmother will be the new […]

Swiss Researchers Develop Wearable Microchip that Eliminates Bodily Privacy Once and for All

A group of Swiss scientists developed a wearable microchip which sits on the skin throughout the day and records hormone levels via sweat. The microchip measures levels of cortisol in the body and tells the wearer when they are experiencing too much stress, say the researchers. “In people who suffer from stress-related diseases, this circadian […]

Swiss Police Arrest Afghan Migrant for Acid Attack on Female Model

    Police in Switzerland have arrested a 19-year-old Afghan migrant suspected in a vicious acid attack upon a young woman in Neuchâtel, according to reports. The 24-year-old victim, a beauty contest model, was walking through the parking garage of her apartment building before 8 a.m. on Thursday when a hooded suspect armed with caustic […]

Pig meat left outside 2 Swiss synagogues

Pig meat was left at the entrance to two synagogues in Switzerland. The incidents last week were a deliberate attempt to desecrate the CIL Orthodox synagogue in Lausanne and the GIL Reform synagogue in Geneva, the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities wrote in a statement published last week. Far-right activists in Europe place pig meat, […]

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