"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
"Some shows [were] talking about the “black ambulance” as if it were a real thing not a bogus story"Doina Popescu Braila
Author attacked by mob
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Anti-capitalism protesters have brought havoc to central Geneva during a demonstration against the World Trade Organisation.
They burned cars and
If Sunday’s referendum on banning the construction of minarets is successful, then many people in Switzerland – a country traditionally tolerant when
Roman Polanski looks set to remain in custody until at least Monday, according to the Swiss Justice Ministry.
The authorities say they need more
France Telecom are boosting their position in Switzerland, through a deal agreed with Denmark’s TDC.
The deal will mean that France Telecom has
The fugitive film director Roman Polanski has won his appeal to be freed on bail in Switzerland. A Swiss federal tribunal ordered his release on
The world’s biggest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, has produced its first proton collisions after a 14 month lay off.
Europe’s blue ribbon nuclear research project at the CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is back up and running and has already begun circulating particle
This edition of Agora took us to Switzerland, where amongst the Alpine tranquility a controversy is raging over the construction of minarets around
In Switzerland populist right-wingers and Christian Fundamentalists say minarets are not Swiss and in the run-up to a referendum on whether or not to
The trial of two mountain guides charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of six army recruits has opened in the city of Chur in
A new exhibition has opened at Mamco, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Geneva. Two Swiss artists are featured, both of them working in monochrome
Muslims in Switzerland have held open days in mosques across the country ahead of a controversial vote on whether to ban the construction of
Switzerland’s President Hans-Rudolf Merz has put on hold a tax deal with Italy further worsening a banking dispute between the two countries.
The Swiss government is to change the law on assisted suicide to ensure it is only used as a last resort by the terminally ill.
A rise in the
The Swiss authorities have admitted they tipped off their US counterparts that director Roman Polanski was travelling to Zurich.
Franco-Polish film director Roman Polanski has had his appeal against a Swiss court’s ruling that he must remain in prison turned down, as the risk
In Switzerland, the film director Roman Polanski has lost an appeal against being held in custody pending extradition to the US.
Swiss engineering group ABB has said it expects its third-quarter net income to be boosted to around 670 million euros.
That is because it will
The 60,000 French citizens who cross the Franco-Swiss border to work in Geneva are coming to terms with the success of a populist right wing party in
The Turkish prime minister has appeared to impose thinly-veiled conditions on the normalisation of ties agreed yesterday with Armenia.