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Morocco reporter on hunger strike in Geneva over passport denial should return home: Rabat

Morocco reporter on hunger strike in Geneva over passport denial should ret...

5 July 2015 | 0 comments

A Moroccan journalist on hunger strike in Geneva, who was previously jailed for insulting the Moroccan king and is now being denied a passport, was told Sunday to return home to plead his case."Morocco...

One killed, seven injured in Montenegro weapons factory blast

One killed, seven injured in Montenegro weapons factory blast

5 July 2015 | 0 comments

One person was killed and seven others injured in a blast on Sunday at a Swiss-owned weapons factory in Montenegro, police said. The explosion, which is the third such blast at the Tara Aerospace and...

Athens eyeing deal to tax assets hidden in Swiss banks: report

Athens eyeing deal to tax assets hidden in Swiss banks: report

5 July 2015 | 0 comments

Athens wants a tax amnesty deal for Greeks who have stashed cash in Swiss banks, in a bid to bring much-needed revenue to the debt-laden country, a Swiss newspaper reported Sunday.The government in crisis-hit...

Swiss cut public transport prices amid ozone spike

Swiss cut public transport prices amid ozone spike

4 July 2015 | 0 comments

Regional authorities in Switzerland temporarily cut bus and train fares Saturday to encourage people to leave their cars at home, as a scorching heatwave sent ozone pollution levels soaring.In Geneva,...

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed a historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of its...

UN rights body calls for Gaza war crimes trials

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

The United Nation's Human Rights Council called overwhelmingly Friday for those responsible for war crimes during last summer's Gaza conflict to be brought to trial.Forty-five countries, including France,...

Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of...

Solar Impulse 2 pilot becomes aviation legend

Solar Impulse 2 pilot becomes aviation legend

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

At 62 years of age, Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has made aviation history with a record breaking solo flight across the Pacific that he has called "an interior journey".After travelling...

Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight

Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight Friday after circling the globe without so much as a drop of fuel, then touching down seemingly effortlessly in Hawaii.The sun-powered plane,...

Record-breaking solar plane nears Hawaii after 'difficult' hours

Record-breaking solar plane nears Hawaii after 'difficult' hours

3 July 2015 | 0 comments

A solar-powered plane on the riskiest leg of a round-the-globe bid is closing in on Hawaii after a record-breaking flight which has tested its exhausted pilot to the limit in "difficult" conditions.Veteran...

Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours

Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has beaten the record for the longest solo flight, organizers said Thursday.But they admitted that...

UN orders probe of alleged 'crimes against humanity' in Eritrea

UN orders probe of alleged 'crimes against humanity' in Eritrea

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday decided to prolong an investigation into horrendous abuses in Eritrea, and widen it to include looking into suspected crimes against humanity.The 47-member rights...

US seeks extradition of FIFA 7 in Switzerland

US seeks extradition of FIFA 7 in Switzerland

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.Swiss authorities...

Solar Impulse beats new record, but pilot 'tired'

Solar Impulse beats new record, but pilot 'tired'

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has beaten the record for the longest solo flight, organizers said Thursday. But they admitted that...

UN sends mission to 'assess' South Sudan atrocities

UN sends mission to 'assess' South Sudan atrocities

2 July 2015 | 0 comments

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday decided to send monitors to conflict-ravaged South Sudan amid allegations of horrific abuses, including soldiers allegedly gang raping young girls and burning them...

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