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With an eye on Iran, U.S. clinches strategic port deal with Oman

The U.S. embassy in Oman said in a statement that the agreement governed U.S. access to facilities and ports in Duqm as well as in Salalah and "reaffirms the commitment of both countries to promoting mutual security goals." The accord is viewed through an economic prism by Oman, which wants to develop Duqm while preserving its Switzerland-like neutral role in Middle Eastern politics and diplomacy. A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the deal was significant by improving a...

At Home, Harvey Garners Second to Klæbo; Bjornsen 18th

Canada’s Alex Harvey acknowledging the crowd after his second place in the men’s 15 k classic in Québec City. (Photo: John Lazenby/ Amidst overcast skies and spectators bearing signs for the local cross-country favorite, Canadian Alex Harvey, World Cup Finals resumed on Saturday in Québec City, Québec with a men’s 15-kilometer classic mass start race. Thanks to his win in Friday’s freestyle sprint , Norway’s Johannes Høsflot Klæbo lead Saturday’s 78 starters out ...
Tags: General, News, Racing, Results, Alex Harvey, Alexander Bolshunov, and Sjur Røthe, Didrik Tønseth, Emil Iversen, Federico Pellegrino, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, Quebec City, Sindre Bjornestad Skar, World Cup Finals

Top 10 happiest countries in the world

Perhaps your idea of happiness is a pristine beach off the Caribbean, a glass of vintage red on the French Riviera or an unexpected hotel upgrade, but what about the happiness of a nation? The winner of this year’s World Happiness Report may come as a surprise to some. For the second time in a […] The post Top 10 happiest countries in the world appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Europe, Featured, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Oceania, Regions, Sweden, Switzerland, Western Europe

8 Best Places to Stay in Geneva

Famous for being situated on a vast lake of the same name (called Lac Léman in French), Geneva is the place to go in Switzerland for high-end shopping, high-end dining, and wandering around marveling at its old town and ornate monuments. With the lake and mountains as a backdrop to all this old world European
Tags: Hotels, Switzerland, Geneva

Predators’ History with College Free Agents

It’s the time of the year when the college hockey season is coming an end and that means several things when it comes to NHL teams. For collegiate players who have been drafted, it means they have the opportunity to sign with the team that drafted them, potentially joining that team for the remainder of the regular season. However, for college players who either haven’t been drafted or have been drafted but never signed and just completed their senior season, they become unrestricted free agents...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Minnesota, Washington, Germany, Milwaukee, Brown University, Sport, United Kingdom, Gm, Switzerland, Kings, Finland, Lightning, Denmark, Nashville

Woman, 75, arrested after boy stabbed to death in Switzerland

Seven-year-old attacked in street while walking home from school in Basel, police sayPolice in Switzerland have arrested a 75-year-old woman on suspicion of killing a seven-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed on his way home from school.The child was attacked while walking alone in the north-western city of Basel at about 12.30pm local time (1130 GMT), police said. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Switzerland, Basel

Top 10 most expensive cities in the world

Ever raised an eyebrow at the price of a meal on holiday? Spare a thought for those that live there. The Economist Intelligence Unit has published its annual Worldwide Cost of Living survey and it makes for very interesting reading. The survey was created to help companies calculate cost-of-living for expatriates and business travellers. Comparing the cost of […] The post Top 10 most expensive cities in the world appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Usa, New York, California, France, China, Singapore, Israel, Middle East, Switzerland, Denmark

Switzerland inches closer to cryptocurrency regulation

Switzerland is getting closer to regulating cryptocurrencies. The Swiss Federal Assembly, the body tasked with handling government legislation in the country, yesterday approved a motion requesting the Federal Council regulate cryptocurrencies. A loosely translated version of the press release said the Federal Council would now be responsible for “adapting the provisions on judicial and administrative procedural instruments so that they can also be applied to cryptocurrencies.” Additionally, the...
Tags: Startups, Switzerland, Cryptocurrency, Federal Assembly, Federal Council, Hard Fork

Flyers to open season in Czech Republic vs. Blackhawks, also play in Switzerland

In a history-making moment, the Philadelphia Flyers will open their season this fall in Europe.
Tags: News, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Philadelphia Flyers

Switzerland: Equity Raises For Listed Companies In Financial Distress - Baer & Karrer

For companies in financial distress, strengthening the equity base is typically one of the key pillars of a successful turnaround.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Baer, Karrer

Overlooked European city slated to be next top food destination

Zurich, Switzerland, is known more for finances than food. That's changing as Switzerland's biggest city emerges as one of Europe's hottest food destinations. Find out the best places to eat.
Tags: Europe, Cnn, Switzerland, Zurich Switzerland

8 Best Places to Stay in Zermatt

The impossibly beautiful town of Zermatt in Switzerland is certainly the place to go if you feel like skiing or getting out into the great outdoors. In summer, the hiking here is Alpine trekking at its best. What’s more, this southern Swiss town boasts the amazing Matterhorn. Also known as Monte Cervino, at 4,478 meters
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Switzerland, Zermatt, Monte Cervino

Switzerland: Challenging Arbitrators For Lack Of Independence Or Impartiality - Procedural Pitfalls From A Swiss Perspective - Baer & Karrer

The right of parties to an independent and impartial arbitral tribunal has not lost any topicality. Indeed, the sensitivity around the issue
Tags: News, Switzerland, Baer, Karrer

Switzerland: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Niederer Kraft Frey AG

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Tags: News, Switzerland, Niederer Kraft Frey AG, International Arbitration Comparative Guide

We've Tried Every Beauty Product By Glossier — Here's What's Worth The Hype

Welcome to Unfiltered, where we give our honest, no-B.S. reviews of the most buzzed-about beauty products, brands, and services on the market right now.Say what you will about Glossier, and its shiny, happy ad campaigns featuring smiley, fresh-faced young women who have never experienced the existential dread of finding your first gray hair or, presumably, any sort of social anxiety whatsoever. What makes the company truly compelling isn't just the millennial-pink packaging (anyone can do that)...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Salma Hayek, Instagram, Switzerland, Miller, Marie Antoinette, Petra Collins, Tiffany Haddish, Mi Anne Chan Like, Glossier Nobody, Glossier Haters, Glossier Lip Gloss

THE APPLE STORE WORLD TOUR: From Albuquerque to Zurich, here's a look at every Apple Store across the globe (AAPL)

To understand Apple's global retail footprint, it helps to see it for yourself. We've compiled a list of every Apple store in the world. Jump to your favorite country or state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every store alphabetically. It's hard to believe Apple was started out of a garage in California just over 40 years ago. Today, Apple is worth hundreds of billions of dollars and has over 500 stores in 24 countries around the world. Apple stores weren't even a "thing" unt...
Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden, Colorado, South Park, California, Steve Jobs, Washington, Mexico, US, Trends, Spain, Turkey

8 Best Places to Stay in Interlaken

Interlaken gets its name from being between two lakes; in the east there’s Brienz, and in the west is Thun. But though they feature in the name, it’s not all about the lakes in this beautiful Swiss town. The water element certainly adds to the outdoorsy appeal of Interlaken, but it’s the mountain setting that
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Switzerland, Interlaken, Thun, Brienz

We shouldn’t care about companies accepting Bitcoin in 2019

Bitcoin – the original cryptocurrency – has been around for a decade, but it’s still struggling to achieve mainstream adoption despite some major companies accepting it as a payment method. I remember when became the first major online retailer to start accepting Bitcoin in January 2014, sending ripples of excitement across the space. And although many businesses have followed suit since then, I’m wondering why doing so is still considered news. Good news for Bitcoin? On the surfac...
Tags: Startups, Bitcoin, Switzerland, Cryptocurrency, Overstock, Hard Fork, First Digitec

Switzerland: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019 - Baer & Karrer

Swiss M&A transactions related to public companies are mainly governed by the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("FMIA"; including its implementing ordinances)
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Switzerland: Nachfolge und Steuern mögen sich nicht - Prager Dreifuss

Auf einmal ist sie da, die Nachfolgeregelung. Für viele Unternehmer ist es kein leichter Moment
Tags: News, Switzerland, Prager Dreifuss

Favre-Leuba Raider Bivouac 9000 Watch

Favre-Leuba is a hard brand to get a handle on. Believe it or not, this is Switzerland’s second-oldest watch brand (behind Blancpain). While that might be true in terms of original foundation date (1737 versus Blancpain’s 1735), it doesn’t have quite as much bearing on... The post Favre-Leuba Raider Bivouac 9000 Watch appeared first on aBlogtoWatch.
Tags: Watches, Switzerland, Blancpain, Watch Releases, Favre Leuba, Baselworld 2019, Favre Leuba Raider Bivouac 9000 Watch, Favre Leuba Raider Bivouac

Saas-Fee Joins the Magic Pass

From the 2019-2020 winter season, the Saas-Fee and Saas-Almagell ski resorts will be included in the Magic Pass. The previous "knock-out deal" with the WinterCARD will end at the end of the 2018/19 season. For the next season, you can buy The Magic Pass, a ski pass that gives you unlimited access to the cable cars in more than 30 ski resorts with 1,200 km of pistes, 15 snow parks, 100 mountain restaurants and breathtaking panoramas in the cantons of Berne, Valais, Fribourg, Vaud and Neuchât...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Neuchâtel, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saas-Fee Tourism, Winter Card, Magic Pass, Berne Valais Fribourg Vaud

Bardahl Special: A ’48 Panhead from Switzerland

Where is the line between meticulous and just plain nuts? Because we’re sure Albert ‘Ash’ Aeschlimann crossed it at some point during this astounding build. What started out as a simple ’48 Panhead frame turned into a seven-year project—with hardly any of the original bike remaining. Doing things ‘the right way’ is an essential part of Ash’s day job. He’s a technician at a major science museum in Switzerland, and before that, he studied architecture and worked as a carpenter. After hours, he...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ford, Switzerland, Ash, Honda, Smith, Harley, Allen, Panhead, TIG, Larry, Harley-davidson, Heiwa, Custom Motorcycles, Marc Schneider, Billy Lane

Bardahl Special: A ’48 Harley bobber from Switzerland

Where is the line between meticulous and just plain nuts? Because we’re sure Albert ‘Ash’ Aeschlimann crossed it at some point during this astounding build. What started out as a simple ’48 Panhead frame turned into a seven-year project—with hardly any of the original bike remaining. Doing things ‘the right way’ is an essential part of Ash’s day job. He’s a technician at a major science museum in Switzerland, and before that, he studied architecture and worked as a carpenter. After hours, he ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ford, Switzerland, Ash, Honda, Smith, Harley, Allen, Panhead, TIG, Larry, Harley-davidson, Heiwa, Custom Motorcycles, Marc Schneider, Billy Lane

Good for Tottenham & Porto: Xherdan Shaqiri is injured

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri is injured It’s been a common complaint from Liverpool fans that Xherdan Shaqiri hasn’t been used enough this season. Yet it’s now likely that Liverpool supporters will have to be patient before seeing Shaqiri in action again. That’s after the Swiss playmaker has been forced to withdraw from his national team with a groin injury. As confirmed by the Independent, “Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of Switzerland‘s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark due ...
Tags: Scotland, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Tottenham, Switzerland, Denmark, Anfield, Reds, Porto, Zurich, Xherdan Shaqiri, Zidane, Shaqiri, Andy Robertson

#AbuDhabi Is Said to Revive Sale of 1MDB-Tarnished Falcon Assets - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi Is Said to Revive Sale of 1MDB-Tarnished Falcon Assets - Bloomberg:Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. is reviving plans to sell Falcon Private Bank in Switzerland as it seeks to distance itself from the 1MDB money laundering scandal, according to people with knowledge of the matter.The state-backed investment firm has invited bids for at least 5 billion francs ($5 billion) of assets managed by Zurich-based Falcon, the people said, asking not to be identified as the plans are private....
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Bloomberg, Switzerland, Abu Dhabi, Zurich, Falcon, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala Development Co, Mubadala, Falcon Private Bank, Abu Dhabi Is Said, Falcon Bank

Xherdan Shaqiri: Liverpool midfielder to miss Switzerland games because of groin injury

Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri withdraws from Switzerland's squad for their first two Euro 2020 qualifiers because of a groin injury.
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Liverpool midfielder suffers groin injury

Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has picked up a groin injury. The Reds star has pulled out of Switzerland’s squad for their Euro 2020... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: International, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Switzerland, Reds, Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool’s Shaqiri injured, misses 2 Euro 2020 qualifiers

ZURICH (AP) — Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of Switzerland’s opening 2020 European Championship qualifiers with an injury. The Swiss soccer federation says Shaqiri has an inflammation injury in his groin that was revealed in tests at a hospital on Monday. He left the team training camp and will not be available […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Liverpool, Switzerland, Zurich, Xherdan Shaqiri, Shaqiri

U.N. hosting Western Sahara talks in Switzerland this week

The U.N. envoy for the contested Western Sahara will convene talks in Switzerland later this week, seeking compromise after a first round in December that marked a return to the negotiating table for the first time in six years, a statement said. United Nations efforts have repeatedly failed to broker a settlement over the desert territory, contested between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario since Spain left in 1974. U.N. envoy Horst Koehler said after talks in December that all sides ...
Tags: Science, Spain, Morocco, United Nations, Switzerland, Western Sahara, Horst Koehler