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Wiggins bows out after Tour de Suisse crash

Wiggins bows out after Tour de Suisse crash

Sacha Modolo stayed clear of a pile-up in the sprint to the finish line to win stage five of the Tour de Suisse cycling race on Wednesday with Germany's Tony Martin retaining the overall lead, while UK star Bradley Wiggins bowed out.

Liechtenstein to return assets to Nigeria

Liechtenstein to return assets to Nigeria

Liechtenstein said on Wednesday that it would return 167 million euros ($227 million) to Nigeria, ending a drawn-out battle by the African country to recover cash looted by late dictator Sani Abacha.

Ebola death toll rises in west Africa: WHO

Ebola death toll rises in west Africa: WHO

The death toll in west Africa's three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the Geneva-based World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever.

Schumacher 'awake' in ambulance to Lausanne

Schumacher 'awake' in ambulance to Lausanne

Michael Schumacher was conscious and had his eyes open when an ambulance transported the Formula One race driving legend to the Lausanne university hospital (CHUV) from Grenoble, France on Monday, a Swiss newspaper says.

Swiss artist plans naked stroll at Art Basel

Swiss artist plans naked stroll at Art Basel

Controversial Swiss artist Milo Moiré has announced that she plans to walk naked through the Art Basel exhibition on Thursday after travelling there on a streetcar without wearing clothes.