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Kidnapped Swiss man rescued in Philippines

Kidnapped Swiss man rescued in Philippines

UPDATED: A Swiss man kidnapped by Islamic militants in the Philippines nearly three years ago escaped on Saturday after a fierce struggle with one of his captors over a machete and a frantic run to freedom under gunfire, the military said.

Cuban Ebola patient set for Geneva release

Cuban Ebola patient set for Geneva release

A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will soon be released from the hospital in Switzerland where he has been receiving treatment, the Cuban health ministry says.