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Cyprus deporting French 'terrorists' to Switzerland

Cyprus deporting French 'terrorists' to Switzerland

Cyprus was expected to deport six French citizens to Switzerland after they were detained at the island's main airport and suspected of links to extremist groups, Cypriot authorities said on Monday.

Pool closed after ailment afflicts 40 swimmers

Pool closed after ailment afflicts 40 swimmers

A swimming complex in Lausanne that hosted the Swiss national championships was closed on Monday after 40 competitors fell sick from a mystery ailment.

Climate deal could cut weather disasters: UN

Climate deal could cut weather disasters: UN

Weather-related disasters have grown more frequent over the last 20 years, claiming more than 600,000 lives, a Geneva-based UN agency said on Monday, issuing a further call for nations to strike a landmark deal on climate change.

Dona Bertarelli sets sail on round-the-world trip

Dona Bertarelli sets sail on round-the-world trip

Billionaire Swiss businesswoman and sailor Dona Bertarelli has embarked with a crew of 13 men on a trimaran sailboat aiming to claim the Jules Verne trophy for the fastest voyage around the world.

Transocean plans to leave Swiss exchange

Transocean plans to leave Swiss exchange

One of the biggest companies on the Swiss stock exchange announced on Monday that it was planning to delist from the bourse early next year.