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Major rock, pop and jazz musicians bump shoulders in Montreux from July 1-16. It is no longer a purely jazz festival, emphasizing instead creativity. Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, PJ Harvey and ZZ Top will be there.
The EURO 2016 celebrated three football matches on 15 June
Switzerland has opened criminal proceedings against the BSI bank, linked to the ongoing case involving Malaysia’s troubled state investment fund. Singapore’s central bank has also shut down BSI’s operations.
All the shows will be held between 19 and 25 April. India was chosen to be the honorary guest at the festival
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse is ramping up its restructuring program in a bid to cut an extra $1 billion in costs. A further 2,000 jobs are now set to go, on top of the 4,000 job cuts announced last month.
The Swiss-Egyptian agreement—entitled the “Sustainable Recycling Industries in Egypt” agreement—is valued at CHF 1.17m and is expected to contribute to the Green Information and Communication Technology national strategy of Egypt
The Swiss company aims to double investment in Egypt, upgrading infrastructure
Swiss tennis player and world number two, Roger Federer, won the title of the 2015 Swiss Indoor (Basel) tournament for the second year in a row. It was the 46th edition of the event. He defeated the Spanish Rafael Nadal, who ranked number six globally in the final match which brought them together, with scores …
The company behind its namesake peninsula is planning to open three new hotels in the next three years
Economics minister and vice-president of the Federal Council will also be holding bilateral talks with heads of state and government whilst in Egypt
Egypt repaid $670m to Paris Club in July, another payment of same amount is expected to follow in January
We have invested some CHF 25m that covers our framework agreement with Egyptian government, says Leitner
President set to deliver speech in special session on Thursday
Omar Samra will attempt “Adventurers Grand Slam”, a challenge involving climbing seven summits and skiing the North and South Poles
Award-winning, Cairo-based CIHRS says human rights organisations face ongoing threats
The group seeks to facilitate the implementation of the international convention against torture
Exhibition features paintings about identity from various perspectives
By Evline Meshreky A blog published by the World Economic Forum (Davos) attributed Germany’s success in football as well as economically to sustaining a culture of cooperation and common goals, and long-term policies to support those goals. The article relates the young average age in the German football team, 26.31, as opposed to 28.92 in …
The round of 16 has been played out and it did not disappoint, five out of eight ties went to extra time
The first week of the World Cup has produced some fantastic football; Daily News Egypt gives you a roundup of the best moments
At least 258,000 expatriates had cast their vote by 3pm on Sunday
Some of the Western bankers, money managers and oil traders who help keep that money moving are unconvinced sanctions will have a truly significant effect.
EU head of delegation signs Memoranda of Understanding with PEC and foreign ministry
AFP – Syria must be held accountable for abuses against its people and those responsible should be hauled before the International Criminal Court, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Tuesday. “Criminal justice must be seized. The UN Security Council must be able to unite around the simple idea that terrible crimes have been committed …
Syrian opposition and regime representatives exchange accusations in Geneva II opening statements
The Paris Club is comprised of 19 developed economies.
Egyptian Ali Zein is tournament’s top scorer
EIPR, as part of its work on issues related to the recovery of smuggled funds, obtained an Arabic translation of the new law, saying that it included discussion on all issues related to the freezing, seizure and recovery of assets deposited by foreign dictators.
Shura Council requests Egypt’s ‘textiles sector receive increased subsidies for use in funding state infrastructure and small development projects’
Britain and Switzerland cannot confirm exact amount belonging to former regime members and affiliates, saying investigations still ongoing