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US lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings

26 August 2019, 6:57 AM

The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook’s plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it.

Switzerland suspends funding to crisis-hit UN agency for Palestinians

30 July 2019, 2:20 PM

Switzerland on Tuesday said it was suspending funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees after an ethics report revealed alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority at the agency’s highest levels.

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Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case

21 June 2019, 2:18 PM

Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case involving oil firms Shell and Eni, a source familiar with the matter said.

UWC Physics student published in leading scientific journal

11 June 2019, 9:53 PM

The University of the Western Cape is celebrating the contribution of one of its physics students to the international world of nuclear physics. 

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IAAF to fight Swiss court testosterone ruling

5 June 2019, 6:04 AM

The IAAF said it will fight a Swiss court decision to suspend its rules obliging athletes to lower their testosterone levels.



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