Zurich police use tear gas, water cannons on World Economic Forum protesters

Demonstrators protest against the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 22, 2020. The banner reads “End Wars! Fight the Climate Crisis!”. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH... Read more »

Facebook’s Libra has failed in current form: Swiss president

FILE PHOTO: A small toy figure is seen on representations of the virtual currency on a displayed European Union flag and the Facebook Libra logo in this illustration picture,... Read more »

The best year financial markets have ever had?

LONDON (Reuters) – For all the angst about trade wars, geopolitics and a sputtering and overly indebted global economy, 2019 might just be the best year investors have ever... Read more »

Tsitsipas sets Grand Slam target for 2020

Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 17, 2019 Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts after winning his final match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem Action Images via... Read more »

Another Credit Suisse senior manager was followed: NZZ

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at its headquarters at the Paradeplatz square in Zurich, Switzerland October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (Reuters) –... Read more »

Swiss body considers ban on Swatch unit selling parts – Schweiz am Wochenende

VIENNA (Reuters) – A Swatch (UHR.S) unit that supplies parts to much of the watch market faces a possible sales ban next year by Switzerland’s Competition Commission (Weka), newspaper... Read more »

Chile must prosecute police, army for violence against protesters: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Chilean police and army used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations – including unlawful killings and torture – that... Read more »

Factbox: Nestle CEO Mark Schneider’s top deals over the past three years

(Reuters) – Mark Schneider, Nestle’s (NESN.S) first outside chief executive officer in almost a century, has made big strides in positioning the world’s largest food company for the future... Read more »

Factbox: Reactions to Iran-U.S. prisoner swap

(Reuters) – The United States and Iran swapped prisoners – an American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian – on Saturday in a rare... Read more »

Doping: UKAD Athlete Commission wants strict sanctions on Russia over doping

(This 06th December story is corrected to make clear statement is from the UKAD Athlete Commission) FILE PHOTO: A man walks at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) venue on... Read more »