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AllAfrica.com
The Successes of BuhariTransfer of Sentenced Persons, Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters. In
The Successes of Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Transfer of Sentenced Persons, Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters. In March 2016, the Federal Government and the Swiss Government signed a Letter of Intent on the Restitution of Illegally-Acquired Assets forfeited in Switzerland. Under... Read more
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dna
Switzerland: President 'confident' of EU immigration dealthe Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold
Switzerland: President 'confident' of EU immigration deal
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
the Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold until after Britain's Brexit vote. The Swiss government is looking to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote requiring immigrant quotas. But such limits would... Read more
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The Star
Swiss president 'confident' of EU immigration deal - paperthe Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold
Swiss president 'confident' of EU immigration deal - paper
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
the Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold until after Britain's Brexit vote. The Swiss government is looking to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote requiring immigrant quotas. But such limits would... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss president 'confident' of EU immigration dealthe Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold
Swiss president 'confident' of EU immigration deal
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the Swiss president told a newspaper on Thursday, even though talks are on hold until after Britain's Brexit vote. The Swiss government is looking to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote requiring immigrant quotas. But such limits would... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Swiss School Board Upholds Handshake Policy, Despite Religious Objectionsat the time. In 2009, voters banned the construction of minarets — which appea
Swiss School Board Upholds Handshake Policy, Despite Religious Objections
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
at the time. In 2009, voters banned the construction of minarets — which appear on or near many mosques — despite opposition from the Swiss government, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley said. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://ww... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Year After - Buhari Has Done Enough to Inspire Hope - AdesinaTransfer of Sentenced Persons, Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters. In
One Year After - Buhari Has Done Enough to Inspire Hope - Adesina
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Transfer of Sentenced Persons, Mutual Legal Assistance on Criminal Matters. In March 2016, the Federal Government and the Swiss Government signed a Letter of Intent On the Restitution of Illegally-Acquired Assets forfeited in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Will Switzerland give every adult $2,500 a month?be handed the full amount. The income would be unconditional and untaxed, and
Will Switzerland give every adult $2,500 a month?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
be handed the full amount. The income would be unconditional and untaxed, and would replace various welfare payments. The Swiss government, which opposes the initiative, says it would have to find 25 billion Swiss francs a year to pay for the... Read more
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Newsmax
Switzerland's 2,500-Francs-Per-Adult Monthly Dole Up for Votethe introduction of a UBI: Political stability, economic wealth, and a strong l
Switzerland's 2,500-Francs-Per-Adult Monthly Dole Up for Vote
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
the introduction of a UBI: Political stability, economic wealth, and a strong liberal culture of self-determination." The Swiss government, though, argued that the measure would become a disincentive to work and will drive taxes higher, said... Read more
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Swissinfo
Loopholes persist amid lethal drug export bansexport of drugs to countries where the death penalty is legal. But that could s
Loopholes persist amid lethal drug export bans
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
export of drugs to countries where the death penalty is legal. But that could soon change, thanks to a law proposed to the Swiss government by parliament that would bring Switzerland’s legislation in line with the European Union’s. The law’s text... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Switzerland considers playing citizens $2,500 a monthbe handed the full amount. The income would be unconditional and untaxed, and
Switzerland considers playing citizens $2,500 a month
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
be handed the full amount. The income would be unconditional and untaxed, and would replace various welfare payments. The Swiss government, which opposes the initiative, says it would have to find 25 billion Swiss francs a year to pay for the... Read more
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examiner.com
Switzerland to vote on 2500 francs free income: $30K a year freebie for alllevel in Switzerland. This will give them 30,000 francs a year just above the 2
Switzerland to vote on 2500 francs free income: $30K a year freebie for all
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
level in Switzerland. This will give them 30,000 francs a year just above the 2014 poverty level of 29,501 francs. The Swiss government opposes this proposal, but one proponent of this basic income is former Greek Finance Minister Yanis... Read more
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Reuters
In Iran, dividends of nuclear deal are slow to appearvisiting Swiss president to press leading Swiss banks to start financing foreig
In Iran, dividends of nuclear deal are slow to appear
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
visiting Swiss president to press leading Swiss banks to start financing foreign operations in Iran. "But of course the Swiss government cannot tell a private company to do this," Begle says. "It can indicate that it would see it favorably, it... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Iran, dividends of nuclear deal are slow to appearvisiting Swiss president to press leading Swiss banks to start financing foreig
In Iran, dividends of nuclear deal are slow to appear
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
visiting Swiss president to press leading Swiss banks to start financing foreign operations in Iran. "But of course the Swiss government cannot tell a private company to do this," Begle says. "It can indicate that it would see it favourably, it... Read more
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Swissinfo
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?for existing law. JusticeInfo: I understand that at that December conference St
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
for existing law. JusticeInfo: I understand that at that December conference States refused to sign up to an ICRC and Swiss government proposal for a new mechanism to monitor the rules of war. HD: Basically we went into the conference saying,... Read more
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Fortune
One of the World’s Richest Countries Is Voting on Whether to Give All Its Citizens $2,500 Per Monthhave suggested 2,500 francs or $2,500 for adults and 625 francs for kids per mo
One of the World’s Richest Countries Is Voting on Whether to Give All Its Citizens $2,500 Per Month
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
have suggested 2,500 francs or $2,500 for adults and 625 francs for kids per month. Opponents of measure—including the Swiss government–argue that an automatic income is a disincentive to work and will increase taxes. The government also says... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Great Swiss Bank Heistover Falciani’s laptop, but he demurred. “We’ll look at the computer,” he said.
The Great Swiss Bank Heist
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
over Falciani’s laptop, but he demurred. “We’ll look at the computer,” he said. “Then we’ll decide if we return it.” To the Swiss government, Falciani was merely a thief, but the French saw him differently. “I would characterize him as a bit... Read more
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Swissinfo
Poll finds increasing support for EU treatiesto leave the EU. On Saturday, the chief negotiator, Jacques de Watteville, told
Poll finds increasing support for EU treaties
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
to leave the EU. On Saturday, the chief negotiator, Jacques de Watteville, told a meeting in Bern that Switzerland was facing an “enormous challenge”. Reports say the Swiss government only has until July 6 to present its plans to senior EU offici... Read more
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Swissinfo
Protesters march against agrichemicalscentre to the headquarters of agribusiness group Syngenta which produces chemic
Protesters march against agrichemicals
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
centre to the headquarters of agribusiness group Syngenta which produces chemicals and seeds. The protestors called on the Swiss government to ensure that multinational companies respect the right to food. China’s state-run ChemChina has offered to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paperlimits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
limits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a Swiss newspaper reported on Saturday. The Swiss government has until February next year to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote backing quotas on people coming into... Read more
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The Star
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paperlimits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paper
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
limits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a Swiss newspaper reported on Saturday. The Swiss government has until February next year to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote backing quotas on people coming into... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paperlimits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote - paper
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
limits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a Swiss newspaper reported on Saturday. The Swiss government has until February next year to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote backing quotas on people coming into... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit votelimits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a
Swiss hope for breakthrough in EU talks after Brexit vote
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
limits in the weeks after Britain's referendum on whether to leave the bloc, a Swiss newspaper reported on Saturday. The Swiss government has until February next year to enforce a binding 2014 referendum vote backing quotas on people coming into... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss to watch over future Colombia peace dealvery near future". Depositary state Under the May 12 deal, both parties want th
Swiss to watch over future Colombia peace deal
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
very near future". Depositary state Under the May 12 deal, both parties want the signed agreement to be entrusted to the Swiss government and stored for safekeeping in the alpine country, which is also depositary for the Geneva Conventions. Their... Read more
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The Financial Express
Black money: Switzerland plans ordinance for automatic tax info exchange with IndiaExchange of Information in Tax Matters (AEOI Act). The consultation process wo
Black money: Switzerland plans ordinance for automatic tax info exchange with India
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
Exchange of Information in Tax Matters (AEOI Act). The consultation process would be on till September 9. In a release, Swiss government said the ordinance contains the Federal Council’s implementing provisions for the Federal Act on the AEOI... Read more
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Business Standard India
Switzerland plans ordinance for automatic tax info exchangeExchange of Information in Tax Matters (AEOI Act). The consultation process wo
Switzerland plans ordinance for automatic tax info exchange
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Exchange of Information in Tax Matters (AEOI Act). The consultation process would be on till September 9. In a release, Swiss government said the ordinance contains the Federal Council's implementing provisions for the Federal Act on the AEOI... Read more
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Swissinfo
Government supports army’s systematic drug testsor commercial use of these data is prohibited. May 16, 2016 - 14:18 The Swiss
Government supports army’s systematic drug tests
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
or commercial use of these data is prohibited. May 16, 2016 - 14:18 The Swiss government wants to allow the army to conduct regular drug tests on soldiers, instead of the current practice of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Inside the global hunt for Nigeria's missing oil billionstold The Telegraph that Mr Aluko was "under investigation for allegedly frontin
Inside the global hunt for Nigeria's missing oil billions
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
told The Telegraph that Mr Aluko was "under investigation for allegedly fronting for the former oil Minister, Diezani." A Swiss government spokesman added: "At the end of September 2015 the Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) received a request for... Read more
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Swissinfo
Wisconsin’s Swiss voice goes off the airbeginning of September he decided to appeal to his godfather, his father’s cous
Wisconsin’s Swiss voice goes off the air
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
beginning of September he decided to appeal to his godfather, his father’s cousin, Federal Councilor Nobs, a member of the Swiss government. Then at once everything went very quickly. “On Wednesday he called, and by Thursday morning at 10 a.m., we... Read more
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Swissinfo
Four reasons why the King of Bahrain is in Switzerlandinto effect, topped out at CHF245 million, and from Bahrain to Switzerland that
Four reasons why the King of Bahrain is in Switzerland
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
into effect, topped out at CHF245 million, and from Bahrain to Switzerland that figure was CHF26 million. In April, the Swiss government decided to partially lift a ban on arms exports to the Middle East that had been in place since March 2015.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss scientists share Brexit concernsnot get funding or may negatively influence an evaluation, he explained. To ens
Swiss scientists share Brexit concerns
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
not get funding or may negatively influence an evaluation, he explained. To ensure continued participation in Erasmus+, the Swiss government stepped in financially to the tune of CHF72 million ($75million). The numbers of students taking part has... Read more
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Zawya
Workers may get freedom to move between jobsUAENepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. The talks were held under the s
Workers may get freedom to move between jobsUAE
Zawya / Posted 15 days ago
Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. The talks were held under the supervision of a neutral observer from the Swiss Government. UAE Ministerial Decrees Ministerial Decree 764 of 2015 Standard work contract Ministerial Decree 764 of... Read more
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New Kerala
Longest railway tunnel to be inaugurated in Switzerland - newkerala.com #62200following weekend of June 4 and 5, visitors can travel through the world's long
Longest railway tunnel to be inaugurated in Switzerland - newkerala.com #62200
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
following weekend of June 4 and 5, visitors can travel through the world's longest railway tunnel in special trains, the Swiss government source said. The commercial services for the tunnel are scheduled to begin from December 2016. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss man sentenced over anti-HIV drugs scamproducts. In addition, profits from the trafficking operation - amounting to ov
Swiss man sentenced over anti-HIV drugs scam
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
products. In addition, profits from the trafficking operation - amounting to over CHF1 million - will be recovered by the Swiss government. A United Nations programme to combat in AIDS in South Africa the late 1990s resulted in pharmaceutical... Read more
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Swissinfo
Unconditional income could pave way for futurestate has no answer to, says Oswald Sigg, one of the main members of the initia
Unconditional income could pave way for future
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
state has no answer to, says Oswald Sigg, one of the main members of the initiative committee. According to the former Swiss government spokesman, a micro tax levied on money transactions could help finance such an unconditional income and be... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rani Mukherjee’s first public appearance after giving birth to Adiraof Switzerland. His films that lovingly captured the alps, the mountains and th
Rani Mukherjee’s first public appearance after giving birth to Adira
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
of Switzerland. His films that lovingly captured the alps, the mountains and the scenic beauty. It was only fair that the swiss government honoured this legend and it was done by installing a metallic statue. Aditya Chopra posted a picture on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Opting out of the work-family balancing actConsequently, 55% of children under three and 96% of children between three and
Opting out of the work-family balancing act
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
Consequently, 55% of children under three and 96% of children between three and six are enrolled in formal childcare. The Swiss government introduced in 2003 an incentive programme for the creation of crèches. The duration of the programme has... Read more
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dna
SEE PIC: Rani Mukherji makes her first public appearance after giving birth to Adirastatue of Yash Chopra in Interlaken, Switzerland on Wednesday. The statue is a
SEE PIC: Rani Mukherji makes her first public appearance after giving birth to Adira
dna / Posted 20 days ago
statue of Yash Chopra in Interlaken, Switzerland on Wednesday. The statue is a tribute to the legendary filmmaker by the Swiss government for capturing the exotic locales of their country for decades. The statue shows Yash Chopra in his iconic... Read more
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Glamsham.com
Swiss Government immortalizes Yash Chopra with a special statuecinema who introduced the Alps of his Switzerland and the tulips of Europe, has
Swiss Government immortalizes Yash Chopra with a special statue
Glamsham.com / Posted 21 days ago
cinema who introduced the Alps of his Switzerland and the tulips of Europe, has been honoured with a special statue by the Swiss government. As a mark of gratitude and salutations, a special statue made of pure bronze, and weighing about 350 kilos... Read more
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New Kerala
Yash Chopra immortalized by Switzerland with his statue - newkerala.com #59609work in people's hearts. His lens lovingly captured the breath taking locales o
Yash Chopra immortalized by Switzerland with his statue - newkerala.com #59609
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
work in people's hearts. His lens lovingly captured the breath taking locales of Switzerland for decades. Now the Swiss government is honouring him with a special statue, as a mark of gratitude and salutations. The statue was inaugurated... Read more
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dna
To Yash Chopra, With Love: Swiss Government honours director with special statue!work in people’s hearts. His lens lovingly captured the breath taking locales o
To Yash Chopra, With Love: Swiss Government honours director with special statue!
dna / Posted 21 days ago
work in people’s hearts. His lens lovingly captured the breath taking locales of Switzerland for decades. Now, the Swiss government honoured him with a special statue, as a mark of gratitude and salutations. The statue was inaugurated on... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Swiss government honours Yash Chopra with special statuearea, near the Congress Centre which is a prime, popular spot with tourists. M
Swiss government honours Yash Chopra with special statue
Khaleej Times / Posted 21 days ago
area, near the Congress Centre which is a prime, popular spot with tourists. Ministers and senior bureaucrats from the Swiss government attended the inauguration event that was organised by Interlaken Tourism and Jungfrau Railways. This is not... Read more
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New Kerala
Yash Chopra honoured by Swiss government - newkerala.com #59366Bern, May 5 : The Swiss government has honoured late Indian filmmaker Yash Chop
Yash Chopra honoured by Swiss government - newkerala.com #59366
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Bern, May 5 : The Swiss government has honoured late Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra, whose lens captured the breathtaking locales of Switzerland for decades, with a special statue as a mark of gratitude. The statue was inaugurated on Wednesday. A... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rani and Pamela Chopra unveil Yash Chopra statue in Switzerlandwho captured the breath taking locales of Switzerland in his films for decades,
Rani and Pamela Chopra unveil Yash Chopra statue in Switzerland
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
who captured the breath taking locales of Switzerland in his films for decades, was given this prestigious honour by the Swiss government. A sculpture made of pure bronze, and weighing about 350 kilos, shows Yash Chopra in his iconic pose with... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Bill Gross predicts guaranteed income for everyone -- once robots steal your jobregardless of income or wealth. The amount isn't specified and would have to be
Bill Gross predicts guaranteed income for everyone -- once robots steal your job
TheStreet.com / Posted 22 days ago
regardless of income or wealth. The amount isn't specified and would have to be set by the country's Parliament. The Swiss government opposes the proposal, arguing that "considerable cutbacks or tax rises would be necessary to finance this... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag - owned by the Swiss government - that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that "the attacks served industrial... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag — owned by the Swiss government — that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that "the attacks served industrial... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag — owned by the Swiss government — that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that "the attacks served industrial... Read more
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Salon.com
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag — owned by the Swiss government — that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that “the attacks served industrial... Read more
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Daily Herald
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag - owned by the Swiss government - that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that "the attacks served industrial... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministrysources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defe
Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 days ago
sources, that the incident is believed to be connected to a cyberattack on defense technology company Ruag - owned by the Swiss government - that is suspected to be linked to Russia. Parmelin told the newspaper that "the attacks served industrial... Read more
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