U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks
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Will Netanyahu Survive?
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For Serbs, Switzerland Isn’t Neutral
Serbia’s nationalist soccer fans hoped to restore their national pride by beating a Swiss team led by Kosovar stars. Instead, the Kosovo-born Xherdan Shaqiri handed them a humiliating defeat.
U.N. Commission Calls Out Syrian Government for Sarin Attack
The long-awaited report says the Syrian air force carried out the bombing.
World Economic Forum To Staff: Welcome To Davos. Here’s Your CHU.
Davos organizers eye putting up staff in temporary housing containers during talks on rising income inequality and social inclusion.
A Brewing Controversy Over Swiss Coffee Shop’s Sex Robots
One café in Geneva is looking to offer its customers an extra perk with their espressos, but not everyone is sold on the idea.
When the Welfare State Met the Flat Tax
Milton Friedman and Bernie Sanders both agree on the need for a universal basic income, but the devil is in the details.
FIFA: Blatter and Other Top Officials ‘Awarded’ Themselves $80 Million
FIFA officials awarded themselves tens of millions of dollars after U.S. indictments last May.
Watch the Absolutely Insane Performance That Marked the Opening of the World’s Longest Rail Tunnel
Switzerland has a new rail tunnel. They celebrated its opening in quite the curious way.
Switzerland to Muslim Students: Shake Your Teacher’s Hand or Pay $5,000
Two Muslim students who refused to shake their female teacher's hand will be fined $5,000 if they don't do it.
Turkey to Geneva: No, You Can’t Insult Erdogan Either
Turkey is demanding that Switzerland remove a photo deemed insulting to Erdogan from a new exhibit in Geneva.
Davos Haters Gonna Hate, but It’s Not Going Anywhere
The venerable gabfest remains relevant almost half a century after its birth.
Davos Diary: The IMF Sees Dark Clouds Gathering Over the Global Economy
As the World Economic Forum opens, the IMF downgrades its global growth forecast for the next two years.
Sepp Blatter: My Downfall Is America’s Fault
Sepp Blatter blamed America for his eight-year ban from soccer.
FIFA Officials Suspected of Taking ‘Millions’ in Bribes Arrested
The Justice Department's investigation into FIFA graft creeps closer to the United States.
FIFA Chief: U.S., Not Qatar, Was Supposed to Get 2022 World Cup
FIFA's suspended boss, Sepp Blatter, says the United States was supposed to get the 2022 World Cup.
Police Blatter: FIFA Boss Questioned By Swiss Authorities as U.S. Closes In
Swiss authorities pick up FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, once untouchable, for questioning.
The Public Art Project Making the Case for Whistleblowers to Be Regarded as Heroes
By casting Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Chelsea Manning in bronze, artist Davide Dormino argues the three activists should be regarded as monumental heroes.