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Switzerland :: Politics
ANTI-MUSLIM IMMIGRATION PARTY WINS SWISS ELECTION IN A 'SLIDE TO THE RIGHT'
10-19-2015 4:21 pm - Reuters
The anti-immigration Swiss People's Party (SVP) won the biggest share of the vote in Sunday's national parliamentary election, keeping pressure on Bern to introduce quotas on people moving from the European Union. Success for the SVP, coupled with gains made by
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Switzerland :: Economy
WILL THE SWISS VOTE TO GET THEIR GOLD BACK?
09-15-2014 4:04 am - Ron Paul - former U.S. Congressman
On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland,
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Switzerland :: Radical Islam
MUSLIMS PLAN A PARALLEL PARLIAMENT IN SWITZERLAND
02-24-2012 12:31 pm - Soeren Kern - Stonegate Institute
Leading Islamic groups in Switzerland are seeking to establish a single national representative body that will enable all of the country's Muslims to "speak with one voice." The organizers say their new "parliament" will be called "Umma Schweiz" and be based
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Switzerland :: Radical Islam
SWISS VOTE TO BAN NEW MINARETS ON MOSQUES
11-29-2009 1:34 pm - Alexander P. Higgins - AP News
GENEVA – Swiss voters approved a move to ban the construction of minarets in a Sunday vote on a right-wing initiative that labeled the mosque towers as symbols of militant Islam, projections by a widely respected polling institute showed. The projections
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Switzerland :: Economy
Switzerland Eases Stance On Bank Secrecy
03-14-2009 5:38 am - Matthew Saltmarsh - NY Times
The Swiss government bowed to pressure on Friday and agreed to exchange information on suspected cases of tax evasion, but it maintained that its principle of banking secrecy was intact. Austria and Luxembourg also announced steps intended to fend off a
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Switzerland :: National Sovereignty
Switzerland Voters Agree on Free Movement of People with the EU
02-14-2009 12:17 pm - Jordan Davis, World Radio Switzerland
'Yes' sweeps Free Movement vote. Switzerland’s agreement on Free Movement of People with the EU will continue. Just shy of 60 percent of Swiss voters voted Sunday to keep the country’s borders open to European workers. Support for the “yes” vote
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