World on ‘thin ice’ as UN climate report gives stark warningMarch 20, 2023 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Humanity still has a chance, close to the last, to prevent the worst of climate change's future harms, a top United Nations panel of scientists said Monday.
Stocks rise on Wall Street after bank deal, regulator movesMarch 20, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street Monday after regulators pushed together two huge banks over the weekend and made other moves to build confidence in the struggling industry.
Credit Suisse-UBS deal offers hope, but bank doubts persistMarch 20, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Credit Suisse shares plunged Monday after Swiss authorities cut a deal with its bigger rival UBS to acquire the troubled bank at a marked-down price.
Will the Credit Suisse bank takeover calm financial fears?March 20, 2023 GMT
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — In a bid to ease turmoil in the world financial system, Swiss authorities engineered a plan for the UBS bank to acquire its troubled smaller rival Credit Suisse at a marked-down price.
UBS to buy Credit Suisse for nearly $3.25B to calm turmoilMarch 20, 2023 GMT
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Germany seeks to buy mothballed Swiss Leopard 2 tanksMarch 3, 2023 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Germany wants to buy mothballed Leopard 2 battle tanks from Switzerland to replace tanks that Berlin and its Western allies are sending to Ukraine, the Swiss government said Friday.
The Swiss Defense Ministry said that Germany's defense and economy ministers wrote on Feb.
Swiss lawmakers visit Taiwan, say they want closer tiesFebruary 6, 2023 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A group of Swiss lawmakers met with Taiwan’s president and said Monday their government wants to deepen political relations, adding to shows of support by foreign politicians for the self-ruled island democracy in the face of Chinese intimidation.
Panel seeks to allow re-exports of Swiss weaponry to UkraineJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — A parliamentary panel in Switzerland has recommended waiving a law that bars countries from re-exporting Swiss armored vehicles, weapons and other war materiel to Ukraine for its defense against Russia, insisting the move would not violate the country's much-vaunted neutrality.
Davos report: Cost-of-living crisis overshadows climateJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Climate change is the global economy's biggest long-term challenge but one the world is least prepared to tackle because of short-term problems led by a cost-of-living crisis, the World Economic Forum said in a report Wednesday.