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Large city in Switzerland

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Geneva: Large city in Switzerland
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

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Australian advocates travel to UN to highlight discrimination against migrants with disabilities

A group of Australians with disabilities have travelled to Geneva to tell a UN committee about their experiences of discrimination and call on the government for more support for the community.
SBS - Published

Steinmetz will fight corruption charges in Geneva court: lawyer

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz rejects Swiss corruption charges against him in connection with winning mining contracts in Guinea and will appear in court to fight them, his Geneva lawyer told..
Reuters - Published

▶ Videos for Geneva

Soccer clubs reiterate demand for more European matches as talks continue [Video]Soccer clubs reiterate demand for more European matches as talks continue

European soccer clubs want more matches for more teams in club competitions

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:14Published

Elephants and sharks high on agenda at CITES wildlife convention in Geneva [Video]Elephants and sharks high on agenda at CITES wildlife convention in Geneva

Mako sharks and African elephants are on the agenda of member states attending a wildlife convention in Geneva.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Breathtaking fireworks show lights up the skies over Geneva [Video]Breathtaking fireworks show lights up the skies over Geneva

The traditional Geneva fireworks took place on the August 10 in the harbour, lighting up the skies over lake Leman with 2.5 tonnes of gunpowder.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Glacier fears as Euro heatwave heads for Greenland [Video]Glacier fears as Euro heatwave heads for Greenland

The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move towards Greenland and could take the world's second largest ice sheet close to or below the record low, the United Nations..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

 

Geneva prosecutors indict billionaire Steinmetz in Guinea corruption case

A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in..
Reuters - Published

An ex-Manus detainee has blasted Australia at the UN Human Rights Council

Abdul Aziz Muhamat has addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
SBS - Published

'Refugees are being destroyed': Ex-Manus detainee blasts Australia at UN meeting

Abdul Aziz Muhamat has addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
SBS - Published

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy

Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited..
Reuters - Published

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says

China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp..
Reuters - Published

UN says suffers 'catastrophe' in Ethiopian Airlines crash

The United Nations has suffered one of its biggest losses in years in the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi, the head of the U.N. in Geneva said on Monday, without..
Reuters - Published

President Bouteflika due to arrive in Algeria on Sunday amid protests

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was expected to land in Algeria on Sunday after leaving Geneva where he has spent two weeks in a Swiss hospital as mass protests have posed the biggest threat to his..
Reuters - Published

Algerian plane expected to fly Bouteflika home takes off from Geneva

An Algerian government plane that was expected to fly President Abdelaziz Bouteflika back to Algiers took off from Geneva's Cointrin airport on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Algerian government plane lands in Geneva as Bouteflika to depart

An Algerian government plane landed at Geneva's Cointrin airport on Sunday after a source in Algiers said President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was expected to return home after two weeks in the Swiss city's..
Reuters - Published

Algerian government plane heads north, destination unclear

The Algerian government plane that brought President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to Geneva for medical treatment last month left Algerian airspace and headed north early on Sunday, flight radar applications..
Reuters - Published

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