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cycling

Swiss cycling legend Ferdy Kubler has died at age 97, wife says - Schweizer Illustrierte

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Shooting in Zurich, Dec. 19, 2016

Zurich cantonal police: Exact background and motives of perpetrator still unclear; seems to have committed suicide - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Zurich cantonal police: No indication mosque shooting perpetrator was linked to Islamic State; appears suspect was 24-year-old Swiss man - Reuters

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Shooting in Zurich, Dec. 19, 2016

Swiss police: A dead body has been found near the scene of a shooting at an Islamic Center in Zurich - Reuters

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Shooting in Zurich, Dec. 19, 2016

Swiss media: The 3 wounded victims of a shooting in an Muslim prayer hall in Zurich were found in the street outside the building - AFP

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Shooting in Zurich, Dec. 19, 2016

Photo: Swiss police near the scene of a shooting at an Islamic prayer center in Zurich - Reuters

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Nigeria

Nigeria denies agreeing to pay Switzerland $79 million in order to release the $321 million stashed in that country by late Gen. Sani Abacha - Vanguard Nigeria

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Lugano, Cantone Ticino, Svizzera

World's longest tunnel opens regular service in Switzerland, carrying passengers deep under the Swiss Alps from Zurich to Lugano - AFP

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2006 World Cup

Swiss Attorney General's office confirms probe of leading members of the 2006 World Cup organizing committee had been expanded - DW

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Switzerland

Update: 54.2% of voters, majority of states vote against referendum to shut all 5 nuclear power plants by 2029 - SRF

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Switzerland

Swiss voters projected to reject plan to force their government to accelerate the country's exit from nuclear energy - SRF via AP

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Cyprus reunification talks

Cyprus' government spokesman says crucial talks at Swiss resort to reunify ethnically split island 'inconclusive' - AP

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2018, 2022 World Cup bribery allegations

FIFA ethics investigation into Russia and Qatar's 2018-2022 World Cup bid campaigns may take 3 more years before report can be published, Swiss federal prosecution office suggests- AP

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ProtonMail

Swiss email encryption company ProtonMail says weekly sign-ups double after US election result; co-founder says large number of users come from US - The Verge

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FIFA

Report: FIFA's World Football Museum in Zurich, Switzerland, set to lose estimated 30 million Swiss francs ($30 million) this year on low visitor numbers - BBC News

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Switzerland

Swiss National Bank foresees annual 1 billion Swiss franc ($1.02 billion) payments to national government and to cantons - Reuters

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Austria

Bird flu has found in corpses of wild ducks near Austria's border with Germany and Switzerland, authorities say - Reuters

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banking

Credit Suisse says it expects more consolidation in Swiss financial sector in 2017 - Reuters

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Cyprus reunification talks

Prospect of a solution in Cyprus before end of 2016 is within reach, UN's Ban Ki-moon says as talks open in Switzerland

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New York City Marathon 2016

Marcel Hug of Switzerland wins his 2nd NYC Marathon title in the men's wheelchair race - AP

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