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Davos World Economic Forum 2015

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Khalil Al-Sisi will reportedly cut his visit World Economic Forum to attend Saudi King Abdullah's funeral - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Switzerland

Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer convicted of providing client data to WikiLeaks - @WSJeurope

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Switzerland

Switzerland's central bank chief defends institution's decision to scrap currency cap, saying it was 'always meant to be abandoned' - @FRANCE24

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New Zealand

New Zealand regulator seeking 'status update' from foreign exchange broker crushed by Swiss franc losses - @Reuters

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business

IMF's Lagarde to CNBC on Swiss currency move: 'This was a bit of a surprise;' going to reserve judgment on pertinence of move - @CNBCnow

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Switzerland

Swiss decision to scrap exchange rate floor sends euro to 11-year low against dollar - @MarketWatch

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European Union

Swiss stocks plunge more than 12% after euro rate cap scrapped - @AFP

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Switzerland

Swiss National Bank scraps minimum exchange rate policy against euro, lowers interest rate - @AP

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skiing

Swiss 4-time Olympic champion ski jumper Simon Ammann suffers scary crash at Bischofshofen, Austria, tournament - @NBCOlympics

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Switzerland sentences returning Islamic State recruit to 600 hours of community service in country's 1st sentencing of a foreign jihadist fighter, official says - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Switzerland

Swiss banker accused of leaking client data to Wikileaks collapses at start of trial - @BloombergNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014-15

Cuban doctor hospitalized with Ebola in Geneva has fully recovered and left Switzerland, hospital says - @Reuters

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Philippines

Update: Swiss man kidnapped in 2012 by Abu Sayyaf militant group in Philippines now safe in military hospital with non-life threatening injuries following escape, Swiss ambassador says - @AFP

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Philippines

Swiss hostage escapes from Abu Sayyaf militant group, Philippine military official says - @AP

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Ebola outbreak 2014-15

Experimental Ebola vaccine shows few side effects, Swiss hospital says - @AFP

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Switzerland

More: Measures to force Switzerland's central bank to boost gold reserves, scrap tax perk for wealthy foreigners also fail - @BBCNews

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Switzerland

Update: Swiss voters overwhelmingly reject big curbs on immigration, final referendum results show - @BBCBreaking

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Switzerland

Switzerland set to reject immigration plans by 74% to 26%, state TV projection suggests - @BBCBreaking

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Switzerland

Swiss voters look set to reject 2 referendums that would have forced the central bank to buy up massive amounts of gold and introduced strict new limits on immigration - @Reuters

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Switzerland

Swiss voters decide whether to dramatically cut immigration numbers in the name of saving the environment - @AFP

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