Tuesday, 28 March 2017
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[Ticker] Turkish referendum voting starts in Europe

Added: 28.03.2017 7:27 | 4 views | 0 comments

Around three million Turks living in six European countries have started voting in a referendum on constitutional reform, which would grant more powers to president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Almost half of them are living in Germany. The ballots are cast in Turkish diplomatic missions in Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Switzerland, and Denmark and will end on 9 April. The main referendum vote will take place in Turkey on 16 April.

You won't find a steering wheel or a driver on this autonomous shuttle

Added: 28.03.2017 1:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Visitors at Cebit in Hanover last week had a chance to do what some people in Switzerland have been doing for almost a year now: take a ride on an autonomous shuttle.  
The vehicle moves around using a number of video cameras and sensors. Two such shuttles have been operating in Sion since the summer of 2016, despite the program being shorty halted in September due to a small .
Although the shuttles do not require a driver, a safety attendant is on board at all times to make sure they run smoothly and to stop the vehicles in an emergency. 
The shuttles are build by french company, , and the fleet management software is developed by Swiss start-up . Testing in Switzerland is expected to continue until October. The hope being that data gathered from the experience will help to better integrate autonomous vehicles into urban settings. 

From: www.pcworld.com

Ademi doping ban reduced to two years

Added: 27.03.2017 18:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Arijan Ademi has had his four-year ban for a doping offence halved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The 24-year-old tested positive for a banned substance following the 2-1 Champions League victory over Arsenal in September 2015 and UEFA promptly launched an investigation. Following a hearing in Switzerland, European football's governing ...]

From: www.soccernews.com

Brazilian cycling team faces 2nd ban for persistent doping

Added: 27.03.2017 17:29 | 11 views | 0 comments

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) Brazilian team Soul Brasil Pro Cycling faces another ban from racing after two more riders were implicated in doping.

From: www.foxsports.com

TEAM UK-SWITZERLAND? Bern eyes May as ally in Europe despite fearing low-tax competition

Added: 27.03.2017 16:19 | 11 views | 0 comments

THE UK could be a low-tax haven for big business to rival Switzerland post-Brexit, according to the central European nation’s finance minister.

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Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS, a challenge for police

Added: 27.03.2017 2:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot.

Turkey summons Swiss ambassador over anti-Erdogan protest in Bern -sources

Added: 26.03.2017 16:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Turkish foreign ministry summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Ankara on Sunday over a protest in Bern that it said was organised by supporters of terrorist groups and targeted President Tayyip Erdogan, foreign ministry sources said.

From: www.channelnewsasia.com

The Mud Day in Israel

Added: 26.03.2017 14:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Mud Day, an international sports event is produced by a leading French sports organization, A.S.O., that is well known for its top productions: Le Tour de France and the Dakar Rally. More than 150,000 people have participated in Mud Days in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain. Now it’s Israel’s turn to host the 13-kilometer race, with 22 mud-filled obstacles to overcome. (The Mud Day Israel)

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Turkey may hold EU referendum: Erdogan

Added: 26.03.2017 5:08 | 21 views | 0 comments

Turkey's president has said the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland.

From: www.news.com.au

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