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  • Swiss say Palestinians can join Geneva Conventions

    GENEVA (AP) — Twenty-five years after making their first bid for membership, the Palestinians can join the Geneva Conventions governing the rules of war and military occupations, the Swiss government said Friday. Israel had opposed the move, arguing that there is no universally recognized...

  • Cement makers Holcim, Lafarge create Swiss merger

    GENEVA (AP) — Two of the world's largest suppliers of building materials announced plans for a "merger of equals" Monday that would create an industry giant with a combined 32 billion euros ($44 billion) in annual revenues. Swiss-based Holcim and its French counterpart, Lafarge, said the new...

  • Swiss name 8 banks in forex manipulation probe

    GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's competition regulator on Monday named eight global banks it is investigating for possible manipulation of foreign exchange rates. The move is the latest twist in an investigation by regulators in the U.S., Europe and Asia on whether major banks colluded to...



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