Tag Archives: Switzerland

US Treasury Chief Mnuchin Shrugs Off Greta Thunberg – ‘Who is She?’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a shot at 17-year-old Greta Thunberg on Thursday, saying she was in no position to give advice on climate change because she hasn’t been to college yet. At a press briefing at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos, Mnuchin dismissed Thunberg’s suggestion that governments and…

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Davos: ‘Russian Spies’ Disguised as Plumbers Attempting to Install Surveillance Equipment Caught by Police

Swiss police caught two Russian men suspected of attempting to install spying equipment for the Kremlin at the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Trump Calls Out ‘Prophets of Doom’ at Davos as Greta Thunberg Watches

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Donald Trump denounced pessimists spreading doom about the future as he noted that since his election, America has proven wrong those who said its best days were behind it. In his remarks, Trump equated climate change activists with those who have forecast catastrophes before that…

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Trump at Davos: EU More Difficult to do Business With Than China, UK Will Come Out Great From Brexit Negotiations

President Trump has condemned the EU’s protectionism, remarking Boris Johnson had “guts” in taking on the continental power bloc.

Trump at Davos: ‘We Look Forward to Negotiating a Tremendous New Deal With the United Kingdom’

President Donald Trump has talked up the prospect of a “tremendous” trade deal with the United Kingdom during his keynote Davos Speech.

Nothing to See Here: U.N. Investigates and Clears Self over Allegations of Fraud, Misappropriation, Corruption

Switzerland will resume sending money to the U.N.’s embattled agency for Palestinian “refugees” after a U.N. internal probe cleared itself of any and all allegations relating to “fraud, misappropriation of funds, systemic corruption, gross nepotism, and sexual misconduct.”

Algerian Migrant Arrested After Breaking into Woman’s Home to Rape Her

A 28-year-old Algerian migrant was arrested in the Swiss municipality of Holderbank this week after attempting to rape a woman after breaking into her home.

Radical Swiss Imam Faces Allegations of Welfare Benefit Fraud

Radical Islamic imam Abu Ramadan, a migrant from Libya, is accused of illegally obtaining as much as 590,000 Swiss francs (£455,335/$596,700) between 2003 and 2017.

America Isn’t the World Leader in Mass Shootings. France, Finland & Switzerland Are All Worse

In his response to the horrific mass shootings earlier this month in Texas and Ohio, former President Barack Obama used a rather tired leftist talking point regarding the frequency of such tragedies. pic.twitter.com/nNOVtQ50O4 — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 5, 2019 “First, no other nation on Earth comes close to experiencing the frequency of mass shootings…

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Facebook Reveals ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency Will Be ‘Governed’ by Switzerland-Based Coalition of Elites

Facebook plans to launch its own currency named Libra in 2020. The Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe have unveiled more details about how the currency will operate, including a promise of privacy for its user, and the fact that the currency will be “governed” by the “Libra Association,” a group of Mark Zuckerberg’s fellow elites based in Switzerland.

Swiss Hold Referendum on EU Attempt to Restrict Traditional Gun Rights

GENEVA (AP) – Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland’s partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tightened gun rules following extremist attacks in Europe.