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Cecile Mantovani

Swiss baker invents 'Peace Cake' for Biden-Putin summit

Jun 16 2021

GENEVA A Swiss baker has invented a so-called "Peace Cake" to mark the Biden-Putin presidential summit, inspired by U.S. and Russian culinary traditions.

Shooting for glory, not to kill - a refugee's Olympic goal

May 27 2021

LAUSANNE, Switzerland When Eritrean refugee Luna Solomon lifts her rifle at a Lausanne shooting range, she is aiming at a specific target: a spot at the Tokyo Olympics in July. | Video

Imperial jewels sell for $3 million in Christie's auction

May 12 2021

(In first paragraph please read "Wednesday" instead of "Thursday")

UK's Truss expects Airbus-Boeing row to be resolved by July

Apr 30 2021

GENEVA (Reuters) -British trade minister Liz Truss expects the trade dispute over Airbus and Boeing to be resolved by July when a freeze on tit-for-tat tariffs expires, she told Reuters on Friday.

UK's Truss expects Airbus-Boeing row to be resolved by July

Apr 30 2021

GENEVA, April 30 British trade minister Liz Truss expects the trade dispute over Airbus and Boeing to be resolved by July when a freeze on tit-for-tat tariffs expires, she told Reuters on Friday.

Sneakers from Michael Jordan's rookie season up for sale at Sotheby's

Apr 28 2021

GENEVA A pair of red sneakers worn by NBA champion Michael Jordan in 1984-85, at the start of his Chicago Bulls career, is expected to fetch over $100,000 and possibly much higher at an online auction next month, Sotheby's said on Wednesday.

REFILE--Swiss restaurants re-open terraces as pandemic measures relaxed

Apr 19 2021

GENEVA, April 19 Some Swiss restaurants re-opened on Monday for diners on outdoor terraces, in the latest cautious easing of pandemic restrictions in the Alpine country, though others opted to stay shut saying it wasn't worth it.

French resort opens single ski run, but you'll need a car to reach the top

Feb 18 2021

COURCHEVEL, France Gari Abou and his teenage brother clutched their snowboards as they rode up the mountainside to the top of the only piste open in Courchevel. Their ride was not a chairlift, but a taxi.

"Dance will prevail" as top ballet competition goes virtual

Feb 03 2021

LAUSANNE In a normal year, the dozens of teenaged ballet dancers eyeing the prestigious Prix de Lausanne award would leap in from all across the world to the Swiss city to compete beneath the bright lights of the theatre.

U.S. must reverse Trump course, make human rights central - HRW

Jan 13 2021

GENEVA U.S. President-elect Joe Biden needs to restore the country's credibility on human rights at home and abroad, the head of New-York based Human Rights Watch told Reuters on Wednesday, after what he said were four years of abuse of democratic principles.

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