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2013-02-01 23:01:39

The World Presentation of Haute Horlogerie (WPHH) racks up the stellar performances. After an unforgettable 2012 show at the Forum Grimaldi in Monaco, the 21st edition of this impressive event hosted by Franck Muller from January 20th to the 25th 2013 fulfilled all its promises amidst the glamorous setting of Watchland in Genthod (Geneva). Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The 21st edition of the WPHH lived up to all the expectations of the world´s high watchmaking...

2013-01-30 23:02:03

FinLab SA, the provider of PackHedge, is pleased to announce the addition of powerful Stress Testing, Scenario analysis and Sensitivity analysis tools to complement the extensive portfolio construction and management functionalities and risk analysis tools provided with PackHedge. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 FinLab SA, the provider of PackHedge, is pleased to announce the addition of powerful Stress Testing, Scenario analysis and Sensitivity analysis tools to complement the...

2013-01-26 23:01:55

Dr. Rafik Benaissa, brother of former SNC Lavalin Executive Riadh Ben Aissa, has filed a complaint with The Strasbourg-France European Court of Human Rights. The complaint alleges Mr. Michael Lauber has arrested Riadh Ben Aissa and prosecuted Riadh Ben Aissa´s case in a politically motivated, unfair, and cruel fashion, imprisoning him with no charges for close to one year in a Bern Prison. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Dr. Rafik Benaissa, a US citizen and brother of former SNC...

2013-01-25 23:01:32

The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Ramiz, a dentist in Azerbaijan. Bach, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Ramiz, in Azerbaijan. Ramiz is a 53 year old man who is married with three daughters, who, along with one million others, were forced to flee their home and...

2013-01-24 23:03:05

The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Grace, a Pharmacist in Kenya. Bach, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 The Prospero Foundation, founded by Ulrik DeBo of DeBondo Capital, is proud to announce that a microloan donation has been made to Grace, a Pharmacist in Kenya. Grace, a married mother of four, describes herself as a humble woman. For five years she has been operating a pharmacy located in...

Greening Global Economy - Unlocking Private Finance For Green Growth
2013-01-23 04:45:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world must spend an additional $14 trillion on clean energy infrastructure, low-carbon transport and energy efficiency to meet the United Nations´ goal for capping the rise in average global temperatures, according to a World Economic Forum report released on Monday. The extra spending amounts to about $700 billion per year through 2030, and would provide economic stimulus along with reducing the costs associated with...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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