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Switzerland
Switzerland


Swiss Banks Agonise Over US Tax Evasion ‘Guilt’ – OpEd

By Matthew Allen Swiss banks are engaging in a game of cat-and-mouse by positioning themselves to the best advantage in a United States tax evasion scheme that promises non-prosecution in exchange for owning up to past offences. While some banks have formed a clear picture of where they stand in the so-called ‘non-target letter’ programme, […]

Sri Lanka seen from space
Sri Lanka seen from space


Sri Lanka And China: Towards Innovation Driven Economies – Analysis

By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera September begins with summer Davos in Tianjin, China, themed, ‘Creating Value through Innovation’; and over 1,500 participants from 90 countries will be in attendance. The discussion will be on how innovation can generate more and better value for all stakeholders of our society. China has given top priority for innovation. Last year […]

Ebola virus
Ebola virus. Photo by CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith


The 2014 Ebola Outbreak: International And US Responses – Analysis

By Tiaji Salaam-Blyther Ebola virus disease (Ebola or EVD) is a severe, often fatal disease that was first detected near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 1976.1 Originating in animals, EVD is spread to humans and among humans through contact with the blood, secretions, organs, or other bodily fluids […]

Wind farm in Neuenkirchen, Germany. Photo by Dirk Ingo Franke, Wikipedia Commons.
Wind farm in Neuenkirchen, Germany. Photo by Dirk Ingo Franke, Wikipedia Commons.


Why The Debate Over Energy Storage Utterly Misses The Point – Analysis

By Chris Dalby The debate over which energy storage technology will prove to be the best in the long-term is woefully misguided. Many technologies have been tested in the field or been fully installed, but their real-world applications have created constant questions around a number of fixed themes: the three-points concern cost, technology, and potential […]

Turkey
Turkey


EU Commission Silent Over Turkey’s Hopes To Profit From Russian Food Ban

(EurActiv) — At least publicly, the Commission has kept silent over Turkey’s statements that it should profit from the Russian embargo on imported Western food. EurActiv Greece reports. As an EU candidate country, Turkey is expected to align with EU foreign policy, especially in the cases of restrictive measures imposed on third countries In the […]