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Swiss Army Greenlights Islamic Headscarf for Female Soldiers

The Islamic headscarf is compatible with the Swiss army dress code, Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin has told local media, confirming reports that a hijab-wearing Muslim is enrolled in Switzerland’s school of recruits for the first time.

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Steve Bannon Triggers Socialist Protests in Switzerland

ZÜRICH — In Zürich for his first public appearance since leaving Breitbart News, Steve Bannon addressed a sold-out arena of more than 1,500 people on Tuesday evening as hundreds of demonstrators protested not far away. A brigade of 200 police

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Steve Bannon Rocks Switzerland with Message of Populist-Nationalism

ZÜRICH — Stephen K. Bannon took Zürich by storm Tuesday, addressing a sell-out crowd on the future of international populist nationalism, calling the movement “unstoppable” and “only at its beginning stages.” Citing recent examples from Italy, Poland, Hungary, Austria and France,

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are meeting for the July 7-8 summit. Topics high on the agenda for the summit include climate policy …

Merkel ‘Mocked’ PM May’s Brexit Negotiations at Secret Davos Briefing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reduced a secret gathering of journalists to “uproarious” laughter as she recounted the British prime minister’s clueless approach to Brexit negotiations during the Davos meetings last week, in claimed remarks that come shortly after President Trump also said he thought May was handling Brexit badly.

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Swiss ‘Sugar Mama’ Faces Jail for Trafficking Younger Migrant Boyfriend

Swiss national Barbara Schwager, 56, faces potential prison time in Switzerland after she smuggled her 27-year-old illegal migrant boyfriend out of Switzerland to avoid his deportation back to Pakistan. The 56-year-old claims that she wants to marry her much younger partner Nadeem Akram