The Swiss/EU deal would have Switzerland routinely adopt changes to single market rules. It would also create a more effective platform to resolve trade disputes and open a path to new trade deals such as an electricity union.
The case involved information leaked by whistleblower Herve Falciani, a French citizen who worked for HSBC’s Swiss private bank and in 2008 disclosed details on thousands of clients he suspected were using accounts to evade tax.
Just weeks ago UNAMID, a joint African Union and the United Nations peacekeeping force, began reducing the number of its troops in the region, citing a fall in violence there. Khartoum had in recent years insisted that UN peacekeepers leave the region, saying the conflict there had ended.
For upwards of almost $200 a night, guests at a Swiss hotel might expect to catch a glimpse of the towering Alps or overlook one of the country's famous lakes. But visitors to Hotel La Claustra get a room without a view. The 17-room hotel is buried in the Gotthard mountain range and, with cavernous walls and minimalist interior, offers the chance to spend a few nights in an ex-army bunker.
Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.
London, Jan 20 (ANI): British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne held bilateral talks with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, ahead of the World Economic Forum. Both the ministers discussed cooperation between the two countries at the residence of the British Finance Minister at Downing Street in central London. The talks focused on infrastructure and financial services. Jaitley also addressed an investors summit at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning and will fly to Davos, Switzerland, in the evening.