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In the end of September, citizens of Switzerland voted to legalize same-sex marriage. While still illegal in most of eastern Europe, Switzerland was one of the last western European countries to legalize it. This will allow same-sex couples to adopt children and will streamline citizenship for couples with a foreign partner. Although civil partnerships had...
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On Saturday, nearly 2000 people participated in a march in the city of Wohlen, Switzerland near Zurich. They were protesting ant-coronavirus measures put in place by the Swiss government. Though the measures in Switzerland have been quite moderate compared to other countries, some citizens are clearly not happy with the restrictions. Switzerland is a country...
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On Monday night, ten people were swept away in an avalanche at the alpine resort of Verbier east of Geneva. One of the men who passed away was an unnamed British man. Switzerland is a very popular location for skiing. Switzerland has over 8.5 million people and no North American Baptist missionaries that we are...
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In January 2016, Beatrice Stockli was kidnapped from Timbuktu in northern Mali. After being held prisoner for four years by Islamic extremists, she was recently executed. News of her execution comes from a French aid worker who was freed on October 8 and who had held by the same or linked Islamist militia group. Though...
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