- Africa: AU, Austria Sign 1 Million Euro Assistance Agreement
[ERTA]The African Union Commission and the Austrian Government on Friday signed an agreement amounting to 1,000,000 Euro to support implementation of the AU Gender, Peace and Security Program (GPSP), AU said in a press release on Saturday.
All Africa. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:12:29 GMT.
- Petra N?mcovForbes - Tech Caymans & Costa Rica Sign U.S. Tax Evasion Pact---FATCA Gets Even Fatter
Forbes - Tech Caribbean and Central American havens are often thought to be less rigorous in their observance of banking and tax laws than European nations like Switzerland. ...
By Robert W. Wood. Forbes. Sat, 30 Nov 2013 19:23:03 GMT.
- Switzerland 1, Italy, Holland and England 0
How are Switzerland among the top seeds at next year's World Cup finals, but Netherlands and Italy are not?
BBC News. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 03:12:12 GMT.
- IAEA Invited To Visit Iran's Arak Site In December
IAEA Director-General Yuyika Amano made the announcement at a meeting of the UN agency’s board of governors in Vienna on November 28.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:06:37 +0000.
- France seeks tycoon's extradition from Switzerland
Swiss officials say France is seeking the extradition of a wealthy Israeli businessman who was arrested in Switzerland last week.
Miami Herald. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 06:38 EST.
- UK protest at Gibraltar bag opening
Britain has protested to the Spanish authorities after police opened a diplomatic bag at the border with Gibraltar, calling it "a serious infringement" of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.
BBC News. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:25:00 GMT.
- The Importance of Switzerland’s 1:12 CEO Pay Cap Vote
The cap may not have been a good idea, but discussing the underlying issue remains important.
U. S. News & World Report. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:15:00 -0500.
The Alpine States consist of Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and
Liechtenstein. These nations are located in the Alpine region
of south central Europe, and you find more news and information
about them by visiting the official government websites listed below.
The Swiss Confederation's capital city
is Berne, and its national currency is the Swiss Franc. The primary
languages used in Switzerland are German, French, and Italian; in 2007,
the estimated population of Switzerland was 7,555,000.
The Republic of Austria's capital city is Vienna, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in Austria is German, and
in 2007, the estimated population of Austria was 8,200,000.
The Republic of Slovenia's capital city is Ljubljana, and its
currency is the Tolar. The country's national language is Slovene,
and its estimated population in 2007 was 2,009,000.
The Principality of Liechtenstein's capital city is Vaduz, and its
currency is the Swiss Franc. The Alemannic German dialect is
spoken in Liechtenstein, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population