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Swiss vote on old age pension reform plan. Will supporters or opponents have the upper hand on Sunday?

“In times of polarisation, inclusion is the only way to improve democracy,” said Sarah Händel from the @Volksentscheid  NGO during today’s panel at the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy @GlobalForumDD 

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Out! Roger Federer takes to the court this evening for the final match of his tennis career at the #lavercup . Read our wrap of how the world reacted to his retirement

Switzerland is known for it's #neutrality  and direct #democracy . But how does the Swiss political system work exactly?

How to break the deadlock? Bern and Brussels still seem to be talking past each other.

Authorities did not reveal how much money the destroyed doses were worth; the Beobachter magazine estimated it at some CHF280 million.

“Local democracy is universal. Libya no longer has a national government, but people are getting strongly involved at the local level,” said Antonella Valmorbida of the European Association for Local Democracy at today’s inclusion debate. @ALDAeurope 

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"I will die sooner rather than later." #UeliSteck , Swiss mountaineer who died climbing Mount#Everest2017  today

Virologist Isabella Eckerle talks to @swissinfo_en  about why testing can't be used to open up everything, how to keep kids safe, and what she hopes we all take away from this #pandemic . #covid19  @EckerleIsabella 

Switzerland offers a federal diploma in yoga instruction, making it the only European country with such an option.

The Gotthard rail tunnel is the world's longest and is now in full operation. #Gottardo2016 

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Switzerland says "sorry"! In our new satirical format, we apologise on behalf of #Switzerland  - with a wink. Part 1: Follow the Monet! @karpi 

For more than 150 years the @ICRC  has been re-uniting those separated by war and natural disaster. In this episode, Inside Geneva#podcast  host @ImogenFoulkes  visits the #CTA  and speaks to @AnselmoFlorence , Anastasia Kushleyko, and @JMLepotic . Listen here:

By the end of this month, the @UN  will have a new #humanrights  chief. Inside Geneva #podcast  host @ImogenFoulkes  talks exclusively to @AgnesCallamard  of @amnesty  and @KenRoth  of @hrw , and asks them how they see the job. Listen here:

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