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Swiss parliament votes to make women work longer
Channel NewsAsia

Swiss parliament votes to make women work longer

GENEVA:Women in Switzerland will likely need to work for a year longer, after the lower house of parliament voted Wednesday (Sep 28) to extend their retirement age to 65. Following the example of the upper house, the lower house of parliament ... Channel NewsAsia, 2 hours ago
AFP - Switzerland-pensions-politics-economy Namibia Press Agency, 2 hours ago
Bern wants Swiss women to work longer The Local Switzerland, 27 minutes ago

Swiss lawmakers approve proposal to ban Muslim women from wearing burqas in public

The Swiss parliament has voted in favor of banning Muslim women from wearing the burqa in public. The National Council passed the vote 88 votes to 87 with 10 abstentions. Earlier this year a government committee had voted strongly against the ban, ...
 FOXNews.com20 hours ago Switzerland votes to ban wearing Burka in public  News.Az3 hours ago Switzerland bans Muslims from wearing burqas in public  WorldNetDaily16 hours ago Swiss parliament votes to ban burqa in public  Daily Sabah22 hours ago

Rules for Swiss citizenship slightly eased

The law could take effect in 2018 if voters also give the green light (Keystone) Parliament has paved the way to make it easier for third-generation immigrants to acquire a Swiss passport. Swiss voters will have the final say on the reform at ...
 Swiss Info2 hours ago
Deutsche Welle

Swiss parliament approves draft bill on national burqa ban

Switzerland's lower house has approved the draft bill by just a single vote. The vote could prove to be just symbolic, however, as a nationwide ban remains far from coming into force. DW recommends Switzerland's lower house on Tuesday narrowly voted ...
 Deutsche Welle19 hours ago Ban on face veils advances in Swiss parliament  Yahoo! India22 hours ago Swiss Parliament's Lower House Backs Ban on Face Veils  VOA News10 hours ago Swiss parliament backs ban on face veils in the street  Brief hours ago
The Local Switzerland

Swiss parliament paves way for nationwide Burqa ban

Switzerland's parliament has approved a draft bill aiming for a nationwide burqa ban, initiated by the right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP). Its backers also launched a public petition with the same goal. The draft bill was approved on Tuesday, ...
 Russia Today14 hours ago Swiss burka ban moves through parliament  World Radio Switzerland3 hours ago Swiss Lower House Approves Ban on Wearing Burka throughout the Country  Latin American Herald Tribune10 hours ago Burka ban approved in first parliamentary chamber  Swiss Info20 hours ago

Minister calls on parliament to stop playing games

26th September 2016, 0 comments Following Swiss voters rejection of higher pension payments, Interior Minister Alain Berset insists that the result doesn't mean voters support raising the age of retirement. He also believes a failure to pass ...
 Expatica Switzerland1 day ago Minister says government pension plan on track  World Radio Switzerland1 day ago Swiss citizens' security concerns give yes vote to law for enhanced surveillance of internet, use of drones - privacy advocates 'will monitor'  Sott.net1 day ago Ticino: Minister Gentiloni has telephone conversation with Swiss Foreign Minister, Didier Burkhalter  Mena Focus.qa21 hours ago

Ban hijabs from passport photos like caps & headbands, says MP from Switzerland's largest party

A politician from the right-wing Swiss People's Party, the largest in the federal parliament, has demanded that hijabs be banned from passport photos, just as caps are. This unequal treatment has nothing do to with religious freedom, he argued. ...
 Russia Today2 days ago Walter Wobmann, Swiss Right-Wing Politician, Calls For Hijab Ban In Passport Photos  International Business Times2 days ago Swiss MP wants to ban hijabs from passport photos  Sott.net1 day ago Swiss MP: Ban Hijabs from Passport Photos  Al Intiqad2 days ago
The Local Switzerland

Swiss MPs Support Light Solution to EU Immigration Dispute

The Swiss parliament's lower house took a step toward solving a disagreement over immigration with the European Union, a move one opponent called a genuflection before Brussels. Following an at-times heated debate that lasted more than 7 hours, ...
 Bloomberg6 days ago Row as Swiss MPs give in on EU migrant curbs  The Local Switzerland6 days ago Swiss lawmakers approve solution to EU immigration dispute  Kuwait News Agency6 days ago Swiss press criticize Bern's 'capitulation' on immigration  The Local Switzerland6 days ago
Reuters UK

Swiss play down talks with Juncker on EU immigration curbs

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrives to address the European Parliament during a debate on The State of the European Union in Strasbourg, France, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler ZURICH The Swiss government on ...
 Reuters UK1 week ago Swiss and EU say they closer on immigration deal after talks  Reuters India1 week ago EU eyes 'specific' Swiss deal on migrants  EUobserver1 week ago Switzerland: London watches EU talks on migration closely  EurActiv.com6 days ago

Mandatory Swiss dog training scrapped

Switzerland's parliament has voted to do away with obligatory training courses for dog owners, after a government report suggested they had little effect. The law requires anyone getting a new dog to attend four hours of obedience classes with ...
 BBC1 week ago Swiss parliament drops dog training courses for humans  World Radio Switzerland1 week ago
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