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Verdict saying Switzerland violated rights by failing on climate action could ripple across Europe

Verdict saying Switzerland violated rights by failing on climate action could ripple across Europe

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Europe’s highest human rights court ruled Tuesday that countries must better protect their people from the consequences of climate change, siding with a group of older Swiss women against their government in a landmark ruling that could have implications across the continent. The European Court of Human Rights rejected two other,...

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A top Jewish group in Switzerland slams an antisemitic sign purportedly by a local ski rental stand

A top Jewish group in Switzerland slams an antisemitic sign purportedly by a local ski rental stand

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s main Jewish organization on Monday denounced an antisemitic sign put up at a local ski shop near Davos, barring Jews from renting equipment from the store. Regional police opened an investigation. The sign on Pischa Mountain above Davos, a town known for hosting the annual World Economic Forum meeting of global...