Switzerland Introduced Anti-Homophobia Law
Snapshot | 62% of Swiss voters have voted in favour of the new law despite opposition from the country’s right wing (SVP).
72nd World Health Assembly Session held in Switzerland
FTS News Bits | Venezuela's Health Minister @alvarado_mppsoficial condemned unilateral econominc sanctions against the #BolivarianRepublic.
Nestlé Headquarters Were Invaded By Protesters
Snapshot | Greenpeace activists protested last week outside Nestlé’s office in Vevey, Switzerland against single-use plastics
Venezuela's FM Speaks At The Human Rights Council In Geneva
FTS News Bits | Our correspondent in Geneva @SRodrigoteleSUR has the details of the speech given by Venezuelan foreign minister @jaarreaza to the @UNHumanRights council in Geneva.
UNHCR Refugee Report
The number of refugees and others fleeing their homes worldwide has hit a new record of 65.3 million people by the end of 2015.
FIFA Members Involved in Panama Papers Leak
High profile people in sports are among those named in the "Panama paper" scandal, including personalities such as Michel Platini or Lionel Messi.
UN 'Tired' of 'Illegal Migrants' Label
The U.N. refugee agency responds to the EU-Turkish deal on refugees, saying that refugees are not "illegal migrants."
World Health Organisation on Zika Virus
WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan, has warned about the spread of the Zika virus in 23 countries in the Americas. She says even though the level of alarm is extremely high, the links with birth malformations ...
Argentine President Meets with World Leaders at WEF
President Mauricio Macri met with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Davos as both leaders attend the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Macri also held a bilateral meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and ...
Venezuela: Maduro Addresses UN Human Rights Council
Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the election of his country to the 47-nation body is a manifestation of international support. He ...