Tag Archives: Switzerland

23Feb/15

UN rights office condemns racist incident on Paris Metro

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (FEBRUARY 20, 2015) (REUTERS) – The United Nations rights office said on Friday (February 20) that there was still much work to be done to get rid of racism from soccer.
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22Feb/15

Virtual reality allows humans to fly like birds

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (REUTERS) – From the ancient Greek legend of Icarus, to the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, flying like a bird has been a dream for mankind for generations.

Not anymore — thanks to this machine, an immersive full body simulator that recreates the sensation of flying.
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17Feb/15

Project Anywhere takes virtual reality gaming to new level

A student at ETH Zurich creates what he believes is the most advanced virtual digital avatar ever seen. Constantinos Miltiadis says his Project Anywhere will allow multiple gamers in separate continents to compete in the same virtual space.

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14Feb/15

Clear bias against Qatar says Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup Committee chief

There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi

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10Feb/15

Police seize lost ‘Da Vinci’ painting in Switzerland

Italian and Swiss Police have seized a lost painting attributed to Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci from a bank vault in Switzerland.
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