Switzerland

  • Government cannot bring back black money in our lifetime: BJP MP 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A Bharatiya Janata Party MP on Thursday said India will not be able to bring back black money from Switzerland "in our lifetime", in a comment that could be seen as embarrassing for his party's government at the Centre which has declared its commitment to fufil this task. "We...
  • Switzerland gets the edge on EU with China trade deal July 7, 2014

    Basel: Switzerland has one-upped its European Union neighbours with a free trade deal with China that its politicians and business sector say is crucial to boosting ties with the world's second-largest economy. The free trade agreement (FTA), in force since Tuesday, is China's first with a mainland European country and was...
  • The Beautiful Game: Di Maria's 118-minute strike seals Argentina's QF place July 2, 2014

    Angel Di Maria scored in the 118th minute to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland in extra time and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Angel di Maria resuscitates Argentina's campaign July 2, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Cometh the hour, cometh the 'saviour' Angel di Maria. It is true great players never give up. Great players do historic things in key moments to get everything for their club or country. And Di Maria did the same at the jam-packed Arena de Sao Paulo. With 117 minutes...
  • World Cup 2014: Di Maria's 118-minute strike seals Argentina's QF place July 2, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Angel Di Maria scored in the 118th minute on Tuesday to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland after extra time and a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals. With a penalty shootout looming, Lionel Messi made a surging run toward the Swiss area and laid the ball...
  • As it happened: Argentina vs Switzerland, Round of 16 July 2, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the Round of 16 match between Argentina and Switzerland at the Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Messi's goals have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better all-round performance when...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Switzerland in the round of 16 July 1, 2014

    Lionel Messi have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better all-round performance when they meet Switzerland ...
  • All information about black money will be made public: Centre June 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The Centre will put in public domain all information it gets about black money stashed in foreign banks, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. "The government will put all the information it gets regarding black money in public domain when the time comes. We will take steps keeping...
  • World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi's Argentina look to peak against Swiss July 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Messi's goals have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better all-round performance when they meet Switzerland on Tuesday. The diminutive four-time player of the year has finally sparked for his country, hitting four of their six goals as Argentina qualified top...
  • List of Indians with unaccounted money in Swiss banks may be out soon June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a step towards bringing back all the black money allegedly stashed away in Swiss banks as promised during the election campaigns, the new government at the Centre on Sunday wrote to the Switzerland government seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money. The latest request has...
  • Black money probe: India seeks details of secret accounts from Switzerland June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Indian government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money, it has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking secret bank details and names of Indians who have unaccounted money in Swiss banks. Earlier this week, the Switzerland said that it was readying a list...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Lavezzi set to replace Aguero against Switzerland June 29, 2014

    Argentina look set to play Ezequiel Lavezzi instead of the injured Sergio Aguero in a continued three-man attack for Tuesday's last-16 match against Switzerland in Sao Paulo. Coach Alejandro Sabella had Lavezzi in an 11-man formation, assumed to be the probable starting lineup, for training at their base in Belo Horizonte...
  • Copyright piracy has reached alarming level in China, India: Report June 26, 2014

    Washington: An influential Congressional caucus in a latest report has expressed concern over alarming level of copyright piracy in four countries China, Russia, Switzerland and India. It has added India to the 2014 Watch List. The report "2014 International Piracy Watch List," by International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus highlights the...
  • World Cup 2014: Switzerland meet Argentina in last 16 as Shaqiri sinks Honduras June 26, 2014

    Manaus: Xherdan Shaqiri scored all three goals on Wednesday to put Switzerland into the second round of the World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Honduras. The Swiss will next face Lionel Messi and Argentina on Tuesday in Sao Paulo. Shaqiri scored his first goal in the sixth minute, dribbling into a...
  • As it happened: Honduras vs Switzerland, Ecuador vs France June 26, 2014

    Catch all the LIVE updates from both the Group E matches as Honduras take on Switzerland whereas Ecuador face France. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Exactly four years after their last World Cup meeting, Switzerland and Honduras will face each other under almost identical circumstances. If France beat Ecuador in...
  • World Cup 2014: 4 years later, Switzerland and Honduras meet again June 24, 2014

    Manaus: Exactly four years after their last World Cup meeting, Switzerland and Honduras will face each other under almost identical circumstances. The teams drew 0-0 at the last World Cup on June 25, 2010, a result that led to the elimination of both teams. On Wednesday - June 25, 2014...
  • Switzerland to work with new Indian government on tax evasion June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: As the debate on alleged black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks continues, Switzerland on Monday said it is looking forward to working together with the new government of India in its fight against tax evasion. The European nation's Ministry of Finance also said that "Switzerland understands...
  • Swiss government prepares list of Indians with suspected black money June 22, 2014

    Zurich: In a major boost to India's fight against black money, Switzerland has prepared a list of Indians suspected to have stashed un-taxed wealth in Swiss banks and the details are being shared with Indian government. The names of these Indian individuals and entities have come under scanner of the Swiss...
  • Football World Cup 2014: How the world tweeted #SUI versus #FRA June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Switzerland central defender Steve von Bergen is out of the World Cup after breaking a facial bone in his team's 5-2 loss to France. Von Bergen was kicked in the face by France striker Olivier Giroud as they challenged for the ball in the seventh minute of Friday's...
  • World Cup 2014: Switzerland defender Steve von Bergen out with an injury June 21, 2014

    Salvador: Switzerland central defender Steve von Bergen is out of the World Cup after breaking a facial bone in his team's 5-2 loss to France. Von Bergen was kicked in the face by France striker Olivier Giroud as they challenged for the ball in the seventh minute of Friday's match in...
  • World Cup 2014: France showing spirit of '98, says Didier Deschamps June 21, 2014

    France coach Didier Deschamps said his side were showing the grit and determination he and his team mates had when they swept to World Cup victory in 1998 after they demolished Switzerland 5-2 on Friday. France are now virtually assured of qualification from Group E after a superb attacking display at...
  • World Cup 2014: France crush Switzerland 5-2 to lead Group E June 21, 2014

    Salvador: Forwards Olivier Giroud and Karim Benzema each scored one goal and created another as a rampant France blew away Switzerland 5-2 Friday to take control of Group E and all but seal a place in the next round. France has six points and can qualify if Ecuador and Honduras...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Switzerland vs France June 21, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group E encounter between Switzerland and France at the Arena Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Coach Didier Deschamps is trying to take the spotlight away from striker Karim Benzema heading into France's potentially decisive clash with Switzerland. Whoever...
  • World Cup 2014: French take on Swiss in potential Group E decider June 20, 2014

    RIBEIRAO PRETO: Coach Didier Deschamps is trying to take the spotlight away from striker Karim Benzema heading into France's potentially decisive clash with Switzerland on Friday. Whoever wins in Salvador will take a significant step toward clinching top spot in Group E and therefore avoid a likely match against Lionel Messi's...
  • The Beautiful Game: Second half substitutions key in Switzerland's win June 16, 2014

    A goal deep in stoppage-time by Haris Seferovic gave Switzerland a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ecuador in their Group E opener. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Seferovic's late-strike seals Switzerland win over Ecuador June 15, 2014

    Brasilia: A goal deep in stoppage-time by Haris Seferovic gave Switzerland a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ecuador in their Group E opener at the World Cup on Sunday. A low-quality match looked destined to end in a draw until substitute Seferovic fired home the winner from close range in the...
  • World Cup 2014: France gear up for Honduras test June 15, 2014

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discusses England's loss to Italy last night, upcoming Group E encounters and Argentina's opening match against Bosnia. ...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Switzerland vs Ecuador June 15, 2014

    Switzerland have improved since the last World Cup in 2010 and are confident they can reach the last 16 as one of two qualifiers from Group E. Speaking ahead of Sunday's opening game against Ecuador, the experienced Hitzfeld said an injection of youth and creativity allied with traditional Swiss defensive solidity...
  • World Cup 2014: What to watch on day four June 15, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: France are preparing for their first World Cup match since leaving South Africa in disgrace four years ago following a player strike and a group-stage exit. Didier Deschamps' inexperienced squad needs to perform on the sport's biggest stage to win back supporters and is expected to beat Honduras...