Switzerland

What is Switzerland known for?


low production


sponsorship world

organisation, funded mainly through radio and television licence fees (70%) and making the remaining income from advertising and sponsorship (Sponsor (commercial)). *World Radio Switzerland (WRS) is the only English-language radio station in Switzerland. Broadcast by Radio Suisse Romande from the city of Geneva, it was founded (as World Radio Geneva, WRG) in 1996. Background After the successful Invasion of Normandy and the subsequent eastward push through


international articles

literature. Dr. Behçet published 126 national and international articles between 1921 and 1940. 53 of those appeared in prestigious European scientific journals. When the Nazis came to power in 1933, Albers and his Jewish girlfriend Hansi Burg moved to Starnberger See in Bavaria. While Albers himself never needed to show public support for the Nazi regime, he became the most popular actor under Nazi rule. The actor nevertheless, although being a party


vocal de

in Marsens, Switzerland and educated in his native canton of Fribourg. He founded the Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne, with which he has recorded and toured extensively. He also has an association with the Gulbenkien Chorus of Lisbon, Portugal and teaches at the Geneva Conservatory of Music. '''Ernst Haefliger''' (8 July 1919 commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


activities working

and composition in the Conservatories (College or university school of music) of Verona, Bolzano, and Milan. At the age of 17, he made his professional debut as an orchestra director. After the war, Zanolli returned to artistic activities, working in some of the most important theatres in Italy, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Spain and the United States. Later years In 1874, Padial went into a self-impossed exile in Switzerland, when the Spanish Monarchy


distinct sound

and on Swisscom TV. http: www.upc-cablecom.ch en b2c tv sender sendervergleich.htm '''''Farfisa Beat''''' was released as a single (single (music)) in Denmark and Germany in 1980, and Switzerland in 1981. The song is from Squeeze (Squeeze (band))'s third album, ''Argybargy''. Farfisa refers to the manufacturer of the electronic organ that gives this song its distinct sound. Success in the UK Whilst completing their first album, the band had another line-up change with Godson being replaced by drummer Steve Grantley. They worked with sound engineer (audio engineering), mixer (Production sound mixer) and producer (record producer) Pete Hammond, with the exception of one track, "I'm Not Scared (I'm Not Scared (song))", which was co-produced and written by the Pet Shop Boys and Phil Harding (Phil Harding (producer)). "I'm Not Scared" was chosen as the next single for release in Europe. It was greeted with media (Mass media) and public enthusiasm, and "I'm Not Scared" became a Top 10 (Top 40) hit in almost every country in Europe, achieving number one in Italy, number 2 in Switzerland and Portugal, number 3 in Spain, 4 in Greece, 5 in Germany, 7 in the UK, 8 in France and 20 in Austria. Pet Shop Boys recorded their own version of "I'm Not Scared" for their album ''Introspective (Introspective (album))''. Early years Thompson was born in the booming maritime city of Belfast, Ireland, the eldest son of a linen merchant, whose wealth would later permit Thompson to fund his own research without an academic affiliation. Thompson attended the newly formed Royal Belfast Academical Institution, where he got a degree in Biological Science. Founded by, amongst others, John Templeton (John Templeton (Botanist)), the school had a strong natural history section that produced a cohort of prominent naturalists. In 1826 he went on a Grand Tour accompanied by George Langtry, a Fortwilliam Belfast shipowner. They starting in Holland then travelled through Belgium down the Rhine to Switzerland and on to Rome and Naples. They returned via Florence, Geneva and Paris. Thompson's first scientific paper, ''The Birds of the Copeland Islands'', was published in 1827 shortly after he joined the Belfast Natural History Society. In these years he became a member of the Belfast Literary Society. In 1834 Thompson began studying the distribution of marine animals in space (depth range) and time (seasonality). His first research was with Edward Forbes conducting dredging in the Irish Sea. Other participants were Robert MacAndrew, George Barlee, John Gwyn Jeffreys and his fellow Irishmen Robert Ball (Robert Ball(naturalist)), Edmund Getty and George Crawford Hyndman. In 1835 he travelled in France, Switzerland and Germany with Forbes. Then in 1841 he joined Forbes and Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt on the ''Beacon'' working in the Mediterranean and Aegean (Aegean Sea). The expedition lasted eighteen months and conducted more than one hundred dredging operations at depths varying from 1 to 130 fathoms, as well as shore-based studies. Thompson focused on the depth range of algae, his main collection of which is in the Ulster Museum herbarium and consists of five large albums Algae collection. Ulster Museum (BEL) catalogue numbers: F7953 — F8151, F8182 — F8393, F8394 — F8595, F8580 — F8847 and F8848 — F8937. containing specimens collected by Thompson himself, William Henry Harvey, Moon, D. Landsborough, Robert Ball (Robert Ball(naturalist)), Thomas Coulter, George Crawford Hyndman, William McCalla and many others. His records are also reported by others such as Gifford (1853):- ''Griffithsia simplicifilum'' from "...Isle of Wight, in August, 1841, by Messers. R.Ball. and W. Thompson." ''' Gifford, I.''' 1853. ''The Marine Botanist; an Introduction to the Study of the British Sea-weeds;...'' Third edition. Brighton, London. Castro began recruiting from an office in Paris in 1842 and the first of his recruits sailed into the port of Galveston, Texas on January 1, 1843. In the fall of 1843, Castro recruits in Alsace, Baden and Switzerland. Waves of his colonists depart for Texas in the winter of 1843 and spring of 1844. Castro left Europe for Texas on May 19, 1844 by way of New Orleans. He made it to San Antonio in July of 1844 to meet with the colonists and was escorted by the Texas Rangers (Texas Ranger Division) to inspect his land grant. The first of Castro's colonists arrive at the land on September 2, 1884. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


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Military Prominent Russians . Russiapedia.rt.com (1908-10-29). Retrieved on 2011-10-29. From 1798 to 1799, he commanded the 6th Chasseurs. thumb Johann Georg Baiter. (File:Johann Georg Baiter.jpg) '''Johann Georg Baiter''' (May 31, 1801 – October 10, 1877) was a Swiss (Switzerland) philologist and textual critic. A reunited Deep Purple were also due to appear from Switzerland via satellite, but pulled out after guitarist Ritchie Blackmore refused to take part


extensive contributions

. Contributions According to his biographers, Jára Cimrman made extensive contributions to mankind, in all areas. He proposed the Panama Canal to the U.S. government (Federal government of the United States), including a libretto for an opera of the same name. He reformed the school system in Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)). With Count Zeppelin (Ferdinand von Zeppelin) he constructed the first rigid airship using Swedish (Sweden) steel and Czech wicker (the wicker


leading opera

physicist, working mainly in the U.S. *'''Oper Frankfurt (Opern- und Schauspielhaus Frankfurt)''' The Frankfurt Opera is a leading opera company in Germany and one of the most important opera houses in Europe. It was elected ''Opera house of the year'' (of Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland) by German magazine Opernwelt in 1995, 1996 and 2003. It was also elected ''Best opera house in Germany'' in 2010 and 2011. Its orchestra was voted ''Orchestra of the year'' in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Kultiversum.de: Opernwelt Pressemitteilung * 1994 – During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 60 people are killed and some 200 wounded as a mortar shell slams into a downtown marketplace in Sarajevo. *1997 – The so-called Big Three banks (Swiss bank#Major banks) in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust (The Holocaust) survivors and their families. *2000 – Russian forces massacre (Novye Aldi massacre) at least 60 civilians in the Novye Aldi suburb of Grozny, Chechnya. The F-5 started life as a privately-funded light fighter program by Northrop in the 1950s. The first-generation F-5A Freedom Fighter entered service in the 1960s. During the Cold War, over 800 were produced through 1972 for U.S. allies and Switzerland. The USAF had no need for a light fighter but specifed a requirement for a supersonic trainer, procuring about 1,200 of a derivative airframe for this purpose, the Northrop T-38 Talon. Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guernsey, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia (Macedonia (country)), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe '''Floorball''', a type of floor hockey, is an indoor team sport which was developed in the 1970s in Sweden. Floorball is most popular in areas where the sport has developed the longest, such as the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


friendly+work

-news 2008 07 16 clinton-morrison-s-run-out-in-coventry-city-friendly-92746-21349338 title Clinton Morrison's run-out in Coventry City friendly work Coventry Telegraph date 16 July 2008 He signed a two-year deal with the club on 7 August 2008. He wore the number

Switzerland

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-- '''Switzerland''' ( . While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found; among them are the two global (global city) and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.

The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291, which is celebrated annually as Swiss National Day. The country has a long history of armed neutrality—it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002. Nevertheless it pursues an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. Thomas Fleiner, Alexander Misic, Nicole Töpperwien, ''Swiss Constitutional Law'', p. 28, Kluwer Law International In addition to being the birthplace of the Red Cross (International Committee of the Red Cross), Switzerland is home to numerous international organizations, including the second largest UN office (United Nations Office at Geneva). On the European level, it is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association and is part of the Schengen Area – although it is notably not a member of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area.

Straddling the intersection of Germanic (German-speaking Europe) and Romance (Romance-speaking Europe) Europe, Switzerland comprises four main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, Italian and Romansh (Romansh language). Therefore the Swiss (Swiss people), although predominantly German-speaking, do not form a nation in the sense of a common ethnicity or language; rather, Switzerland's strong sense of identity and community is founded on a common historical background, shared values such as federalism and direct democracy, Constitutional Patriotism and Exclusion: the Swiss Case

Switzerland ranks high in several metrics of national performance, including government transparency, civil liberties, economic competitiveness (Global Competitiveness Report), and human development (Human Development Index). It has the highest nominal wealth per adult (financial and non-financial assets) in the world according to Credit Suisse and the eighth-highest (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) per capita gross domestic product on the IMF list.

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