Strong winds sink burning snowman in Zurich, disappointing Swiss | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Imagine if Punxsutawney Phil just didn’t show up one year. How would people know how long winter would last? Zurich residents found themselves in a similar state of limbo this week. On Monday, strong winds disrupted the city’s annual spring festival, a Swiss version of Groundhog Day that includes a parade and the ceremonial … Read more

They took their horses to the Swiss Alps to practice snow polo. Instead, they got sleet. | ET REALITY

[ad_1] All the horses were ready. The players were ready. As did the onlookers, many of whom had arrived in the idyllic winter wonderland of St. Moritz, Switzerland, in fluffy fur coats and stylish moon boots. Everything was ready for the Snow Polo World Cup. But the weather did not cooperate. Due to high temperatures, … Read more

Former Gambian politician tried for murder in Swiss Milestone case | ET REALITY

[ad_1] For about 16 years, Ousman Sonko wielded extensive power in Gambia’s security apparatus, crushing opposition to the West African country’s authoritarian president. On Monday, Sonko entered a Swiss court charged with crimes against humanity, in what lawyers call a significant milestone for The Gambia, Switzerland and the broader international effort to prosecute war crimes … Read more