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«Nur die Hälfte der Bergbahnen kann sich aus eigener Kraft halten»

Schweizer Bergdörfer halten ihre Bahnen künstlich am Leben. Das hemmt den Schweizer Tourismus, warnt ein Ökonom der Credit Suisse.

Jeannine Pilloud tritt als Chefin des SBB-Personenverkehrs ab

Jeannine Pilloud, die Nummer zwei der SBB, tritt per 1. Januar 2018 als Chefin des Personenverkehrs ab. Ihr Nachfolger ist bereits bestimmt.

Von Ozean zu Ozean – und zurück

Schweizer Bahnunternehmen erhoffen sich Aufträge aus dem südamerikanischen Jahrhundertsprojekt.

Sunrise testet in ZĂĽrich das neue 5G-Netz

Mit dem neuen 5G-Netz kann ein Spitzentempo von 3,28 Gigabit pro Sekunde erreicht werden. Auch die Reaktionszeiten verbessern sich.

Pöbel-Passagiere: Schwarze Listen, hohe Kosten

Wer im Flieger randaliert – so geschehen am Samstag in einer Swiss-Maschine –, muss mit einer saftigen Forderung rechnen. 7 Fragen zu den «Unruly Passengers».

Birkenstock legt sich mit Amazon an

Warum der Gesundheitslatschen-Hersteller die Zusammenarbeit mit Amazon gekĂĽndigt hat und den Onlinegiganten dabei kritisiert.

Es werden wieder mehr Waffen verkauft

Laufende militärische Konflikte sorgen für eine Trendwende bei den Waffenverkäufen – davon profitieren vor allem Rüstungsriesen in den USA.

Eurobus plant nationale Fernlinien

Der Schweizer Fernbus-Verkehr soll um sieben Linien ausgebaut werden – zumindest wenns nach Eurobus geht. Das Schweizer Busunternehmen hat eine Konzession beantragt.

Der Schweiz droht der Apfel-Notstand

Die Apfelernte fällt wegen der Frostnächte im April im Vergleich zum Vorjahr um 35 Prozent tiefer aus. Einige Sorten sind bereits ausverkauft.

Letzte Chance zur Selbstdeklaration

Automatischer Informationsaustausch: Ab 2018 müssen ausländische Konten bei den Steuerbehörden deklariert sein – sonst droht eine Strafverfolgung. 

Wie Sie Aktien gĂĽnstig diversifizieren

Dank Exchange Traded Funds kann man mit kleinen Anlagesummen von der Entwicklung ganzer Märkte profitieren, trägt aber auch deren Risiken mit.

Novartis-Chef rechtfertigt 475'000 Franken fĂĽr Krebsmittel

«Ein hochkomplexes Verfahren» sei die Kymriah-Therapie, so VR-Präsident Reinhardt. Die Kosten betragen fast eine halbe Million, werden aber nur bei Behandlungserfolg verrechnet.

Rebellen der Arbeitswelt

Die zwei Holländer Joost Minnaar und Pim de Morree suchen weltweit nach Firmen, in denen die Arbeit Spass macht.

So legen Junge ihr Geld clever an

Selbst wenn das Rentenalter noch in weiter Ferne liegt, lohnt es sich, schon früh freiwillig über die 3. Säule fürs Alter zu sparen.

Der grosse digitale Knall fehlt

Luxusunternehmen wie Prada und Eataly setzen auf Altbewährtes. Online hinken sie der Konkurrenz hinterher. Das hat gefährliche Folgen.

Schiffs-Havarie verursacht Millionen-Schaden

Die MS Diamant prallte bei Kehrsiten in einen Felsen. Das sind die Folgen fĂĽr die Schifffahrtsgesellschaft.

Franken-Kurs schafft neuen Spielraum fĂĽr Nationalbank

Auf keinen Fall werde die SNB die Zinsen vor der EZB anheben – das war bisher Konsens. Aber der bröckelt nun.

Studie: Mittelstand verschwindet nicht, er wächst

Führt die Digitalisierung zu einer Verdrängung qualifizierter Berufe vom Arbeitsmarkt und zu einer Erosion der Mittelklasse? Eine Untersuchung widerspricht.

Gemeenten delen projecten via 'Jouw succes, mijn succes'

De gemeente Utrecht houdt een bijeenkomst voor gemeenten en uitvoeringsorganisaties waar succesvolle digitale oplossingen gedeeld worden. Onder het motto ‘Jouw succes, mijn succes’ kunnen overheden vervolgens elkaars succesvolle project …

Man shoots nephew in dispute

A man on Tuesday shot his nephew and hit him in his leg, a security source told The Daily Star.

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Iran's southeastern province of Kerman Tuesday, the Iranian seismological centre reported, though media said there were no immediate reports of damage.

Lebanon's future will be brighter: Aoun

President Michel Aoun said Tuesday that Lebanon's future was only set to improve from its current circumstances.

Oil prices jump on pipeline outage, stocks take breather

Oil prices jumped Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market, while world stocks took a break from a three-day rally.

Man suspected of theft, impersonation detained

A man suspected of impersonating a journalist in order to conduct a robbery has been arrested, the Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday.

Death toll from fighting in S.Sudan's Great Lakes rises to 170

The death toll from inter-clan fighting in South Sudan's Great Lakes region last week - a new source of violence in a country devastated by a four-year civil war - has reached at least 170, officials said Tuesday.

Oil and gas file back in the spotlight

Half a dozen parliamentary committees began a joint session Tuesday morning to discuss draft laws pertaining to offshore oil and gas exploration, among other concerns.

Jumblatt criticizes 'Ottoman' power barges

MP Walid Jumblatt took to Twitter Tuesday to voice his opposition to Lebanon's ongoing reliance on Turkish-owned power barges anchored off the coast.

Gebran Tueni remembered 12 yrs after assassination

Politicians and colleagues remembered prominent journalist and politician Gebran Tueni Tuesday, 12 years after he was assassinated in Beirut.

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders

It's no secret that Israel is a deeply polarized nation, with its prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics.

Pereira steps in to replace Villas-Boas in Shanghai

Former Porto coach Vitor Pereira has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG, replacing fellow Portuguese Andre Villas-Boas at the helm.

4 teenagers arrested for break-ins, robbery

Four teenagers have been arrested after multiple homes in north Lebanon were broken into and robbed, the Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday.

Alabama foes make final push before big Senate vote

Facing voters at last after the year's most bitter U.S. campaign, Alabama Republican Roy Moore cast himself Monday as the victim of a national barrage of unjust allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. Rival Doug Jones, hoping to become the state's first Democratic senator in two decades, ...

Man pretending to be ISF officer detained

A man impersonating security personnel has been arrested, the Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday.

Lebanon vital for Syria reconstruction: report

Lebanon's air, land and sea routes will be needed for Syria's reconstruction in case of any upcoming political solution to the country's civil conflict, a European diplomat told a local daily in remarks published Tuesday.

Afghan forces to launch operation against Daesh in the north

Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said Tuesday, after AFP reported that fighters including French nationals were present there.

Army clears Honduras streets of protesters alleging poll fraud

Soldiers and police on Monday moved to clear roads across Honduras of demonstrators protesting alleged fraud in a presidential election held two weeks ago, which they said was won by leftist opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla.

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks.

Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh faces

Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" came away with six nods.

On eve of climate summit, Macron reminds Trump of 'responsibility to history'

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday reminded his US counterpart Donald Trump of his responsibility to history over his decision to quit the Paris climate change agreement, in an interview aired on CBS.

Defence class teaches refugee women to fight gender violence

At a UNHCR-organized class in Jordan, the SheFighter studio teaches women how to defend themselves and boosts their self-esteem in the process.

Italian project offers path to hope for vulnerable refugees in Ethiopia

Italy is extending a lifeline to families in need through its Humanitarian Corridors Programme.

"I was destined to work with refugees"

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has nearly 11,000 staff, most of whom work in the field. Meet Robina Kolok, a supply officer from South Sudan on assignment to Bangladesh.

Saplings take root and transform lives in Tanzania

Nursery projects boost dwindling tree stocks around refugee camps hit by population pressure.

Syrian beekeeper tastes sweet success with British honeybees

Building anew in northern England, refugee Ryad Alsous has become an advocate for native species and passes on his beekeeping knowledge to others.

Male rape and sexual torture widespread in Syria crisis – report

A UNHCR study finds rape, torture and sexual exploitation of men and boys may be far more common both within and outside Syria than previously believed.

UNHCR staffer uses disability to give refugees a voice

Judith Chan explains how she has used her experience of living with a hearing disability to help refugees in the same position.

UNHCR chief calls for equal protection for refugees with disabilities

Filippo Grandi says people with disabilities can help make societies more open and inclusive.

Syrian refugee uses musical talent to fight disability myths

After losing his sight as a child, Ehsan found a love for music that he now uses to counter negative stereotypes in Azraq camp.

100 days of horror and hope: A timeline of the Rohingya crisis

Over half a million people have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in late August. Here are some key events of this unfolding drama.

Quatre personnes placées sous mandat d'arrêt après l'agression meurtrière à Bockstael

Une violente altercation impliquant une douzaine de personnes a eu lieu dimanche soir. Une personne est décédée ce lundi matin.