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A facility for capturing carbon dioxide from the air of Swiss Climeworks is placed on the roof of a waste incinerating plant in Hinwil, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. 

Can direct air capture make a real impact on climate change?

Swiss direct air capture company Climeworks is counting on it.

Can direct air capture make a real impact on climate change?
Executive Committee member Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (R) congratulates FIFA President Sepp Blatter after he was re-elected at the FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015.

The men who want to clean up world soccer all have mud on their shoes

The men who want to clean up world soccer all have mud on their shoes

Where are you traveling in 2014? How about one of these?

Where are you traveling in 2014? How about one of these?

Tracking Employees to Boost Productivity

Tracking Employees to Boost Productivity

Swiss Worry About 'Americanization' of Gun Debate

Swiss Worry About 'Americanization' of Gun Debate

Insurance industry looking at revising rates to reflect changing climate

With major natural disasters coming more often, the insurance industry is looking at how it needs to change its rates and formulas account for this new volatility. It's just one more reflection of changing climates.

Insurance industry looking at revising rates to reflect changing climate
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A List of Cities Compiled by International Economists

Zurich, Tokyo, Geneva, Osaka Kobe, Oslo are the top five cities of a list compiled by international economists.

A List of Cities Compiled by International Economists
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Making Money by Making Money

Billions of dollars, euros and yen zap around the globe electronically in milliseconds these days. That's the way that modern economies work. But there's still a need for cold, hard cash.

Making Money by Making Money
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Swiss National Bank Headquarters

Looking for two cities that serve as headquarters for the Swiss National Bank headquarters.

Swiss National Bank Headquarters
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Scholars get first peek at Franz Kafka's hidden, private papers

For decades, unpublished papers by the Jewish Czech writer, Franz Kafka, have been hidden away in safety deposit boxes in Zurich, Switzerland and Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's supreme court recently ordered that the boxes be opened.

Scholars get first peek at Franz Kafka's hidden, private papers
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Riding pantsless around the globe

Yesterday was International No Pants Day, though you'd be hard-pressed to find it on any official calendars. With 16 countries and 44 cities participating, thousands boarded subway systems around the world to pull off one of the biggest annual pranks.

Riding pantsless around the globe
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Global hit - King Kora

The World's Marco Werman profiles the group, King Kora. They're based in Zurich, Switzerland, but their music was born in West Africa.

Global hit - King Kora
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Art heist

Faith talks to Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about the spate of million-dollar art heists that took place in Zurich recently.

Art heist