WHO says widespread coronavirus vaccinations are not expected until mid-2021

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:01 GMT

None of the candidate vaccines in advanced clinical trials so far has demonstrated a "clear signal" of efficacy at the level of at least 50% sought by the WHO.

Rangers sign Swiss striker Itten on four-year deal

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Rangers have signed Switzerland striker Cedric Itten from St Gallen on a four-year deal, the Scottish club said on Tuesday.

Egypt obtains $90.49M from Switzerland from 2017-2020

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 06:13 GMT

The minister expressed on Monday her appreciation for the existing development partnership between Egypt and Switzerland, which amounted to 700 million Swiss francs (equivalent to $736.6 million).

WHO asserts coronavirus 'is natural in origin'

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 09:57 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said it is “assured” that the novel coronavirus, which has turned into a global pandemic, is “natural in origin” -- this as the US is increasingly eyeing a lab in Wuhan.

COVID-19: Humanitarian air deliveries to Africa ramped up with dispatch from UN's new cargo hub in Belgium

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:11 GMT

"The window of opportunity to surge medical and humanitarian equipment into Africa to curb the pandemic is closing fast," said Amer Daoudi, WFP’s COVID-19 Response Director.

Number of Egyptians stranded in Switzerland being counted- consulate

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 10:56 GMT

The consulate noted on its official social media page that the cases include those who do not have permanent residence permits in Switzerland or any other European Union country.

Cooperation portfolio bet. Egypt, Switzerland reaches €48M

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 03:27 GMT

Mashat clarified that the cooperation comes in the fields of communications, urban planning, drinking water, sanitation, textile, health and environment.

Egypt, Switzerland sign 3 MoUs to enhance investment

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 01:15 GMT

This came during the Egyptian-Swiss Investment Forum organized by the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones in cooperation with the Swiss Embassy in Cairo.

High-level Swiss delegation visits Cairo

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 09:51 GMT

Parmelin will be accompanied by a large Swiss delegation, composed of Members of Parliament, government officials and numerous business leaders.

Economic cooperation bet. Egypt, Switzerland hits 86M Swiss francs in 3 yrs

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 02:31 GMT

Switzerland has contributed to the provision of grants to Egypt by around 700 million Swiss francs, which helped in implementing 200 projects.

Euro zone bond yields jump as Sweden ditches negative interest rates

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:33 GMT

That rebound coincides with improved economic data and signals from major central banks that they are on pause for now.

Egypt, Switzerland probe new cooperation strategy until 2024

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 01:12 GMT

The value of the Egyptian-Swiss cooperation strategy as part of the economic cooperation framework deal between both countries is worth about 86 million Swiss francs until 2020.

Egypt, Switzerland ink MoU on mine clearance

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 02:43 GMT

The MoU was signed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and GICHD Director Stefano Toscano.

Military production, Swiss TCG sign MoU to convert waste into energy

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 12:06 GMT

The signing ceremony was attended by Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad.

More refugees arrive at Iraq in week of northeastern Syria violence

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 11:59 GMT

As of this morning, over 1,600 Syrian refugees have been transported from the border areas to Bardarash refugee camp, some 150 kilometers east of Syria-Iraq border.

70K Syrians fled homes due to Turkish aggression: WFP

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 11:33 GMT

The WFP warned of a major humanitarian crisis in the Kurdish areas due to the Turkish offensives, reported Sky News Arabiya.

Switzerland’s Head of Economic Cooperation, Development at SECO to visit Cairo

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 12:29 GMT

Head of Economic Cooperation and Development at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), will visit Cairo from 7-11 October to meet with Egyptian officials

Swiss Embassy Celebrates 40 years of Swiss-Egyptian Development Cooperation

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 - 11:44 GMT

The Embassy of Switzerland is hosting a press conference and poster exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Swiss-Egyptian development cooperation, throughout which some 700 million Swiss francs have been invested in more than 200 projects to boost infrastruc

More than 76K in hurricane-hit Bahamas may need aid: WFP

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:53 GMT

Dorian was a Category 5 hurricane - the highest on the five-level wind scale - when it hit the northern Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction and killing at least 20 people.

Promoting social cohesion between Egyptians and migrants

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 12:53 GMT

The Swiss Development Cooperation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Youth and Sport , and in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is launching a Clickfunding campaign to support the in