BHUTAN, the country of the THUNDER DRAGON – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Newsvoice. Download Newsvoice for free: https://newsvoice.com/visualpolitik Let’s fix the news. Together. Bhutan is one of the least known and most isolated countries in the world, not only geographically, but more importantly, politically, and commercially. Bhutan is a small kingdom located in the heart of the Himalayas. It has a very … Read more BHUTAN, the country of the THUNDER DRAGON – VisualPolitik EN

Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations

Demonstrators in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday. Waving red flags and holding banners, protesters in São Paulo – which included members of left-wing parties – joined the rally dubbed “STOP BOLSONARO.” Demonstrator Dafne Sena said marginalised groups such as Indigenous people, women, LGBTQ+ and poor people … Read more Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations

Giant land art in Geneva celebrates 75 years of the UN

French artist Saype created a giant work of land art called “World in progress” in the garden of the UN headquarters. It is a gift offered by Switzerland for the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter. The artwork covers 6,000 square meters. It was produced with biodegradable paints made from natural … Read more Giant land art in Geneva celebrates 75 years of the UN

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (22 June 2020)

Originally broadcast live on the 22nd of June 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead COVID-19, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Janet Diaz, Head of Clinical Care … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (22 June 2020)

Live from WHO Headquarters – COVID-19 daily press briefing 19June 2020

Broadcast on 19 June 2020, direct from Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead COVID-19, WHO Health Emergencies Programme as well as Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. They were joined by video link with Dr … Read more Live from WHO Headquarters – COVID-19 daily press briefing 19June 2020

Swiss women stage mass scream to demand equal treatment

Women across Switzerland let loose with screams during a national strike, demanding an end to violence at the hands of men and equal treatment in the wealthy Alpine country. ‘I scream for me, but I also scream for my sisters and brothers,’ said Geneva resident and protester Roxanne Errico. ‘I scream for all the other children who lost a mother or a … Read more Swiss women stage mass scream to demand equal treatment

WHO Chief Warns the Threat of Virus Resurgence Is High

Lake Geneva’s famous fountain which was stopped due to the COVID-19 epidemic gushed again on Thursday as Swiss cases of the virus fell to low levels. Attending the ceremony, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, congratulated Switzerland on containing the outbreak but warned all countries to remain “vigilant.” “Now is not the … Read more WHO Chief Warns the Threat of Virus Resurgence Is High

‘Enough is Enough’: Thousands Protest in Geneva Against Racism and Alleged Swiss Police Brutality

Several thousand people gathered at Place de Neuve in Geneva on Tuesday to show solidarity with U.S. protesters and denounce alleged police brutality in Switzerland. The Geneva protest was organised by a group called Black Lives Matter Swiss. Kelly Mapatano, a 24-year-old participant said it was “really important to be present to show that not … Read more ‘Enough is Enough’: Thousands Protest in Geneva Against Racism and Alleged Swiss Police Brutality

Tourist lands at Heathrow, admits he’s sick and doesn’t know about UK quarantine

An unwell passenger arriving at Heathrow Airport and needing to go to the hospital has admitted that he was unaware of the UK’s new 14-day quarantine regulations and was about to board the London Underground. The oblivious traveller, who had arrived at the international airport from Switzerland yesterday, explained that he was about to board … Read more Tourist lands at Heathrow, admits he’s sick and doesn’t know about UK quarantine

Live from WHO Headquarters – COVID-19 daily press briefing 08 June 2020

Originally broadcast live on 08 June 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead COVID-19, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.

Live from WHO Headquarters – COVID-19 daily press briefing 05 June 2020

Originally broadcast live on 05 June 2020, the daily press briefing on coronavirus COVID-19, direct from WHO Headquarters, Geneva Switzerland with Dr Tedros WHO Director-General, Dr Micheal Ryan, Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, and Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical lead COVID-19, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.

US Navy veteran released by Iran arrives in Switzerland

A US Navy veteran has arrived in Switzerland after being released by Iran. Michael White had been detained since 2018. President Donald Trump thanked Tehran for his release. It comes a day after an Iranian scientist arrived back in Tehran after being freed from a prison in the United States. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. … Read more US Navy veteran released by Iran arrives in Switzerland