GenevaLunch News http://genevalunch.com Ellen's Swiss News World Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:32:09 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Missing person alert, Geneva (update)http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/19/missing-person-alert-geneva/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/19/missing-person-alert-geneva/#respond Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:48:23 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92882 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The body of Anne-Claude Guerreiro-Maillard, age 50, was found, say police; she had been missing after she left home 9 April in the evening without returning. No further information is available and we have removed her photo at the request of Geneva police, out of respect for the family’s privacy.

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Cryptic Crossword No 204 by Chaliceahttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/18/cryptic-crossword-204-chalicea/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/18/cryptic-crossword-204-chalicea/#respond Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:00:44 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=90415 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE - Three famous pairs of lovers appear in the unclued lights, one of two words and another occupying two lights. [More] ...

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Ukraine disarmament accord reachedhttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/ukraine-disarmament-accord-reached/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/ukraine-disarmament-accord-reached/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:34:53 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92970 GenevaLunch News Six hours for the four parties to agree GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The four parties to the talks on the Ukraine crisis in Geneva took six hours to reach a decision for groups carrying illegal arms to give them up and to return buildings they’ve seized, as the first steps to defuse the crisis. Meanwhile, outside […]

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Social media seize on Ukraine handshakeshttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/social-media-seize-on-ukraine-handshakes/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/social-media-seize-on-ukraine-handshakes/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:08:35 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92972 GenevaLunch News By Bob Evans GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – As the seemingly successful four-sided talks on the Ukrainian crisis got under way in Geneva on Thursday, Russia and the United States faced off on social media over how diplomats should behave. A photo on the Facebook page of the Russian Foreign Ministry showed its chief Sergei Lavrov apparently […]

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Cyclist dies following Geneva accidenthttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/cyclist-dies-following-geneva-accident/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/cyclist-dies-following-geneva-accident/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:49:53 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92967 GenevaLunch News Witnesses sought GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A man died in hospital Wednesday evening  in Geneva some hours after his bicycle was hit by a car. City police are looking for witnesses to help the investigation into the accident. A Portuguese man, age 58, was riding his bicycle near 31, rue du Chêne-Bougeries heading from France in […]

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The Ukraine crisis Geneva pocket guidehttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/the-ukraine-crisis-geneva-pocket-guide/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/the-ukraine-crisis-geneva-pocket-guide/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:25:00 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92952 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The actors have assembled in Geneva and the de-escalation meeting over the tense situation in eastern Ukraine is underway. Here’s your pocket guide. Who’s providing frequent  updates Aljazeera’s live blog on the crisis gives a good overview of latest developments outside the talks in Geneva BBC’s Ukraine crisis Guardian’s blogger Mark Tran […]

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East Ukraine tensionshttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/east-ukraine-tensions/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/17/east-ukraine-tensions/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:54:56 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92949 GenevaLunch News ©2014 Chappatte, distributed by Globe Cartoon. More cartoons on Chappatte’s web site. Geneva-based Patrick Chappatte works for the International New York Times, for Geneva newspaper Le Temps, and for NZZ am Sonntag. All cartoons reproduced with permission.

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MBCT series starting for cancer patientshttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/16/mbct-series-starting-for-cancer-patients/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/16/mbct-series-starting-for-cancer-patients/#respond Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:42:20 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92915 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The English Speaking Cancer Association will be holding a series of sessions of MBCT – Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy – for cancer patients in May. Registration deadline: 30 April. MBCT uses techniques that include mindfulness meditation, yoga, breath awareness and body awareness, designed to help patients with stress and difficult emotions. The sessions […]

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Algeria’s ruler wants a 4th termhttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/16/algerias-ruler-wants-4th-term/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/16/algerias-ruler-wants-4th-term/#respond Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:23:28 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92912 GenevaLunch News ©2014 Chappatte, distributed by Globe Cartoon. More cartoons on Chappatte’s web site. Geneva-based Patrick Chappatte works for the International New York Times, for Geneva newspaper Le Temps, and for NZZ am Sonntag. All cartoons reproduced with permission.

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GenevaLunch holiday breakhttp://genevalunch.com/2014/04/15/genevalunch-holiday-break/ http://genevalunch.com/2014/04/15/genevalunch-holiday-break/#respond Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:48:04 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=92910 GenevaLunch News Occasional news: GenevaLunch.com is taking a holiday break for the next two weeks, with occasional news reports and features.

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