Federer and Borg in Geneva to present 3rd edition of Laver Cup

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer and tennis legend Björn Borg present the third edition of the Laver Cup, opposing players from Europe to players from the rest of the world, that will take place next September in Geneva.

Mother Nature plant watch on display at Geneva Fair

Luxury watch designer H. Moser & Cie unveil their Mother Nature concept watch, made using plants, at the International fair of fine watchmaking in Geneva. Company CEO Edouard Meylan says that they wanted to ‘raise awareness’ around ‘corporate social responsibility’ with the unique piece.

Syria: top envoys from Russia, Turkey, Iran arrive in Geneva

Russian, Iranian and Turkish Foreign ministers arrive in Geneva where they will meet the UN’s Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura. IMAGES

‘Peaceful solution’ to Western Sahara conflict possible:UN envoy

“A peaceful solution to this conflict is possible,” UN envoy Horst Koehler says in Geneva after Morocco and the Polisario Front, which fought a war over the region until a 1991 ceasefire, took part in two days of roundtable discussions along with Algeria and Mauritania. SOUNDBITE

Private collection of Romanee-Conti wine on sale in Geneva

A private and until now secret collection of more than 1,300 bottles from the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti will be auctioned in Geneva, after a bottle from the famous Burgundy estate became the most expensive in the world ($558,000) at a sale in New York in mid-October.

Sergei Lavrov arrives to meet his Swiss counterpart

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is welcomed by his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis in Geneva. IMAGES

Rare pink diamond aims to make $50 million

A nearly 19-Carat pink diamond, the “Pink Legacy”, estimated to sell for 50 million dollars will be the standout offering at Christie’s fall jewellery auction in Geneva.

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(12 Oct 2018) Here’s the latest for Friday, October 12th: Hurricane Michael death toll reaches 13; US Pastor Andrew Brunson released; Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation; Sotheby’s shows off Marie Antoinette jewels to be auctioned in Geneva.

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