German 3D printing buffs pitch in with virus-fighting network
Since the coronavirus pandemic, the "Makerspace" workshop in Darmstadt has been turned into a hub for dropping off plastic parts made at home by volunteers and used to assemble face shields sent to health workers across Germany and even as far off as a refugee camp in Greece. The so-called German MakerVsVirus network -- extending into Austria and Switzerland thanks to the shared language -- gathers about 7,000 enthusiasts who are using their own 3D printers or other gadgets to produce much coveted medical gear.
Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja, Tinubu's CSO died of COVID-19 complications – Aide
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Greens surge in Swiss elections as voters' climate concerns grow
Switzerland's Green opposition parties have made historic gains, while the anti-immigration People's Party saw a drop in support. But political tradition might keep the Greens out of the cabinet.
Switzerland to pay Nigeria $14m to secure release of tanker, detained crew
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has ordered Switzerland to post a bond worth USD14million with Nigeria in order to secure the release of a gas oil tanker and its crew that was arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
US, UK, others won't help Nigeria stop looting of public funds - Falana
Renowned legal luminary and activist, Femi Falana, has said Western nations comprising US, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany among others would not help Nigeria in her prolonged fight against looting of public funds and their transfer to the Western countries by looters.
Nigeria, U.S to agree on loot recovery modalities
In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.
Trump booed after attack on "nasty" press
U.S. President Trump elicited boos from the audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday when he said "It wasn't until I became a politician that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious and how fake the press can be."
Scientists read ancient sealed documents without opening them
Scientists in Switzerland have perfected a technique to read ancient, fragile documents without opening them. The work, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), uses X-ray tomography to scan an entire book, page by page, without even touching it. Stuart MDill has more.