Wed, May 22 2013
A man checks his personal army rifle at his house in Luetzelflueh village near Bern, in this April 2007 file photograph. Swiss citizens are voting on February 13 2011, on an initiative that aims to have Swiss soldiers keep their personal army rifle in an arsenal instead of their home, in order to prevent suicides and family tragedies, according to the people involved in the initiative.
The report also outlines how deliveries of machine gun/anti-aircraft gun parts from Bulgaria were flown on a regular scheduled Air France passenger flight from Sofia to Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris, in September 2008
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.