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.
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.
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.