The 62-year-old Russian president met the president of Kyrgystan in St Petersburg.
Membership figures for right-to-die organisations in Switzerland have reached the tens of thousands.
Alpine beauty, luxury shopping and now Mandarin-speaking instructors are attracting big spenders in droves.
Herve Falciani claims Stephen Green and HSBC management knew of schemes as international condemnation grows.
Many of the businessmen and heads of state who attend the annual event prefer to travel in style.
Currency speculators are staring massive losses in the face after the Swiss National Bank removed a three-year-old cap on the currency.
The government is still trying to implement the proposals while avoiding sanctions from Brussels.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Switzerland eat cat and dog meat, say activists - even for Christmas dinner
Students attempted to storm the building as the Fifa president gave a lecture on 'Football as a School of Life' in Zurich
The NSA leaker would probably not be extradited to the United States, but it was also unlikely that he would be granted political asylum, a document says
The train crashed into a ravine after derailing due to a mudslide, 50km west of St. Moritz