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The week ahead Elections, whistleblower trials and assisted suicide

Here are the top stories we’re following the week of October 12, 2015: 


Monuments in Geneva 

Geneva has long been a city of monuments and memorials to prominent figures from around the world. Recently, though, proposed monuments to Edward Snowden, Nelson Mandela and the Armenian genocide have raised controversy about the role of monuments in the international city. 


Grappling with assisted suicide 

Germany is currently debating several laws on whether to allow assisted suicide. The outcome could affect Swiss organisations offering the option to patients. 


Who’s running to lead the country?

This year, there are more candidates vying for spots in the Senate and House of Representatives than ever before. Who are they, and where do they come from? And which ones will get chosen on Sunday, October 18? 

What you may have missed last week

Questions have cropped up about a prominent Zurich art collection’s relationship to stolen Nazi art.

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