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Geneva: Large city in Switzerland
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

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On GPS: The Russian view of the Biden-Putin summit [Video]

On GPS: The Russian view of the Biden-Putin summit

The Russian International Affairs Council’s Andrey Kortunov joins Fareed to lay out how the Geneva meeting between the two leaders was perceived in Russia.

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Avlon: GOP was practically rooting for Russia [Video]

Avlon: GOP was practically rooting for Russia

CNN’s John Avlon’s reacts to Republican’s saying Joe Biden was too soft on Russia after the Biden-Putin Summit in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Biden and Putin Meet Face to Face at Geneva Summit [Video]

Biden and Putin Meet Face to Face at Geneva Summit

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the first time in their respective roles in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16.

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Joe Biden says he told Vladimir Putin 'we need to set basic rules of the road' at Geneva meeting [Video]

Joe Biden says he told Vladimir Putin 'we need to set basic rules of the road' at Geneva meeting

Both U.S. and Russian presidents described their meeting in Geneva in positive terms at their first face-to-face meeting in Geneva, as they seek to rebuild relations.

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Late-night hosts mock Biden and Putin's press conferences [Video]

Late-night hosts mock Biden and Putin's press conferences

Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers joke about the Biden-Putin summit in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Biden, Putin meet in Geneva for long-anticipated summit [Video]

Biden, Putin meet in Geneva for long-anticipated summit

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Biden - Putin Summit : US, Russian presidents set for tense meeting in Geneva [Video]

Biden - Putin Summit : US, Russian presidents set for tense meeting in Geneva

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Biden meets Putin in Geneva for summit [Video]

Biden meets Putin in Geneva for summit

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Cyberattacks, human rights top Biden-Putin summit [Video]

Cyberattacks, human rights top Biden-Putin summit

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Wednesday to hold arms control and cyber-security talks, recording small gains and big differences at a first summit they both..

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Biden arrives in Geneva for highly-anticipated Putin meeting [Video]

Biden arrives in Geneva for highly-anticipated Putin meeting

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Kremlin spokesman speaks on state of US-Russia relations [Video]

Kremlin spokesman speaks on state of US-Russia relations

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to Geneva, Switzerland, not merely to appear on the same platform as President Joe Biden, but because “the poor state of relations” between both countries..

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Proscribed terror outfits in Pakistan collecting funds in name of charity: India tells UN

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In Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan', you may not return home: India on enforced disappearances in Pakistan at UN

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Some 5,000 people in the Swiss multicultural city of Geneva marched in protest at racial discrimination on Tuesday as the funeral of George Floyd was taking place in the United States.
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Syria's warring parties agree to Geneva talks: U.N. envoy

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More than 1,000 queue for food in rich Geneva amid virus shutdown

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Chinese masks, or 'blue gold', arrive for Swiss hospitals

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Three people employed by the U.S. diplomatic mission in Geneva have contracted coronavirus, but are in "good condition", a spokesperson told Reuters on Thursday, declining to give specifics.
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India slams UNHRC for filing intervention application in Supreme Court over CAA

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Swiss court convicts British lawyer of defaming oil trader to MI5

A Geneva court found a British lawyer guilty of defamation and attempted extortion for writing letters to Western intelligence services accusing his former client, a Russian-led oil trader, of..
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Swiss anti-viral ban on large events hits Geneva car show head-on

Switzerland on Friday banned large events expected to draw more than 1,000 people in a drive to curb the new coronavirus epidemic, prompting cancellation of the Geneva car show and grumbling from..
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Coronavirus outbreak 'getting bigger', WHO says

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