Ticino

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an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland

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During the conversation, the mutual visits between the representatives of Azerbaijan and Canton of Ticino were also discussed.
The overall study area, the Canton of Ticino, covers an area of 2812 [km.sup.2] and stretches from the main ridge of the Alps south to the foothills at the border to Italy, where the black grouse reaches the edge of its range.
Police in the town of Brissago in Switzerland's Italian-speaking canton of Ticino said they were called to a refugee centre, after a report of an altercation after midnight.
This multi-disciplinary arts centre beside Lake Lugano is the home of the Art Museum of Italian Switzerland, which unites the art collections of the city of Lugano and the canton of Ticino. It also contains a 1,000-seat concert hall that doubles as a theatre.
GENEVA, June 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti women willing to visit Switzerland have to be careful as the Swiss canton of Ticino will enforce a law banning niqab (face veil) as of July 1, the Kuwaiti embassy in Bern said on Wednesday.
Lugano is the ninth largest city in Switzerland and lies to the south in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino. It is a popular tourist destination often frequented by celebrities and sporting icons, and has built up the reputation of being the 'Monte Carlo of Switzerland'.
Following heavy rainfalls in the southern canton of Ticino, the
Belgium later followed suit, as did the Swiss canton of Ticino.
BBC's Imogen Foulkes said the vote has shown up traditional divisions, with FrenchA[degrees]speakA[degrees] ing areas against the quotas, GermanA[degrees]speaking regions divided, and the ItalianA[degrees]speaking canton of Ticino firmly in favour.
Results from a referendum in the southern canton of Ticino showed that 65 percent of the electorate backed a proposal to forbid the covering of faces in public areas by any group.
With Headquarters in Villars-sur-Glane (FR), offices in Geneva (GE) and Sottens (VD), plus an antenna in Bellinzona (TI), Telecom Swiss Team (TSTeam) is active in the French speaking Swiss Romande and Italian speaking canton of Ticino.
The story begins in 1913, when an impoverished woman from the Swiss canton of Ticino, a certain Signora Pirovino, nee Ferrari, boarded a ship bound for New York with her four children.
Pietro Pazzi was born on November 24th, 1848, the year of revolutions in western Europe, to Giuseppe and Maddalena Pazzi, small landholders from long established families in Semione, a village near the mouth of the Alpine Val di Blenio in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Beautiful though the valley was, the soil was poor and there had been a centuries-long tradition of emigration to Italian cities, including Florence.
Swiss retail company Valora (SWF:VALN) said yesterday it has sold its book wholesale unit Melisa and its three bookshops in the Swiss canton of Ticino to local co-operative La Pergamena.
The volume is filled with full-page color photos of the projects of Cardada mountain, Kreuzlingen plaza on Lake Constance, and a private terrace on a forested property in the canton of Ticino. Sensitive to the elements of landscape and history that make each place unique, Burgi's projects arise from detailed study, working closely with local geologists, historians, and citizens.