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Guided by farmers, a herd of cows climb the narrow trail from Adelboden to the high plateau at Engstligenalp for their summer stay, in Adelboden, Switzerland. Accompanied by experienced cowherds, around 500 cattle master the 600m altitude difference in a little over one hour.

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Switzerland’s iconic Matterhorn Mountains illuminated with the Indian tricolour late Friday in a show of solidarity for the country in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Medical supplies and protective masks are unloaded from a China Eastern Airlines aircraft at the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Airbus A330-243 carrier from China with more than million facial masks has landed in Geneva, aiming to meet the needs of hospital environment and businesses with protective equipment.

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People wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 wait in long queue in a mall of supermarkets to shop goods for the Easter day, during the Swiss state of emergency due to the coronavirus COVID-19, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Security guards patrol the roof of the UEFA Headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland. The UEFA meet on 17 March 2020 to discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the UEFA EURO 2020 and the European Cup competitions.

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The Euro 2020 logo displayed next to the entrance of the UEFA Headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland. The UEFA meet on 17 March 2020 to discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the UEFA EURO 2020 and the European Cup competitions.

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Skiers take part in the Skicolor event where they are sprayed with biodegradable color powders as part of carnival celebrations in the alpine resort of La Tzoumaz, Switzerland.

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Soumya Swaminathan, WHO's Chief Scientist gives a statement to the media about the response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has been officially named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Chaeyon Kang from Korea performs on stage during the first day of the 48th Prix de Lausanne at the 2m2c Montreux Music & Convention Centre, in Montreux, Switzerland.

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Katelyn Yang from the United States performs on stage during the first day of the 48th Prix de Lausanne at the 2m2c Montreux Music & Convention Centre, in Montreux, Switzerland. Launched in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. Closing the six-day event, scholarships granting free tuition in a world-renowned dance school or dance company will be awarded to the best dancers out of 81 participants this year.

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Maria van Kerkhove, Head of the Outbreak Investigation Task Force for World Health Organization (WHO), speaks to the media about the Situation regarding the new Coronavirus, during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Efforts to contain a new and deadly virus have intensified as quarantine facilities are set up, many airlines have suspended or significantly cut back flights from China and efforts continue to find a medical remedy.

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State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar speaks during, 'Strategic Outlook: India session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Declaring a past fight with—and victory over—an ailment like depression stopped being fashionable amongst the glitterati of the West a long time back. Deepika Padukone’s solemn declaration a few years back, however, was seen to empower many in a country which regards this deeper shade of the blues as taboo. Then there was the Live Love Laugh Foundation she set up to combat it. The reward: the crystal award at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Silver medallist Kirsty Muir, of Great Britain, left, gold medallist Ailing Eileen Gu, of China, center, and bronze medalist Jennie-Lee Burmansson, of Sweden, pose during medal ceremonies for the women's freestyle skiing Big Air competition in Leysin, Switzerland.

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Charles, Prince of Wales speaks during a special address at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during, 'An Insight, An Idea with Sundar Pichai session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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(L-R) Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Jane Goodall Institute Jane Goodall and Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT) President Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim during the, ' One Trillion Trees session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Former Union minister Suresh Prabhu during the Global Water Crisis session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Union Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal speaks during the, 'Strategic Outlook: The Indian Ocean Rim session', at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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US President Donald Trump, center with red tie, waves as he arrives in Davos, Switzerland on Marine One. US President Trump arrived in Switzerland to start a two-day visit to the World Economic Forum.

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US President Donald Trump meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.

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LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, left, and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, right, listen as US President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with global business leaders at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Hilde Schwab (L), Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship presents Annual Crystal Award to actress Deepika Padukone, Founder, Live Love Laugh Foundation, India at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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(L-R) The 26th Annual Crystal Award winners, Jin Xing, Choreographer and Founder, Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai, China; Lynette Wallworth, artist, Studio Wallworth, Australia; Theaster Gates, Founder and Director, Rebuild Foundation; and actress Deepika Padukone, Founder, Live Love Laugh Foundation, India; at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks at a press conference at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, Switzerland.

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A man dressed as a clown is part of hundreds of climate protesters who are on a three-day protest march from Landquart to Davos pass the city of Klosters, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum will start on Tuesday.

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In this image provided by the IOC, the sun shines behind an athlete as they warm up ahead of the men's snowboarding slopestyle final at Leysin Park at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Actress Deepika Padukone, from India, addresses the audience after receiving a Crystal Award from Hilde Schwab, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the World Economic Forum's World Arts Forum, during the ceremony for the Crystal Awards at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forumin Davos, Switzerland.

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Actress Deepika Padukone, from India, addresses the audience after receiving a Crystal Award from Hilde Schwab, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the World Economic Forum's World Arts Forum, during the ceremony for the Crystal Awards at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forumin Davos, Switzerland. The 50th annual meeting of the forum will take place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020.

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Switzerland's Beat Feuz competes during an alpine ski, World Cup men's downhill in Wengen, Switzerland.

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The Swiss Air Force acrobatic squad performs prior to an alpine ski, World Cup men's downhill in Wengen, Switzerland.

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17 year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, front, delivers a speech after an environmental 'Fridays for Future' climate protest in Lausanne, Switzerland

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17 year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, front center, takes part in an environmental 'Fridays for Future' climate protest in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Tita Nefeli from Greece, in action during her training before the women's 10km individual biathlon race in Les Tuffes, France as part of the of the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland.

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From left, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) head Yasuhiro Yamashita, ITF President David Haggerty, FIFA President Gianni Infantino pose with International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, right, from Germany after they was elected as IOC members during the 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the sideline of the the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland

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People celebrate with champagne in Lake Geneva, Switzerland, during the New Year traditional swim.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky in bay next to the famous water fountain Le Jet d'Eau during New Year celebrations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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The field starts to the men's 15 km cross country skiing mass start race of the FIS Tour de Ski in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu returns a shuttlecock to USA's Beiwen Zhang during their women's singles round of sixteen match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's Saina Nehwal returns a shuttlecock to Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt during their women's singles round of sixteen match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu cheers after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.

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Team Europe's Roger Federer kisses the Laver Cup trophy after defeating Team world's, at the Laver Cup tennis event, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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India's H.S. Prannoy returns a shuttlecock to China's Lin Dan during their men's singles second round match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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Rescue forces search for missing people after an avalanche swept down a ski piste in the central town of Andermatt, canton Uri, Switzerland. The avalanche occurred mid-morning Thursday while many holiday skiers enjoyed mountain sunshine the day after Christmas.

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A rainbow arches over the "Broken Chair" artwork on the Place des Nations and near to the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Ryoyu Kobayashi from Japan competes in the men's ski jumping FIS World Cup in Engelberg, Switzerland.

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Christmas lights are seen at a farmhouse in Kaerselen near Thun, Switzerland.

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Fresh snow covered chalets in Bellwald, Switzerland.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy aloft after winning his tenth title at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland

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Switzerland's Roger Federer eats pizza with the ball kids after winning his tenth title at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a ball during a training session for the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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Persons protest during a rally for the Amazon indigenous peoples and climate justice, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Yves Flueckiger, left, Rector of the university of Geneva, welocms Swiss astrophysicist Michel Mayor, center, Nobel Prize 2019 in Physics, for the ceremony Dies Academicus, at the university of Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland. The Nobel Prize in Physics jointly awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz. One half of the prize was awarded to Peebles for "theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology," and the other half to Mayor and Queloz for 'the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star'.

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Swiss astrophysicist Michel Mayor, Nobel Prize 2019 in Physics, speaks during the ceremony Dies Academicus, at the university of Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland. The Nobel Prize in Physics jointly awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz. One half of the prize was awarded to Peebles for "theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology," and the other half to Mayor and Queloz for 'the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star'.

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Stefanie takes a picture in an ice cave in the Swiss Aletsch Glacier, during an autumn day, in Valais, Switzerland. The Swiss Aletsch glacier, one of the largest ice streams in Europe, is the first Unesco World Heritage Site of the Alps. This huge river of ice that stretches over 23 km from its formation in the Jungfrau region (at 4000 m) down to the Massa Gorge in Valais, around 2500 m below, fascinates and inspires every visitor.

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A hiker plays his accordion with view of Wildlake and the Pizol glacier on the sideline of a commemoration for the 'dying' glacier of Pizol mountain, pictured in the background, in Wangs, Switzerland. Various organizations gathered to shine a light on climate change and melting glaciers.

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Team Europe pose with the Laver Cup trophy after defeating Team world's, at the Laver Cup tennis event, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Team Europe's Roger Federer celebrates after winning against Team World's Nick Kyrgios during their match at the Laver Cup tennis event in Geneva, Switzerland

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A giant biodegradable landart painting by French-Swiss artist Saype is pictured in the "Parc des Bastions" in Geneva, Switzerland. With an overall area of 1,000 square meters, the 75 meters long and 15 meters wide painting was created using biodegradable pigments made out of charcoal, chalk, water and milk proteins. This art piece in the "Parc des Bastions" along with a second one in the "Parc de la Grange" marks the third step of the worldwide "Beyond Walls Project" aiming at creating the longest symbolic human chain around the world promoting values such as togetherness, kindness and openness to the world.

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Swiss Federal President Ueli Maurer, right, and Ram Nath Kovind, President of India, shake hands during a ceremony of signatures during a state visit to Switzerland, Switzerland.

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President Ram Nath Kovind poses for a photograph with an Indian Business Delegation, in Bern, Switzerland.

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President Ram Nath Kovind is greeted during the Indian community reception, in Bern, Switzerland.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addressses during the Indian community reception, in Bern, Switzerland. First Lady Savita Kovind is also seen.

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Look how she leapt, loped, placed, recovered and smashed. At the end of the 21-7, 21-7 blitzkrieg, only one finalist towered over all—India’s P.V. Sindhu, her Jap­anese opponent Noz­omi Oku­hara red­uced to a spare part in the snatch for the World Championship gold. For those who que­s­tioned her ability after those silver and bronze hauls, this is an answer: it was just a matter of time, you miserable dou­bters!

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Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during her women's singles final match against India's Pusarla V. Sindhu at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's gold-medallist Pusarla V. Sindhu after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu cheers after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu cheers after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu returns a shuttlecock to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during their women's singles final match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu serves a shuttlecock to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during their women's singles final match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu returns a shuttlecock to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during their women's singles final match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu returns a shuttlecock to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during their women's singles final match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu returns a shuttlecock to USA's Beiwen Zhang during their women's singles round of sixteen match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's Saina Nehwal returns a shuttlecock to Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt during their women's singles round of sixteen match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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Japan's Akane Yamaguchi returns a shuttlecock to Singapore's Yeo Jia Min during their women's singles second round match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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India's H.S. Prannoy returns a shuttlecock to China's Lin Dan during their men's singles second round match at the BWF Badminton World Championships in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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A view of the damage on the banks of the Losentse river in Chamoson, canton Valais, Switzerland. The search continues in Chamoson, after the violent storm that struck on Sunday evening. Two people are still missing, carried away in their cars by a mudslide.

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A flock of sheep crosses alpine terrain in Flaesch, Switzerland under the "Falknis" peak (2562 meters above sea level). During the so-called "Schafuebergang", 1500 sheep wander from one meadow to the other, crossing on a steep, narrow alpine trail.

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Matthias Appenzeller in action during the international cliff diving Championships, in the Maggia valley in Ponte Brolla, Southern Switzerland.

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Festival goers walk by the UTOPIA2050 project installation by HES-SO school during the 44th edition of the Paleo Festival, in Nyon, Switzerland. The Paleo is a open-air music festival in the western part of Switzerland that runs until July 28.

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Festival-goers some with umbrellas watch singer Robert Smith as he performs on the main stage during the 44th edition of the Paleo Festival, in Nyon, Switzerland. The Paleo is a open-air music festival in the western part of Switzerland that runs until July 28.

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The giant fresco Fluidity of Swiss street artist Antoine Guignard (lying on the ground) aka LPVDA (les pinceaux verts d'Antoine) is pictured during the AILYOS art nature festival, in Leysin, Switzerland. The 20 meters high fresco by LPVDA realized over three weeks, is solely based on a fine wood sanding technique and depicts the portrait of the 100-year-old Swiss painter Ernest Blatter who lives in the Swiss Alps resort of Leysin.

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Extras of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival) cool off in the water of the Lake Geneva as a CGN boat sails past during sunny and warm weather, in Vevey, Switzerland.

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Extras of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival) cool off in the water of the Lake Geneva as a CGN boat sails past during sunny and warm weather, in Vevey, Switzerland. The forecasts predict hot weather in Switzerland with the maximum temperature at 35 degrees Celsius

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Spectators watch Swiss band "Patent Ochsner" performing on the main stage during the 36th edition of the Gurten music open air festival in Bern, Switzerland.

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People take part of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival in French), parade during the official opening parade prior to the first representation and crowning ceremony in Vevey, Switzerland.

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People take part of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival in French), parade during the official opening parade prior to the first representation and crowning ceremony in Vevey, Switzerland.

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An aerial view shows the full arena of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival in French), with a capacity of 20,000 spectators and hosting a giant central LED floor of approximately 800 square meters, during the crowning ceremony of the opening night in Vevey, Switzerland. Organized in Vevey by the brotherhood of winegrowers since 1979, the event will celebrate winemaking from July 18 to August 11 this year.

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Visitors follow the drone show at Zueri Faescht (Zuerich Party) in Zuerich, Switzerland. Over 2 million visitors are expected to visit the event this weekend.

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People participate in the Pride March LGBTQ in Geneva, Switzerland.

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An acrobat is pictured in the arena of the "Fete des Vignerons" (winegrowers' festival) during a rehearsal in Vevey, Switzerland. Organized in Vevey by the brotherhood of winegrowers since 1979, the event will celebrate winemaking from July 18 to August 11 this year.

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Delegates sit at the opening of the 41th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Damage is seen after severe storms in Dombresson in the Val-de-Ruz, Switzerland.

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Damage is seen after severe storms in Dombresson in the Val-de-Ruz, Switzerland.

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Thousands of women protest during a nationwide women's strike in Lausanne, Switzerland. Women across Switzerland walked off the job, burned bras and blocked traffic Friday in a day of demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality and an end to sexual harassment and violence against women.

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Fog racks over the Gotthard Pass road in Canton Ticino, Switzerland. The Gotthard Pass road has been opened to traffic for the summer season.

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Steam boats of the 'Compagnie Generale de Navigation sur le Lac Leman' (CGN) are pictured during the annual parade of the 'Belle Epoque' boat fleet of the CGN on Lake Geneva near Rolle, Switzerland.

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A Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) just catched a fish in Geneva, Switzerland

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Cars drive on the A12 motorway, covered with snow after heavy snowfalls in Saint-Legier, Switzerland. Central Switzerland was hit by a cold spell in spring with rain and snow fall.

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