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A girl refreshes under a fountain during hot temperatures on Sechselaeutenplatz square in Zurich on Monday

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A girl refreshes under a fountain during hot temperatures on Sechselaeutenplatz square in Zurich on Monday

A member of the Patrouille Suisse flight team of the Swiss Air Force performs in his Northrop F-5 ll Tiger fighting jet during a media day of the Swiss Air Force at the airbase in the central Swiss town of Emmen April 17, 2015.

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A member of the Patrouille Suisse flight team of the Swiss Air Force performs in his Northrop F-5 ll Tiger fighting jet during a media day of the Swiss Air Force at the airbase in the central Swiss town of Emmen on Friday

Stars are pictured over the famous Matterhorn mountain, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland.

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Stars seen in the sky over the Matterhorn mountain, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland

US Secretary of State John Kerry looks at the view of Lake Geneva from his hotel room as the Iran nuclear talks continue, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry looks at the view of Lake Geneva from his hotel room as the Iran nuclear talks continue, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

A model poses next to a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 during the second press day ahead of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva March 4, 2015.

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A model poses next to a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 during the second press day ahead of the 85th Geneva International Motor Show

Nestle CEO Bulcke interacts with a robot named "Pepper" after the full year 2014 results conference in Vevey...Nestle Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Paul Bulcke (R) interacts with a robot named "Pepper" after the full year 2014 results conference at the company headquarters in Vevey February 19, 2015. Nestle in December 2014 began to use the robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids unveiled in June 2014 by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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Nestle Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke interacts with a robot named “Pepper” after the full year 2014 results conference at the company headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland. In December 2014 Nestle began to use the robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp. 

An artificially triggered avalanche thunders down a mountain side past a 30 meters (98 feet) high pole holding measuring equiptment, at the Vallee de la Sionne in Anzere near Sion, February 3, 2015. The full-scale avalanche dynamics test site is providing scientists and engineers of the Swiss Institute of Research of Snow and Avalanches with essential data to understand and model avalanche motion, according to the Institute website.

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An artificially triggered avalanche to help scientists understand its motion thunders down a mountain past a 30-metre high pole holding measuring equipment, at the Vallee de la Sionne in Anzere near Sion, Switzerland on Tuesday

Jock VI, the current cat in residence at Chartwell, on a memorial bench during a preview of  Death of a Hero  exhibition at Winston Churchill's Chartwell family home. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 23, 2015.  The National Trust's Chartwell is commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death with the exhibition.

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Jock VI, the current cat in residence at Chartwell, on a memorial bench during a preview of Death of a Hero exhibition at Winston Churchill’s Chartwell family home on Friday. The National Trust’s Chartwell is commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death with the exhibition

Lotte Smiseth Sejersted of Norway  clears a gate during the final training run for the women's Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill race in St Moritz January 23, 2015.

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Lotte Smiseth Sejersted of Norway clears a gate during the final training run for the women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill race in St Moritz on Friday

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, WEF, DAVOS, WIRTSCHAFTSTREFFEN, 45. WELTWIRTSCHAFTSTREFFEN, WELTWIRTSCHAFTSFORUM, FORUM DAVOS,...epa04578104 A message announcing the cancellation of the appearance of King Abdullah of Jordan is displayed  following the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz, during a panel session at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland,   January 23, 2015.  EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

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A message announcing the cancellation of the appearance of King Abdullah of Jordan is displayed following the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz, during a panel session at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland 

World Economic Forum in Davos...epa04570446 Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center, on the eve of the opening of the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 20 January  2015. The overarching theme of the meeting, which will take place from 21 to 24 January, is 'The New Global Context'.  EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

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Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel on the eve of the opening of the 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Swiss army soldiers rest during the ABC FTX14 joined drill of the Swiss and German army Bundeswehr in Thonex near Geneva November 14, 2104. Some 900 soldiers, including 130 from the Bundeswehr, train from November 10 to 20 with ten civil agencies on NBC (Nuclear, Biological and Chemical) and explosvies risks.

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Swiss army soldiers rest during the ABC FTX14 joint drill of the Swiss and German army Bundeswehr in Thonex near Geneva

Visitors look at a blooming Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum), one of the world's largest and rare tropical flowering plants, at Basel's Botanical Garden September 29, 2014. The flower, which emits strong odour likened to rotting meat, which gives it it's common name 'corpse flower', wilts and dies after two days. Both the 'fragance' and the flower's meat-colouration attract pollinators - carrion flies and beetles.

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Visitors look at a blooming Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum), one of the world’s largest and rare tropical flowering plants, at Basel’s Botanical Garden

Donisan of Romania competes in men's high jump during European Athletics Championships in Zurich

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Mihai Donisan of Romania competes in the men’s high jump during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich on Wednesday

Experimental aircraft 'Solar Impulse 2',

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The experimental aircraft “Solar Impulse 2″, HB-SIB, during solar generator tests at an air base in Payerne, Switzerland, on Monday. The project aims to achieve the first circumnavigation of the world with an aircraft powered only by solar energy.

Tina Maze...Slovenia's Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland 

Svindal of Norway skis during the men's downhill event during the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in the Swiss ski resort of Lenzerheide

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Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the men’s downhill event at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in the Swiss ski resort of Lenzerheide

The rear of Lamborghini Aventador is pictured during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014. The Geneva Motor Show will run from March 6 to 16.

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The rear of Lamborghini Aventador is pictured during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva on Wednesday. The Geneva Motor Show will run from March 6 to 16.

A reveler in a carnival costume attends the opening of the Lucerne carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland, on the so-called dirty Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

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A reveller in a carnival costume attends the opening of the Lucerne carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland, on the so-called dirty Thursday.

Team USA huddles around the net before the game against Switzerland during the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum )

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Team USA huddles around the net before the game against Switzerland during the 2014 Winter Olympics women’s ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Sochi, Russia