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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 

Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Swiss mountain sports manufacturer Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at their local ski fields of Les Marecottes, near Martigny, in south-western Switzerland. The Swiss brothers used eco-friendly coloured pigments and a futuristic atomizer to colour the snow over a period of 15 days to create 5 minutes of video and a portfolio of 13 extraordinary photos

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Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at the local ski fields of Les Marécottes, near Martigny, in southwestern Switzerland