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Oprah sorry for Switzerland incident over purse

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Oprah Winfrey says she’s “sorry” about the media frenzy that emerged after she said she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.

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Oprah sorry for Switzerland incident over purse

Oprah Winfrey. AP FILE PHOTO

Oprah Winfrey says she’s sorry a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.

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Swiss sales clerk tells Oprah she can’t afford $38,000 handbag

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Switzerland is a glamorous playground of the rich and famous, filled with glitterati from princes to movie stars. It’s also a land with a sometimes uneasy relationship with foreigners — especially when they aren’t white.

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No-sail zone on Lake Zurich for Tina Turner wedding

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A no-sail zone has been set up off the lakeside property of US-born pop singer Tina Turner and her longtime German partner Erwin Bach to help keep away prying eyes as they wed on Sunday, police said.

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Tina Turner ties knot in Switzerland

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Tina Turner, the US-born superstar famed for hits such as “Private Dancer,” has married her longtime German partner and will reportedly celebrate the union in a Buddhist ceremony in Switzerland Sunday.

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Tina Turner on her way to Swiss citizenship

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Tina Turner is on her way to becoming a Swiss citizen. The American rock diva has lived in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht since the mid-1990s. The local Zuerichsee-Zeitung newspaper said on its website the local council announced its decision to grant the 73-year-old Turner citizenship in an official notice published in Friday’s edition.

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UN film on PH conflict resolution

The peaceful resolution of a conflict surrounding the Ambuklao-Binga Dam project is the theme of a documentary that spotlights the United Nations (UN) experience in resolving differences. Entitled “Dialogue at Ambuklao and Binga,” the short film premiered at UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 15. It will be shown later in the Philippines and [...]

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