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Swiss chainsaw attack injures 5

Jul 24, 2017 - 9:36 PM

(UPDATED) The attacker has been identified and is believed to be on the run in a vehicle

Swiss chainsaw attack injures 5

Swiss couple found on glacier after 75 years buried at last

Jul 22, 2017 - 11:29 PM

The funeral is held in the church where the couple had attended mass before setting out on their trek in the Swiss Alps

Swiss couple found on glacier after 75 years buried at last

Swiss police confirm identity of couple found on glacier

Jul 19, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Switzerland's Valais canton says, 'They are of Mr. Marcelin Dumoulin and his wife Francine Dumoulin, who disappeared tragically on August 15, 1942'

Swiss police confirm identity of couple found on glacier

Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:15 AM

The bodies of a Swiss couple that disappeared in the Alps 75 years ago are found lying near each other in the Diablerets massif in southern Switzerland

Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance

Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeover

May 21, 2017 - 11:10 PM

Switzerland will increase reliance on hydraulic power as well as renewables like solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass

Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeover

Which countries have the best healthcare?

May 19, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Of the 20 countries heading up the list, all but Australia and Japan are in western Europe, where virtually every nation boasts some form of universal health coverage

Which countries have the best healthcare?

Pay cut for UN's Geneva staff a sign 'happy days' are over

May 17, 2017 - 12:12 AM

Some opponents of the looming Geneva salary cut say geopolitics may have influenced the decision

Pay cut for UN's Geneva staff a sign 'happy days' are over

Swiss man suspected of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:46 PM

The man will go before the Gruyere criminal court on charges of human trafficking, encouraging prostitution, sexual acts with children and child pornography, prosecutors say

Swiss man suspected of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

2 killed in shooting at Basel cafe, 1 badly injured – Swiss police

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:34 AM

'The reason behind the attack is not yet known and will be investigated,' says the the Basel prosecutor's office

2 killed in shooting at Basel cafe, 1 badly injured – Swiss police

UN-backed Syria talks restart with rebels on back foot

Feb 21, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Hopes for a breakthrough remain dim with the sides still deadlocked over Bashar al-Assad's fate and violence on the ground persisting

UN-backed Syria talks restart with rebels on back foot

Swiss back new citizenship rules in defeat for rightwing

Feb 12, 2017 - 10:45 PM

(UPDATED) Grandchildren of immigrants will now be able to skip several steps in the lengthy process of securing a Swiss passport

Swiss back new citizenship rules in defeat for rightwing

Xi says globalization here to stay as Trump readies for office

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:48 PM

(3rd UPDATE) China's President Xi Jinping uses his debut speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos to insist that globalization was irreversible despite a populist backlash in the West

Xi says globalization here to stay as Trump readies for office

Imelda Marcos snubs last day of trial for 1991 graft case

Jan 17, 2017 - 1:05 PM

(UPDATED) The former first lady is accused of creating private foundations in Switzerland from 1978 to 1984 when she was governor of Metro Manila

Imelda Marcos snubs last day of trial for 1991 graft case

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:20 AM

It will mark the first time since the eastern Mediterranean island was divided that Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders will have presented maps describing the borders of a reunified country

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 11, 2017

Jan 11, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 11, 2017

Chinese president to headline Davos meet – WEF

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:53 AM

This year's World Economic Forum, held in the luxury Swiss ski resort of Davos, should be seen as a call for 'responsible and responsive leadership,' says founder

Chinese president to headline Davos meet – WEF

5 reasons the gold shipment complaint vs Aquino is a joke

Jan 07, 2017 - 7:53 AM

Wrong documents, wrong dates, wrong government posts are cited

5 reasons the gold shipment complaint vs Aquino is a joke

Swiss police say Muslim prayer hall shooter found dead

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:55 PM

(UPDATED) A man bursts into a Muslim prayer hall in the Swiss city of Zurich and starts shooting, injuring 3 men, police say

Swiss police say Muslim prayer hall shooter found dead

World's longest tunnel begins regular service in Switzerland

Dec 11, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The 57-kilometer Gotthard Base Tunnel cost over $11.2 billion euros to build

World's longest tunnel begins regular service in Switzerland

Swiss reject speedy nuclear phaseout

Nov 27, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Voters in Switzerland thumb down a plan to close 3 of the country's 5 nuclear reactors next year

Swiss reject speedy nuclear phaseout

Swiss talks break down in blow for Cyprus peace hopes

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:07 PM

(UPDATED) Despite the failure, UN chief Ban Ki-moon 'remains hopeful that a deal can be reached this year and will personally support those efforts'

Swiss talks break down in blow for Cyprus peace hopes

Cyprus peace deal hangs in the balance

Nov 20, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Seen by experts as the last best chance to reunify Cyprus, the make-or-break discussions in Switzerland could lead to a multi-billion-euro deal or scupper prospects of solving one of the world's longest-running political problems

Cyprus peace deal hangs in the balance

Fresh Syria talks end with no breakthroughs

Oct 16, 2016 - 8:25 AM

Talks in Switzerland between Washington, Moscow and Syria's neighbors ended within hours of starting, with no breakthrough on halting the violence ravaging the war-torn country

Fresh Syria talks end with no breakthroughs

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

Oct 15, 2016 - 12:46 PM

With no let-up in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's onslaught on eastern Aleppo, the sides will look at how to revive the short-lived ceasefire

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

Malaysia's 1MDB scandal involved 'Ponzi scheme' – Swiss prosecutor

Oct 05, 2016 - 7:14 PM

The Swiss attorney general opened an investigation into the troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in August 2015 following allegations that some of the money allegedly stolen from the fund had passed through Swiss banks

Malaysia's 1MDB scandal involved 'Ponzi scheme' – Swiss prosecutor

Swiss army helicopter crash kills 2

Sep 28, 2016 - 8:02 PM

(UPDATED) 'The two pilots did not survive the accident,' the army spokesman says, identifying the injured person as a 'flight assistant,' who was taken to a hospital

Swiss army helicopter crash kills 2

Swiss voters back new surveillance law

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:50 PM

Measures under the law will only be used to monitor the highest-priority suspects, especially those linked to terrorism

Swiss voters back new surveillance law

Best practices: How other countries dealt with drug problems

Sep 05, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Portugal and Switzerland are two countries with a high rate of illegal drugs use in the 1980s and the 1990s. How did they manage to turn things around?

Best practices: How other countries dealt with drug problems

'No indication' Swiss train attack was terrorist act – police

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Police spokesman Bruno Metzger says terrorism is not the 'main theory' behind the attack which injured 6 passengers

'No indication' Swiss train attack was terrorist act – police

Swiss knifeman sets fire on train, injures 6

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:20 AM

(4th UPDATE) 'We can neither exclude nor affirm that this was a terrorist act,' says Saint Gallen regional police spokesman Bruno Metzger

Swiss knifeman sets fire on train, injures 6

PH 'war on drugs' should draw lessons from other countries

Aug 09, 2016 - 5:30 PM

'Is there another way to achieve the same result and make drug addicts or users surrender or cooperate with authorities without capitalizing on the threat of death?'

PH 'war on drugs' should draw lessons from other countries

Swiss say 'no thanks' to basic income for all

Jun 05, 2016 - 7:50 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Final results show 76.9% of Swiss voters oppose a proposal to give everyone in the country unconditional basic income

Swiss say 'no thanks' to basic income for all

Money for nothing? Swiss vote on basic income for all

Jun 02, 2016 - 4:00 PM

In a global first, the Swiss will vote on a radical proposal to provide the entire population with an unconditional, basic income

Money for nothing? Swiss vote on basic income for all

World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

May 17, 2016 - 10:23 AM

(UPDATED) Headaches are likely to persist over the call for the Syrian regime and rebels to agree on a framework for a political transition

World powers meet to save Syria peace hopes

Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:50 AM

The plane is expected to cross the United States, stopping in New York before a trans-Atlantic flight to Europe, from where the pilots plan to make their way back to the point of departure in Abu Dhabi

Solar Impulse 2 resumes round-the-world flight

The gift of language

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:30 PM

'I find my mother tongue to be such an important part of my identity that I cannot imagine denying it to my own children'

The gift of language

Syria sees 'no progress' at peace talks, blasts UN mediator

Mar 19, 2016 - 11:29 PM

UN envoy Staffan de Mistura 'does not have the right to put pressure on anybody' and 'should not take anybody's side,' says a source close to the Syrian government

Syria sees 'no progress' at peace talks, blasts UN mediator

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Mar 17, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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Putin orders withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria as peace talks start

Mar 15, 2016 - 7:59 AM

However, hopes for a breakthrough at the talks remained remote with both sides locked in a bitter dispute over the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Putin orders withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria as peace talks start

Syria rivals clash ahead of peace talks

Mar 13, 2016 - 9:48 AM

(UPDATED) 'It cannot start with the presence of the regime, or the head of this regime still in power'

Syria rivals clash ahead of peace talks

Assad ouster 'red line' for regime – Syria FM

Mar 12, 2016 - 8:51 PM

Walid Muallem also says that the government delegation to the Geneva talks due to start on Monday will wait no more than 24 hours for the opposing side to arrive

Assad ouster 'red line' for regime – Syria FM

Swiss vote 'no' to automatic expulsion of foreign criminals

Feb 28, 2016 - 10:19 PM

(UPDATED) The poll comes at a time when many European countries are hardening their attitudes to migrants after more than a million arrived on the continent last year

Swiss vote 'no' to automatic expulsion of foreign criminals

Switzerland votes on expelling foreign criminals

Feb 28, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Swiss people will vote whether foreign criminals should be automatically deported even for minor offenses

Switzerland votes on expelling foreign criminals

Nestle net profits plunge 39% in 2015

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:44 PM

But the world's biggest food and beverage conglomerate says its organic growth is good

Nestle net profits plunge 39% in 2015

Syria peace talks suspended

Feb 04, 2016 - 8:34 AM

UN envoy Staffan de Mistura: 'I won't talk for the sake of talking'

Syria peace talks suspended

UN tries to get Syria peace talks back on track

Feb 03, 2016 - 4:38 PM

Staffan de Mistura's brief is to coax the warring parties in a conflict that has killed more than 260,000 people into 6 months of indirect talks in Switzerland

UN tries to get Syria peace talks back on track

Foreign governments raise pressure on Malaysia over scandals

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Foreign authorities investigating suspicious global fund flows are making clear the 1MDB affair is far from over and that the net may be tightening

Foreign governments raise pressure on Malaysia over scandals

Top French-Swiss chef found dead in apparent suicide – police

Feb 01, 2016 - 10:22 AM

Benoit Violier's death is not, however, the first suicide of a renowned French chef in recent years while several others have closed their restaurants, citing high levels of pressure

Top French-Swiss chef found dead in apparent suicide – police

Syria peace talks struggling

Feb 01, 2016 - 9:13 AM

The UN special envoy for Syria fought to keep alive the biggest diplomatic push yet to end the Syrian war as Washington urged both sides in fragile peace talks to seize the moment

Syria peace talks struggling

Malaysia pledges to help Swiss probe as pressure on PM grows

Jan 30, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Swiss prosecutors believe around $4 billion was stolen from Malaysian state-owned companies, including a firm with links to Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malaysia pledges to help Swiss probe as pressure on PM grows