Rappler's latest stories on Switzerland
'Switzerland is a rich country. We won't leave anyone behind,' says President Simonetta Sommaruga
The woman was hospitalized in the city of Lausanne with the virus on Tuesday and died overnight
The move at the Bienne technical high school marks the first measures against the coronavirus that affect a school in Switzerland
The report comes after outbreaks were identified in Switzerland's main neighbors Austria, France, Germany, and Italy
The new law bans denigrating or discriminating against someone for being gay or inciting hatred against that person in text, speech, images or gestures
The new law would widen existing legislation against discrimination or incitement to hatred on ethnic or religious grounds to include sexual orientation.
The spat between US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Greta Thunberg highlights the tensions over climate change at the World Economic Forum in Davos
A Swiss newspaper says the two men, who were stopped but not arrested in August 2019, were suspected of carrying out 'preparatory work' for spying on the World Economic Forum, which is taking place in Davos this week
(UPDATED) Meanwhile, Greta Thunberg underlines the message that has inspired millions around the world – that governments are failing to wake up to the reality of climate change
Climate risks could generate a 'green swan' – a reference to the concept of an unpredictable and devastating 'black swan' event developed by philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Oxfam says poor women and girls were at the bottom of the scale, putting in '12.5 billion hours of unpaid care work each and every day,' estimated to be worth at least $10.8 trillion a year.
President Donald Trump will be chilling in Davos, where the world's movers and shakers gather each year for informal discussions on weighty issues. Detractors call it a talking shop for out-of-touch billionaires and celebrities.
The World Economic Forum says the survey is a call to arms as wildfires rage in Australia and governments struggle to articulate collective action on climate change
The meeting's theme this year is 'Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World' and it will place an emphasis on a more inclusive model of capitalism
Commercial operation began at Switzerland's Beznau plant on December 9, 1969 – back when The Beatles were still together and a man had just walked on the Moon
The European Union says Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates are among the countries which have implemented tax reforms
Clad in black, the marchers will hold the 'funeral march' up the side of the Pizol mountain to the foot of the steep and rapidly melting ice formation
Studies are underway assessing the effects of 5G frequencies on one's health, including one by the World Health Organization
Given Facebook's international reach, global regulators are unlikely to leave supervision of the Libra cryptocurrency entirely to the Swiss
Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan, MUFG Bank, and Royal Bank of Scotland are hit with fines totaling around $90 million
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'Save the climate please: It's the last time we ask politely,' reads one of the placards at the Lausanne demonstration
Switzerland has the world's 16th highest rate of gun ownership according to a 2017 report by the Small Arms Survey
The couple get cozy in wintry Switzerland
(UPDATED) Four people have been reported as injured in the avalanche on February 19 at the Crans-Montana ski station in southern Switzerland
Critics claim the law will have an oppressive and discriminatory effect
'The super-rich and corporations are paying lower rates of tax than they have in decades,' and the result, Oxfam says, 'the human costs -- children without teachers, clinics without medicines –- are huge'
Cupping his hands around his mouth, the night watchman atop the Lausanne cathedral bell tower allows his voice to carry across the rooftops, just as his predecessors have done every evening since 1405
Switzerland rules the Hopman Cup for the second straight year as Roger Federer becomes the most successful player in tournament history
Switzerland stays on track of its title defense behind Roger Federer as Serena Williams sweeps her Hopman singles matches
The agreement preserves existing residency rights, social security claims and recognition of professional qualifications
The Swiss legend claims his ninth trophy at his home event
The World Economic Forum uses a new methodology for the 2018 edition of its annual Global Competitiveness Report to reflect shifts in a world increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo calls the funeral 'a major event for our country' and describes Annan as 'one of the most illustrious people of this generation'
The aircraft, built in Germany in 1939, crashed into the Piz Segnas, a 3,000-metre (10,000-foot) peak in the east of Switzerland
The tour, which also includes a stop in Austria, is part of Tehran's efforts to secure Europe's continued support for the landmark agreement aimed at preventing Iran from building the atomic bomb
Check out how the 16 teams rank ahead of the World Cup's knockout stages
The company is working toward regaining trust on the global stage after the US government banned the purchase of Kaspersky software due to reported ties with Russian intelligence firms
Pope Franics is at Geneva at the invitation of the World Council of Churches (WCC), which was created in 1948 and groups 350 Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican churches from more than 100 countries around the world, with around half a billion believers among them
The Brazilians’ bid for a 6th World Cup gets off to a slow start as the favorites settle for a draw against the Swiss
The 36-year-old Federer says, 'I also feel that I have less to prove today than in the past, but that doesn't mean I don't want it badly. I need to have that drive to be successful'
Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, and Norway will accord duty-free market access to all industrial and fishery products from the Philippines
Two suspicious objects found in the man's possession are rendered harmless. There is no explosion or any injuries or damage.
(UPDATED) It is still unclear how many of the 9,500 United Nations staff in Geneva are joining the strike on Tuesday, February 27
(UPDATED) Trump's audience boos him when he strays off script during a brief question session after the speech with an attack on the 'nasty,' 'mean,' 'vicious,' and 'fake' press
Trump, who has made 'America First' the touchstone of his year-old administration, touches down in the Swiss city of Zurich aboard Air Force One en route to the World Economic Forum in Davos
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks a day before the arrival of US President Donald Trump, whose aggressive trade policies have raised concern among defenders of globalization
'A shop assistant sustained minor burns while removing the battery that overheated,' a police statement says, adding that 7 others received medical attention but did not need to be taken to hospital for treatment
Federal police confirm their 'decision to expel a person who is facing (Swiss) criminal charges for participation in, or lending support to, a terrorist organization'
The country s number two bank Credit Suisse shows off a piggy bank with built in apps allowing children under 12 to set savings goals check their balance and make payments