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Air strikes on a camp for displaced people in Syria's Idlib province were almost certainly not accidental and likely amounted to a war crime, the UN rights chief said Friday. Syria's military has denied...
The cabinet has decided to dispatch up to six members of the Swiss army to Moldova to participate in a programme for peace promotion of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
In June, the Swiss will vote on whether to give everyone in the country an unconditional basic income.
A new photographic exhibition on display at the Vatican museum, ‘Life of a Swiss Guard’.
The government plans to increase efforts to examine the use of certain medical treatments and technologies in a bid to reduce health costs.
Israel on Wednesday rejected the concerns of a UN panel over alleged violations in its prisons, including a purported surge in solitary confinements, insisting such tactics were used only in "extremely...
The Syrian government has refused a UN request for humanitarian aid access to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the area could soon be besieged."The horrific fighting and...
Seven top banks, including Credit Suisse, have agreed to pay $324 million (CHF339 million) to settle a private US lawsuit accusing them of rigging the “ISDAfix” interest rate benchmark used in the huge derivatives market.
Lina Zingg was an all-purpose maid, cleaner, cook and nanny – for 50 years and against her will. This is a story of slavery in the midst of middle class society.
The colossal sums spent on election campaigns can have a hugely damaging effect on even the most stable of democracies.
An Asian elephant named Druk had to be euthanised at the Zurich Zoo on Tuesday, at the age of 49.
The Swiss defence ministry and government-owned defence firm, RUAG, was targeted by hackers in January, the defence minister has confirmed.
If Britain votes to leave the European Union on June 23, post-Brexit negotiations should be based on Switzerland’s bilateral treaties with Brussels, say many Eurosceptics.
Two-thirds of Swiss citizens surveyed support the bilateral treaties concluded with the European Union to strict curbs on immigration via quotas.
A Swiss government report for 2013-2015 has awarded the nation’s water quality top marks.