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02/09/2014 At least half a million displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

Fighting in Ukraine has forced over half a million people to flee their homes, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, warning that the spiralling...

01/09/2014 UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

The UN Human Rights Council on Monday unanimously agreed to send an emergency mission to Iraq to investigate Islamic State atrocities, as Baghdad...

01/09/2014 Swiss complete tax-dodge payments to Britain, Austria

Switzerland said Monday that it had completed a programme to pay Britain and Austria hundreds of millions of euros in settlements for past...

01/09/2014 Novartis Japan admits concealing drug side effects

The Japanese unit of Swiss pharma giant Novartis has admitted it did not report more than 2,500 cases of serious side effects in patients using...

01/09/2014 UN rights body mulls sending mission to Iraq to probe IS abuses

The UN Human Rights Council was set Monday to debate demands for an emergency mission to Iraq to investigate "atrocities" committed by Islamic...

01/09/2014 Tennis: Sharapova crashes, Bencic and Federer in Swiss joy

Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open Sunday while 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest women's quarter-finalist since 1997...

29/08/2014 UN issues fresh call to Japan over WWII 'comfort women'

A UN watchdog issued a fresh call Friday to Japan to take full blame for forcing women from Korea and elsewhere in Asia to work as sex slaves...

 
 
 
 
 
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Residence and work permits in Switzerland

Residence and work permits in Switzerland

How to apply for a residency or work permit in Switzerland for you and your family.

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

Information about renting property and obtaining a mortgage in Switzerland.

Switzerland's healthcare system

Switzerland's healthcare system

Information about the Swiss healthcare system, health insurance, pharmacies and emergency numbers.

Banking in Switzerland

Banking in Switzerland

Explaining Swiss currency, banknotes, credit cards and bureaux de change.