Seventy-five years after a Swiss couple disappeared near a ski resort in the Alps their frozen and mummified bodies have been found, Swiss newspaper Le Matin reported Tuesday.
Swiss voters yesterday approved making it easier for third-generation immigrants to become citizens, dismissing suggestions that the move could pose a security threat.
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday said that both Switzerland and China should jointly voice their opposition to protectionism, and actively explore more efforts to safeguard the world's free trade mechanism.
Swiss voters were likely on Sunday (Nov 27) to reject a speedy exit from the nation's five nuclear power plants, as concerns over losing energy independence outweighed the safety worries raised by the measure's proponents.
Moscow has asked Bern to explain the recent incident of a Russian airliner tracked by Swiss fighter jets "in rather close distance," the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
When Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner came up with the idea to build the world's longest rail tunnel under the Alps in 1947, he predicted the visionary project could be finished by the start of the 21st century.
The "Oppenheimer Blue", a large and rare diamond, sold for 56.837 million Swiss francs ($57.6 million) at auction on Wednesday, setting a world record for any gem after a dramatic see-saw bidding process, Christie's in Geneva said.
Overall GDP growth in Switzerland for 2015 is expected to reach 0.9 percent, up 0.1 percent compared to the June forecast, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) indicated on Thursday.
While dual Swiss and U.S. investigations targeting FIFA continue to shake the world of football, the European Parliament on Thursday expressed zero tolerance against corruption.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday her country was ready to collaborate with Swiss and US authorities over their probe into football corruption.
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