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Two children killed in France crash

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 9:29
related countries: France France
related places: Doubs

Two 15-year-olds are killed when a school bus crashes in snowy conditions in the French department of Doubs, near the Swiss border.
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Tributes pour in for 'world's best chef'

Monday, February 1st 2016, 22:30

The world's top chefs, restaurateurs and food critics mourn the loss of Benoit Violier, who was found dead at his home in Switzerland.
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'World's best chef' dies aged 44

Monday, February 1st 2016, 10:28

Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, is found dead at his home.
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'Youngest' conjoined sisters separated

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 17:04

Doctors in Switzerland say they have separated eight-day-old conjoined sisters - believed to be the youngest ever to be successfully parted.
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Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 5:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.
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Whistleblower 'helps' in Blatter case

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 18:53

A Fifa whistleblower gives evidence against banned president Sepp Blatter that may be "very helpful", say Swiss prosecutors.
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VIDEO: Snow bikes race through the Alps

Monday, January 25th 2016, 18:01

Cyclists brave ice and snow for a high-speed race through the Swiss mountains.
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Swiss soldiers used drugs at Davos

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 16:02

Soldiers on duty at the World Economic Forum in Davos have been sent home for using cannabis and cocaine, the Swiss army says.
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Switzerland 'made secret PLO deal'

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 14:54

Controversy grows in Switzerland over an alleged secret deal, dating back 50 years, between the government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
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Switzerland defends migrant assets law

Friday, January 15th 2016, 14:19
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Switzerland defends its law requiring asylum seekers to hand over assets in excess of $1,000, after an outcry at similar proposals in Denmark.
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Swiss woman kidnapped in Timbuktu

Friday, January 8th 2016, 12:42
related countries: Mali Mali

A Swiss woman has been kidnapped by gunmen from her home in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu, security officials say.
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Swiss hand Fifa case documents to US

Wednesday, December 30th 2015, 16:22
related countries: United States United States

Swiss officials hand over to US authorities documents relating to bank accounts allegedly used for bribery in the Fifa corruption scandal.
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A watchmaker's paradise

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 0:06

How a Swiss valley became a watchmaker's paradise
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Yemen peace talks to resume in January

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 17:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen break up in Switzerland, with only an agreement to meet again on 14 January.
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Videos spark Swiss terror probe

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 21:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Swiss authorities investigate a leading figure in a prominent Muslim organisation on terror-related charges over videos made in Syria.
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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 18:33
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 68 people are reported killed in fresh clashes in north-west Yemen, despite a ceasefire and peace talks being held in Switzerland.
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Costa Rica ex-football chief extradited

Friday, December 18th 2015, 18:29
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, United States United States

Eduardo Li - former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation - has been extradited to the US, the Swiss justice ministry says.
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'Fifa millions' frozen by Switzerland

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 17:29

Millions of Swiss francs in 50 bank accounts allegedly linked to world football governing body Fifa are frozen.
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Yemen warring parties 'swap prisoners'

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 10:33
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's warring parties are reported to have exchanged hundreds of prisoners, as UN-brokered peace talks in Switzerland continue.
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Fifa official Napout denies bribery

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 22:26
related countries: United States United States

Fifa vice-president Juan Angel Napout has pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in New York after being extradited to the US, his lawyer says.
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Yemen peace talks follow ceasefire

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 13:11
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's warring parties begin talks in Switzerland on ending a conflict that has left thousands dead, as a seven-day ceasefire comes into effect.
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Music makers: Swiss music boxes endure in electronic age

Sunday, December 13th 2015, 0:24

Swiss factory continues centuries-old tradition of music boxes
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Two Syrians held in Geneva terror hunt

Saturday, December 12th 2015, 19:42
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Geneva

Two people of Syrian origin are arrested in Geneva on suspicion of making explosives and having links to jihadi groups, the Swiss authorities say.
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Geneva 'IS cell' tip-off prompted alert

Friday, December 11th 2015, 19:18
related places: Geneva

A security alert in the Swiss city of Geneva was triggered by a warning that a cell of the Islamic State group was in the area, the country's president says.
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Geneva police hunt terror suspects

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 16:55
related places: Geneva

Swiss police raise the alert level in Geneva, saying they are hunting for suspects as part of the investigation into the Paris attacks.
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Fifa: US charges 16 more officials

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 23:34

The US Department of Justice indicts 16 officials - hours after two Fifa vice-presidents were arrested in Zurich.
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Sunday, November 29th 2015, 5:38

The past that some Swiss villagers tried to forget
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VIDEO: Switzerland’s vanishing natural wonder

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 0:07

Drone footage shows retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier
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Brazil Fifa official Marin extradited

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 21:37
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States
related places: Marin

The former head of Brazilian football, Jose Maria Marin, is extradited from Switzerland to the US to face corruption charges.
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Federer beats Nadal to Swiss title

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 16:42

World number three Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 6-3 5-7 6-3 to win his seventh Swiss Indoors title - his home event.
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