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Franco-Swiss tension stirs up trouble at Geneva airport
File photo: Richard Juilliart

Some 200 French workers recently hired by Geneva airport can’t start work because France is refusing to give Switzerland information vital for security checks, according to reports.

 Federer to miss Rio, rest of season with injury
Federer is recovering from injury. Photo: AFP

Roger Federer will miss the remainder of the season, including next month's Olympic Games in Rio.

  Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip
The journey ended in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse 2 has landed in the UAE, completing its epic round-the-world journey.

Swiss pilots: don’t hunt Pokémon from the air
Pokemon hunting has become a world-wide craze. Photo: Tiziana Fabi/AFP

The Swiss civil aviation office hears reports of people playing the popular new game from helicopters.

Zurich school threatened over links to Erdogan opponent
File photo: Aris Messini/AFP

School targeted over claims it is associated with Fethullah Gulen.

Yverdon pays tribute to mother and child killed in Nice
Yverdon-les-Bains. Photo: Sjaak Kempe

A six-year-old girl and her mother from the area died in the attack on Nice last week.

Turks demonstrate in Zurich after failed putsch
Photo: Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP

Hundreds of Turks gathered in Zurich on Saturday night in support of Turkish democracy.

Window narrows for finding Swiss-EU immigration deal
Schneider-Ammann and Juncker. File photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

The Swiss president is hopeful of “an amicable solution” to its immigration issue, though that will not come before the summer break.

Swiss ‘unprepared’ for potential terror attack
Floral tributes at the scene of the attack in Nice. Photo: Valery Hache/AFP

Politicians call for every police officer in Switzerland to receive anti-terrorism training following the attack in Nice last week.

Swiss woman among victims of Nice attack
Photo: AFP

A Swiss woman was among those killed in the terror attack in Nice on Thursday night.

Survey: world willing to pay more for ‘Swissness’
Photo: Rolf Krahl/Christophe G

Products labelled ‘Made in Switzerland’ bring in at least 5.8 billion annually to the country and that figure could be conservative.

Swiss president condemns ‘unacceptable’ Nice attack
Emergency services attend the scene in Nice. Photo: Valery Hache/AFP

Switzerland is currently working with France to establish if there are any Swiss victims.

Chaos in Como after Swiss send back refugees
More than 100 migrants are camping out at Como station after being pushed back from the Swiss border. Photo: Muszka/GoogleMaps

Around 100 refugees are reported to be camping out around Como’s San Giovanni station after being turned back by Swiss border guards.

Faced with Brexit, Swiss central bank vows 'flexibility'
"In the short term, Switzerland must react with flexibility to the changes affecting financial markets and the global economy," Jordan said. Photo: AFP

Switzerland's central bank will react with "flexibility" to the shifting economic realities following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, its chief said in a newspaper interview published Sunday.

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Migrant busted trying to sneak into Switzerland in a suitcase
The migrant was trying to make his way into Switzerland from Italy. Photo: Screenshot/YouTube

Border guards at a Swiss train station were shocked to find an Eritrean migrant trying to sneak into the country from Italy crammed inside a suitcase.

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