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Swiss try to confiscate ‘Baby Doc’ millions

The Swiss finance ministry announced Monday that it had taken legal action to secure the confiscation of Haiti ex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier's frozen Swiss millions after a 25-year court battle.

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Swiss biotech firm faces big bill after US lawsuit

Swiss biotech group Actellion has been told by a US court that it will have to pay a Japanese company up to $547 million over a cancelled contract.

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Zurich May Day demo largely peaceful

 

No major disturbances were reported when left-wing demonstrators took to the streets of Zurich for May Day, despite the arrest of 500 people.

 

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Two Swiss dead in Moroccan bomb attack

Two Swiss men from the Italian-speaking area of Switzerland were confirmed among the victims of last week’s bombing in Marrakech, Morocco.