Swiss ban Egyptian seeds over E.coli fears

Swiss ban Egyptian seeds over E.coli fears

Switzerland on Thursday suspended imports of some seeds, beans and sprouts from Egypt, after the European Union blamed Egyptian fenugreek seeds for E.coli outbreaks in Germany and France.

Asylum requests decline in June

Asylum requests decline in June

The number of asylum requests dropped in June by 25 percent compared to the month before, newly published statistics said.

 

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Masked robbers attack Swiss soldiers

Two masked robbers armed with knives attacked a military patrol in the early hours of Wednesday morning after they were caught trying to steal assault rifles stored at a military facility. 

 

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Mother of newborn baby found in waste identified

 

The mother of a newborn baby whose body was found at a composting centre has been identified, police said.