Eco-terrorism trial begins in Switzerland

Eco-terrorism trial begins in Switzerland

Two Italian environmental activists and a Swiss colleague went on trial on Tuesday for planning a bomb attack against an IBM research centre which was being built near Zurich.

Swiss road accidents drop to 1950 levels

Swiss road accidents drop to 1950 levels

 

The number of road accidents leading to personal injuries fell below 20,000 last year for the first time since the 1950s.

 

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Swiss send millions in aid to Horn of Africa

Switzerland is devoting an additional 4.5 million francs ($4.9 million) to support humanitarian efforts in the Horn of Africa, the Foreign Ministry said. 

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Suicide suspected as pilot rams mum’s house

A Swiss pilot has flown his small airplane into his mother’s house near Schaffhausen, northern Switzerland, in what reports say appears to have been a suicide.