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Swiss cabinet jostling begins as far-right dips

Swiss political parties on Monday began haggling for seats in the next cabinet, after an election that saw major parties including the far-right SVP lose ground to smaller and moderate parties like the Green Liberals.

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Swiss seize millions in Czech energy case

Switzerland said on Monday it was freezing 600 million francs in assets and charging seven people in connection with an allegedly illegal takeover of one of the Czech Republic's biggest energy firms.

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Union slams post office over ‘wage dumping’

Trade union Unia has reacted with anger to what it views as immoral wage dumping after it emerged that a group of Slovakian workers were allegedly being paid €5 ($7) per hour for construction work at a post office in Bern.

Swiss People’s Party suffers ‘powerful setback’

Swiss People’s Party suffers ‘powerful setback’

The results of Sunday's vote could mark the end of a polarization that has dominated Swiss politics for the last decade, according to post-election roundups in a number of the country's newspapers.

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Swiss offer to help Libya disarm and demine

Switzerland can help Libya to disarm its population following its armed revolution, as well as contribute to demining efforts, Swiss president Micheline Calmy-Rey said Saturday.

Far-right rise capped as greens advance

Far-right rise capped as greens advance

Switzerland's dominant far-right party suffered a dip in electoral support for the first time in 20 years on Sunday as smaller parties recorded gains.