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Switzerland returns Ben Ali relative’s jet to Tunisia

Swiss authorities have agreed to return to Tunisia a private jet owned by a relative of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali after it was impounded in January, the foreign ministry said on Friday.

Ex-Credit Suisse worker guilty of data theft

Ex-Credit Suisse worker guilty of data theft

The Swiss Federal Criminal Court sentenced on Thursday a former employee of Credit Suisse to a two-year suspended sentence for breaching bank secrecy laws and money laundering.

Basel to face Bayern in Champions League

Basel to face Bayern in Champions League

Champions League surprise team FC Basel have been drawn to face German giants Bayern Munich in the knock-out stages of Europe's premier club competition.

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UBS penalized for Japan rate manipulation

Japanese regulators on Friday ordered the local arms of UBS and Citigroup to suspend operations for up to 30 days for allegedly trying to manipulate short-term interest rates for interbank trading.

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One in seven Swiss risk poverty: survey

Nearly 14 percent of people in Switzerland were exposed to the risk of poverty in 2010, according to a survey conducted by the Federal Office of Statistics.

Violent thunderstorm pummels Switzerland

Violent thunderstorm pummels Switzerland

Swiss authorities are asking citizens to watch out for falling trees, stay away from the woods, and secure loose belongings, especially Christmas lights, as thunderstorm "Joachim" moves in over the country.