Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride

Iconic Swiss mountain lights up for first train ride

Switzerland will mark the 100 years since the construction of a railway up one of the main summits of the Bernese Alps, the iconic Jungfrau, with the illumination of its north face until Sunday.

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Swiss deny visa to Syrian president’s cousin

Switzerland's highest court has refused to lift an entry ban on a cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was seeking to travel to the country to fight sanctions imposed by Bern.