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Switzerland sees defence sales boom

Switzerland boosted its exports of military equipment, mainly training aircraft and air-defence systems, by 36 percent last year from the 2010 level, official data showed on Tuesday.

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Swiss army opens doors to asylum seekers

The Swiss military is making more than 5,000 beds available on a temporary basis to handle an overflow of asylum seekers in Switzerland.

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Zurich cops probe bizarre tram death

Zurich police are investigating an unexplained death after making a macabre find in a streetcar tunnel on Monday night.

Geneva cabinet minister quits over bar fight

Geneva cabinet minister quits over bar fight

After facing mounting pressure to resign following his involvement in a fight with a bar tender on New Year’s Eve, Geneva cabinet minister Mark Muller said he is quitting his post, effective Wednesday.