A UN independent expert on Friday slammed a proposal to tighten laws on demonstrations in the Swiss city of Geneva, saying that it would "unduly restrict" the rights to free expression.
Residents of the Swiss city of Zurich will vote Sunday on whether to build dedicated garages where prostitutes can ply their trade, in a proposal aimed at moving streetwalkers away from residential zones.
Researchers at Walter Zoo in Gossau have found that chimpanzees will mediate disputes amongst peers in an effort to keep harmony in the group.
Researchers will publish a report on Monday confirming that snowfall in Switzerland has decreased in the past 30 years by up to 60 percent.
The Swiss central bank posted on Thursday full year profits of 13.5 billion francs ($17.8 billion), with both its foreign currency stocks and gold reserves contributing to the result.
Swiss trading group DKSH said on Thursday that it would float about a third of its shares on March 21st, in a move expected to value the company at up to 3.0 billion francs ($3.3 billion).
Pakistan's top court on Thursday told the prime minister to ask Switzerland to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, demanding a compliance report be submitted by March 21st.
The Canadian owner of the Geneva-Servette Hockey Club, Hugh Quennec, is set to take over the cash-stricken Servette Football Club (SFC) which has filed for bankruptcy, the two clubs said on