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Swiss hikers die in Norway avalanche

Five people died, four Swiss and one French, after an avalanche hit an expedition on a mountain in northern Norway on Monday, Norwegian authorities said.

Occupy returns to Zurich

Occupy returns to Zurich

The Occupy movement returned to Zurich on Saturday as protestors congregated outside the new stock exchange building.

Make foreigners wait to buy homes: Swiss party

Make foreigners wait to buy homes: Swiss party

The Social Democratic Party wants to make property purchase for foreigners more complicated.

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Children and woman missing after house fire

A wooden house in Steinerberg, canton Schwyz, has gone up in flames, leaving two children and an elderly woman missing.

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Swiss legend Cuche bows out on wooden skis

Swiss veteran Didier Cuche ended his two-decade long career on Saturday in characteristically goofy fashion, racing the giant slalom's second leg in wooden skis and traditional woollen ski clothes.

Federer unstoppable in desert heat

Federer unstoppable in desert heat

The forehand thundered, the backhand sizzled, the Swiss timing was back as Roger Federer steamrolled his way past Rafael Nadal and into the Indian Wells final, which he won on Sunday.

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Teacher gave driver DVD before crash: survivor

A Swiss bus crash which killed 22 children and six adults may have been caused by a teacher who distracted the driver by handing him a DVD film to play, a newspaper said on Sunday.

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Pakistan calls off search for missing climbers

Pakistan has called off a search for three climbers -- from Austria, Switzerland and Pakistan -- who went missing in the Karakoram mountain range some 10 days ago, an official said on Monday.