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Swiss drop probe against Turkish minister

Swiss prosecutors said on Monday they would drop a probe into alleged remarks by Turkey's EU affairs minister denying the Armenian genocide, as the official enjoyed diplomatic immunity.

Cancellara breaks collar bone in Flanders fall

Cancellara breaks collar bone in Flanders fall

Swiss champion Fabian Cancellara has had an operation on his broken right collar bone after his fall this weekend in the Tour of Flanders classic, the SportInformation agency said.

North Korea’s leader was no whizz at Swiss school

North Korea’s leader was no whizz at Swiss school

North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-Un, who was schooled in Switzerland, obtained poor grades in school and was often absent, according to a Swiss newspaper report.

Cool weather to make Easter comeback

Cool weather to make Easter comeback

The fabulous weather of recent weeks will not last over Easter, say weather forecasters.

‘We need border checks to combat crime’

‘We need border checks to combat crime’

A top Swiss security official has called for the country to reintroduce border checks in a bid to combat a spike in burglaries committed by organized foreign crime gangs. 

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Swiss seek to arrest German tax inspectors

Three tax inspectors who bought a stolen CD in their chase for German tax evaders have been told they must stay out of Switzerland or face arrest, after a cross-border tax spat turned nasty.

Roche could withdraw hostile Illumina bid

Roche could withdraw hostile Illumina bid

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche could withdraw its takeover bid for US gene mapper Illumina, the SonnatgsZeitung reported on Sunday, citing sources close to the deal.