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Swiss man charged in Singapore sex scandal

A scandal over an underage Singaporean prostitute widened on Wednesday after a Swiss man and a prominent Singaporean business figure were accused of being among her clients.

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Swiss extend Iran asset freeze

Switzerland ratcheted up sanctions against Iran on Wednesday, announcing it had frozen the assets of a further 11 businesses and people.

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Swiss to send military observers to Syria

Switzerland said on Wednesday it will send unarmed military observers to join an advance team of the Syrian observer mission following a request by the United Nations.

Jordan confirmed as new central bank chief

Jordan confirmed as new central bank chief

Switzerland's central bank on Wednesday confirmed interim chairman Thomas Jordan will take over as chief after former head Philipp Hildebrand quit amid a foreign exchange scandal.

Sex box for kids sparks call to action

Sex box for kids sparks call to action

Politicians from different parties have joined forces for an initiative aimed at preventing children under the age of nine from receiving sex education just months after the use of educational "sex boxes" sparked uproar in Basel.  

Property prices soar in Switzerland: report

Property prices soar in Switzerland: report

Property prices in Switzerland are continuing to rise, with higher numbers than ever before owning their own homes, a new report has found.

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Father gets 17 years for killing daughter with axe

The 53-year-old Pakistani man who killed his 16-year-old daughter, Swera, at their home in Zurich-Höngg in 2010 has been sentenced to 17 years imprisonment.