Politician offered mum and child to cannibals

Politician offered mum and child to cannibals

A 53-year-old Conservative Party politician goes on trial this week in Winterthur for placing an advertisement on behalf of his friend’s wife and daughter, claiming they wanted to be slaughtered and eaten.

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Second arson attack at Swiss asylum centre

For the second time in a week, arsonists set fire to a house occupied by asylum seekers on Saturday night.

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‘Risk-taking hostages should pay for rescue’

Several Swiss politicians have called for certain freed hostages to contribute financially to the costs of their rescue.

Swiss ex-hostages speak of Taliban kidnap ordeal

Swiss ex-hostages speak of Taliban kidnap ordeal

Two Swiss former hostages who escaped their Taliban captors in March after eight months in a Pakistani tribal zone told a newspaper on Sunday of their ordeal, giving a rare glimpse into the torn region.