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Glencore fumes over Bolivian mine grab

Swiss-based commodities giant Glencore protested on Friday against the Bolivian government's nationalisation of the Colquiri tin and zinc mine.

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Moody’s downgrades Credit Suisse and UBS

Moody’s credit rating agency on Thursday downgraded Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse as part of a major global review.

Swiss weatherman’s German stalker sectioned

Swiss weatherman’s German stalker sectioned

A 51-year-old German woman was committed to a psychiatric hospital this week after a court heard how she had stalked a famous weatherman for years.

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Jihadis using Switzerland as a base: police

The Swiss Federal Police are worried that Islamic terrorists are using Switzerland as a base.

Roche probed over faulty drug-safety reporting

Roche probed over faulty drug-safety reporting

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is under investigation over a failure to properly report adverse drug side-effects, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday.

Swiss solar plane pilot in successful desert flight

Swiss solar plane pilot in successful desert flight

A solar-powered plane early Friday completed a flight over the Moroccan desert to showcase renewable energy, as a key summit in Rio discussed "greening" the world economy.