Swiss-based commodities giant Glencore protested on Friday against the Bolivian government's nationalisation of the Colquiri tin and zinc mine.
Moody’s credit rating agency on Thursday downgraded Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse as part of a major global review.
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.
The Swiss Federal Police are worried that Islamic terrorists are using Switzerland as a base.
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.
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.