A Swiss banker suspected of selling information on tax dodgers to the German authorities has been arrested in Zurich, and fired from his job.
Switzerland can accommodate up to 2.1 million more people under current planning laws, a federal official says.
Geneva cantonal police are investigating the possible murder of a 12-year-old girl found dead in a Carouge apartment just an hour after being reported missing from her home.
US film star George Clooney is expected on Monday in Geneva at a fundraiser for US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, Democrats Abroad said.
Switzerland has pledged financial support to an independent network of doctors in Syria who are trying to create a field hospital in the conflict-torn nation, an official said Saturday.
Dozens of police and fire fighters descended on a rural village in the canton of Bern at the weekend to deal with a man who threatened to blow up his apartment.