Switzerland buys 22 Swedish fighter jets

Switzerland buys 22 Swedish fighter jets

The sale of 22 Gripen fighter jets from Sweden to Switzerland was confirmed on Tuesday for a price of more than 3 billion francs ($3.1 billion).

Swiss skier Feuz hurt in Argentina training

Swiss skier Feuz hurt in Argentina training

Swiss skier Beat Feuz has had to return home after injuring his knee during a fall in super-G training in the Argentinian resort of Ushuaia.

Clooney helps raise cash for Obama in Geneva

Clooney helps raise cash for Obama in Geneva

Hollywood superstar George Clooney made a brief public appearance on Monday in Geneva's Old Town, where he helped raise $625,000 from expat Americans for the re-election of US President Barack Obama.

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Family friend raped and strangled girl: report

A 12-year-old girl found dead in an apartment in the canton of Geneva was raped before being murdered by a friend of her mother's, according to a news report.

Swiss propose del Ponte for Syria probe

Swiss propose del Ponte for Syria probe

Switzerland has proposed that former UN war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte join the UN commission investigating rights abuses in conflict-torn Syria, the government said on Tuesday.

Neuchâtel’s billion-franc rail plan draws flak

Neuchâtel’s billion-franc rail plan draws flak

Voters in the canton of Neuchâtel will decide next month on the fate of a controversial proposed regional train line and associated improvements costing almost one billion francs ($1 billion).