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Jorge, 30, missing near Matterhorn

Jorge, 30, missing near Matterhorn

The family of a 30-year-old Costa Rican man who disappeared on July 4th has appealed to anyone who may have seen the missing tourist to contact the police.

Swiss nuke watchdog gives plants the all-clear

Swiss nuke watchdog gives plants the all-clear

Switzerland's four nuclear power stations are fit to withstand a major earthquake and pose no threat to the population and the environment, inspectors said on Monday.

Recruit collapses after military training

A 19-year-old army recruit suffered cardiac arrest after completing an eight-kilometre walk.

Warhol thief gets 18 months

A 29-year-old heating engineer is set to spend 18 months in prison after stealing ten original Andy Warhol paintings from a residence in Thalwil, canton Zurich.

Far-right party seeks to limit development aid

Far-right party seeks to limit development aid

The far-right Swiss People's Party wants to launch an initiative to limit the amount of development aid paid out to poorer countries.

 

Test Arafat for poisoning: Abbas to Swiss experts

Test Arafat for poisoning: Abbas to Swiss experts

The Palestinian president will call on Swiss experts who probed Yasser Arafat's death to take
samples from his body for further tests, a Palestinian official said on Sunday.