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Geneva talks to iron out Iran nuclear details

Iran and world powers will meet in Geneva from Thursday to iron out remaining obstacles in implementing a historic nuclear deal struck in November, Iranian and EU officials said.

Japan to file criminal action against Novartis

Japan to file criminal action against Novartis

Japan's health ministry will on Wednesday file a criminal complaint against the local arm of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis over alleged exaggerated advertising for a popular blood-pressure drug, Kyodo News agency reported.

Switzerland soaks up spring-like temperatures

Switzerland soaks up spring-like temperatures

Springlike weather washed over most of Switzerland on Tuesday, bringing mild temperatures to the plateau region and at mid-level in the Alps and the Jura mountains.

Banned French comic set for ten Swiss shows

Banned French comic set for ten Swiss shows

Controversial French comic Dieudonné is set to perform in Switzerland this summer as part of a tour that faces being banned in much of France over concerns the entertainer’s routines are anti-Semitic.

Nespresso drops copycat patent suit in Germany

Nespresso drops copycat patent suit in Germany

Swiss food giant Nestlé's coffee capsule arm Nespresso said on Tuesday that it had dropped a lawsuit in Germany over alleged patent violations by generic upstart, the Ethical Coffee Company.

Mountain guide died leading avalanche course

Mountain guide died leading avalanche course

A mountain guide who lost his life in a snow slide that killed two others over the weekend in the canton of Valais was leading an avalanche course at the time, according to media reports.

Delays dog Swiss passenger train delivery

Delays dog Swiss passenger train delivery

Design and manufacturing issues are delaying the delivery of 59 new long-distance passenger trains ordered by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) from Canadian transport systems company Bombardier.