Talks among Syria's warring sides broke up in Geneva on Tuesday, the United Nations said, after the regime in a morning session accused Washington of "arming terrorists".
Australian Open tennis champion Stanislas Wawrinka received a hero's welcome at Geneva airport on Tuesday afternoon where a throng of cheering fans and journalists met him.
Despite improved recycling habits, food that could be composted still accounts for almost a third of Swiss household garbage, says the federal environment office, which is urging a change in habits.
Switzerland is sending a record number of athletes to next month's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, officials announced on Tuesday.
Residents and visitors to Lausanne are often heard complaining of the city's unaffordable prices — and they wouldn't be wrong. According to a new survey, the city joins Geneva and Zurich among the ten most expensive in the world.
Norway and Canada have appealed a ruling by the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) that backs a European Union ban on the import and sale of seal products.
Vincent Bettschart, the head of surgery at the Valais cantonal hospital, has quit following accusations he is responsible for the death of four patients on the operating table.