A New York regulator probing Credit Suisse's role in enabling tax evasion has demanded a trove of additional documents from the bank, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
Former France midfielder Claude Makélélé is facing a tax probe at home and in Switzerland, a filing showed Tuesday, as reports suggested it could relate to his investments in a Geneva football team.
The Swiss are known for their great love of cheese but a doctor from Lausanne is warning that they need to reduce their consumption of gruyère, emmental and other varieties because of the health risks.
Ukraine on Tuesday ruled out any discussion of its "internal affairs" at talks this week with Russia, the US and EU, amid spiralling tensions between Kiev and pro-Moscow militants.
An "El Nino" climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean is likely this year, bringing droughts and heavy rainfall to the rest of the world, the Geneva-based UN weather agency warned on Tuesday.
Nestlé, the world's leading food industry group, saw its sales slide 5.1 percent in the first quarter from the same period in 2013, the Swiss-based company said on Tuesday, blaming the effect of exchange rates and strength of the franc.
The UN's human rights chief in Geneva condemned on Monday the "routine" use of torture in Syrian detention facilities, as a new report said victims were raped, beaten and had their teeth and toenails pulled out.
More than two-thirds of medical interns and junior doctors in Swiss hospitals are working an average of 56 hours a week in violation of federal labour law, an association of medical employees says.