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Burkhalter urges end to Azerbaijan-Armenia feud

Burkhalter urges end to Azerbaijan-Armenia feud

Swiss President Didier Burkhalter on Monday urged arch-foes Azerbaijan and Armenia to step up efforts for a peaceful solution to their conflict over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region.

Firm that laid ‘golden egg’ hotel goes bust

Firm that laid ‘golden egg' hotel goes bust

After less than six months operating a new luxury hotel in the mountain resort town of Davos known as the “golden egg” for its architectural design, real estate company Stilli Park AG declared bankruptcy on Monday, Swiss media reported.

Police charge man for trashing aquarium fish

Police charge man for trashing aquarium fish

A Winterthur man is facing a criminal charge of contravening the animal welfare act for pitching 30 aquarium fish in the garbage because he was moving to another apartment.

Otter marks Swiss comeback in Geneva

Otter marks Swiss comeback in Geneva

After disappearing from the country 25 years ago, the otter is back in Switzerland.

Solar Impulse 2 makes problem-free test flight

Solar Impulse 2 makes problem-free test flight

A Swiss sun-powered plane made a successful test flight early Monday, clearing a vital hurdle towards a planned round-the-world trip next year, its pilot and mission chiefs said.