Venezuela's judiciary is cracking down on students and dissidents while allowing nine out of ten other crimes, including thousands of murders, to go unpunished, an international watchdog said in Geneva on Thursday.
Swiss President Didier Burkhalter, who chairs European security body the OSCE, will attend the inauguration of Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, his office announced on Thursday.
After a tentative start to summer, punctuated by cool spells and rain, Switzerland is bracing for its first heatwave this long Whitsun weekend.
Bicycle thefts are commonplace in Switzerland but it's not every day that 200 are stolen in one fell swoop.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says it is temporarily freezing its operations in Libya to reevaluate the security situation after a Swiss staffer was killed by gunmen.
A bitcoin company that planned to open an ATM in Zurich on Wednesday said it has been forced to suspend the launch at the request of FINMA, Switzerland's financial regulatory authority.
Swiss health insurance company CSS is backing one of its clients, a woman who became severely disabled from using a birth control pill, in appealing to the supreme court a ruling that denied her damages from the drug maker.