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Ultralight plane pilot dies in Swiss mountain crash

Ultralight plane pilot dies in Swiss mountain crash

A 62-year-old man died on Sunday after crashing an ultra-light motorized (ULM) plane into Le Moléson mountain in the canton of Fribourg, just four days after such aircraft were authorized for use in Switzerland, police said.

Moroccan journalist on hunger strike in Geneva

Moroccan journalist on hunger strike in Geneva

A Moroccan journalist on hunger strike in Geneva, who was previously jailed for insulting the Moroccan king and is now being denied a passport, was told Sunday to return home to plead his case.

'Political interventions before World Cup votes'

'Political interventions before World Cup votes'

According to Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, French and German presidents applied political pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes

Greece 'wants tax assets hidden in Swiss banks'

Greece 'wants tax assets hidden in Swiss banks'

Athens wants a tax amnesty deal for Greeks who have stashed cash in Swiss banks, in a bid to bring much-needed revenue to the debt-laden country, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.