Switzerland's Roger Federer knocked Japan's Kei Nishikori out of the ATP Tour Finals tennis tournament in London and guaranteed top spot in his group with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 victory on Thursday.
The Swiss makers of an application recommended by the Islamic State (Isis) group as providing a safe way to communicate defended the technology on Thursday, saying that "total surveillance" was not the solution to stopping extremist violence.
More than 4,100 Roman coins from the third century have been unearthed after a farmer found some of them in his cherry orchard, the canton of Aargau says.
Swiss investigators examining World Cup corruption say they are looking into a growing list of suspicious financial transactions and want evidence from disgraced Qatari football powerbroker Mohamed bin Hammam.
Switzerland is the best country in the world for developing, attracting and retaining talent, according to a new study from the IMD business school in Lausanne.
Swiss exports stagnated last month but a drop in imports left Switzerland with a record balance of payments surplus of 4.2 billion francs, the federal customs administration (FCA) reported on Thursday.
Chinese officials told a UN hearing in Geneva on Wednesday that their country was working hard to root out torture, but experts and activists accused them of dodging tough questions and insisted the practice remained commonplace.
Five platforms at Geneva's main train station were evacuated on Wednesday after a large black bag was left in the zone for trains departing to and arriving from France.