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Four Swiss researchers share $1.5-million grant

Four Swiss researchers share $1.5-million grant

Four Swiss medical researchers and one from Spain received grants totalling $1.5-million for clinical cancer research on Thursday in Zurich.

French 'search homes of Geneva mosque imams'

French 'search homes of Geneva mosque imams'

French authorities have searched the homes of two imams from Geneva's main mosque, the largest in Switzerland, the mosque said on Thursday.

New English school set to open in Geneva

New English school set to open in Geneva

Reflecting continuing strong demand for English-language schooling in the Lake Geneva region, the Geneva English School has announced plans to launch a new secondary school next year.

Suspended Blatter likens Fifa probe to 'inquisition'

Suspended Blatter likens Fifa probe to 'inquisition'

Swiss citizen Sepp Blatter claims he is the target of "an inquisition" by Fifa's ethics committee, which has suspended him for 90 days and called for further sanctions over corruption charges.

Desperate farmers driven to suicide: support group

Desperate farmers driven to suicide: support group

Swiss farmers unable to make ends meet are resorting to suicide, according to a media report on Thursday, a day ahead of a planned demonstration of farming groups in front of the federal parliament in Bern.