Federal council elections mark historic day for women in Swiss politics

Federal council elections mark historic day for women in Swiss politics

The Swiss parliament on Wednesday elected Viola Amherd of the Christian Democrats and Karin Keller-Sutter of the Liberals as the two new members of the country's executive.

Here’s what’s at stake in the Swiss Federal Council elections

Here’s what’s at stake in the Swiss Federal Council elections

Swiss federal council elections: a who’s who of the candidates

Swiss federal council elections: a who’s who of the candidates

Second resignation in a week: Swiss environment minister to quit government

Second resignation in a week: Swiss environment minister to quit government

Why the resignation of the Swiss economy minister is big news for women

Why the resignation of the Swiss economy minister is big news for women

Switzerland’s economics minister announces retirement

Switzerland’s economics minister announces retirement

New federal councillor Cassis inherits foreign ministry

New federal councillor Cassis inherits foreign ministry

Press welcomes Cassis election to Federal Council

Press welcomes Cassis election to Federal Council

Ignazio Cassis is elected Switzerland’s new federal councillor

Ignazio Cassis is elected Switzerland’s new federal councillor

Swiss-German, middle-aged and male: is this Switzerland’s new federal councillor?

Swiss-German, middle-aged and male: is this Switzerland’s new federal councillor?