RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Switzerland

A collection of news and information related to Switzerland published by this site and its partners.

Top Switzerland Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Swiss bank named in FIFA indictment opens investigation

    Swiss private bank Julius Baer says it is investigating its involvement in a FIFA corruption case and is cooperating with authorities. The Zurich-based bank was named in a U.S. Department of Justice indictment three weeks ago which alleged a racketeering...
  • Swiss AG: 53 possible money-laundering cases in FIFA probe

    Reeling from an American federal investigation of bribery in soccer, FIFA was put under more pressure Wednesday as the scale of a separate Swiss investigation of suspected money laundering was revealed. Banks in Switzerland have flagged up 53 possible...
  • Liberia soccer chief announces run for FIFA presidency

    Liberia's soccer chief launched a bid on Thursday to succeed Sepp Blatter, pledging to eradicate corruption and ensure fans trust FIFA again by being a unifying leader who stops power being concentrated at the top. Liberia Football Association...
  • Bosnian war veterans protest the arrest of wartime commander

    Several hundred war veterans in Bosnia have protested the arrest in Switzerland of the wartime commander of the town of Srebrenica, where Serbs massacred thousands of Bosnian Muslims in 1995. Swiss authorities arrested Naser Oric Wednesday on a request...
  • Swiss, Austrians conduct spying probes over Iran talks

    Swiss prosecutors are conducting an espionage investigation amid suspicions that hotels hosting the talks on Iran's nuclear program have been targeted in a cyber-spying campaign. Austria is also looking into the allegations. Kaspersky, a cybersecurity...
  • Swiss Justice Dept: 1 of 7 arrested in FIFA case seeks bail

    Switzerland's Justice Department says one of the seven soccer officials arrested in Zurich appealed for bail during the extradition process. The justice office says Switzerland's "Federal Criminal Court will rule on whether or not he will have to...
  • Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup

    Putin casts FIFA scandal as U.S. plot to wreck Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Russian President Vladimir Putin reacted Thursday with trademark indifference to the bribery scandal plaguing the world soccer federation FIFA, denying any wrongdoing by Russia and accusing the United States of trying to wreck his country's hosting of the...
  • 'World Cup of fraud' rocks FIFA, soccer's top body

    'World Cup of fraud' rocks FIFA, soccer's top body
    After a day of police raids and high-profile arrests that staggered the world of soccer, prosecutors in the U.S. and Switzerland said their probe into corruption at the sport's highest levels had only begun. Trouble for what is often called "the...
  • FIFA: 'No legal grounds' to remove World Cup from Russia, Qatar

    FIFA: 'No legal grounds' to remove World Cup from Russia, Qatar
    FIFA said in a statement Monday that it has "no legal grounds" to remove the 2018 and 2022 World Cup competitions from Russia and Qatar, despite widespread speculation that bribery led to the awarding of soccer's biggest event to the regions back in 2010....
  • Mother, daughter die in flooding in central Switzerland

    Swiss police say that a woman and her 5-year-old daughter have drowned in central Switzerland when their home was flooded following severe thunderstorms. Police in Lucerne said Monday that the family was in the basement of the home in the small town of...
  • U.S. referee exposes ugly side of world's 'beautiful game'

    We're used to seeing soccer players fling themselves to the ground, writhe in feigned agony and complain bitterly about the injustice of it all. Now the international overlords of the game are beginning to do the same. Metaphorically, I mean. Targeted...