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  • Swiss passenger train derails into ravine, several injured

    A passenger train derailed into a ravine in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland after encountering a mudslide on the tracks, Swiss police said on Wednesday. Several passengers were injured after at least three train carriages came off the...
  • F1 legend Michael Schumacher moved to Swiss home from hospital

    Michael Schumacher has left the hospital and will continue his recovery from severe head injuries at his Swiss home, his manager said Tuesday. The record seven-time Formula One racing champion sustained the injuries in a skiing accident in the French...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
  • James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up' To Open Zurich Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help." Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's...
  • Switzerland urged to step up fight against ill-gotten funds

    BERNE (Reuters) - Switzerland is not doing enough to rid itself of ill-gotten funds, despite loosening its banking secrecy, and should now beef up its law against money laundering, an global corruption watchdog said on Tuesday. Cobus de Swardt, head of...
  • Swiss economy most competitive once again; EU, U.S., Japan improve

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The European Union is becoming more competitive but Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the three economies to beat, an annual survey by the World Economic Forum said on Wednesday. The Global Competitiveness Report...
  • Swiss outline new measures to stop bypassing of sanctions on Russia

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Russian banks will require approval to issue long-term financial instruments in Switzerland, the government said on Wednesday, as it detailed measures to ensure it does not become a place for individuals or funds to avoid European...
  • Lombard Odier breaks with tradition to publish results for first time

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Lombard Odier on Thursday became the second Swiss private bank this week to break with more than two centuries of tradition and publish results for the first time. The figures showed the famously discrete Geneva bank to be more...
  • Victorinox Swiss Army's Inox watch is steeled for action

    The newest timepiece from Victorinox Swiss Army, the Inox, was created to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the company, but it's engineered to survive so much punishment that the resulting wristwatches are likely to be ticking when the company's 230th...
  • One dead in shooting at mosque in Switzerland: police

    ZURICH (Reuters) - A man was killed on Friday in a shooting at an Albanian mosque in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and another man was arrested, Swiss police said. Police arrested a man with a handgun after they were called to the mosque in a suburb of the...
  • Swiss President not optimistic about Ukraine ceasefire, urges political solution

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss President Didier Burkhalter said on Monday that he was not optimistic about the Ukraine ceasefire, saying it was not enough just to have a cessation of hostilities but both sides must push for political solution. Burkhalter,...