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Diplomatic documentary Remembering Switzerland’s role in the American hostage crisis in Iran

A Swiss documentary looks at how Swiss diplomats found themselves at the centre of a geopolitical flashpoint 40 years ago.

WEF19 Flurry of meetings mark Swiss ministers’ WEF presence

Swiss government ministers have held a series of bilateral meetings on the first day of the World Economic Forum in the mountain resort of Davos.

This content was published on January 23, 2019 10:07 AM

Close links Good neighbours: Liechtenstein turns 300

The Principality of Liechtenstein is marking its tercentenary. But 2019 is also 100 years since its rapprochement with Switzerland.

WEF report Weakened cooperation hampers efforts to tackle global risks

The inability to foster collective action to deal with urgent major crises has reached a critical level, the latest WEF Global Risk Report warns.

Your questions What should we investigate at WEF?

What would you like to know about the upcoming World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos? Send us your questions, and we’ll try to find answers.

No show Trump cancels trip to Davos over government shutdown

US President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned trip to the annual general meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss resort of Davos.

This content was published on January 10, 2019 7:32 PM

Schengen/Dublin Crime drops under open borders in Switzerland

Crime has fallen by more than 20% since the introduction of the Schengen/Dublin agreement in Switzerland ten years ago.

This content was published on December 9, 2018 3:36 PM

Wait and see Swiss delay decision on UN migration pact

The Swiss government has decided it won’t attend an international conference next month to sign a UN-backed agreement on migration.

This content was published on November 21, 2018 2:40 PM

No justice Del Ponte criticises UN, Swiss attorney general

Swiss prosecutor Carla del Ponte gave a scathing critique of the United Nations.

This content was published on November 18, 2018 11:35 AM