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Swiss DMZ guards Korean peninsula’s ‘only impartial body’ watches and waits

The Swiss military contingent on the tense border between North and South Korea is part of a neutral force in a conflict that is far from over. 

Swiss president in Portugal ‘We hope the Portuguese don’t leave Switzerland’

Swiss president Doris Leuthard has reassured Portugal of the important contribution its sizeable community in Switzerland makes to the Swiss economy. 

Brussels-Bern Juncker visit expected to help normalise Swiss-EU relations

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is due in Switzerland on Thursday for a visit expected to help get bilateral ties back on track.

'Attack on press freedom' Swiss TV journalists arrested, held in Abu Dhabi

Two journalists from Swiss Public Television RTS were arrested and interrogated in Abu Dhabi for 50 hours following a reporting trip to gather ...

UN Human Rights Council Switzerland urged to improve discrimination record

Switzerland has been defending its human rights record before the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council.