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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

Banned from travel Four dual citizens still being held in Turkey

Four Turkish-Swiss dual nationals remain unable to leave Turkey after one person who had been in the same situation returned to Switzerland this ...

This content was published on November 3, 2018 5:48 PM

Point of view Opportunity knocks for Switzerland in the US

US President Donald Trump prefers bilateral agreements to multilateral ones. For Switzerland, this signifies an opportunity – but also uncertainty.

‘Confrontational rhetoric’ Russia summons Swiss ambassador over spying claim

Russia's foreign ministry has summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Moscow for an explanation over Swiss accusations of alleged Russian spying.

This content was published on September 18, 2018 8:51 PM

Annan annals Remembering Kofi Annan in Switzerland

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, who died in Bern on Saturday, had strong ties to Switzerland.

Nuclear ban Government’s stance on nuclear ban under scrutiny

Disarmament expert Marc Finaud has questioned Switzerland's decision not to sign a treaty banning nuclear weapons.

Labour and human rights Justice minister reaffirms Swiss commitment in Sri Lanka

Simonettta Sommaruga said that Switzerland will help ensure that the Office of Missing Persons and Human Rights Commission can do their work.

This content was published on August 8, 2018 4:03 PM