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Atrocities Combating the spread of wartime rape

The Swiss non-governmental organisation Trial International is campaigning to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.

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Pilatus When the US adopted a Swiss war plane's twin

The US Air Force is considering introducing a version of the Pilatus PC-9 to its combat fleet which could be used in countries like Afghanistan.

Fifa investigation Swiss footballers fined by FIFA for Albanian double-eagle gesture

Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner will not be banned for their Albanian “double eagle” hand gesture.

Syrian conflict Carla Del Ponte: ‘We didn’t achieve anything; I’m angry’

Swiss prosecutor Carla Del Ponte says her efforts to investigate human rights violations and war crimes in Syria have clearly failed.

Humanitarian expertise Swiss humanitarian aid unit: rapid response experts for crisis zones

Whether it is water specialists or mediators, Switzerland has some 700 experts who can be deployed in humanitarian crises all over the world.

Water A Swiss engineer in the Hezbollah Valley

Lucas Beck works on a Swiss water project in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. swissinfo.ch shadowed the expert of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit.

Disarmament Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by cancellation of Trump-Kim summit

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed alarm at the news of the cancellation of the Singapore summit on June 12.

Now and then Switzerland’s delicate stances on Israel

Switzerland, one of the first countries to recognize the state of Israel, is alarmed by the level of violence in Gaza Strip.