9 hours, 38 minutes ago
Oswald told members he will present his "vision and philosophy" in the coming weeks, and he scheduled a news conference for June 3 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
10 hours, 30 minutes ago
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is in Switzerland to sign a free trade pact with the Alpine nation - the first comprehensive agreement the country has reached with a major western economy.
10 hours, 49 minutes ago
Federer says he spoke with Swiss federation president Rene Stammbach at the Madrid Masters this month and again by telephone before making his decision.
11 hours, 59 minutes ago
The move comes at a crucial time for Switzerland, which is trying to reach a deal with the U.S. to save Swiss banks and their employees from prosecution for aiding U.S. tax cheats.
9 days ago
The move follows criticism from anti-graft advocates who claim Switzerland doesn't do enough to prevent bribery by businesses and international sports organizations based in the Alpine country.
10 days ago
Alda Gross, a Swiss woman in her early 80s, appealed to the Strasbourg, France-based court after she couldn't find a doctor to prescribe her a lethal dosage because she had no clinical illness.
19 days ago
Switzerland took down Canada in a shootout Sunday at the 2013 World Hockey Championship.
83 days ago
The Swiss proposal comes on the heels of a European Union decision this week to cap bankers' bonuses at one year's base salary except in the case of overwhelming shareholder approval.
85 days ago
A Swiss athlete was one of the victims of a shooting at a wood-processing company in central Switzerland, police said Thursday, as it emerged that the assailant was originally from Kosovo.
85 days ago
There, at 8 p.m. sharp, the doors of the palazzo close and the Swiss Guards walk off duty, their job protecting the leader of the Catholic Church over - at least until the election of a new pope.
100 days ago
The Swiss government took action Wednesday to stop the country's housing market from running out of control by requiring banks to hold more capital reserves.
119 days ago
But the decision still needs to be approved by the Swiss state, or canton of Zurich, and federal authorities before the red passport is awarded.
121 days ago
As high-powered CEOs flock to the snowy Swiss resort of Davos, they are loaded down with baggage -- not just skis and iPads but concerns about the global economy, public mistrust, disappearing...
122 days ago
His lawyer, Alfonso Trallero, has denied the Swiss account money was illegally obtained or linked to the Popular Party.
125 days ago
"There are matters before the courts, and those courts are acting," he said, referring to a court investigation that revealed ex-treasurer Luis Barcenas' Swiss accounts.
127 days ago
In 2010, when Greece's finances imploded, French authorities gave Papaconstantinou a list stolen from HSBC bank of about 2,000 Greeks with Swiss accounts, for a potential tax probe.
128 days ago
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Premier Mario Monti will headline next week's annual gathering of world leaders and power brokers in the Swiss...
130 days ago
The winner of 17 Grand Slam titles was not in the Swiss lineup announced Monday for the first-round World Group match in Geneva on Feb. 1-3.
134 days ago
The news site says Swiss rail authorities confirm at least one person is injured, but that German media is reporting dozens of injuries based on accounts from eyewitnesses.
147 days ago
Greek court authorities say four relatives of a former minister are missing from a list of Greeks with Swiss bank accounts that authorities are using to investigate possible tax evasion.
155 days ago
Switzerland has struck several bilateral tax agreements, which usually require suspected tax cheats to make a one-time payment on undeclared assets to avoid punishment.
157 days ago
Spain's National Court has granted conditional freedom to a former HSBC bank employee who is wanted by Switzerland for releasing confidential information on thousands of customers with Swiss...
162 days ago
"Until then, Kane plans to play in Europe, including joining HC Davos for the Spengler Cup tournament that runs from Christmas Day to New Year's Day in Switzerland.
163 days ago
The German government has failed in an attempt to salvage a deal that was meant to end a long-running dispute with Switzerland over German tax cheats who hide money in Swiss banks.
170 days ago
SECRET ACCOUNT: The Mediapart website reported that Cahuzac had a secret Swiss bank account until 2010, when the funds were transferred to Singapore.