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Turkish minister visits Switzerland as Europe row simmers

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with his Swiss counterpart Thursday after having to call off a campaign appearance amongst diaspora voters, in a bitter row between Ankara and Europe.

 

Swiss agree to extradite ETA activist to Spain

Switzerland has agreed to extradite to Spain a woman convicted there of supporting the Basque separatist group ETA, rejecting her claim that she was tortured into confessing while in Spanish custody.

Swiss won't help Turks prosecute Tayyip Erdogan critic

Switzerland has rejected a Turkish request for legal assistance in prosecuting a suspect accused of insulting President Tayyip Erdogan, ruling that the comments in question were protected by Swiss free speech provisions.

`Transparency row` drove Joseph Steglitz to quit Panama Papers committee

The so-called Panama Papers scandal erupted in April, when media outlets around the world published details of murky offshore financial dealings gleaned from 11.5 million leaked documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

Swiss shocker: After Roger Federer, injured Stan Wawrinka now joins 2016 Rio Olympics exodus

Swiss shocker: After Roger Federer, injured Stan Wawrinka now joins 2016 Rio Olympics exodus

Belinda Bencic was another Swiss tennis star to have pulled out of the Olympics.

Swiss say 'no thanks' to basic income for all

Swiss say 'no thanks' to basic income for all

Final results in the referendum showed 76.9 percent of voters opposed the initiative to provide an unconditional, basic income (UBI) to each Swiss national, along with foreigners who have been legal residents for at least five years.

Swiss vote on a radical proposal to provide entire population with enough money to live on

Swiss vote on a radical proposal to provide entire population with enough money to live on

The Swiss voted on Sunday on a radical proposal to provide the entire population with enough money to live on.

Of great matches and interviews: Understanding Novak Djokovic's train of thought!

"Thank you all for coming, and I hope you enjoyed this match tonight," said Djokovic after demolishing Federer.

Roger Federer at Australian Open: When the maestro gets tired, calls himself a veteran

Roger Federer at Australian Open: When the maestro gets tired, calls himself a veteran

Federer can become the oldest Grand Slam champion in 44 years, if he lifts his fifth title this January.

Stan Wawrinka defends Chennai Open title with ease

Stan Wawrinka defends Chennai Open title with ease

The World number four defending champion strolled to a 6 -3 7-5 win over world number 44 Coric in one hour and 26 minutes.

Seems the Swiss love their horses rather too well

 The eight million-strong Swiss also appear to have in their midst horse-lovers of a different kind -- as many as 105 sex acts by humans on horses were registered last year in Switzerland, a media report said here.

Suspended FIFA boss Sepp Blatter leaves hospital

Suspended FIFA boss Sepp Blatter leaves hospital

Sepp Blatter has been discharged from the hospital where the suspended Fifa president was admitted for a check-up.

Swiss freeze millions amid investigations of Malaysian fund

Swiss authorities said on Wednesday they had frozen funds in Swiss banks amid investigations of Malaysia`s troubled state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), on suspicion of corruption and money laundering. 

Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ''suspicious activity'': Reports

Swiss FIFA inquiry receives more than 100 ''suspicious activity'': Reports

Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA`s decisions to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general`s office said on Saturday.

I've never felt better before Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

I've never felt better before Wimbledon, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer has not won a grand slam title since 2012, he is at that age when he keeps getting asked about his retirement plans, and he is about to bid farewell to another one of his contemporaries.

Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title

Roger Federer trumps Andreas Seppi for 8th Halle title

Roger Federer won the Halle Open for a record-extending eighth time on Sunday by beating Italy`s Andreas Seppi 7-6(1) 6-4 in a successful dress rehearsal on grass ahead of Wimbledon.

"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

"Big Four" out of my reach, says Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka joined the elite band of players who have won more than one Grand Slam title in Paris on Sunday, but he still believes he does not belong in the current top bracket.

Swiss slammed for closing DR Congo `dirty gold` case

Activists on Tuesday accused Swiss authorities of encouraging impunity, after prosecutors shut a case against a company suspected of laundering gold pillaged by armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Sepp Blatter re-elected as FIFA president, downplays US indictment

Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of voting in an election overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world soccer.

Swiss Syngenta rejects takeover bid by US Monsanto

Swiss farm chemicals powerhouse Syngenta said Friday it had rejected a takeover bid by US seed giant Monsanto, saying its offer was too low.