Swiss vote on world`s highest minimum wage

Swiss voters are to decide in a referendum today whether to bring in the world`s highest minimum wage, offering each and every worker at least USD 25 an hour.

Swiss divided in referendum on immigration

First projections indicate that a plan to limit immigration to Switzerland was approved by a razor-thin majority on Sunday.

Swiss, Canadian envoys meet Narendra Modi

Switzerland`s ambassador Linus Von Castelmur on Tuesday met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and explored possibilities of mutual cooperation in diverse sectors between his country and the State.

Swiss exhibition showcases role of windows in art

An exhibition at Switzerland`s Fondation de l`Hermitage in Lausanne showcases 150 works of art from the 15th century to the present day, analyzing the use of windows to frame landscapes in paintings, transforming a frame and marking the interior and exterior boundaries.

Swiss say grenades sent to UAE ended up in Syria

An investigation has concluded that Swiss hand grenades exported to the UAE several years ago found their way to Syria after being given to Jordan.

Govt won’t ask Swiss to reopen probe against me: Zardari

Pakistan President Asif Ali
Zardari has said government will not ask Swiss authorities to reopen a probe against him.

Three Swiss to avoid trial in nuclear case: Report

The Swiss government cited national security concerns, but a parliamentary investigation found there had been no immediate danger to Swiss` security.

Swiss lower house votes to ban burqa in public

Switzerland is now on its way to become the fourth country in Europe to impose a ban on burqa.

Groups ask Swiss to prosecute Sri Lankan diplomat

It reflects still-simmering Western concerns about Sri Lanka`s human rights record.

Swiss are world`s train champions: Official data

Swiss train users are the world`s
most prolific railway riders, tracking 2,258 kms every year.

Swiss court finds trio guilty in Swiss bomb plot

Switzerland`s
highest criminal court has found a trio of activists guilty of
plotting a bomb attack on a planned IBM nanotech research
facility near Zurich.

Swiss solar plane takes off for 1st international flight

The aircraft is expected to take about 12 hours to complete the journey to Brussels Airport.

Swiss find over $400 mn of possible Gaddafi funds

The Swiss government says it has
identified assets worth over 360 million Swiss francs (USD 416
million) that may belong to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi or
his entourage.

Swiss police: 3 killed in avalanche; 1 missing

Three people were killed on Saturday and
one person was missing after they were caught in an avalanche
near the southern border with Italy, Swiss police said.

Mubarak`s money found by Swiss: Report

Funds belonging to the family
of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and the former
senior ministers of his regime have been discovered in
Switzerland, a Swiss government official said.

Six injured in helicopter crash: Swiss media

Swiss media report that five or
six people have been injured in the crash of a private
helicopter near the ski resort of Les Diablerets.

Egypt asks Swiss for help finding regime`s assets

The Swiss government says Egypt
has asked for assistance in locating assets belonging to
members of the regime led by ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

Several killed in crash of private plane: Swiss police

Several people were killed when a plane crashed in western Switzerland on Friday, local police said.

Swiss father admitted to `killing missing twins`

The father of missing Swiss six-year-old twins wrote to their mother to say he had "killed" the girls, shortly before he committed suicide in southeastern Italy.

Swiss whistleblower detained: Report

Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer was found guilty of breaching bank secrecy laws.