Switzerland to extradite Bosnian Muslim war crimes suspect

Switzerland on Thursday authorised the extradition of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric to Bosnia rather than Serbia, which had issued the war crimes warrant for his arrest.

Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei
Mainz sign FC Basel midfielder Fabian Frei

Mainz have recruited Switzerland international midfielder Fabian Frei with immediate effect, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.

Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset
Kristina Mladenovic causes another grass-court upset

Kristina Mladenovic, the cosmopolitan Frenchwoman with two Grand Slam doubles titles and a liking for grass, produced her second successive upset at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Birmingham on Thursday.

Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach
Swiss striker Josip Drmic switches Leverkusen for Gladbach

Switzerland international striker Josip Drmic has left Bayer Leverkusen for Borussia Moenchengladbach, his new club said on Wednesday.

Swiss prosecutor says seized 9 terabytes of FIFA evidence
Swiss prosecutor says seized 9 terabytes of FIFA evidence

Switzerland`s attorney general said on Wednesday his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at world soccer`s governing body FIFA.

Swiss prosecutors probe 53 `suspicious` FIFA transactions
Swiss prosecutors probe 53 `suspicious` FIFA transactions

Swiss prosecutors are investigating 53 "suspicious" banking relations as part of its inquiry into FIFA and bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids, the attorney general said Wednesday.

Cameroon join Japan in last 16 of Women`s World Cup
Cameroon join Japan in last 16 of Women`s World Cup

Surprise African newcomers Cameroon joined reigning champions Japan in the last 16 of the Women`s World Cup on Tuesday after beating Switzerland 2-1 in their final Group C game.

European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history
European Games: Swiss Jolanda Neff rides into history

Switzerland`s women`s mountain bike world champion Jolanda Neff wrote herself a little chapter of sporting history on Saturday when she became the first ever European Games gold medalist in Baku.

Swiss flies out opposition journalist hiding at its Baku embassy
Swiss flies out opposition journalist hiding at its Baku embassy

Switzerland has flown out of Azerbaijan an opposition journalist who had been sheltering for 10 months at its embassy in Baku, officials said Saturday, a day after the inaugural European Games opened in the tightly-controlled ex-Soviet country.

Outcry as Serbia demands handover of Srebrenica`s Muslim commander

Families of the thousands of Bosnian Muslims massacred at Srebrenica reacted with outrage Thursday over the arrest of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric on a war crimes warrant from Serbia.

Swiss and Austrians probe spying at Iran talks hotels

Swiss and Austrian investigators have launched probes into alleged spying in hotels hosting delicate Iranian nuclear talks, the authorities in both countries said on Thursday.

Swiss arrest former Bosnian muslim commander Oric

Swiss border guards on Wednesday arrested former Bosnian muslim commander Naser Oric in the Geneva region, the Swiss news agency ATS reported.

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over more IT data
Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over more IT data

Switzerland`s Office of the Attorney General said football`s governing body FIFA had handed over more IT data on Wednesday, including, according to one source, records from FIFA President Sepp Blatter`s office.

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data
Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data

Switzerland`s Office of the Attorney General said soccer`s governing body FIFA had handed over IT data on Wednesday.

FIFA official appeals against US extradition warrant: Swiss government
FIFA official appeals against US extradition warrant: Swiss government

One of the seven FIFA officials detained in Switzerland has lodged an appeal against his extradition warrant to the United States, the justice ministry said on Wednesday.

Yemen rebel ally welcomes Swiss peace talks

 The party of Yemen`s former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key rebel ally, on Tuesday welcomed UN-brokered peace talks due to open in Switzerland at the weekend.

Aya Miyama gets holders Japan off to winning start at World Cup
Aya Miyama gets holders Japan off to winning start at World Cup

A first-half penalty converted by captain Aya Miyama got defending champions` Japan`s Women`s World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Switzerland on Monday.

Yemen rebels fire Scud in new threat to peace talks

Yemeni rebels flexed their muscles Saturday by firing a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia just days before they are to sit down with the exiled, Saudi-backed regime for peace talks in Switzerland.