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India to get black money information from Switzerland from 2019

Switzerland ratified automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) with India to facilitate immediate sharing of details about black money. The implementation is planned for 2018 and the first set of data should be exchanged in 2019.

Black money: Switzerland ratifies auto info sharing with India

Black money: Switzerland ratifies auto info sharing with India

Switzerland on Friday ratified automatic exchange of financial account information with India and 40 other jurisdictions to facilitate immediate sharing of details about suspected black money, even as it sought strict adherence to confidentiality and data security.

Switzerland ratifies automatic exchange of financial account information with India

Switzerland ratifies automatic exchange of financial account information with India

Switzerland's Federal Council will notify date from which automatic info exchange will begin while the decision is not subject to referendum.

Switzerland voters back govt's plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy

Switzerland voters back govt's plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy

In a referendum on Sunday, May 21, more than 58% voted in favour of a government's law that will ban new nuclear plants in the country.

Swiss government says threat of extremist attacks "remains at heightened level"

The risk of extremist attacks in Switzerland remains elevated, the Swiss spy agency said on Tuesday.

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.

Switzerland shooting: Two killed, one injured in shooting at Basel cafe

Switzerland shooting: Two killed, one injured in shooting at Basel cafe

Two people were killed and one injured following a shootout in a cafe in Basel, Switzerland, a media report said on Thursday.

Ranveer Singh is a certified SPEEDSTER who loves Switzerland like none other!

Ranveer Singh is a certified SPEEDSTER who loves Switzerland like none other!

Bollywood's love for the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland is not new but the bundle of energy actor Ranveer Singh explored the gorgeous country like none. It's not just about the love and romance that we link with the beauty of Switzerland but the amazing speeding experience he got recently.

Switzerland faces uncertainty after tax plan rejected

Switzerland faced uncertainty on Monday after voters rejected a tax reform plan aimed at keeping the country attractive to foreign businesses but derided by critics as a corporate handout.

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to peace talks: President

The Colombian government and the country`s last active rebel group, the ELN, have reached a new agreement to launch formal peace talks, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Stefanie Voegele in straight sets, cruises into third round

Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Stefanie Voegele in straight sets, cruises into third round

Williams, the oldest player in the women`s draw at 36, will next play either Duan Yingying or Varvara Lepchenko.

Cyprus talks 'very last chance': EU`s Juncker

Rival Cypriot leaders meeting in Switzerland are facing "the very last chance" to end the four-decades-old division of Cyprus, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday.

Berlin truck attacker may have got gun in Switzerland: Report

Berlin truck attacker may have got gun in Switzerland: Report

"A lot speaks for that in the investigations so far," ZDF said of the possibility that Anis Amri, a failed asylum seeker from Tunisia, obtained the gun in Switzerland.

Swiss police say Muslim prayer hall shooter found dead

Switzerland, a country of some eight million people, has some 450,000 Muslims, according to Swiss media.

Fugitive ex-Syrian diplomat arrested in France on rape charge

An extradition process to return the 54-year-old to Switzerland has been launched.
 

Dear Indian tourists, Switzerland launches winter, summer campaigns

Dear Indian tourists, Switzerland launches winter, summer campaigns

A statement from Switzerland Tourism said that it also launched its summer campaign "Nature wants you back" for the next year which will be led by its brand ambassador Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh.

Big blow for black money hoarders: India to get info on Swiss bank accounts

Big blow for black money hoarders: India to get info on Swiss bank accounts

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra and Deputy Chief of Mission of Swiss Embassy in India Gilles Roduit on Tuesday signed the 'Joint Declaration' for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two nations.

Ranveer Singh is Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism campaign

Ranveer Singh is Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism campaign

Ranveer Singh will now be in charge of promoting Switzerland Tourism's campaign for 2017 -- Nature wants you back!

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

New Syria talks to open in Switzerland

Fresh diplomatic talks to end the Syrian conflict open in Switzerland Saturday, the first since Washington halted bilateral negotiations with Moscow on a truce agreed earlier this month.