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Anti-radicalisation The imam who guides Muslims in Swiss prisons

Imam Mustafa Memeti has been counselling Muslim prisoners for nearly 25 years in several Swiss prisons.

Pricey Switzerland ‘I can’t afford to come back home for holidays’

Due to high prices and a strong franc, some Swiss abroad say they can no longer afford to come home to visit on holidays.

Tama's Tales Re-visiting a refugee centre

Tama Vakeesan visits a refugee centre for the first time since she herself was an asylum- seeker. Her Tamil parents fled the war in Sri Lanka.

Insurance Is Swiss healthcare working?

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In an era where health care is a subject of debate in many countries, is the Swiss system serving those on moderate to low incomes?

Jura conflict Why the vote in the Swiss town of Moutier was historic

It may have been just a local ballot, but it marked a decisive stage in a long-term Swiss territorial conflict.

Costly fix Why Swiss watch repairs are becoming a pain

Even a Swiss-brand watch will not run forever. Nowadays, a minor repair can be very expensive or take months.

Opinion Swiss must raise human rights issues in Astana

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Human rights activists are concerned about the mixed messages that may come when Swiss political leaders appear at the Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan.