Disaster

CHF10 million raised Big-hearted response made to famine appeal

A public fundraising day in Switzerland for famine victims in Africa has in a record windfall of CHF10.1 million ($10 million).

Milan-Basel route Lucerne station to remain closed after train derails

Lucerne station is due to remain closed until Monday after a Eurocity train carrying 160 passengers from Milan to Basel partially derailed on ...

Some shaking going on Earthquake, 4.6, hits Switzerland

The Swiss are buzzing about an earthquake that struck on Monday night.

Six dead ICRC suspends Afghan operations after staff killed

One of Switzerland’s most iconic humanitarian aid organisations suffered its worst attack in 20 years.