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Political drift Polarisation of Swiss parliament continues

The left and right wings in the Swiss parliament are moving further apart with politicians increasingly sticking to the party line.

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20,000 downloads ‘Together’ quiz app answers newcomers’ Swiss questions

An app for people new to Switzerland answers questions on more than 20 topics, many submitted by its 20,000 users.

International humanitarian law ICRC president warns over ‘explosive mix’ of urban conflicts

Peter Maurer, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) takes a look back at 2017, and dares a glimpse into the future.