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Swiss to further open borders from mid-June 

Switzerland will lift coronavirus-imposed restrictions at its borders with all European Union and EFTA countries – and the UK – from June 15. 

This content was published on June 5, 2020 2:42 PM

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Kurdistan-Turkey Swiss court blocks extradition of alleged PKK functionary

The court ruled that German authorities had not made enough of a case against the man, who belongs to a group that is not banned in Switzerland. 

This content was published on June 4, 2020 1:56 PM

‘Great Reset’ WEF unveils dual physical and virtual Davos summit in 2021

The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual conference in Davos will take place in January with fewer physical participants – but with a new “virtual” ...

This content was published on June 4, 2020 11:51 AM

Coronavirus Covid-19: Swiss scrap fines for not keeping distance

The government has abolished fines of CHF100 for not keeping a distance of two metres, introduced in an attempt to minimise the spread of Covid-19. 

This content was published on June 4, 2020 8:58 AM

Switzerland takes helm of Hague Code of Conduct

During its presidency, Switzerland wants to convince more countries to join and ensure that the commitments contained in the code are upheld.

This content was published on June 3, 2020 6:24 PM

Conflict zones Swiss pledge humanitarian aid for Yemenis and Palestinians

Switzerland has committed $12 million (CHF11.5 million) for the victims of the long-running civil war in Yemen.

This content was published on June 3, 2020 11:23 AM

Covid-19 Switzerland says ‘premature’ to lift entry restrictions at Italian border

The Swiss authorities say it’s still too early to lift entry restrictions with Italy on June 3.

This content was published on June 2, 2020 3:09 PM

WEF 2021 Davos aims to coax elite out of isolation in January

The World Economic Forum has vowed to hold its annual meeting in Davos next January, despite the current difficulties for globetrotting events.

This content was published on June 2, 2020 1:12 PM

Covid-19 Swiss flock to mountains and lakes as lockdown eases

People visited beauty spots in Switzerland in large numbers over the long Whitsun weekend as lockdown measures were further eased.

This content was published on June 2, 2020 11:02 AM

George Floyd death Anti-racism protesters take to streets of Zurich

Hundreds of people in Switzerland’s biggest city have protested against the death of an Afro-American man in police custody in the US.

This content was published on June 1, 2020 6:48 PM