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Official visit Conflict prevention a priority, notes Guterres in Bern

Switzerland and the United Nations should increase their joint efforts to prevent conflict, finds the new UN secretary general.

Yemen crisis ‘We look on as people starve to death, and we do nothing’

Despite the catastrophic situation in Yemen, political scientist Elham Manea still believes the situation is not hopeless in her country.

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.