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Ethical investing Huge drop revealed in cluster munitions investments

Some 88 financial institutions, including the Ticino firm Lemanik, reportedly invested $9 billion (CHF9 billion) in cluster bombs producers this year.

This content was published on December 3, 2018 12:23 PM

Geneva summit Switzerland ready to host Afghanistan peace talks

Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has offered Switzerland’s services as a peace broker between the warring factions in Afghanistan. Cassis was ...

This content was published on November 28, 2018 12:42 PM

Conflict ICRC: Fighting intensifying around key Yemen port

The Swiss-based International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has welcomed the renewal of peace efforts in Yemen which it hopes will alleviate ...

This content was published on November 22, 2018 12:14 PM

First World War Switzerland’s armistice memories, carved in stone

On Sunday, many countries are celebrating the centenary of the end of the First World War. Monuments to the fallen have a special place.

WWI Lausanne ceremony held in honour of Swiss WWI volunteers

Lausanne held a special ceremony on Saturday to pay tribute to Swiss volunteers who served alongside French forces during the First World War.

This content was published on November 10, 2018 2:52 PM

100 years ago When Switzerland went on strike

Photographs give a sense of what it was like in Switzerland during the 1918 General Strike.

1918 General Strike Capitulation before revolution

November 2018 will see the centenary of the 1918 General Strike, a political event that brought Switzerland to the brink of civil war.

War and revolution The road to proportional representation in Switzerland

Here's how, in 1918, Switzerland made the historic decision to move to a proportional representation system at national level.

Natural disaster How does Switzerland respond to a disaster abroad?

Switzerland has sent relief aid to Sulawesi following the tsunami. We look at how Switzerland responds to calls for aid in such circumstances.

Arms exports Values and weapons, Switzerland delivers both

Swiss peace brokering and Swiss weapons in the world’s wars are uncomfortable bedfellows. We take a closer look at the issue.