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Fire Six wounded as Zurich apartment burns down

An apartment building in downtown Zurich was destroyed by fire on Saturday night. According to initial police reports, six people were injured.

This content was published on July 14, 2019 10:24 AM

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Thomas Heiniger Swiss Red Cross chooses new president

Thomas Heiniger has been elected president of the Swiss Red Cross (SRC) by the delegates of the Red Cross Assembly.

This content was published on June 29, 2019 2:45 PM

Swiss aid for rohingya Life in the world’s biggest refugee camp

Alexa Mekonen works in a camp in Bangladesh housing one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. What is it like?

Mountaineering death Matterhorn claims British victim

A 24-year-old British alpinist is dead following an accident on the Matterhorn in southern Switzerland on Monday.

This content was published on June 3, 2019 5:44 PM

Natural hazards Camping in Switzerland carries certain risks

About one in three campsites in Switzerland is situated in or near a risk zone along rivers, lakes or in avalanche regions.

This content was published on June 2, 2019 5:29 PM

Aid pressures Swiss charity Terre des hommes cuts 45 HQ posts

The Swiss non-governmental organisation Terre des hommes plans to cut one fifth of the staff at its Lausanne headquarters.

This content was published on May 28, 2019 4:52 PM

Worst-case scenarios What a Swiss nuclear disaster could do to Europe

If there were a serious accident at one of Switzerland’s nuclear reactors, many of the radiation victims would be residents of other countries.

Caritas  Swiss charity withdraws from five countries  

Catholic charity Caritas has announced that it will close offices in five out of the 20 countries in which it operates in the coming months.

This content was published on May 17, 2019 3:16 PM