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Road of death French court sentences driver and owner of Swiss vehicle in 2016 crash

A French court has handed down prison sentences to two Portuguese residents of Switzerland involved in a fatal 2016 car accident in France.

Humanitarian expertise Swiss humanitarian aid unit: rapid response experts for crisis zones

Whether it is water specialists or mediators, Switzerland has some 700 experts who can be deployed in humanitarian crises all over the world.

Palestinian refugees Minister: ‘UN aid agency is part of the problem in the Middle East’

United Nations aid work for Palestinian refugees is a stumbling block to peace in the Middle East, hindering integration.

Swiss dynasty Curtain falls on Schmidheiny era

Thomas Schmidheiny's decision to stand down from the board of Lafarge-Holcim marks the end of an era for the Swiss industrial dynasty.

snowy winter Almost 30 died in avalanches in Swiss Alps last winter

The winter of 2017-2018 was characterised by “extraordinary” snowfall in the Swiss Alps and a greater number of avalanche deaths than usual.