From secret elevators to meetings at golf clubs, a new report unveils ”cloak and dagger” techniques
Weekends and nights, the rich Alpine state relies on France for air defense
(GENEVA) — A Swiss official says that the co-pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane forced to land in Geneva took control of the aircraft while the pilot was in the bathroom and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.
Geneva airport chief executive Robert Deillon told reporters Monday that the co-pilot — an Ethiopian man born in 1983 …
Without multiculturalism, the Swiss would not be at the World Cup
(GENEVA) — Voters in Switzerland on Sunday narrowly backed a plan to limit immigration, in a blow for the government after it had warned that the measure could harm the Swiss economy and relations with the European Union.
Swiss public television SRF reported that some 50.3 percent of voters backed a proposal by the nationalist …
“My U.S. passport has been such a liability,” complains one Zurich resident, as Swiss banks crack down on U.S.-owned accounts following new, strict American legislation coming into effect next year
Adeline Morel, a 34-year-old Geneva sociotherapist who helped prisoners reintegrate into society, was, according to her friends and coworkers, a “kind, gentle, and deeply humane” person who loved her job.
That dedication …
Summertime and the livin’ is easy – especially in the Altstetten area of Zurich where, starting Aug. 26, the city’s prostitutes will have brand new, government-sponsored digs to ply their trade.
Switzerland has a unique …
Last week, Switzerland’s Federal Council announced it would introduce quotas on long-term residence permits to make immigration “more acceptable to society and compatible with its needs”
French President François Hollande responds to a financial scandal by obliging Cabinet members to publish details of their personal holdings — an unprecedented requirement
Former French Minister responsible for hunting tax dodgers and enforcing austerity acknowledges claims he has a secret Swiss bank account, dealing another blow to President François Hollande’s slumping fortunes as appeal of extreme-right rises.
After decades of drama, the country has set a new 62-year deadline for families to claim assets stashed in Swiss banks
The country is concerned that certain people shouldn’t get gun permits but it is not about to curtail its very liberal laws about the right to bear arms