Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the country on multiple occasions. In a statement released on Thursday, the...
Swiss promote water co-operation in central Asia

Swiss promote water co-operation in central Asia

Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter has opened the “Blue Peace Central Asia” conference in the Kazakhstan capital, Astana. With this initiative, Switzerland wants to help five central Asian states manage water supplies in a peaceful...
Same-sex marriage delayed in Switzerland

Same-sex marriage delayed in Switzerland

The Swiss parliament has extended by two years its deadline for deciding on allowing gay marriage. It has given a parliamentary legal affairs committee until summer 2019 to draw up a bill on implementing the...
Swiss aviation pioneer brings electric flights into present

Swiss aviation pioneer brings electric flights into present

Tiny all-electric planes that can take off and land vertically - this sci-fi future is not that far away, and Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder André Borschberg wants a slice of the action. His...
Many sex workers in Switzerland still go unprotected

Many sex workers in Switzerland still go unprotected

Sex workers in Switzerland know about safe sex, yet many skip condoms for the sake of business. This is according to a new study by the University of Lausanne that surveyed nearly 600 sex...
The Swiss postman may not always ring twice

The Swiss postman may not always ring twice

The Swiss Post should act in a socially responsible way when it comes to future closures of post offices, according to public oversight body PostCom which argues that profitability should not trump regional needs. The...
Swiss express solidarity with UK after London attack

Swiss express solidarity with UK after London attack

Efforts must continue in the fight against terrorism, Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter said in an SMS to his British counterpart Boris Johnson following a suspected terrorist attack in central London on Saturday night....
Switzerland: US shooting itself in the foot on climate deal

Switzerland: US shooting itself in the foot on climate deal

Swiss politicians and scientific leaders are disappointed and baffled at US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate deal but agree that in doing so, the world’s...
Swiss Village Bans Photography As It’s Too Beautiful And Those Who Can’t Visit Will Be Sad! (Report)

Swiss Village Bans Photography As It’s Too Beautiful And Those Who Can’t Visit Will...

A Swiss village has banned tourists from taking pictures as they say the scenery is too beautiful for social media. Social media users have snapped back, with some saying the village should be relocated to...
The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths

The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths

On a recent hike in the Swiss Alps, this journalist was caught in a snowstorm. Inadequately dressed, the cold was beginning to bite. Then, through the clouds, I saw a mountain railway built in...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...