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Switzerland ‘violated human rights’ by not tackling climate change quickly enough, rules ECHR in landmark case

National governments are infringing on citizens' human rights by not doing enough…

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Swiss to hold immigration referendum on restricting country’s population to 10 million until 2050

Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to implement measures to ensure…

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Swiss Senate approves transfer of frozen Russian assets to Ukraine

The upper house of the Swiss parliament on Thursday passed by a…

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Tunisian migrant teen stabs Orthodox Jew in Switzerland while shouting ‘Death to Israel’

A 15-year-old Tunisian migrant who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and…

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Bern declares itself ‘safe harbor’ city for refugees, demands to be allowed to take in greater numbers

The Swiss capital of Bern has declared itself a "safe harbor" for…

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Trial of Gambian dictator’s ‘torture commander’ who fled to Europe as an asylum seeker begins in Switzerland

The former interior minister of The Gambia, dubbed the "torture commander" of…

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