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Military court Swiss anti-Islamic State fighter faces trial in Switzerland

A former Swiss army officer who fought in a Christian militia against the Islamic State in Syria appears in a military court in Bellinzona today.

This content was published on February 20, 2019 10:57 AM

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On this day The day Palestinian militants attacked Zurich Airport

Fifty years ago, an airplane about to take off from Zurich for Tel Aviv was attacked by four armed Palestinian militants.

Laurence Boillat Meet the woman who investigates domestic violence and political assassinations

What’s it like to be an expert investigator on international crimes? We talk to Laurence Boillat, a Swiss prosecutor who likes to get things done. 

The week ahead Prosecutors, Alpine traffic and ski trips

These are the stories from Switzerland we’ll be looking at during the week of February 17, 2019.

This content was published on February 17, 2019 5:00 PM

PostBus scandal Federal police investigate former PostBus chief

The Federal Office of Police says an investigation has been started against ex-PostBus boss Daniel Landolf and his former head of finances.

This content was published on February 17, 2019 1:29 PM

corruption 1MDB whistleblower under investigation in Switzerland

The Swiss Attorney General has opened the investigation into Xavier Justo on the grounds of suspected economic espionage.

This content was published on February 14, 2019 3:20 PM

Embattled minister Poll: Majority of Geneva residents believe Maudet should resign

Almost two-thirds of Geneva residents believe cantonal government minister Pierre Maudet should step down, a survey has shown.

This content was published on February 12, 2019 10:00 AM

Propaganda charges Swiss attorney general appeals Islamic Council acquittals

Switzerland's attorney general filed an appeal against the acquittal of two Islamic leaders who had been accused of making terrorist propaganda.

This content was published on February 8, 2019 4:26 PM