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Switzerland bank secrecy deal with US collapses in Swiss parliament

The Swiss parliament rejected a bill that allows Swiss banks to reveal client information to US tax authorities.

Zurich shooting: 2 Turkish men injured when gunman opened fire

The two men injured in the incident, aged 33 and 41, were taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Switzerland to restrict EU immigration

Switzerland, which is not a member of the EU, said it expects to apply a limit to the number of work permits issued over the period of a year, starting in May.

At least 3 dead in factory shooting in Switzerland

At least three people have been killed and seven injured in an early morning shooting at a Swiss wood processing factory.

Daniel Vasella, Novartis chairman, denied $77.9M payout

“I have understood that many people in Switzerland find the amount of the compensation linked to the non-compete agreement unreasonably high, despite the fact I had announced my intention to make the net amount available for philanthropic activities," Vasella said in a statement today.

Tina Turner prepares to become a Swiss citizen (VIDEO)

It's a sad day for American R&B fans, but the Swiss cultural pantheon has just increased by one: legendary R&B singer Tina Turner is becoming a citizen of Switzerland, after residing in the alpine nation since 1995.

Syrian rebels receive training in Geneva Conventions from Swiss

RTS has reported that the Swiss government trained Syrian rebels in Geneva Conventions' protocol in November.

Wegelin, Switzerland’s oldest bank, to close due to tax evasion scandal

“There is no excuse for wealthy Americans flouting their responsibilities as citizens of this great country to pay their taxes, and there is no excuse for foreign financial institutions helping them to do so," US prosecutor Preet Bahara said, according to the Guardian.

Daillon, Switzerland, shooting suspect linked to Swiss Alps killings

The two shooting sites are only about 100 miles apart, and police say there are some similarities.

Shooting in Swiss village kills three and injures two

A shooting in the small, Swiss mountain village of Daillon has left three people dead and two injured.
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