BERLIN, Aug 6: Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board, investigators said Sunday.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Over a month after a foreigner was arrested on the charge of sexually abusing a minor, police have arrested another 66-year-old Swiss citizen for his alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.
ST PETERSBURG, July 3: A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a scrappy round of 16 match on Tuesday, sending the Swedes through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 24 years.
NIZNHY NOVGOROD, June 28: Switzerland set aside political controversy and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a pulsating 2-2 draw on Wednesday that saw the Europeans into the next round against Sweden.
KALININGRAD, June 23: A thunderous strike by Granit Xhaka and a superb last-minute breakaway goal by Xherdan Shaqiri gave Switzerland a dramatic 2-1 win over Serbia in a swashbuckling World Cup Group E match on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Swiss ambassador to Nepal, Jorg Frieden, paid a visit to Kanjirowa National Secondary School during a special program organized at the college premises in Koteshwar. On the occasion, Kapildev Regmi, board of directors at Kanjirowa, Mahendra Khanal, executive director, and Principal at Kanjirowa, Ranjita Thapa, felicitated Ambassador Frieden with a bouquet and khada (traditional Nepali shawl).
SINGAPORE, Oct 27: Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week’s WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multiple grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Switzerland has agreed to contribute a total of CHF 9.9 million (equivalent approximately NPR. 1 billion) to Nepal to expedite the construction of bridges and facilitate improved access through Motorable Local Road Bridge Programme (MLRBP), Phase III.
Strasbourg (France), Jan 11: Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to school-run swimming lessons with boys, Europe's top rights court said Tuesday, dismissing a challenge by a Turkish-Swiss couple claiming the rule violated their beliefs.
PARIS, June 20: France and Switzerland settled for a 0-0 draw that suited both sides, while Albania staked its claim to a place in the last 16 of the European Championship by eliminating Romania in a 1-0 victory on Sunday.
LILLE, France, June 20:Though teams often swap shirts with their opponents after a game, Switzerland's players were forced to change their own ones several times in an eventful 0-0 draw with France at the European Championship on Sunday.