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Financial transparency Switzerland in the age of automatic exchange of banking information

A year ago, Switzerland began to pass on data on the bank accounts held by foreigners in Swiss banks to around 30 countries.

Opinion Switzerland: the imaginary champion

Historian Jakob Tanner writes that Switzerland must be careful not to be blinded by a glossy version of itself that it had a hand in creating.

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Foreign affairs ‘You’ll never hear “Switzerland first” from me’

Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis aims to strengthen Switzerland’s sense of identity in the wider world, as he told

Reportagen Festival Bern Watch: storytelling around the world

Journalists from 60 countries have convened in the Swiss capital to discuss what it's like to tell stories in their homelands. Join in here.

50th anniversary Switzerland mulls honorary citizenship for WEF founder Schwab

Plans to award World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab honorary Swiss citizenship may run into opposition, reports SonntagsZeitung. The idea has ...

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100 years ago Switzerland, the League of Nations, and the shadow of revolution

The League of Nations was founded 100 years ago, with Geneva as its headquarters, in response to the First World War.