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Swiss-American ties

Washington-Bern A Trump presidency: Swiss interests

With Donald Trump headed to the White House, we examine the intersection of US-Swiss priorities.

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Switzerland’s view

Female perspective Women in Switzerland have mixed views on Trump win

Why didn’t Hillary Clinton get elected? A former Swiss female president and some American women living in Switzerland have some answers.

President Trump Swiss media say ‘only in America’

The Swiss press were as surprised as anyone by Trump’s victory. How the controversial businessman will act on the foreign stage is their big question.

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The role of direct democracy

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Live blog

Election night, live America elects - the Swiss view

What will this historic election mean for you? And how will the result impact political, cultural or economic relations between the countries?

Way to White House How Swiss is the US electoral system?

The US electoral system may seem rather unique, but it actually has a lot in common with Switzerland’s brand of democracy. Here’s how they compare.

Special reports

A neutral eye on the US elections

Photographer Cédric von Niederhäusern spent the last year trying to capture America in an election year. Being Swiss helped open doors. 

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