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Geneva attack Demonstrators condemn violence against women

More than 500 people have demonstrated across Switzerland after five young women were attacked in Geneva last week.

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Atrocities Combating the spread of wartime rape

The Swiss non-governmental organisation Trial International is campaigning to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.

Pilatus When the US adopted a Swiss war plane's twin

The US Air Force is considering introducing a version of the Pilatus PC-9 to its combat fleet which could be used in countries like Afghanistan.

Fifa investigation Swiss footballers fined by FIFA for Albanian double-eagle gesture

Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner will not be banned for their Albanian “double eagle” hand gesture.

Syrian conflict Carla Del Ponte: ‘We didn’t achieve anything; I’m angry’

Swiss prosecutor Carla Del Ponte says her efforts to investigate human rights violations and war crimes in Syria have clearly failed.

Humanitarian expertise Swiss humanitarian aid unit: rapid response experts for crisis zones

Whether it is water specialists or mediators, Switzerland has some 700 experts who can be deployed in humanitarian crises all over the world.