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Switzerland's central bank chief resigns
Philipp Hildebrand defends his achievements at financial institution as he bows to uproar over private currency deals.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 20:18 GMT
The heat builds across Europe
Temperature warnings have been announced across much of Western Europe, as residents flock to the shores for reprieve.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 13:28 GMT
Polanski escapes extradition to US
Swiss authorities decide against film director's extradition over unlawful sex.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2010 19:51 GMT
Swiss brace for minaret backlash
Protesters gather to oppose ban, while government seeks to play down its significance.
Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher
Last updated: 30 Nov 2009 05:53 GMT
Behind the Swiss minaret vote
Al Jazeera asks whether deeper issues are at stake in Switzerland's referendum.
Alan Fisher in Bern
Last updated: 29 Nov 2009 08:00 GMT
Swiss rally to defend employment
Tens of thousands rally for policy reform as Swiss economy contracts.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2009 21:10 GMT
Swiss bow out despite victory
The hosts fail to make the quarter finals of the ice hockey world championship.
Last updated: 05 May 2009 04:14 GMT
Libya halts Swiss oil shipments
Tripoli calls on Bern to drop criminal charges against Muammar Gaddafi's son.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2008 17:17 GMT
Italy into quarters as France exit
The world champions reach the final eight while Netherlands send Romania packing.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2008 05:52 GMT
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